THE CRAZY EIGHTIES DRESSES

I am so into these crazy eighties dresses right now…
lots of volume, dramatic cuts, shoulder pads, and narrow waists…
This black beauty is not mine for keeps-it's for the vintage site. Couldn't resist trying it on before it's sent to a new home. Again, you can email me or my mom if you're interested in it!
My mom and her friend Kelly were thrifting this week and Kelly picked out this incredible dress-thanks Kelly!
I am so in love with-I know I say this about a lot of things, but I really think this might be my favorite dress I own.
It has so much fabric…even though the fabric isn't the nicest quality, it feels very luxe because of the volume. 
The dress doesn't look half as good without this belt, in my opinion. It's the perfect color. I like the leopard print vs. zebra print.
You really need the crazy eighties necklaces with these eighties dresses.
I hope to find some more soon-expect to see some on the vintage site soon maybe!
xo JANE
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  1. cassiopeia says:

    Love that dress! Very McQueen wood print methinks. You look lovely as ever. Great hair :-D
    Xxxc
    http://clothestohealabrokenheart.blogspot.com/

  2. Fab Brunette says:

    The first one is gorgeous, but not everyone could pull it off the way you do. The second dress is more my style of silhouette – gorgeous!!
    http://fab.typepad.com

  3. Both dresses are beautiful, great silhouettes

  4. anna says:

    what shoes are those????

  5. Samm Mackin says:

    i am in love with these looks!

  6. jem says:

    i love the first dress soo… much! i think the way you styled it helped to make the dress

  7. mazpe says:

    THESE DRESSES ARE SO HOT I LOVE THEM BOTH AND THE BELT REALLY MAKES A DIFFERENCE
    http://www.moneasywardrobe.com

  8. Lola Re says:

    amazing photos, and beautiful house shots as well! i want to read a book now… :o)

  9. the photo of the belt is awesome!! you can see your mom’s reflection as she takes the pic – so cool!!!
    looking fabulous as ever!
    xox

  10. the black dress is wonderful… such a key piece

  11. Amee says:

    LOVE the second dress with the triangle bib necklace Jane! Your Alaias look beautiful with it too!

  12. Vanessa says:

    Okay, those two dresses are fantastic– you look gorgeous and I’m jealous.

  13. Zarna says:

    beautiful dress!
    and are those the shoes from the news cast? i love them!
    -zarna
    http://zarnasrunway.blogspot.com

  14. Morgan says:

    THOSE BLACK SKY-SCRAPER MARY JANES
    lust lust lust lust lust
    I’m also very very down with the 80′s resurgence. Volume in all the right places; dramatic without losing any chicness.
    Bravooo

  15. annie says:

    in love with both dresses.
    you look amazing in black.
    agreed about the belt.

  16. Brigadeiro says:

    That black dress is absolutely stunning! Love the drapeyness of the skirt in particular, GORGEOUS!
    xx

  17. these look great, especially the third.
    annabelle x
    http://annabellerachaeltaylor.blogspot.com/

  18. Wendy Toth says:

    I love how you made the second dress work, especially with your perfectly undone crimped hair.

  19. Wow…very 80′s indeed! Great modeling pics as always, Jane!
    http://stylescientist.blogspot.com/

  20. jamie clare says:

    wowzas, these dresses are fabulous. and i agree – that belt is the perfect addition to the zebra dress.

  21. Eli says:

    your hair does sure look great like this, I really like this crimped/wavy look on you, so beautiful

  22. Leila Wylie says:

    These are great! Not everyone can pull off a crazy 80s dress but you look fab!

  23. Ashley K says:

    I love your hair crimped, it’s so pretty! And that 2nd dress is just great, especially with that belt. Hotness!
    -Ashley
    http://breakfastatsaks.blogspot.com

  24. Elizabeth says:

    Both of those dresses are absolutely gorgeous. The eighties? Ah, indescribable. Haha!
    Oh, and you’re style is equally amazing! You have an amazing eye for what looks fabulous together.

