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What 80s fashion item was originally designed for dancers?

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Asked by Cambron bill, Last updated: Feb 24, 2020

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E.Evelyn

E.Evelyn

Answered Feb 13, 2020

The most popular type of dresses that were originally meant for dancers in the 1980's is leg warmers. Leg warmers were mostly desired by many people, most especially women and their younger ones. The dress became so popular after people heard about the fact that leg warmers could create kind warmth to the lower legs. The dress was originally made for dancers in order to give their leg muscles a kind of warmth.

A lot of things were said about the dress. Some people believed that with leg warmers, there was no way you could experience a painful contraction of the muscles at your lower legs. Leg warmers are worn to protect the part of your legs that starts after your knees, and it will extend to the ankles. What made leg warmers popular was movies like Flashdance, which inspired so many people to participate in some exercises to ensure their cardiovascular fitness.

 

D. Loukas

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Answered Jan 09, 2020

Leg warmers. The 80s fashion item that was originally designed dancers is leg warmers. Leg warmers are fashion items made for leg covering. They look very similar to socks, but it does not cover the feet. Leg warmers are worn from the ankle to somewhere below knee. Leg warmers are used by dancers, especially ballet and classical dancers.

These leg warmers help prevent cramping and keep their leg muscles warm. Leg warmers are made from wool, synthetic fiber, and cotton. Leg warmers are also made with a pad that helps dancers maintain their grip to prevent them from falling. In the late 1980s, leg warmers went out of style but returned to fashion in the early 21st century.

 

cambron bill

Cambron bill

Answered Feb 12, 2019

Leg Warmers
 

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