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What Goes Around Comes Around

What's old is new again. Here are some stars wearing styles similar to the 80s and 90s

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    Did Bieber dress himself in Hammer pants, or did one of his stylists think this was a great idea?

    Photos: © Rolling Stone / Brian Friedman

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    Ke$ha looks like she just stole these outfits from the Nu Shooz album cover and made it into one.

    Photo: Splash News

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    Some crazy colorful patterns. L: 1988 Enrico Coveri ad. R: Rihanna, October 2012

    Photos: © Enrico Coveri / Splash News

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    More crazy and colorful fashions. L: 1991 Gianni Versace. R: Elle Varner at the 2012 BET Awards

    Photos: Gianni Versace / Splash News

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    Here's Rita Ora walking around town in 90s grunge style.

    Photos: © Merry Go Round / Splash News

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    These black leather dresses seen on the 1994 Vogue and Kerry Washington in 2012 are one style we don't mind coming back.

    Photo: Vogue / Getty Images

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    Colored jeans were a hit in 2012 and show no sign of slowing down yet. Far left: Katherine Heigl in yellow jeans. Top center: early 1990s Gianni Versace ad. Bottom center: September 1990 Seventeen shows off yellow denim. R: Cher Lloyd in red.

    Photos: Far L + R: Splash News / Bottom center: Seventeen Magazine

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    Nicki Minaj on right, wears a wild catsuit (R), not so different than the catsuits featured on these early 1990s Vogue and In Fashion.

    Photos: Vogue / Getty Images

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    Azealia Banks and Kourtney Kardashian are fans of leather shorts that were big in the early 90s.

    Photos: Getty Images / Splash News

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    Chris Brown (R) is sporting the denim tuxedo so popular in the late 1980s.

    Photos: © 1987 Jordache / Splash News

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    Everyone had varsity style in the late 80s. Michael Jackson on 1988 Jet Magazine (L). Miley Cyrus in November 2012.

    Photo: Jet Magazine / Splash News

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    Rob Kardashian (R) has been seen in his Members-Only style jacket.

    Photos: © Members Only / Splash News

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    Here's The Rock (L) trying to bring back late 80s/early 90s surfer pants. R: So Cal Surfwear ad from the early 1990s.

    Photo: Splash News / So Cal Surfwear

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    Tribal/geometric was pretty fun in the 80s and again now. L top: Flamingo Park, L bottom: 1982 Dolly. Kim Kardashian and Gillian Zinser, Splash News.

    Photos: Flamingo Park / 1982 Dolly / Splash News

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    Menswear was huge in the mid '80s and Rihanna (center) and Janelle Monae are dressing the part.

    Photos: Giorgio Armani / L'eggs / Splash News

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    In the 1980s everyone layered gold chains on top of their outfits to accessorize. Now we just wear them screen printed onto our clothes.

    Photo: Splash News

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    Riding pants or jodhpurs pre-dated "Hammer pants" and were usually worn by the ladies. You can see them here in this 1982 Secret ad (L), on Karmin (C) and sweater pants from the 1985 Dolly Magazine.

    Photos: Secret / Getty Images / 1985 Dolly Magazine

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    Here's Kim Kardashian at the right rocking 80s-influenced ripped jeans.

    Photos: © The Life of Jimmy Reardon / Splash News

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    Carly Rae Jepsen (R) definitely has a touch of '80s in her personal style.

    Photos: Heathers / Splash News

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    Animal prints were huge in the 80s and found their way into the wardrobes of LMFAO, Coco, Rihanna and others.

    Photos: (clockwise) © 1989 Sanyo / 1987 Music Life / Splash News (Rihanna, Coco) / Getty Images

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    Everyone's wearing colored leather: Top L-R 1987 Cosmopolitan, Brandy, Blake Lively (Splash News). Bottom L-R: 1988 Michael Hoban, Cosmopolitan, Sammi Sweetheart (Splash News), Kate Peck (Getty Images)

    Cosmopolitan / 1988 Michael Hoban / Getty Images / Splash News

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    While it got its start in the late 70s punk scene, the safety pin dress stayed relevant through the 80s and here it is again (R) on Kristen Stewart.

    © 1987 Cosmopolitan / Getty Images

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    Taylor Swift's outfit (R) looks very 80s-ish! See the similarity between Chryssie Hynde's look and hers?

    Splash News

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    L: Jumpsuit seen in 1983 Dolly magazine. R: Here's Jada Pinkett Smith wearing a similar pink jumpsuit on the red carpet!

    1983 Dolly Magazine / Splash News

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    Taylor Swift's embellished jacket reminds us of Michael Jackson's jackets (1984 Jet Magazine).

    Splash News

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    L: this 1987 Brian Rockford tiered dress looks similar in style to Solange Knowles' minidress (R), Splash News.

    Photo: Splash News

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    (L) Zoe Saldana and Halle Berry (R) wore these cutout dresses which were similar to Jada Pinkett-Smith's 1999 cutout dress.

    Getty Images

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    Batik style. Paulina wore it in the '86 Cosmopolitan cover and Nina Dobrev is wearing it on the right.

    Splash News

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    Embellished bras were big in the late 80s. Nicki Minaj is one of the many stars to wear them now.

    Getty Images

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    1980s Missoni bubble dress on left, Amy Adams rocking a 2012 bubble dress on the right.

    Splash News

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    Left: 1980s Stefano ugly floral print. Right: Rihanna wears ugly floral in 2012.

    Splash News

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    Colorblock is making a comeback. Left: October 1989 Vogue USA, Right: The Saturdays.

    Splash News

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    Everyone was wearing daisy duke jorts in the early 90s (L) and now celebs like Miley and Rihanna are too.

    L: Getty Images. C, R: Splash News

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    More colorblocks. Claudia Schiffer on the Cosmopolitan Mexico 1992 / Kristen Stewart wearing color block in 2012.

    Splash News

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    Cyndi Lauper and Madonna definitely influenced the OMG Girlz style at the 2012 BET Awards.

    Splash News

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    80s Versace jeweled tops making a comeback courtesy of Kylie Minogue.

    L: 1989 Gianni Versace / R: Getty Images