  25. Elizabeth says:

    Excuse my horrible grammar! I meant your style. Not you’re style!

  26. Nini Nguyen says:

    Jane- The dresses looks amazing on you.

  27. MK says:

    love the dress and accessories!
    tres cute.
    xx mkay

  28. Part 80′s- love it, born in the 80′s myself :)
    part Daryl Hannah (in Splash, also 80′s) love that hair on you, dear!
    xo

  29. Amanda says:

    that zebra one is awesome! i love the bottom of it!

  30. Hui says:

    The way the skirt of the first dress sort of billows and folds downwards, creating that most remarkable shape – is too lovely to behold.
    I love how you’ve matched the jewellery with it. An impeccable match. :)
    <3
    Hui

  31. gennie says:

    that belt is so ridic cool! love it against that crazy print :)

  32. you are gorgeously fashion

  33. Sabrina says:

    I love that necklace! It’s the perfect size, nice and big

  34. Brooke says:

    love the first picture. very beautiful.

  35. iru says:

    The drama and glamor are really speaking to me. The volume / silhouette of the first look is dead on. And it’s great how the same set of accessories works so well on different dresses. Great as usual!
    http://medium–rare.com

  36. Bri says:

    i am crazy in love with that belt!!!
    did you get it here in dallas?
    http://sidecars-are-for-bitches.blogspot.com/

  37. The first dress is gorgeous. I love how sculptural it looks.

  38. Kathleen says:

    both dresses are totally awesome, though i love that belt best!

  39. Nora says:

    wow, i really love the shapes of these! certainly gives a lot of volume and dimension! the first ones make your legs look super long and fabulous and your jewelry are always amazing :)

  40. yilin says:

    You look absolutely fantastic. Great that you play around with your hair. Don’t think I’ve seen this part of your house yet. Love the warm-coloured wood. I’d like to have a better look at that painting, it looks interesting.

  41. Susan says:

    I heart vintage prints. People aren’t as adventurous as they used to be…

  42. S.I.Q. says:

    i love the black one!!
    your waist is so tiny! you are so lucky!!
    -Marc Jacobs
    -Chloe for Opening Ceremony
    -Pirates of the Caribbean 4?!
    on
    http://siqlogic.blogspot.com/

  43. the Voguette says:

    i loveee both numbers – if only i had the funds for them!! im so diggin the crimped hair as well
    xox.
    The Voguette

  44. Diane says:

    that’s a crazy dress!! lovee it! it reminds me of dolce gabanna s/s a few seasons back..love the way you styled both outfits with the necklace and belt.very very chic :)

  45. Karen says:

    that black dress is incredible! i love it and it looks amazing on you.

  46. I totally prefere when you wear hippy kind of stuff.. I think it suits you more even if this one looks great on you! but it make you look too old this is the only thing
    all the best
    the bat
    http://lachauve-souris.blogspot.com/

  47. Femke says:

    Both dresses look very good on you!

  48. Dexter says:

    The black dress is fantastic, I love it’s design and the accessoires!

  49. mila says:

    The first one is soooooooo fabolous!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  50. Layla says:

    looks amaizing~ both your dress and house.
    Is it your house?

  51. quelle says:

    both dresses are amazing! i really love that black dress, but it’d probably swallow me whole. and the belt! wow!

