They are regarded as one of the more unfortunate style trends of the Eighties.The complacent will say "But that's Britain. It can't happen here." I hate to break it to you...Yes. It. Can.
But it seems that shoulder pads are not only making a comeback - they are actually selling out.
John Lewis said it has had to reorder its stock of £1.35 pads after fashion-conscious shoppers ransacked its haberdashery shelves.
If "Flock Of Seagulls" come back, I'm going to go live on an island somewhere for the next five or ten years.