The Bold Switch From Plain To Decorated Hosiery

The Bold Switch From Plain To Decorated Hosiery

Plain thigh highs and stockings are timeless classic pieces and are often chosen to match different outfits. But did you know that decorated pairs are just as flexible? The next time you are looking for something to go with your outfit of the day, consider a breakaway from your usual plain go-to’s and glam up with decorated hosiery pieces.

Here are the top decorated thigh highs and stockings that we think are perfect for your every outfit.

Polka dot patterns never fell out from the top trending fashion styles for years and this reason alone makes it the perfect combination with anything you wear. With polka dot thigh highs, you can be chic and playful while also being elegant and classy at the same time. 

Feeling especially feisty? Our fishnet tights with Leopard patterns ought to do the trick! While this animal print can be bold, you would be surprised with how well it goes underneath skirts and dresses for formal occasions, and how it perfectly completes a late night party ensemble underneath denim shorts and ripped pants.

Floral patterns are known to be cheerful and bright but they can also be seen as sensual and classy. Whether you are out for casual business or getting ready for a romantic date, Hosieree’s pair of stocking imitation tights has got you and your legs covered. 

This sheer thigh high stockings with a rose pattern on the calf part will make anyone look dangerously sexy and daunting. This pair is another flexible piece that you can wear both for formal and casual occasions, whether you are attending dinner parties, dine out with friends, or an all-out celebration. Tattoo lovers who cannot get a tattoo just yet are also bound to love this piece.

Not yet ready for the brave and the bold? The simple opaque patterns on our microfiber tights can get you started on your journey from plains to patterns. It is subtle and carries an aura of gentleness and comfort.

Decorated thigh highs and stockings are nothing to be afraid of. If you want to explore and try other patterns, visit us a hosieree.com and checkout our whole collection of fine and high-quality legwear. 

Must-Know Tips for Buying Tights for the First Time

Must-Know Tips for Buying Tights for the First Time

Congratulations! If you are reading this, then you have decided to take the plunge and enter the fashion world with a brand new pair of tights. Some of us started our journey wearing tights when we were kids, but if this is your first time, you probably have questions and need a little guidance on finding the best tights for your personality and body type.

Where Should You Buy Tights?

Everyone has a different experience when it comes to purchasing tights. Many choose a cheap pair of tights from a box store or supermarket because they feel they are affordable.

However, this can cause you to waste your money on something that is poor quality, not the right size, and only looks “alright” or a while before they head to the trash.

Choosing to buy your tights online gives you all the information you need regarding the brand and style you are about to purchase. You can usually find some great advice in blogs as well to help you make a more informed buying decision about which tights are going to be the most suitable for you.

Sizing

When choosing a size, remember that there is no single size when it comes to tights. Different brands are also sized differently. The best advice we can give you is to look at the sizing chart for the tights you are interested in and use that to help you find the right size. The size chart helps you choose tights that are appropriate for your height and weight.

Toe Options

You will also come across different toe options that can go with different types of shoes. If you are wearing your tights with sandals or peep-toe shoes, then open toe tights or invisible toe tights are ideal.

Support

Support tights or shaping tights are both different things. Support tights offer more leg compression, while shaping tights offer tummy control. Shaping tights also have built-in shapewear with control top slimming.

Denier

Finally, the denier is another consideration. The higher the denier, the more opaque the tights will be. Sheer tights, for example, have a much lower denier. You can find this information in the details section online when shopping for tights.

Ready to shop? Visit hosieree.com today to view our selection of tights and build your wardrobe with the essentials.

Upgrading a Drab Office Look with Tights

Upgrading a Drab Office Look with Tights

Have you grown bored of your everyday office look? Are you looking for a change? If you are interested, consider upgrading a drab office look with tights. The right pair of tights can help you make a statement and inject some of your personality into your wardrobe.

Upgrading Your Wardrobe

So, how do you know when your wardrobe is in dire need of an upgrade? If you feel that your clothing has become too uniform, boring, or minimal, it might be time for some style. A few pairs of new statement tights can be the best solution for you as you explore your style.

Fashion Tights

If you are looking to make more of a bold statement, you can’t go wrong with fashion tights with a bold and distinctive cut pattern. They are soft to the touch and comfortable to wear, and are also durable, making them the perfect addition to any wardrobe.

