Back To The '80s

Just when you thought shoulder pads and leggings had gone the way of those old Madonna LPs, the decade of greed roars back into fashion. For fall, designers are layering on leggings, wide belts and baggy sweaters. "Leggings give everything a sleek, modern look," says Ken Downing, fashion director of Neiman Marcus. But are you ready to revive the Flashdance look? "It's easy to romanticize a time when excess was a part of everyday life," says designer Cynthia Rowley. So turn up that disco beat and push up your sleeves.

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