Tomboys and dating
Our bad sense of fashion was outrageous, bright, and in yo Jelly bracelets, jelly shoes, and big, floppy hair bows.Those of us who remember the 1980s all too well sometimes wish we could forget them. Well, looking back at old photos you would think that we applied the stuff with a house painter's brush.Our face was a platform that was meant to show off wild colors, not our natural beauty.We applied our foundation on thick to give ourselves a “blank” surface to work on.Jelly bracelets, jelly shoes, and big, floppy hair bows.Those of us who remember the 1980s all too well sometimes wish we could forget them.
Fuchsia was the only pink to wear and the lipstick was so super bright it made our lips stand out for miles.
It was usually grown down the middle in the back, but some people would grow a rat tail on the side.
The boys who had them were considered the bad boys. Women who wore a rat tail were tomboys or bad girls and they often had double piercings in their ears.
It took about an entire can of Aqua Net hairspray to keep the mess up there, but we did it anyway. If we could get over three inches high off the front of our heads, we were the coolest. Regular ponytails were not enough for the 80s fashion world. No, we wore our side ponytails way up high and gave them a bit of a tease for extra body.
Just how high we could tease up our bangs became a status thing. We had to make them different so we started wearing our ponytails off to the side. It looked great with our high up bangs, scrunchies, and floppy hair bows.
Also, we didn’t pay any attention to what colors are supposed to go with our skin tone.