Posts tagged "stockings"

Frisky Q&A: Secrets In Lace Co-Founder Daniel Whitsett On Classic Looks, Body Positivity & Vintage Style Icons

Lingerie brand Secrets In Lace turns back the clock to a time when lingerie was beautifully made to last. The brand is the world’s largest seller of 100% nylon stockings, which are manufactured on the same machines once used to make the high-quality stockings of the 1950’s. Secrets In Lace also sells garter belts, bullet bras,…

By: Claire Hannum / November 21, 2014

Designer Spotlight: Be A Diva In Vintage-Inspired Nylon Stockings

Nylon stockings have an impressive history in the United States, dating back to 1939. Making a debut at the New York World’s Fair, affordable, durable, and sheer nylon stockings quickly gained popularity in the early 1940s before being rationed during WWII. Post-war “nylon riots” ensued when droves of stocking-deprived women descended upon the product’s retur…

By: Sophie Leon / August 7, 2014

Tights On Tap

As we settle deeper into fall and winter, it’s inevitably time to take stock of your tights options. If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a rather extensive collection of somewhat ratty, ripped and worn out stockings in dire need of replacement. And that’s why I’m so happy that there’s a new service, for people…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 3, 2012

Creepy Perv Made 5,000+ Calls About Pantyhose

Someone’s got a fetish and hasn’t found an appropriate outlet for it yet! Over the course of a 53-day period in 2010, a gentleman named Rip Alan Swartz made 6,575 calls — maxing out at 432 on one particular September day — trying to get women to chat about pantyhose. His failproof tactic? Swartz would…

By: Rachel Krause / October 27, 2011

Lace Toe Socks: Another Way To Tease The Foot Fetishist In Your Life

Here’s yet another way to hide your ugly toes — or drive the foot fetishist in your life extra-bonkers: Half-Pretties half-foot lace stockings. Basically, Half-Pretties cover your toes so that French lace peeks out of the top of your shoes. It’s pretty, sort of.  I don’t know if it’s $24.50-pretty, though. [Half Pretties via Jezebel]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 2, 2011

Liquid Stockings Look Fun

Tell me more about these Liquid Stockings. Is it like getting a pedicure but on your entire leg? If so, then I’m in. [Vintague]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 10, 2011

For The Woman Whose Knees Need Accessorizing, CherrieCherrie

Tired of boring, unaccessorized knees? Sick of naked kneecaps? Dying for a way to make your knees speak volumes? Well, worry and wonder no more, for CherrieCherrie knee accessories are here, and “now your knees can talk!” (Oh, but what will they say?) If you’re familiar with garters, you get the idea. Back in ye…

By: Susannah Breslin / August 5, 2010

Get More Followers With These Twitter-Themed Socks

Are you on Twitter and looking for more followers? Take your tweet campaign to the streets with these “Follow Me” knee-high socks created by Tel Aviv design team Gabby and Tal. With this Twitter faux tattoo, the invite and bird will encourage prospective followers to add you to their list. Of course, it’s also possible…

By: Susannah Breslin / October 30, 2009

You Know You Want Me

Hey. You. Yeah, you. The guy at the other end of the bar. The tall, dark, handsome fellow. Holding your sunglasses. Sporting that black jacket. The white shirt. The day-old stubble. AND THE LATEX STOCKINGS WITH MATCHING THONG AND GARTERS. I was trolling the internet when I encountered this fellow. He’s really … something, isn’t…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 18, 2009

Would You Rock Chainmail Stockings?

Chainmail stockings, anyone? This outrageous, avant-garde leg-wear was created by Queens-based fashion designer and stylist LaQuan Smith, who is all of 20 years old and designs a line called LaQueue. Honestly, I’m not totally sure what these stockings are made out of or how they work exactly (I mean, how do they stay up, for…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 2, 2009

Crave: Wolford Penelope Crochet Fishnet Tights

There’s no better way to dress up an outfit when the weather turns cold than with tights. For a more exciting and sexy look, go with textured tights. These stunners from fancy pants hosiery peeps, Wolford, combine the perfect blend of fishnet and crochet knit. They may cost more than your average pair of stockings,…

By: Leigh Raines / November 19, 2008