Tights the name was originally born in 1886. In the early 20th century , began to be applied tights circus and acrobatic performers engage the actors wear.
1920-1930 , tights gradually became swimsuit styles , then women’s all-inclusive swimsuit has been in use to this day.
Next time, tights dancer who used to start , such as Broadway burlesque show girl. Usually wearing a leotard with tights .
1950s , traditional-style tights still mainly circus performers wear , but also began to be used as sportswear , mainly schools and health institutions in the use of time is generally black tights , the texture is very thick. Between 1950-1970 , tights look and feel no major changes until the 70s of last century , colorful tights appeared , the most common is the practice in ballet and sports clothing .
By the late 1970s , has been widely used in sports exercise tights clothing and everyday wear , such as disco dancing, aerobics . These tights are a wide variety of materials nylon and spandex material , as well as more traditional cotton . Some celebrity workout video also contributed to the popularity of tights , such as Jane Fonda. During this period, the production of a wide variety of dance clothes and fashion apparel company Danskin dance began to flourish . The late eighties , the movement has a similar Gini tights , but more belt and shoulder strap. By the early 1990s, wearing tights in motion almost replaced the bra and panties .