It’s Possible Leggings Are the Future. Deal With It.

Last week they set off a firestorm at the University of Notre Dame. Why does this item of clothing get people so riled up?

The controversy in Indiana is just the most recent fuss over wearing leggings in public. Photo: Joshua Lott

By Vanessa Friedman

When did leggings make the leap from garment to cultural lightning rod? For what are essentially stretchy footless tights in a…

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