Eighties Style Icons

Wednesday 19th March 2008

See our pick of the best and worst style icons of the Eighties


Pink, dyed hair: check. Torn stockings: check. Multiple bangles: check. String vest - absolutely. Madonna's Eighties style had it all going on. The Material Girl defined an era with her own take on the decade's style, prompting wannabe girls to copy the Queen of Pop's boy toy belts and layered under-as-outer-wear.

Known across the globe as a style chameleon, elements of Madonna's Eighties trends have inevitably come around again. Studded jewellery, neon brights and denim pencil skirts have all reappeared with a Noughties twist. Just best to leave the whole ensemble to the lady who rocked it best.

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