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  • I'm staff.

  • And today I'm trying all the most iconic looks from the eighties.

  • Okay, so I have no style, and I can never find anything I like in stores.

  • But I always wonder, would that be the case if I grew up in a different decade?

  • Today, I'm gonna try on a bunch of different looks from the eighties to see if I could finally find my personal style.

  • Since I clearly don't know anything, I've enlisted the help of eighties expert Montgomery Fraser.

  • Okay.

  • We could probably look at this cover now.

  • Montgomery, you are known as the Image group you've styled Madonna share.

  • Duran Duran were the fashion director of MTV in the eighties.

  • And today you get to work with me.

  • I'm excited.

  • I think we're gonna have fun.

  • I've worked with a team of stylists and we're gonna help you experience the eighties.

  • Are you ready?

  • I'm ready.

  • Let's go.

  • Our first look of the day eighties aerobics aerobics blew up in the eighties, largely due to Jane Fonda's workout videos, which took the world by storm.

  • It became the trendiest way to exercise along with the colorful style that came with it.

  • So for this.

  • Look, we have a one piece spandex unitard.

  • This is a body suit that you put over this.

  • And these are Day Glo green leg warmers and had been, I guess tacky is what they were going for.

  • They were going for Expressionism, Okay?

  • They didn't want to Look, go.

  • This is definitely not Be brave.

  • Be brave.

  • I love it.

  • Okay, but let's complete the look with hair in it, we're gonna enhance you with a papa blush because people like to look for lips were gonna choose a bubble gum pink to complete this.

  • Look, we're gonna flip out your hair because Gloria vanderbilt, who is an icon in the eighties, have blunt cut flipped out.

  • Okay, so this look is bright, I guess I don't understand.

  • Like why you would get this done up for the gym?

  • Because I feel you're gonna sweat it off anyway.

  • Can you imagine if I showed up to like Planet Fitness wearing this?

  • So to fully experience this look, I guess I have to get physical.

  • I should probably look up some real aerobics moves, right?

  • Just I just crushed the aerobics portion of this is actually fun.

  • I feel like the outfit and the color sort of gave me confidence.

  • My hair was kept out of my face because of the curl and the headband, which is literally so tight nothing could get through it.

  • My only issue is I don't know how I would have gone to the bathroom, because this is not coming off easily.

  • So our next look is eighties casual for this look, comfort was king.

  • But even when people were just keeping things mellow, they weren't afraid to let a little vibrant shine through.

  • We're going to do an oversized sweater with vibrant pattern.

  • We're gonna pair it with a pair of high waisted, acid washed jeans with a peg leg.

  • Did you say peg leg?

  • Because they gather at the bottom and they have a little bit of a stretch.

  • So let's get you changed makeup.

  • We're gonna start with a dusty blue pale eye shadow to mirror your earrings, which is gonna contrast with the Day Glo colors in your sweater for the eyebrows were going to give you a brook.

  • Shields, Look for the lips.

  • We're gonna give you a bold red lip on for the hair.

  • We're gonna put it up in a ponytail.

  • A little bit of an angle.

  • We're gonna put scrunch, ese.

  • It's gonna give you that very kind of on the go Washington kind of this looks where it feels like something I would maybe where in my life now, like I kind of like the high waisted jeans I wear high waisted jeans all the time Sweater super comfortable, little bit itchy.

  • I do love scrunch trees, but having four of them on seems like a lot.

  • I like this look, but I don't really understand how it could be casual.

  • So I guess I have to go test it out and do Cem casual things.

  • Let's cash things taste better.

  • Upset home.

  • This look is actually pretty rad for doing nothing.

  • It's big.

  • It's comfortable.

  • I lounged around, I think, definitely, like hang out in my bed and watch Netflix in it.

  • Also, even though the makeup is a little bit dramatic for just hanging around the house, it's good for taking selfie, so I don't hate it.

  • What do we have next eighties business, baby?

  • All right.

  • In the eighties, the amount of women entering the workplace with skyrocket and they were adapting their style to compete in what happened A man's world.

  • For the jacket.

  • We have a double breasted blazer.

  • Men's tailored.

  • Perfect.

  • I'm double breasted.

  • We're gonna pair it with a herring bone vest.

  • Very tailored, Very elegant.

