How to Create an ’80s Costume for Men


In the 1980s, Don Johnson and “Miami Vice” were part of the culture. Men and women loved the look of his slick Sonny Crockett character.


  1. Go a couple of days without shaving.
  2. Let your hair get a bit shaggy, but keep it clean.
  3. Put on a clean, white T-shirt.
  4. Wear a white or pastel suit that’s loose-fitting.
  5. Slip into a pair of loafers, without socks.
  6. Wear aviator-style sunglasses.

Put on a CD or tape from Miami Vice’s soundtrack while you’re getting dressed.
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