But here is an 80s dress I like. It's foulard, a print often found on ties, in good 80s colors of burgundy, teal, and old gold. The sleeves are puffed at the shoulder and wrist and it's 100% polyester - Ben kept slipping off my hip as I held him in our usual manner during Sunday singing. (This outfit was church, Sunday dinner with friends, and party for the artists at the consignment shop).
I gave it a sly twist by replacing the burgundy buttons with little plastic mustard-colored stars. And wearing it with boots. I do like the blue cardi, too, because I look a bit deathly in burgundy. I think I can wear 80s style with the high school kids now!
80s dress: FREE (from my secret thrifting source)
thrifted blue Gap cardi: $3
brown tights: $7
my go-to clearance boots: $40
cobalt earrings: made for me by my sister in law
glass ring, Ten Thousand Villages: $4