Leg Warmers

Leg warmers are coverings that are used on the lower legs. They are fairly similar to socks, but much thicker and typically are footless. While they were originally worn by ballet and other dancers as dancewear, they have been though to provide warmth to the lower calf for dancers.

Leg WarmersLeg warmers were extremely popular in the early 1980’s as it was a fashionable icon for teenage girls. The craze certainly picked up due to the influence of films like Fame and Flashdance had on them. They were typically worn with leggings, jeans and tights.

As with all fads this fashion style faded in the late 80’s. However, around 2004 leg warmers regained its prominent status and were again worn as a fashion item. Although they were worn with toned-down colors, they were worn to dress up casual fall and winter outfits.

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Long Leg WarmersToday this fashion piece is often worn over tights or leggings and matched with a short or long skirt. It can also be worn over jeans depending on the style. The great thing about leg warmers today is that they can be worn with just about any type of shoes including flip flops.

While you will find people wearing in a wide variety of settings, they are especially popular in the rave scene. Women love sporting there warmers with a nice skirt at a rave any day of the week.

One thing is for sure; leg warmers have revitalized after fading from the 80’s. While there is no promise how long this fad will stay this time, it currently is a perfect addition for women to sport with numerous styles and outfits. View hundreds of different styles of Leg Warmers on Amazon, womens, juniors & mens..

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