Fishnets

Fishnet tights with a Leopardo pattern are also stylish yet sensible. They add both interest and texture to any outfit you choose to wear. There are also seamless fishnet tights with an animal-inspired print that would look stellar under a skirt for a sophisticated office look.

Play with Patterns

You can also play around with different patterns and colors. Wet fashion tights, for example, are opaque and have a fun and funky umbrella print design all over them. They are the perfect addition to any spring or fall wardrobe.

Before you resign yourself to a boring and drab wardrobe, visit hosieree.com today to explore all the different styles, colors, patterns, and designs we have to offer.

You are sure to find something to take your wardrobe to the next level and push you out of your drab fashion rut and into something fun and sophisticated for the ideal office look.

Avoid Snagging Your New Tights with These Tips

Avoid Snagging Your New Tights with These Tips

So, you just got your new pair of tights, and you were so excited to wear them for the first time. And then it happens. Your brand new pair of tights have a snag, and they are ruined. Well, here are a few ways you can avoid snagging your tights and ensuring that they will last for more than one night out.

Hosiery Gloves

If you are a fan of tights, then the best investment you can make is in a pair of high-quality hosiery gloves. They are reasonably priced and can be washed and worn several times before they need to be replaced.

They are a simple pair of white gloves that keep your fingernails and other rough patches of skin away from your tights. If you wear them while putting on your tights, you can avoid damaging the fabric of the tights.

Use a Good Moisturizer

You can also use a good moisturizer on your hands and feet to prevent dry skin from happening. It is so easy for dry and rough patches or rogue fingernails to snag your tights. This could actually turn out to be a great excuse to get that manicure and pedicure you have wanted, too!

Trim Your Nails

Another way to help prevent snagging is by keeping your fingernails and toenails trimmed down and filed. You should also wait to accessorize until after you put on your tights to avoid a ring or other jewelry from accidentally grabbing the material and causing a snag.

Air Dry

When you put your tights in the dryer, the hot air can significantly damage the tights’ elasticity, which then weakens the fibers in the fabric that could have prevented runs from happening. So, to avoid this unnecessary damage, air dry your tights.

Size Up

Snags and runs will also happen more often if the tights you have are a bit on the small side. It doesn’t hurt to size up a bit. They will be more comfortable and easier to put on, meaning you can avoid snags from trying to pull up tights that are, well, too tight.

Post Snag

So, you took precautions and still find yourself with a snag in your tights. What now? Many of us have heard of the clear nail polish trick, right? While dabbing some clear nail polish on the snag or run won’t necessarily repair it, it will stop the snag from getting any bigger. This is a good trick for when you are out of the house. You can also spray a small amount of hair spray on the snag to harden the area surrounding the hole.

Need new tights? Check out the selection we have at hosieree.com today.

The Vintage Appeal of Stockings

The Vintage Appeal of Stockings

A classic pair of stockings is a must-have for any wardrobe. It is an accessory from the past that revolutionized how you built your outfit and continues to be the piece in your closet that can transform your ensemble today. So, why have stockings stood up to the test of time?

Here is what we think about the vintage appeal of stockings and how they continue to offer timeless appeal and style, even today.

What Are Vintage Stockings?

Vintage stockings are the ones that have been around for a while. Opaque stockings, for example, are just one variety that has been a staple in one’s wardrobe, and they are a great piece of fashion history we should all own.

Characteristics of Vintage Stockings

Just because a specific pattern or style has been around for what feels like a lifetime doesn’t necessarily make them classic or timeless. For something to be truly classic, vintage, or retro, it should have been popular before the second half of the 20th century. This means neons and crazy colors are out because they aren’t the timeless style we are showcasing today.

Back Seams

Back seam stockings are a popular feature you can find with many vintage stocking styles. Not only does the back seam offer incredible appeal, but it also gives you that classic and retro feel you are looking for.

Polka Dots

Polka dots are a more subdued and humble design and are still a bold choice for those looking for some excitement but don’t want to rock the back seam look. Polka dots throw some classic style into the mix while also being charming and feminine. They never go out of fashion.

A Little History

Did you know that before the 1940s, it was rare for a woman to leave the house without wearing a pair of silk stockings? It wasn’t appropriate to be barelegged in public during this time unless, of course, they were at the beach. Stockings used to be called hose, and most of them only came up to the mid-thigh and had to be held up with garters.

