The darker colors are in keeping with darker times, said Rubin. "There's a lot of uncertainty now. We're at war. It's a lot different from the Reagan era. Back then, it was all about big hairstyles and flashy clothing."
what great analogy
Miami and the TV series Miami Vice represented a magical time in the '80s.
James Stevens, general manager at M2M Fashion in Montrose, just returned from a New York buying trip, where manufacturers were touting the '80s Vice look for next spring. He even saw cotton sportcoats with thin sleeves that can easily be pushed up to the elbow.