80s fashion strikes again with Unique Boutique’s puffball skirt


Oh, those 80s! They brought us so many fashion crimes to arrest, and amongst these was the puffball skirt. Guaranteed to make your hips look huge (you’d never have to ask the old "does my bum look big in this?" question with a puffball skirt because, well, yes. It did.) and give you the appearance of a ball on legs, the puffball skirt made a bid for fashion freedom once again during the current decade, and while we thought we’d rounded up them all, it turns out there are still some on the loose, including this pink and black number by Unique Boutique.

You may, of course, find this delightfully quirky and fun, in which case you’re going to want to know that it costs £100 and is available at ASOS. Or you may just want to close your eyes and hope it goes away soon – up to you.

Related: 80s fashion: a guide


  • September 25, 2008


    That looks like the worst case of static cling EVER.

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  • September 25, 2008


    honestly, I kind of love those skirts, and I wish I was a teenager during the 80s so I could have rocked it! But I wont’ be wearing it now – too costumey

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  • September 28, 2008


    i would like it, but it would make someone’s hips look huuuuuuge.
    MAYBE I could wear it… I have tiny hips. Dunno.

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  • November 29, 2008


    Heavens, those things never looked good…well, there was that short halter topped black dress…

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  • July 18, 2009


    I LOVE IT!!!
    i would sooo wear it to a party and if it wasn’t so puffy and big shopping as well.
    the good thing about it is that it would discise my hips and show my silmish legs. yay!

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