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From Chic Balenciaga to Shocking Linebacker Dresses

 - Jun 10, 2009
Showing off or accentuating shoulders was one of the most distinct looks of the 80s (think shoulder pads as well as off-the-shoulder sweatshirts), and now it’s making a severe comeback.

Loud and proud, this fashion statement is roaring with sartorial gusto, whether it’s chic like the statement blazer of the seasons designed by French design house Balenciaga, or bordering on obnoxious like bulbous shoulder accents. For the quirky yet confident fashionistas hungry to make the most distinctive fashion statements, accentuated shoulders are an easy, on-the-mark way to go bold.