Repeat fashion

Repeat fashion brings in the best trends of the ’80s and ’90s

Fashion of the ’80s and ’90s is back with a bang

Don’t ever think of tossing away anything from your wardrobe because fashion trends are cyclical. With shrinking hemlines, flares and bootcuts making ripples, everyone is reliving the yesteryear decades with fashion moments of the ’80s and ’90s. Repeat fashion is in vogue

Here are some key movers you need, to pull together the look as fashion trends come a full circle in 2023.  Trends you love are cool once again, says Tanvi Sethi, founder and creative director, Torqadorn, a designer clothing store. “Days when repeating outfits were considered a fashion faux-pas are far gone. Creativity that goes behind choosing to invest in pieces that are unique yet versatile, a concept popularly known as Capsule Closet, has grabbed my attention these days,” she details

Fashion in the ’80s and ’90s was “better than the fashion of today, as there was more scope for experimentation with silhouettes and textures”, she adds.


Mini skirts in bold patterns and bright colours, as well as classic styles in leather and suede, are making a comeback,” he says. For a more contemporary look, pair them with tights or knee-high boots. “I have been experimenting with mini skirts and mini hemlines, adding embellishments such as sequins, embroidery, and various types of jewelled inclusions. Playing with different fabrics and cuts create statement pieces as well,” Rocky points out. He suggests pairing the mini skirt with a simple T-shirt or tank top, and sneakers or sandals for a relaxed and comfortable look.  Pairing a mini skirt with a blouse or a button-up shirt brings in a more polished and dressed-up look. “You can amp the look with heels or ankle boots, and statement jewellery. For a cosy, stylish feel, team with a sweater or knit top, and boots or tights for extra warmth,” he adds. Amritha Ram, creative director of KH House of Khaddar, styled the mini skirt with a varsity jacket and a bralette, at the

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