National Tube Top Day

Young woman with a summery tube top, wearing denim shorts and sunglasses, enjoying a picnic in a bright, sunny park..
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Welcome to the wonderful world of National Tube Top Day! Get ready to celebrate this iconic fashion trend that has kept summers sizzling since its inception. Whether you're a fan of fashion or just love a good throwback, National Tube Top Day is here to remind us of the days when midriffs and bare shoulders were all the rage. So, let's dive into the history, fun facts, and charming nostalgia of this special day!

When is Tube Top Day?

It's national tube top day on the 17th August.

The Origins of National Tube Top Day

Although the exact origins of National Tube Top Day remain a mystery shrouded in cute, colorful fabrics, it is believed to have emerged in the late 20th century as a celebration of the iconic tube top. This garment, also known as a bandeau top or boob tube, was a staple of summer fashion in the 1970s and '80s.

The tube top, with its strapless and form-fitting design, was an embodiment of freedom and carefree styles. It gave wearers the chance to show off their tanned shoulders and enjoy the warm breeze without the constraints of regular tops. The popularity of tube tops skyrocketed during the summer months, and soon enough, people wanted a designated day to honor this beloved garment.

Now, every year on National Tube Top Day, fashion enthusiasts dig deep into their closets or hit the stores to proudly display their love for this timeless piece of clothing.

Fun Facts About Tube Tops

Did you know that the tube top has evolved over time? From its humble beginnings as a simple elasticized bandeau to innovative designs with built-in bras and adjustable straps, the tube top has seen its fair share of fashion upgrades. It's no longer just a one-size-fits-all garment; there's a tube top for every body type and style preference.

Did you know?

The tube top was initially called a 'boob tube' because it was said to resemble a tube sock for the chest. Thankfully, the name evolved along with the fashion!


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17th August 2017

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17th August 2017

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