The 80’s are synonymous with hair metal bands, Lisa Frank, ALF, and Molly Ringwald. As the undeniable queen of the Brat Pack, and muse to iconic film director John Hughes, she dominated the teenybopper scene with movies like Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and the iconic Pretty in Pink. But what made Molly Ringwald a hit with teen girls everywhere was her spot-on fashion sense. Sure, there were probably countless designers and fashion consultants behind her carefully crafted look, but it’s Molly that pulls them off. I mean, I would never even TRY to wear pastel floral leggings, but somehow she makes them look SOOOO fierce! So in honor of Molly’s 47th birthday, we’re taking a look back at some of the most amazing trends she pioneered and slayed in the ’80s.
Who says only long hair can be be sexy? RAWR.
Every designer at New York Fashion Week will try to tell you that this was their idea, but we know who did it first.
+1 for upcycling!
Hipsters, eat your heart out.
Coachella girls, ya burnt.
Because hats can be worn indoors too, ladies!
The Perfect Pink Lip – If I could do this I would have it on my resume.