Was Your Mom A Stockings Gal?

Our visitors respond below.  Share your experiences here! Hello All: I was wondering if your Mom was a stockings gal like mine was…and if this was a strong influence in your love of fine hosiery. My Mom wore her first pair of silk stockings in 1934 at the age of 14. She told me what an important milestone this was for her. I’m sure this was why she gave in to my longing to wear real stockings at a very young age. During the 1950s, she always wore FFNs…often with…

 
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Do Women Realize The Difference Between Plain Knit And Mesh Nylon Stockings?

Do Women Realize The Difference Between Plain Knit And Mesh Nylon Stockings?   One of our members submitted this to us… I was curious, especially for those ladies who are old enough to have grown up wearing gartered nylon stockings. Originally, all nylon stockings were flat (plain) knit and seamed and then even with circular knitting machines the stockings were still plain knit. That is the variety that makes the stockings shine and feel so slippery and make that “shick-shick-shick” sound under a tight skirt and a zipping sound when…

 
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