Designers like Cynthia Rowley and Kenneth Cole used '80s hits from George Michael, Michael Jackson, and others on their runways

By Nicholas Fonseca
Updated October 06, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

The clothes weren’t the only thing ’80s on the runways. Designers also sampled the decade’s hits (and a little techno). Here, the best of the catwalk tunes.

TOM TOM CLUB ”Genius of Love,” Cynthia Rowley
SPANDAU BALLET ”True,” Catherine Malandrino
ARMAND VAN HELDEN ”Koochy,” Nautica
MICHAEL JACKSON ”Man in the Mirror,” Kenneth Cole
ADAM ANT ”Goody Two Shoes,” Girls Rule!
LADYTRON ”Paco,” Nicole Miller
BOW WOW WOW ”I Want Candy,” Jill Stuart
CHRISTOPHER CROSS ”Ride Like the Wind,” Michael Kors
MORCHEEBA ”Shallow End,” Diane von Furstenberg
GEORGE MICHAEL ”I Want Your Sex,” Betsey Johnson
SISTER SLEDGE ”He’s the Greatest Dancer,” Halston
MARY GRIFFIN ”Knock on Wood,” 102 Dalmatians
FRANK SINATRA ”New York, New York,” Manuel Fernandez