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Old 01-30-2015, 10:07 AM
 
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Yes, I have a couple suits and a Harris Tweed sport coat that I still wear from the 80s All very classic, traditional . that still look good and some shirts that are that old. I am trying not to outgrow those clothes. I have a other shirts that I just got tired of and retired but I dress pretty conservative anyway. Not for trendy stuff anymore.
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Old 01-30-2015, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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I have clothes from 20+ yrs. ago I still wear (okay, maybe not out in public
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Old 01-30-2015, 09:43 PM
 
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I have some old adidas, an old british green wax cotton LL Bean jacket that looks like a Barbour jacket, and a "mad bomber" style hat in buffalo plaid. 90s looking stuff is back in a major way, both in the USA and europe.

usa style:
http://www.supremenewyork.com/lookbooks

euro style:

http://www.endclothing.co.uk/blog/ad...unches-270914/
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Old 01-31-2015, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Temporarily, in Limerick
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I gave away a few really gorgeous silk wrap dresses from back then, about ten years ago, which I still regret.
Oh, I did, too! Didn't help that some were DVF, which I see are going for $$$ on Ebay, as that style's made a bit of a resurgence. Boo... If I buy a wrap silk dress again, it's staying in the closet for good.
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Old 01-31-2015, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Endless Concert
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^^^^^^^^I remember the silk wrap dresses they were so pretty and my fav thing to wear Disco Dancing.
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Old 01-31-2015, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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^^^^^^^^I remember the silk wrap dresses they were so pretty and my fav thing to wear Disco Dancing.
I used to teach Disco, LOL
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Old 02-03-2015, 12:48 PM
 
Location: all over the place (figuratively)
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I have a few long-sleeved shirts from the 1990's that I could still wear, including one that is denim. I hadn't remembered to do that this year, and the fit is baggy (must have been worse in the 90's).
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Old 02-03-2015, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Philadelphian-transplant from Miami
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This reminds me to stop shoping excessivley (which I do). Because in a decade those clothes will become obsolete.
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Old 02-03-2015, 01:05 PM
 
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Well does anyone have clothing from these decades that is still wearable without sticking out? I'm almost completely a jeans/polo/t-shirt/gym shorts/cargo shorts/sweatshirt/hoodie type of person and I don't think anything about wearing a pair of Levi's that were bought in the 90s. I also wear a lot of my brother's t-shirts from 90s. IMO, a polo is a polo as long as it fits. I have button down collar shirts from the 90s that I still wear with the sleeves rolled up. Gym shorts and hoodies never seem to go out of style. Heck, even shoes from the 90s-'00s still look ok to me (boots, sneakers (Air Max, Jordans, Pennys, etc etc etc).

When will all this stuff be too out of style to wear without looking crazy? A lot of stuff that's used to describe 70s and 80s fashion would definitely stand out. Is it just that simple clothing that isn't particularly fashionable takes a looooong time to completely look odd?

I don't think I have anything bought within the last 15 years that I'd be embarrassed to wear out.
I buy few new clothes as needed but I'm retired and don't care. I keep old clothes around to save money. I have no need to keep up with fashion. My life fashion life is about not spending money I don't need to, donating things I don't use anymore (including clothing), and not keeping in style.
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Old 02-03-2015, 10:18 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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I still have a suit that I bought in the '70s. I won't say that it doesn't stand out a bit. It does, but in a nice retro way, I think. I also have some wool trousers and sweaters from the 80s which I wear once in a while.
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