While trends come and go, the style of the biggest fashion icons stays the same over the years. When looking at 80s photos from Anna Wintour, it is remarkable how she kept her appearance almost identical. In a fast paced industry like fashion stability is good, and in this case ruled by Anna Wintour’s three decade reign and iconic style.
Anna Wintour’s never changing appearance proves that good style transcends over time. 80s and 90s are back for a reason and that is because the most powerful players in the fashion industry are still the trendsetters. So what are our favorite Anna Wintour 80s looks?
The 80s Power Suite
A power suite with big pompous shoulder pads was the way a woman distinguished herself from a girl in 80s. A matching blazer and a knee length pencil skirt has so much attitude to it and we miss it in this millennial era. Fashion lately is too casual and teenage that it crave the powerful woman figure re-instatement put forward hear from Anna Wintour. Still, stir away from the ‘secretary’ power suit look by going for a quirky suit, like the tartan one Anna wears here and make it edgy with a turtleneck and a pair of pitch black glasses. SHOP our exclusive Escada power suite from MI.Vintage Label.
The 80s Cropped Jacket
The essential complement to almost all of Anna Wintour’s outfits, the cropped jacket was huge in the 80s, and is making a come back. The cropped jacket has one of the most successful styling effects, especially you lack curves. It was commonly worn with a slim fitting dress in the 80s, still a great look for the evening, while you can tone it down with a pair of skinny jeans and a fitting top for the day. SHOP our cropped black 80s bomber from Mi.Vintage Label
The Rainbow sequin dress
Everyone who lived, wore and studied the 80s knows that color was never lacking. Just like about everything else in the 80s, color was another way to make a political statement with style. Rainbow symbolizes the gay community, whose rights were on the rise in the 80s and Anna Winter was among the many fashion celebrities to champion them. SHOP our rainbow Mi.Vintage bomber
The Satin Jacket
Satin, adding softness and shine to clothes was a very popular textile in the 80s, worn almost in any way and especially as a jacket. Anna Wintour almost always wore dress and jacket sets and liked to keep everything in line, often combing the sets with shiny silk stocking and satin shoes. Satin enhances femininity and a satin jacket complement makes almost anything more beautiful. SHOP our cream satin blazer from MI.Vintage Label
Short Cocktail Dresses
The 80s was the height of the cocktail dress, they were what made women sexy and desirable. Anna Wintour, although a lover of knee length dresses was wearing them shorter in the 80s and her looks from the time bring an great source of inspiration. SHOP our little black cocktail dress from Mi.Vintage Label