  • For the parents were doing a double.

  • Pleaded cuffed.

  • Felt pant.

  • That's very men's tailored.

  • They were competing with men.

  • They had to look powerful.

  • I love power.

  • Yeah, let's get to business already.

  • So for this, like we're going to neutralize your face, we're going to line the eyes with a dark brown for the lips.

  • We're gonna do a wine Bordeaux color.

  • This will add a little bit of drama for the hair.

  • We're going to slick it back.

  • Very austere, A duality with femininity and masculinity.

  • I feel powerful.

  • I could, like demand a raise.

  • I could march into my boss's office and be like, uh, do you see these shoulder pads?

  • They be more holiday time.

  • Eye shadow is settling and cool the lips or super bold, but I'm not sure if they would like last after lunch.

  • I'm actually only a few floors above my office, so I'm gonna go downstairs and get down to business.

  • This is my floor.

  • Let's go like I'm walking to a business meeting.

  • So get Don't be afraid, because I'm your boss.

  • You look so amazing.

  • Oh, my God.

  • I don't know if you're pulling it off.

  • Don't be a bitch if you feel comfortable.

  • I'm all good.

  • But you just give me my reports by 5 p.m. So I'm not giving you any reports.

  • Perfect.

  • I got a lot of looks for my coworkers, but also a lot of compliments.

  • And overall, it was a very productive 15 minutes.

  • The hair is probably my favorite part about this.

  • With my hair slicked back like this, I feel like I'm in charge.

  • I feel like I'm not gonna take anything from anyone.

  • It's just the ultimate power move.

  • All right, so we're done for the day.

  • I got to go home, but we're gonna pick right back up tomorrow.

  • Yesterday was crazy.

  • Actually.

  • Learned a lot about theeighties just through the styles that people were wearing.

  • I was surprised at how similar the styles were toe what I actually see in stores today, and I'm excited to get back to it.

  • So let's go.

  • Are you ready to get started?

  • today and very ready.

  • First up, eighties prom Prom night was potentially the biggest night of an eighties high schoolers life with movies like Pretty in Pink Bringing prom's into the spotlight.

  • Everyone was more than excited to show up and look their best hair and makeup is pretty intense.

  • We're gonna get you in that first.

  • This whole look is gonna be about tonalities for the eyes were to keep it into Lileks and plum for the lips.

  • We're gonna do a plum color for there.

  • We're gonna go big.

  • This was the night to be as big as possible for your dress.

  • We have a lovely few chef.

  • Rach, we're running a frog on you.

  • It'll come alive.

  • Tulips, sleeves, influence by the runways of Europe and a lovely bow on the bodice, Bows and Rose.

  • Come on, Cinderella.

  • Are you ready for the most magical night of your life?

  • What?

  • Montgomery said it was gonna be big, and it is the biggest.

  • I could fit a family.

  • Five in these.

  • Um, this is crazy.

  • I feel like Christmas presents.

  • Okay, so how are we gonna test out?

  • Can we take prom photos?

  • Can we do that?

  • We're taking problem photos.

  • The crew is setting up a prom photo booth.

  • Rest.

  • My producer Jeff promised to run home.

  • Gives worst suit.

  • So we're taking pics.

  • Okay, This is good.

  • I don't know.

  • Here.

  • 123 go.

  • It's very tacking problem you can't not look at you know what I mean?

  • Because of the dress and the boat takes up half of the photo.

  • This one's kind of cute.

  • Like I could do.

  • This one this is spectacular from was a dream.

  • Thank you, Jeff, for being my date.

  • Not so sure how applicable the hair is in my everyday life.

  • The boat maybe could come in handy.

  • I don't know, warehouse rave like we could work with the bow.

  • I really like the eyes and lips.

  • I like that they sort of match but are a little bit of a different tone of purple.

  • I would actually wear this eye shadow if I was like going out with my friends.

  • Definitely.

  • Theme.

  • Next Look is a lot more rock n roll in a lot.

  • EJ year who it isn't punk punks were all about rebellion and going against mainstream culture, provoking society with their music, attitude and especially their looks.

  • We have an asymmetrical fish net mesh top.

  • The skirt is a stretchy tight zebra Lycra miniskirt.

  • Is it stretch?