The hem is one of the most important parts of the petticoat, mostly because there was a chance it might be seen, so of course it had to be cute. If a slip or petticoat can be seen underneath your garment, they should be shortened at the hem. So, hip hip hooray for Kate Middleton and others who know what fashion and good taste are! Later in the decade the 2-way stretch corset was introduced, which had to be rolled on. What are your thoughts on pantyhose vs.
What are your thoughts on this subject? It was about 8 inches wide, and pulled in just the waist. This way the sheer hose cover your legs usually secured to the toes by a thong-like piece , but your toes peek out to give you a bare leg look. To me there is nothing classier in a business mtg than to look over and see a woman with nude or black sheer stockings and a nice suit or pair of slacks with some great heels! I guess Woodstock and the hippies of my generation changed everything and not for the better it appears…. By 1959 DuPont made a 2 ounce girdle, which is about the same weight as a Spandex body shaper today.
In the Bra Boutique we carry the worlds finest lingerie inspired , exclusive Retro Circle Stitch , , Strapless Bras and Long Line Bras all with coordinating and. I wear Falke, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, and others that actually compliment my feet and French pedicured toenails; however, this may not work for everybody. Usually mom had to approve when a girl could dress like a woman and that included wearing stockings with a garter. You should especially consider wearing pantyhose when attending church with people you are less familiar with -- such as your in-laws or your friends' family.
I will have to look into that. I wanted to wear a skirt out to dinner with dressy open toe shoes, and the stockings I had looked dowdy with the shoes. Enjoy revealing them while you can. They gave shape and volume to women who lacked it naturally.
To add some glamour, bras could have taffeta trim, floral prints, lace, elaborate stitching, or accent bows. Think Jane Russell, Lana Turner, and Marilyn Monroe. The inflatable bra was another option but was also prone to bursting under pressure. They were often paired with girdles or corsets for complete tummy control. To find them I have to go to more expensive stores.
I have been wearing pantyhose since age 12 and discovered very quickly that wearing them without panties was much more comfortable and less restrictive; hence, I have never really worn pantyhose with panties and never experienced discomfort issues that women frequently complain about. Some youthful panties also featured prints. The Shape Salon shows functional and pretty , , and. In the Leg Salon you will find our World Famous Lingerie Inspired and. Would love to hear your thoughts! Of course, Kate Middleton created quite a stir when she wore pantyhose in her visit to the U. Remember that the best sheer pantyhose are close to your natural skin tone, not too dark or light.
Even with all the support, the consumer demanded lighter and more breathable corsets. I am very fashion conscience and wear ultra sheer pantyhose almost every day for work and dating. You'll need to have sandals or shoes with a strap to cover the area where the hose end and your bare foot begins, so experiment with this look before relying on it for a special occasion. Pretty Polly makes five denier count pantyhose that is transparent and so light on the legs and panty area that they feel like you are wearing nothing.
Ruffles, floral designs and bows were often the accents on hems. I am of the generation where you only went bare when it was very warm and you were wearing a sundress. I wonder what they think about wearing makeup? We are the exclusive designers of the Nylon Stocking Collection and have the exclusive. Poor quality rubber absorbed odors and disintegrated quickly. Daddy bought most of her stocking and he knew her correct size. I think too many women go bare and their legs are not that great looking.
Panties were available in either white, nude or pastel colors like baby blue, pink, mint green, and yellow. It covered the age spots and irregularities of my 65-year old legs. The name Merry Window is used instead of corselet today. Should women over 50 go bare to keep up with the current fashion regardless of how they look or is it ok to wear pantyhose these days? She really did not require weaaring a girdle as she had a very slender figure as it was, so Suspants worked quite well for her.