Leggings: the most fashionable trend was affected by Madonna. In her music video (Hung up) in the 80┤s she wears leggings. It looked so good, that everyone wanted to have one thing: Leggings. Actually Leggins are, exactly like tights, a very traditional unisex clothing article.
The main function of leggings: keeping warm in secrecy. It is the current trend to shorts and skirts and can be combined with almost everything. The length of a leggings varies between the 3/4 length and ankle-length. For the first time the leggings got popular in the 80's. The new, shiny and especially elastic leggings were made of polyamide and Elastane and particularly worn at sports and leisure times. Jane Fonda and Sydney Rome presented themselves in their fitness videos in bodies, tights and gaiters. See also Pantyhose.