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The bare male midriff was a look in the mid 80s

For Gen X males

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by Anonymousreply 15February 10, 2024 5:21 PM

Boomers were not teens in the mid 1980s. The very youngest Boomers were 20ish in 1984.

by Anonymousreply 1February 9, 2024 10:39 PM

That sub is the stuff of mental retardation. It’s devoted to the hatred of Boomers, but they don’t know what a Boomer is.

But damn, that War Eagle Barbell is hot as fuck.

by Anonymousreply 2February 9, 2024 10:44 PM

green shorts looks fun, too.

by Anonymousreply 3February 9, 2024 10:50 PM

I lived in NYC during this era, and men weren't wearing this at the basketball courts in Central Park, or anywhere else in Manhattan.

by Anonymousreply 4February 9, 2024 11:01 PM

Those dudes have nice legs and bad haircuts.

by Anonymousreply 5February 9, 2024 11:04 PM

Alex Winter in a cut-off and bare feet in Bill and Ted was the epitome of the hot little '80s elf.

by Anonymousreply 6February 9, 2024 11:28 PM

Alex was fug, but do carry on.

by Anonymousreply 7February 9, 2024 11:41 PM

They're not boomers, their hair isn't long enough.

by Anonymousreply 8February 9, 2024 11:53 PM

These were elder Gen X for sure. Bring back the male crop top!

by Anonymousreply 9February 10, 2024 12:54 AM

The last Boomers were born through 1964 and indeed still in (although, yes, just exiting) their teens in 1985, and we assure you there were some of those 19-year-olds wearing and strutting around in those hot half-tops then. :)

by Anonymousreply 10February 10, 2024 2:34 AM

Generation Jones

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by Anonymousreply 11February 10, 2024 7:29 AM

Those aren’t Boomers. That’s Gen X. Christ, the young gens are so completely detached from reality. The delusion is nuts.

by Anonymousreply 12February 10, 2024 3:34 PM

The caption says Boomers. If you're 20 in 1982 you're a boomer. The short shorts and midriff for men is like 70s and early 80s. It skews young boomer I'd say.

by Anonymousreply 13February 10, 2024 3:51 PM

It was more of a look during the Carter years.

by Anonymousreply 14February 10, 2024 3:57 PM

War Eagle in a town in West Virginia. If these boys are from there it will be hard to precisely date the photo unless you are an elder Hillbilly.

by Anonymousreply 15February 10, 2024 5:21 PM
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