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Odd Duck Compression Socks Are Powered By Lycra and Nylon

Readers can likely imagine what nylon is, but lycra is something that Odd Ducks here get a lot of questions on. Let's take a minute (or 5!) and dig deep into this miraculous innovation. Lycra is a synthetic elastane fibre that is known for its remarkable stretch and recovery properties. The fabric was first invented in the early 1960s by the American chemical company DuPont, and since then, it has become one of the most popular and versatile materials in the textile industry. Lycra is widely used in a variety of applications, from athletic wear and swimwear to lingerie and medical garments. In this essay, we will explore the history, properties, and uses of lycra. The history of lycra dates back...

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