Lycra


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Lycra

™ a type of synthetic elastic fabric and fibre used for tight-fitting garments, such as swimming costumes
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31 October 2017 - China-based textile manufacturer Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding has agreed to acquire Kansas, US-based Invista's apparel and advanced textiles business, which includes the Lycra brand, in a stock transaction, the company said.
He said: "When they walk into a cafe dressed head-to-toe in Lycra, you'll always spot people sniggering at them.
This next generation LYCRA SPORT technology is scientifically engineered to deliver exceptional comfort, fit and support to stretch activewear.
On cycle clothing, Mr Corbyn added: "I was thinking maybe I should just cycle in one day in my Lycra, go into Parliament in the chamber with my Lycra.
But boss Jill McDonald said: "It's not just man in Lycra - it's women as well.
But some hotel guests were vocal in the post in the Raffles FB page of their dislike for the Lycra.
99, New Look; blue boots, PS100, Dr Martens LYCRA Pink Lycra dress, PS16, River Island; gold chain, PS8, Freedom at Topshop; yellow lip clutch, PS25, Henry Holland at Debenhams; coloured bangles, PS12, Freedom at Topshop; blue snake-print shoes, PS39, Jones the Bootmaker DUNGAREES Skinny dungarees, PS30, River Island; white print T-shirt, PS42, Second Female; friendship bracelets, PS18, River Island; blue and white wedge trainers, PS75, Look Again (www.
BACK in the 80s, the TV show Fame hit upon a winning formula - headbands, blusher and Lycra leggings.
I'M attracted to women wearing lycra gym outfits but have recently discovered that wearing it myself really turns me on, intensified by the thought of doing it in public.
Additional benefits include: lycra collar and cuff for superior stretch and color match, more screen print and tackle twill embellishment options, and a Pro Neck and + 2 inches length.
It's March 20, and I'm hurtling down an icy hill at 40-plus miles per hour on a piece of wood barely wider than a skateboard, attempting to push aside doubts placed in my head by cultural taboos about gays in sports and, um, trying to ignore the other 100 men in tight Lycra bodysuits.