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Barbara Rhoades in Disco Pants on ‘Magnum P.I.” (1982)

A reader of this blog sent me some photos of Barbara Rhoades from a 1982 episode of Magnum P.I. In this episode she wears both gold and snakeskin print spandex disco pants. And of course, she plays an unsavory character. … Continue reading

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Looking For More Cheap Disco Pants

The Chinese disco pants I wrote about yesterday will not be made into shorts. I really liked the fit of the red, purple and mint pairs but they were tighter than I anticipated for size XL. As far as their … Continue reading

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4th Wearing of Disco Pant Cutoffs & Chinese Disco Pant Order

Today I wore my shiny black skintight disco pant cutoff shorts for the fourth time. I went to the same doctor’s office as last week. There was no one there unlike last time. After there I went to a supermarket … Continue reading

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3rd Wearing of Disco Pants Cutoffs

I wore my disco pant cutoffs today for the third time. They are really so great for this warm weather, and even though today wasn’t all the warm here–there was a cooling wind even–they still felt very good and refreshing. … Continue reading

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Todd Rundgren in Spandex Disco Pants

Add Todd Rundgren to the list of guys who have worn disco pants. Seems he was wearing them plenty around 1979, and while there are many photos online most are very small and have watermarks. Todd not only wore disco … Continue reading

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1st Wearing of Disco Pant Cutoff Shorts

I did it! I wore my homemade disco pants-shorts today. First I went to the post office to drop off a package. There was barely anyone in there. And then I went to the doctor’s office (not for myself) and … Continue reading

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Goal: Make Disco Shorts This Week

One thing I forgot to mention in my last post about making disco shorts is that those inexpensive Chinese ones are very thin which makes them perfect fo summer wear.  Unlike classic disco pants and American Apparel’s version which are … Continue reading

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