Fashion Rewinds To The '80s

Turn the clock back a good 20 years or so and you're back on the cutting edge. Fashion trendsetters have rediscovered the looks of the 1980s.

Suze Yalof Schwartz, executive fashion editor-at-large at Glamour magazine joined The Early Show for Thursday's Trend Report to show how to wear these fashions with an updated flair. She told co-anchor Tracy Smith, "It's back because opulence is back. We're seeing lots of accessorizing and over-accessorizing."

Look No.1: Dolman sleeve
With a dolman sleeve, the shoulder actually starts at the middle of your arm. Schwartz pairs it with peg leg jeans, flats or ballet slippers.

Shirt: Norma Kamali, $185
Jeans: Trip, $55
Shoes: Banana Republic, $78

Look No. 2: Mod mini dress
The Mod mini dress with opaque black tights and chain accessories is back in a big way. Over-accessorized looks are suddenly fresh after all the minimalism of the past few years.

Dress: H&M, $39.50
Necklace: Arden B., $28.50
Tights: Wolford

Look No. 3: Bubble ruffle dress
The bubble ruffle dress is very current, but not ideal for a pear shape since it adds more volume to the lower half of the body. Pair it with leggings or over a catsuit with ballet flats or sling-backs.

Catsuit: Capezio, $44
Dress: Marc by Marc Jacobs, $299
Headband: Intermix, $65
Shoes: Zara, $79

Look No. 4: Chanel
This is the classic '80s look. It's a Chanel-inspired jacket with a quilted bag and thick, chain belt. Schwartz gives it a fresh, youthful twist with a white tank and keeps the silhouette tight, rather than big and baggy. It's a look that transcends age.
Jacket: Newport News, $49
Pants: Sass and Bide
Necklace: Chanel
Bag: Chanel
Shoes: Chanel

Look No. 5: Over-sized dress sweater
Slip on your husband's oversized sweater for a look straight from Demi Moore in "About Last Night."

Sweater: Sonia Rykiel, $1,375
Leggings: Wolford footless tights
Shoes: French Sole, $99

Look No. 6: Catsuit with chain belt
Unlike the over-sized sweater, this look offers no place to hide. Paired with a cropped jacket and chain belt, this look is best for a night out.

Catsuit: Capezio, $34
Jacket: Daryl K
Chain Belt: Ben Amun
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