One word sums up music and fashion in the 1970s : ABBA . They were famous for their music and their very colorful outfits . Girls wore mini-skirts and boats . For the men , it was tight tops and bell-bottoms . Plataform shoes became very popular . Disco fans used to wear three-piece suits and shirts with long collars.
In the 1980s , glamours musicans like david bowie and duran duran inpired fashion designers . Men used to wear frilly shirts , velvet jackets with gold buttoms , and baggy pants . Women used leggings . long , thick socks called leg warmers , sweatshirts , and ripped jeans .