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80s and Retro T-Shirt Ideas

for Men and Women

Katharine Hamnett designed or inspired T-Shirts that displayed a simple message, and they became hugely popular back in the 80s! Frankie Goes To Hollywood were telling us all to Relax (their PR manager "borrowed" the Hamnett design) and Wham were telling us to Choose Life.

On this page you will find a great range of T-Shirts that either look exactly like they did back in the 80s, or simply suggest that you want to go back to the great decade again!

We don't sell T-shirts at simplyeighties, but all of the retro T-Shirts/tops below are available through links to the web's biggest most trustworthy store, Amazon, where you'll find all the top suppliers competing to give you some of the lowest prices on the web.

Please note that all prices shown are subject to change.

 

 

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Santa Says Relax T-shirt for an 80s Christmas!
NEW! Santa Says Relax T-shirt

Ideal for an 80s Christmas party, this amusing Fruit of the Loom tee is available in black or blue for both Men and Women.

 

 

 

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I Love The 80s T-shirts

The pink tee featured here is the most popular choice on this site. However, we now have a whole page especially devoted to T-shirts that shout out "I love the 80s!". So, if you want to show your appreciation for the great decade then just select the link below.

 

80s Girl Costume inc. T-shirt, Hair Bow and Leg Warmers
* NEW * 80s Girl Costume

Includes "I Love the 80's" T-shirt, headband with bow and leg warmers.

 

80's Party Girl neon letters T-shirt
80's Party Girl T-shirt

A vibrant tee printed with multi-coloured lettering. Sizes 6-10 only.

 

The 80s Are Back Ladies Tee
The 80s Are Back

Oh, if only they were! Although that's never going to happen, you can make it happen in the fashion world, at least, with one of these awesome t-shirts for ladies and gents. And they're available in lots of splendid colours and sizes.

 

 

 

Choose Life Wham T-shirt
Choose Life T-shirt

Originally designed by Katherine Hamnett, and made popular by eighties pop band Wham, "Choose Life" logo T-shirts are about as 80s as you can get! 100% pre-shrunk cotton available in black or white for sizes Small to XXL

 

 

 

Mens Black and White Frankie Says Relax T-shirt
"Frankie Says Relax" T-Shirt

One of the most recognisable logo T-shirts from the 80s. Perfect for an eighties party or festival. This is an officially licensed product.

 

 

 

 

 

Distressed Frankie T-shirt

This distressed style hot pink tee is new for this season and would look fantastic at an 80s festival or party.

 

It's The 80s Baby T-shirt for Men
It's The 80s Baby Neon T-shirt

With its bold, neon message you can't fail to miss this tee! It's made from soft cotton and is available for sizes Small to XXX-Large.

 

Things Were Better in the 80's T-shirt for Women
Things Were Better in the 80's T-shirt

No doubt, there aren't many of you reading this who would disagree with this shirt which would make the perfect gift for any 80s-obsessed lady. Also available with a matching mug.

 

 

Ladies Pink Acid House Bass Synth T-shirt
Ladies or Gents Acid House T-shirt

Relive the days spent dancing to those squelchy synth sounds with this T-shirt which is available in a range of colours for both males and females.

 

 

Back To The Eighties T-Shirts

Let everyone know about your love for the 80s with these fantastic Back To The Future style logo T-shirts for ladies and gents which are available in many colours and sizes - some even glow in the dark!

 

 

 

 

I Love 80s T-shirt

Featuring a glittery logo that has to be seen to be appreciated, this tee is designed to be worn off-the-shoulder, just like back in the 1980s. Ideal for an eighties party.

 

80s Girl T-shirt
Sparkly 80s Girl T-Shirt

Show your love for the 1980s! Available in  black or white with a glittery, sparkly logo which has to be seen to be appreciated.

 

80s Girl pink t-shirt
80s Girl Loveheart T-shirt

Available in pink or white this premium quality tee is ideal for 80s parties and festivals. Pre-shrunk and available for sizes 10 to 16.

