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  • n. Plural form of leg-warmer.


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  • In a world where men can fight wearing knitwear and carry scaffolding in purple leg-warmers and still look more than acceptable, Tom Vekis king.

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  • Everybody was into their bodies and had leg-warmers, dance bags and going to class.

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  • No one opens a restaurant aimed at people who lived in town during the '80s: A pasta-loaded joint with a smoking section, menus printed on junk bonds, waitresses in leg-warmers and photos of Bernhard Goetz on the wall.

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  • She knits sweaters, tights, leg-warmers and scarves for children and adults using her whimsical colorful designs.

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  • Long obsessed with the styles of the 1970s, Mr. Charney eschewed logos and created shirts with flashy colors, sequined pants and striped leg-warmers.

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  •   She spent her walk to the subway miserably trailing behind a colorful hipster girl sauntering confidently down Avenue A in leg-warmers, a big frumpy coat, funny cowboy boots, and a black leather mini-skirt.

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  • Well, I think those "leg-warmers" are actually striped thigh-high stockings, which were not uncommon IIRC.

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  • Somehow I ended up ripping an old t-shirt up into something out of Flashdancing not that my kids know what that is I had to draw the line at ripping up the soccer socks to make them look like leg-warmers though.

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  • But aaah - there's a gap between my socks and my leggings, so I get my leg-warmers that I made for my eighties party bright barbie pink ones and put them on.

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  • ZAHN (voice-over): Despite overcoming her eating disorders and launching a successful fitness empire, the woman underneath those tight leotards and signature leg-warmers was still dealing with self-doubts and a need to please.

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