Before the ’30s, stockings weren’t stretchy either because the fabric wasn’t yet elasticized. So, to achieve the leg’s classic silhouette, they were woven in that way through a process known as Fully Fashioned or tubular knitters. The sizes back then were also determined by foot size.

Today’s stockings provide us with much more variety in patterns, colors, and materials than back then. So, be sure to visit hosieree.com today to explore these options and find something amazing to add to your wardrobe.

Using Sheer Tights to Your Advantage

Using Sheer Tights to Your Advantage

Once the warmer weather comes back around, we will be ditching our typical winter legwear and replacing it with bare legs to combat the heat. 

However, who really wants to go out bare-legged anyway? If you have less than flawless legs, you may want a way to cover up tiny blemishes that bother you. Well, sheer tights can definitely be used to your advantage.

Disguise Imperfections

What we notice isn’t necessarily noticed by others but how we feel when we go out has a lot to do with our self-confidence. So, if you would rather not go out bare-legged, then go with a great pair of tights.

When choosing tights, find a shade that is closest to your natural skin tone. The best tights are a low denier and are almost whisper-like on your legs. Many consider tights great makeup for your legs. They are like a primer for the legs.

No Pale Legs

After months of winter hibernation, our bare legs may be pale and not ready for a public debut. This is where the right tights can step in and save the day. Tights fit well, can be worn with open-toed shoes, hide your pale skin, and won’t sag. 

Depending on the shade you choose, you can make your legs look amazing. Sheer nude tights are great for every skin tone, including fair or dark skin. 

Glam Up Your Outfit

Tights are also a great way to glam up any outfit you may be wearing. They can be worn with a dress or skirt in cooler weather or even under shorts in warmer weather. You can choose a pair of patterned or fashion tights and pair them with your favorite jean shorts for a bold look. 

For the winter, you can protect your bare legs from the cold with tights and pair them with an over-the-knee boot.

With so many different ways to wear your tights during any season, you want to start building your collection now. Visit us at hosieree.com to choose some new tights and build your wardrobe.

3 Reasons Why Leggings Make Great Loungewear

How many pairs of leggings do you own? They are great legwear to have in any wardrobe because they are incredibly versatile and comfortable. However, you don’t even have to find ways to dress your leggings up for a day out; you can also enjoy your leggings at home as all-day loungewear.

Not Restricting

When lounging around at home, we want to be comfortable and feel unrestricted, right? That isn’t easy to do in a pair of stiff jeans. Yes, we can throw on some pajama bottoms, but sometimes we want to also feel a bit more put together than that  even while just lounging at home. This is where leggings step in and save the day.

Leggings won’t dig into your skin, cause any chafing, or prove to be uncomfortable at all. You will also find it incredibly satisfying pulling them up compared to fighting with a pair of jeans.

They Always Fit

Quarantine life leave you with a few extra pounds? Well, leggings don’t take notice. While your other pants might feel a bit tight these days, you will always smile when putting on a great pair of leggings. They won’t be too tight, and they will prove to be comfortable no matter what.

Natural Range of Motion

Another reason leggings make great loungewear is because they allow you to maintain a natural range of motion. You can stretch out on the couch, do a few yoga poses, or break out into dance. The movement possibilities are endless.

As you can see, leggings really are the new loungewear  when you want them to be. We also can’t forget that they are also totally acceptable as part of our going out ensemble as well, especially when we want to show off that new loose-fitting top we bought online while lounging on the couch in our leggings.

For a great selection of leggings to choose from, visit hosieree.com today and add to your collection. 

The Controversial Side of Leggings

The Controversial Side of Leggings

We have all probably heard legging and tight horror stories over the years. Maybe someone was wearing leggings that were just too see-through, or they paired their legwear with the wrong top. When wearing leggings and other legwear, the key is knowing when and when not to rock this style.

Today we will look at the more controversial side of leggings and tell you how to properly wear your favorite legwear.

Know the Difference

The first step in wearing your legwear correctly is knowing the difference between the different types. 

Tights: This is a piece of clothing that is often made of a thicker material compared to pantyhose and fits closely over the feet, legs, and waist. 

Holdups: These are stockings or tights held up by sticky material, elastic at the top, or straps. It allows you to achieve the look of tights without having a tight band around your hips. They are comfortable to wear.