 

Born In The 80s T-Shirts

An excellent birthday gift idea! A range of stylish T-shirt designs are available. Visit the page link below to see them all, along with other gift ideas.

 

Ladies Cafe 80s T-shirt - four colours available - 100% cotton
Cafe 80s T-Shirt for Ladies

This stylish tee for women is available in four colours; Black, White and Light Pink. A nice design at a nice price - available for under £15 delivered.

 

If Found Please Return To The 1980s - funny T-shirt
If Found Please Return To The 1980s T-shirt for Men

A nice idea and a very funny tee with a green, 80s style computer font. Available in navy blue or black which makes the message really stand out. 100% cotton, sizes Small to XXL.

 

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Ladies Black 80s Wham T-Shirt
Wake Me Up Before You G-Go T-Shirt

A great alternative to the Choose Life T-shirt. If you lived through the eighties then you'll definitely remember this upbeat Wham tune. This tee is available in sizes Small to XX-Large. 

 

 

Atari Logo T-Shirt - 14 Colours!
Atari's success was very erratic during the eighties, to say the least! But the company created some very memorable video games including Asteroids, Breakout and ET The Extra Terrestrial. Yeah, I was joking about the last one, but once you owned an Atari console or computer (like me) it was hard not to become a huge fan. You've been there, you've played their games, but have you worn the T-shirt? You can now!

 

Atari Baseball Tee
Retro Atari Baseball Tee

A cool retro style Atari logo T-shirt for men which is a nice alternative to the standard style featured above.

 

 

Ska / 2 Tone T-Shirts

I really miss the ska revival of the late 70s and early 80s, which introduced us to some superb bands such as Madness, The Beat and The Selector, to name but a few.

There are many stylish T-shirts available celebrating these great times on our

Official Rubik's Cube T-shirt for Men
Official Rubik's Cube T-shirt
The official T-shirt is 100% cotton and available in White, Irish Green or Navy Blue. Don't settle for cheap imitations - get the official tee!

 

Melting Rubik's Cube T-shirt for Ladies
Melting Rubik's Cube T-Shirt

Released in 1980, this iconic 80s puzzle went on to become the world's most popular puzzle game. There are dozens of stylish T-shirts available with a cube theme, including this clever melting cube design.

 

 

Men's Orange Spacehopper T-shirt
Space Hopper T-Shirt
I adore these T-shirts and that face represents a now iconic image of the 70s. These are ideal for wearing at a retro or 70s party and would also make a great retro gift idea.

 

Made in the 90s T-Shirt - black or white
Made in the 90s T-Shirt (black or white)

Available in black or white, this funky lettering tee would make an ideal birthday gift idea for a male or female. An alternative design with pink lettering is also available for ladies.

 

 

Official My Little Pony Black Women's T-Shirt
Official My Little Pony 80s Logo T-Shirt 
If you grew up in the 80s and you're female, then you will, no doubt, remember that original logo. Here we have two choices including a skinny fit ladies tee with the original 80s logo and a more modern version.

 

Ladies White glittery
Glittery 80s Chick T-Shirt

This is one of those T-shirts that you have you have to see to really appreciate. It has a sparkly and glittery effect, and comes in black or white. Ideal for partying or casual wear.

 

Kylie Minogue T-Shirt - 7 colours

This premium quality T-shirt is available in 7 colours and all adult ladies sizes. Show your support for the Goddess of pop!

 

80s Party T-shirt for women
80s Party T-Shirt (for Men and Women)

What top could be more appropriate than this one for wearing to an 80s party? A bold and colourful design and available in all sizes for men and women. Hoodie and tote bag also available! 

 

 

Raleigh Grifter T-shirt
Raleigh Grifter T-shirt

So, who had a Raleigh Grifter for Christmas back in the day? A very cool retro T-shirt which is available in adults sizes from small to XX-large.

 

TV Test Pattern T-shirt
TV Test Pattern T-shirt

Celebrate the golden days of TV when you could fine tune your CRT TV set using the test card. 

 

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