A look from Moschino's Spring/Summer 2008 Collection.Photos: Getty Images
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it just me or are the '80s coming back in a big way? I've already lived
through it once and am not loving the flashbacks! Do we have to go
through this again?
A:Moschino Spring/Summer 2008
whether you like it or not, the '80s are back in a big way. Neon was
splashed all over the runways from Dries van Noten and Marc by Marc
Jacobs to Moschino and 3.1 Phillip Lim! It's a huge trend for Spring
that you can't miss -- partly because it's so damn eye catching. If
you're shy about looking like an Electric Youth throwback, keep your
neon limited to accents and accessories. Add a pop of color with a bold
stripe on a sweater, a pair of dayglo hightops or even a shot of color on a skinny tie. If
you're feeling particularly brave and like to make a statment, pump up
the volume and reach for a solid shirt or pants in a fluorescent hue.
If you're not a fan of fluorescent, stick to the classic 80s looks from
gray jeans and jackets -- especially gray leather jackets from Diesel.
This time around, the looks are more tailored than their predecessors
-- so you won't feel like you're swimming in M.C. Hammer pants.