The costumes were modeled after go-go dancers, which many felt inappropriate for children of that age, and the moves drew heavily from hip-hop, which had an implied sexuality for many of the viewers.
The topless trend kicked off in the mid-1960s when a go-go dancer at a San Francisco strip club performed in Rudi Gernreich's topless bathing suit without getting arrested.
Their break-up was exceedingly ugly but they released some of the most definitive 80s hits, including Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go and Careless Whisper.
The Go-Go Girl costume and the 4-piece Retro Glamour Set are great, and you are bound to find other outfits for your favorites list as well.
In fact, Overland themselves say that they began their company in an effort to counteract the "go-go" culture of the 1980's.
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Her single Go-Go Dancer met with modest success-giving her the confidence needed to pursue other goals.
Often paired with tights and go-go boots, the mini skirt started a phenomenon that still exists today.
Funky calls for go-go boots, while classic calls for calf-hugging black heels.
Slap on a crown or a tiara with that wig and you're good to go-go.