The fashion industry owes it to the influential fashion icons to bring it to where it is today! Many famous personalities are responsible for some iconic styles even though they didn’t have the opportunity to share pictures back then of their outfits with their friends, family, and fans. Many trends surfaced in the 80s because back then the celebrities were not criticized for what they wear whenever they step out of their homes. Instead, they had the liberty of wearing whatever and however they wanted to wear. Let’s have a look at some of the celebrities who invented some famous trends.
1. Audrey Hepburn: The Little Black Dress
One can give credit to Audrey Hepburn for Industry’s obsession with Little Black Dress. Her classic look from Breakfast at Tiffany’s is one of the most popular photos out there. A Givenchy column gown accessorised with a 3-strand pearl necklace, sleek updo, large sunglasses, long cigarette holder, and diamond earrings is a look that will always be remembered as an Audrey-inspired look!
2. Diana Ross
Motown wouldn’t have been what it’s today without Diana Ross’ style touch. Although she kept changing her style throughout her career, Motown is famous for her name. With extravagant wigs, and embellished gowns, Diana changed the meaning of the word ‘Diva!4
3. Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth’s fashion sense was described as fearless. She gave a hint of glamor in everything she wore. Taylor loved accessorizing with fur wraps, plunging necklines, feather boas, and interesting headpieces. Her love for glam was evident in her dressing and she left a strong impact on the fashion industry through her style.
4. Jacqueline Kennedy
Jackie Kennedy created a simple yet chic fashion sense that quickly grabbed the public's attention. From boxy Chanel suits to pillbox hats, she made sure to change the view of conservative clothes and left a lasting impression on the fashion legacy!
5. Katharine Hepburn
Katherine was one of the most idealized actresses of the 80s. She always preferred an American look to appear on the screen whereas offscreen her style would consist of her favorite sportswear. Hepburn is particularly famous for the costumes she chose to wear in her movies and created a Hepburn-inspired look.