The economy grew, international optimism. The Wall fell in Berlin/Germany, there was a dialogue between the superpowers USA and Russia. The U.S. was talking about a new world order. Everything was possible. There were no major ideologies or beliefs anymore. As a result everything that was combined: in art and fashion (postmodernism), in politics (violet) and in economics (poldermodel).
It was the decade revival: the sixties reappeared in short skirts, bright colours, short T-shirts. The seventies made a comeback with punk and wide legs. Fashion trends: bright colours, flower power revived, short T-shirts, trousers with wide legs, henna tattoos, piercings.