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ABBA’s Crazy Costumes Had a Reason Behind Them

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The glittering hotpants, sequined jumpsuits and platform heels that Abba wore at the peak of their fame were designed not just for the four band members to stand out – but also for tax efficiency, according to claims over the weekend.

Swedish law meant costumes could be deducted against tax so long as they were so outrageous they could not possibly be worn on the street.

Read More at the Guardian