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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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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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The Lemon Twigs in Spandex Disco Pants

Yesterday I received a comment from a reader about a new band named The Lemon Twigs. The band is basically two teen brothers who are into all things 1970’s, including–you guessed it–spandex disco jeans. The reader send me a YouTube … 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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Disco Pants-Shorts Debut Today!

Just a quick post to announce that I am just about to go out in my newly made spandex disco shorts! I cut up an XL pair of the Chinese type a couple of evenings ago. Mind you, even though … 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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