  52. foreveryoung says:

    OMG! This dress are BRILLIANT! I love it <3

  53. Holly says:

    Those dresses look incredible on you. The first in particular is very flattering. It’s all in the belt..
    ridingthecarrousel.blogspot.com

  54. Suzanne says:

    yeah, the dresses are lovely.
    x

  55. Ina says:

    I agree! The black dress is divine! It suits you perfectly!
    http://fashionhotpot.blogspot.com/

  56. vintage Tea says:

    Im sooooo in love with the 2nd one! Its AMAZING!
    x

  57. say says:

    these dresses suit u perfect! i adore them! your hair looks wonderful on the photos
    greets from germany, say

  58. wow i love the black dress! you look stunning! xo
    http://www.fashionistadiary.co.uk

  59. Kimmy says:

    hmm… su much for “anti-trend” …

  60. Geri Wu says:

    o my… i love the blue dress, and i especially love the belt!
    xx, Geri
    http://lovegeri.blogspot.com

  61. Cynthia says:

    There is no compliment that I can write that you haven’t read before.
    Jane, you are not only a vision when it comes to fashion, but also an extremely lucky girl to have the opportunity to enjoy so many luxuries and post them on the internet for the world to enjoy as well.
    Continue on your path, you are an inspiration for anyone who wants to go into the fashion industry!
    Cynthia

  62. Olya says:

    Both dresses are amazing. Shame you have to part with so many beautiful peices.

  63. Cece says:

    The accessories definitely make the dresses…
    I love the volume too – we are actually working with some high end couture lately and we have a fab Oscar De La Renta skirt that has loads of volume on ( posted our blog ) with a rock n roll t and a feather fedora! Accessories, accessories, accessories!

  64. Anika says:

    Nooo, keep that first dress. C’est magnifique. And with that belt, its beyond the definition of dramatic.
    Loooooove it!
    Once again, a fabulous outfit.

  65. Ellevictoire says:

    Those dresses look incredible. And I love a cinched in waste can do wonders for a woman’s form. Great accessorizing!
    xx
    Elle Victoire

  66. Line says:

    The Dresses are amazing, I love your style!

  67. Oh my god the black dress is just way too perfect and the belt… just “wow”!

  68. jointjumble says:

    second dress it cooool!
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  69. Meagan Smith says:

    I would LOVE that black dress.
    Meagan Smith
    mas12685@gmail.com

  70. miriam says:

    beautiful dresses, that belt is pretty nice too!

  71. polly says:

    i have never commented on your blog before but can i just say that i love it and read it every day! i love how you always wear the most outrageous things and still look amazing :)

  72. your dress is beautiful!

  73. Libby says:

    You style these dresses so well!

  74. Kelly says:

    OK, I found the dress now I want it back. Just kidding. You look great in it. I had a lot of fun with your mother going to thrift store.

  75. Valerie says:

    the black one looks super gorgeous on you!

  76. Cha says:

    Beautiful and stylish. Congrats ! :)

  77. Deltay says:

    Wow, those are incredible! Very classic/regal looking. & the spinning picture looks so cool!
    xo
    http://lucidconspiracy.blogspot.com

  78. ash says:

    the belt is so spring louis vuitton. and that necklace is just like crazy. love it.

  79. jennifer says:

    Hi! I was just wondering why the photos on the vintage site are shot on mannequins rather than on you? I know it would take abit of time to shoot each one individually…but it really gives such a better idea of what the outfits look like on! and of course you look so fab in all of them! :)

  80. Wale says:

    I like the belt! Once again: I wish I had your tiny waist!!….

  81. Sydnie says:

    Both of your dresses are gorgeous! I’m particularly in love with the second one. I’m so jealous of your wardrobe!
    Sydnie
    http://www.takemeouttotherunway.blogspot.com

  82. Amy Guidry says:

    Did you go on one of those Home Makeover shows? I’m used to seeing the white walls, minimalist backgrounds with distressed furniture. Not that this isn’t nice, just wondering…

  83. hanako66 says:

    Only you could wear that first dress and look fabulous!!!

  84. Kaylene says:

    They are the perfect length and volume! You’ve inspired me to go searching through my wardrobes to see if i can come up with something similar.
    -Kaylene

  85. claudia says:

    I love these but the first is my favorite

  86. Everything about these pics is gorgeous!

  87. rosa says:

    where was this photo taken?

