Track Suit

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The track suit is composed of two pieces, a bottom and a top.

It started to be used in the XXth century by athletes and it was made of a heavy cotton and/or synthetics fibers.

The pants hemline is on the ankle and its waistband has an elastic band or frilled with a string.

The top usually has long sleeves.

In the 1970s, when exercising became fashionable, the costume was incorporated into women wardrobe.

On the cover of the post we can see a track suit made by Adidas.

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Bibliography: Callan, Georgina O’Hara; Enciclopédia da moda de 1840 à década de 90 / Georgina O’Hara Callan ; verbetes brasileiros Cynthia Garcia : tradução Glória Maria de Mello Carvalho, Maria Ignez França – São Paulo : Companhia das Letras, 2007.

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