Popular Brands of the 80s

The 80s were all about materialism and brand-names were big. Here’s a list of some memorable names everybody wanted to be seen with. Technology Brands IBM Tandy (Radio Shack) Apple Memorex BASF Sony Bass Phillips VHS BetaMax Atari Sega Nintendo Commodore Coleco Fashion Brands / Designers Ralph Lauren Polo Levi Strauss Lee Silver Fox Converse United Colours of Benneton Osh Kosh B’Gosh Jacqueline Smith Tommy Hilfiger Gloria Vanderbilt Liz Claiborne Nike Adidas Reebok Puma John Galliano Donna Karan (The Body collection) Jean-Paul Gaude Katharine Hamnett Nolan Miller (Dynasty Collection) Alaia, Zaran and Claire McCardell DKNY Robert Lee Morris (Artwear) Prada Jane Robinson Galanos Oscar de la Renta Adolfo Bill Blass Vivienne Westwood (Mini- Crini, Harris Tweed, Pirates) Fashion Mags Blitz, The Face, I-D, Arena Nick Logan Kim Bowan Iain R. Webb Gianni Versace Thierry Mugler Giorgio Armani Issey Miyake Pleats Please Stevie Stewart / David Holah (Bodymap) Christian Lacroix Eric Bergere Karl Lagerfeld Michael Bush Dennis Tompkins Isabel Marant Dexter Wong Balmain Sade (menswear) Helmut Newton Halston Arthur Elgort Herb Ritts Joseph Ettedgui (Joseph) Joseph Tricot Sheridan Barnett Alistair Blair Monty Don Claude Montana Yohji Yamamoto Azzedine Alaia Ray Petri Bambi Breakstone (Miami Vice) Yves Saint Laurent David and Elizabeth Emmannuel (Princess Diana’s wedding gown) Laura Ashley Catherine Walker Victor Edelstein Bruce Oldfield Reika Kawakubo Manolo Blahnik Paul Smith Rifat Ozbek Hugo Boss Jasper Conran Michael Kors Romeo Gigli Jean Muir Zandra Rhodes Stephanie Kelian Toy Brands Kenner Hasbro Playskool Fisher Price Crayola Mattel Ideal Coleco Beauty Products Bonne Bell Cover Girl Elizabeth Arden Este Lauder L’Oreal Maybelline Revlon Rimmel Food Brands ConAgra Heinz Campbell’s Kraft Betty Crocker Duncan Hines Cadbury Schwepp’s PepsiCo Coca Cola Fresca Fanta Kellogg’s Keebler M&M’s Mars Hershey Fererra-Pan Cars Chevrolet Fiat Ford Volkswagon General Motors Hyundai Datsun Nissan Film Producers Warner Brothers Walt Disney Corporation Pixar Amblin Entertainment United Artists Metro Goldwyn Mayer TimeWarner HBO Book Publishers Random House Dell, Dell Yearling Penguin, Penguin Puffin, Penguin Viking Scholastic Dorling Kindersley Harper, Harper Prism

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