  88. Mavis says:

    Jane,
    I love your straight hair more!!
    But still looks great now..
    Reader from Hong Kong!!
    Miss M

  89. Libby says:

    The black dress is stunning. And i adore that belt!
    XOXOXXO
    Libby
    http://fashionconfectionairy.weebly.com

  90. juliet says:

    I like them both -though usually 80s give me just a bad taste in mouth.
    juliet xxx

  91. Diane says:

    The first one is wow ! I love it ! and the necklace is amazing !
    x

  92. Sophiemei says:

    it’s not so crazy dress
    i love that…so unique
    Black is the best…haha

  93. beth says:

    that belt is just so glamorous and i just enjoy the way they are different patterns mixed together and it turns into something completely different.
    your a brilliant style icon, and i love shoes just as much as you, however i cannot afford some of the top designs.
    so i am defiantly jealous of your collection:)
    http://littlebrew.blogspot.com/
    visit mine if you have the time :)

  94. Caithness says:

    damn girl! you make that black dress look FIERCE like no other! and i love the other dress on you as well! beautiful shapes jane!

  95. love the dresses especially the first one. you really rock it!

  96. iole says:

    it’s really so eights.
    You look great!
    xoxo

  97. Grace says:

    You are an absolute doll!
    I don’t often say this… but I adore the animal on animal print.
    I am not sure if you exchange links, but either way I’m linking your page!
    Love. Gracie.

  98. Lauren says:

    The print on that dress is beautiful, very safari and such a complimentary shape.
    xx
    http://www.smartscruffyfashion.blogspot.com

  99. Eva says:

    Yu have possibly the most amazing fashion choice ever !
    your bold choices look simply beutiful on you !
    that black dress is fabulous !
    i have been searching For something like it ! any ideas where i could find anything like that ?
    keep up the great work !
    E Xx

  100. lizzie says:

    I love how you combined the dresses with the big belt! Amazing xo
    http://www.liz-piration.blogspot.com/

  101. Laura says:

    wow you look great.
    tiny waist or what!
    the black one is the best imo.
    http://aforteforfashion.blogspot.com

  102. Lindsay says:

    Hi Jane! I love your outfits so much! This dress is beautiful, and I love the contrast between the belt and dress :) I’m from Dallas too. I have been snooping around your site for a while now and love everything you wear! also I love your hair like that :)
    -Lindsay

  103. shirin says:

    Those dresses look amazing! And the belt!!
    My mother owns a necklace simular to the one you have on the pictures, it once belonged to my grandmother and now i borrow it sometimes because I think it just looks so gorgeous :)

  104. lilix says:

    You are stunning!!!!

  105. Maeva says:

    The first one is the best !

  106. ediot says:

    the hair. so so beautiful and great. the dress is really eighties and the fantastic necklace- love it all.

  107. It’s all about the zebra print. Awesome.

  108. olga says:

    awesome post!
    i love the dresses, they look stunning on you!

  109. mare p says:

    love the belt and all the vintage finds!

  110. genna says:

    the first outfit looks so cute!!!! i dont know where i would were it but maybe if i was a model it would come in handy haha :p
    also loving the necklace so big and gold *drooling*

  111. mili says:

    woww the dress <3

  112. jacket says:

    LOVE the last one.
    And its even more fabulous with the belt and necklace.
    jacketspace.blogspot.com

  113. Robby D says:

    Drool…OH how I LOVE the first dress!

  114. Julia says:

    Jane! TOo beautiful.
    Just wondering, what size is your waist? It looks so tiny!

  115. the first dress was awesome, it was purrrfext with your hair like that..great job dear.

  116. Dionne says:

    You are so cool, realy!
    a couple of days ago i found this blog, and i love it!
    you are a kind of model to me.
    thank you for making this blog!
    greeting from Holland
    Dionne.

  117. Mary says:

    Nice dresses. All modern style dresses could be found here http://www.dashingmall.com/sf1/Search-141.aspx

  118. lisa says:

    you look so damn great….i can’t find the right words….wow