A little story about pantyhose and stockings

Pantyhose

In the 1960s, the miniskirts designed by British designer Mary Quant became popular all over the world. Skirts were getting shorter and shorter, high stockings dwarfed, garters were abandoned, socks and panties became one, and pantyhose was born. Its comfort and convenience have made women all over the world love it even now, and this model had lasted for a long time.  Human wearing socks has a long history. According to incomplete research, in Europe, it can be traced back to Rome in the 5th century BC. Pantyhose, also known as tights or stockings, is clothing that tightly wraps the body from the waist to the feet, and most of them are worn by women. Like stockings, there are many materials, including cotton, nylon, and wool blends. Pantyhose appeared in the 1960s and became an alternative form of stockings. The term "pantyhose" appeared in the United States, meaning a combination of pants and socks. It is called "tights" in the UK, no matter how thick or thin it is. In the United States, tights are also used to express thick opaque pantyhose-like clothing, usually worn by women, dancers and athletes.

Pantyhose and men

Interestingly, the stockings that wrap the legs were once a popular clothing for men (Europeans in the 16th century), invented by Scot.L.Maddox. The lady at the time covered her legs in public. However, the tradition has been reversed, with men wearing trousers and women showing their legs. In the 20th century, pantyhose was purchased in large quantities by women. However, men’s pantyhose has appeared on the market. They are good at keeping warm, improving blood circulation, and at the same time improving look and feel and comfort. It’s amazing that men’s pantyhose became part of the Iraq War. "One of the things American soldiers in Iraq need is pantyhose. Looking back as a player, BartStarr said he wore pantyhose to keep warm while playing football. This may make some people hesitate, but pantyhose does It is a way for American soldiers to defend against nasty sand fleas.

Stockings

Generally refers to the stockings worn with the skirt. Although women across the centuries have chanted slogans such as "return to nature", their cheeks are sour, but they have never forgotten their feelings for the less "natural" stockings.

It is said that silk stockings were first created by the Spaniards and have been the leader for a long time. In the 16th century, the French court and upper class society ladies and ladies were keen to import Spanish stockings, which were fashionable in red, orange and purple. Stockings are undoubtedly a stage dominated by women, but at the beginning of their invention and for a long time thereafter, their main service targets were men. In the 16th and 17th centuries, men who wore bulky shorts, stockings (sometimes showing the socks with ribbons and bows), and high heels were more decorated and more powdery than modern girls in miniskirts. Variegated stockings were also popular in the 15th century. The two legs are of different colors and are colorful and interesting. Stockings were introduced by women in the early 20th century. The biggest trouble it brings is easy to hook and easy to pull off the silk. The stockings are basically knitwear, interlocking with each other, as long as one part of the loop is off, it will be out of control. Whether it's the mysterious "Odd Loop Anti-hook" stockings on the ordinary market, or the "Crystal Socks" that add confidence with their names, they can't change this embarrassment much.


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