The 80s are coming back... are you mentally prepared?

Daily Self Portrait - February 2, 2008

It's not news that 80s fashion has been coming back little by little over the past couple of years, but I'm only starting to get worried now.

It's a known fact to me that visiting the Topshop web site is like visiting the future of North American fashion. From my experience, it takes about 3-6 months for British fashion to eventually seep into the American fashion market, so here's a taste of the crap we'll apparently be wearing (and loving) later this year:

TopShop 80s fashion
Topshop 80s fashion
Topshop 80s fashion
Topshop 80s fashion

Personally, I just don't think I'll be able to get into this one... is there anyone out there who wants this crap?

Perhaps not yet... but will we have a different opinion once Watchmen comes out? This MTV spoof makes me wonder:

So, what do you think? Will you ever be able to get back into original 80s fashion like this again?