Stocking is the term used to describe the clothing which covers the stock or lower part of the body. It is a term generally still used today to describe a tall sock.
Women first wore stockings largely for warmth and modesty. The early patterns were often thick and heavy but oh how beautifully alluring women's stockings have now become.
Practical and pretty stocking styles for women are now delightfully pretty, playful, and sensual.
Made of silk, rayon, nylon, cotton, wool or synthetic fibers, ladies stockings are a delightful adventure in sensuality, playfulness and personal expression depending on your manner of dress.
Women Aren't Afraid to Show Their Feminine Side
The early stockings were made of woven cloth or knitted from natural fibers such as cotton or wool and worn by both men and women for warmth. They have traditionally been an essential part of both male and female dress for practical as well as aesthetic purposes.
In the 1920's stocking fashions for women took on a delightfully devilish new twist. As the height of skirts rose women began purchasing their stockings not only for warmth but for display as well.
Stockings had long been viewed as an intimate clothing piece but these undergarments now took on a whole new concept of sexy which continues on to modern day.
Stockings are Available in a Variety of Styles Fabrics and Colors
Genuine Silk Stockings - You can Feel the Luxury
During the war years women were asked to sacrifice their silk stockings for the war effort. These silk fabric feminine cast offs were recycled into the making of parachutes and powder casings. Vintage recycling was a fact of life during the war years and women happily complied.
Modern Stockings are Delightfully Fun Fashions for Women
Women's stockings have changed a lot throughout the years but they have now come back into style once again. These very feminine under garments are wonderfully fun and no longer quite so hidden as when they were first introduced.
Available in a wide range of styles, patterns, and colors, thigh high stockings are a clothing choice of women young and old alike. They have come back in style and they are indeed playfully fun.
The traditional black net stocking can be sexy, elegant, playful, or pure simple fun. Women's stockings are a fashion statement in attention to detail. It's the final touch to transform your every day dress into a truly fabulous look.
The Creation of Nylon Revolutionized Lady's Stretch Stockings
Thigh High Socks Offer Warmth Comfort and Style
Although in 1959 the introduction of pantyhose caused a downward spiral in the purchase of women's stockings, this garments enticing allure has never waned and it is exciting to now see stockings once again rising in popularity.
Stockings are not only attractive but they are also a healthy alternative to the traditional leotard or pantyhose. You want additional warmth on your legs but not in the feminine area. Stockings provide this.
From sexy to playful, adventurous, fun, and outright silly, stockings are used by women as a woman's personal fashion statement. Ideal for dance class, yoga or other sport or exercise session. Perfect as a fun and attractive addition to your every day wear. Simple fun.
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