If this forum were around back then, a fashion forward guy like LAguy would have loved it for its fashion forwardness, while you would have bemoaned it in the same way you would some silly trendy coat today.
Ah, this must be the sartorial equivalent of Moral Relativism. In any case, I'm not sure I agree, completely, with this contention, but neither am I am absolutist in these matters. I've always contended on the forum that fashions change, and that everybody is affected to some degree. To try to separate fashion and style creates a paradox that is the sartorial equivalent of Cartesian Dualism.