Leggings: These are often considered tight and form-fitting and extend from the waist to the ankles. They can be made from various materials, including Lycra, nylon, cotton, or a polyester-cotton blend. 

Stockings: These are often made from a more translucent material and often refer to thigh highs and nylon stockings. They fit closely over the foot and are often held up by garters or a strip at the upper thigh. Holdups are closely related to the stocking. 

How to Wear

Each of these legwear types is certainly a staple for our closet. Leggings are often touted as the most comfortable, but many don’t qualify them as pants. So, we need to be careful about how and where we wear this wardrobe staple.

Leggings

When choosing to wear leggings to work, for example, be sure to pair them with a great top. Leggings are form-fitting, so balance that out with a loose-fitting shirt and cover your behind while hitting your lower thigh area.

Tights

Tights are a great way to show off your legs and look great with a dress or skirt. Match your tights to your skirt or dress or even match them to your shoes. For a classy and elegant look, pair your plain tights with a black dress and heels. 

Holdups

These can be worn when you want to glamorize an everyday outfit. However, keep in mind the length of the dress or skirt you are wearing with them. It needs to be long enough to cover the holdups’ top when you are sitting and standing.

Stockings

Stockings are good for tummy trimming, making a fashion statement, dressing up, or showing off the legs. However, the same kind of rules apply here as they do with holdups. Make sure what you wear covers the top part of the stockings while sitting or standing. 

Need more ideas, or you are on the hunt for the perfect legwear? Visit hosieree.com today to browse our amazing selection.

How to Jazz Up Your New Year’s Outfit

How to Jazz Up Your New Year's Outfit

The New Year is fast approaching as we continue to make our way through the holidays. With so much going on, have you even found the time yet to plan a special outfit to celebrate the New Year? 

Whether you are staying home or playing it safe with some friends, there are several ways you can jazz up any outfit to make it worthy of a celebratory night.

Go Bold

If you are looking for a bold look, then don’t be afraid to embrace the appeal of sequins and glitter. We are seeing this look all over the place, so why not embrace it? You can choose to go for a full sequin look or add a few small accents here and there to make your ensemble pop. 

Glittery tights are a great way to embrace the look without having to go full glitter and glam. 

Glittery tights are also good if you find yourself going from work to a night out. You can transform your work look into an evening look easily with just the legwear you choose.

Go Metallic

If glitter isn’t your thing, but you still want to make an impression, then try out some metallic legwear. It offers the same vibe but is more subdued. Metallic colors, gold damask patterns, and polka dots are also trending this year, and all go well with gold and silver accents. 

Shiny leggings can add some urbanism into your New Year ensemble as well. It is a good bit away from regular, plain legwear, and they go great with any top you choose. 

Plain Leggings

You can even choose to go with a comfortable pair of solid colored microfiber leggings and pair them with a crisp white shirt and some holiday accessories. Add a few red accents, whether it is in your handbag or earrings, and you have yourself a festive outfit for the holidays. 

Have a new evergreen top you are itching to wear this holiday season? Why not dress it up with a pair of bold and dramatic leather leggings. You can mingle at a cocktail party, attend a work function, or have a good time at home in this outfit.

If you still need ideas or you are on the hunt for the perfect legwear for this holiday season, be sure to visit hosieree.com and browse our amazing selection. 

Why Luxury Pajamas Are The Perfect Gift This Christmas

Why Luxury Pajamas Are The Perfect Gift This Christmas

With the emergence of COVID-19, we have all been wearing our loungewear more often than usual. That is because loungewear and pajama sets are ideal for social distancing. They help you stay comfortable, but they are stylish enough that you still feel elegant while working around the house.

A classic pajama set is a wonderful gift idea. However, a luxury set that is made of indulgently soft materials and comes in a chic design is even better.

Why Give Pajamas For Christmas?

Pajama sets make a great gift for a number of reasons. First, nearly everyone wears them, so you do not have to worry about your relative or friend never using the gift. Second, since they come in general sizes like small, medium, large, and extra-large, there is no need to fuss about getting the exact fit. They are also affordable, so even pajamas of the highest quality are within your means. Finally, pajamas let you give the gift of comfort, which is something everyone can appreciate.

Our Favorite Luxury Pajama Sets

Although there are many reasons to gift a set of luxury pajamas, it can still be a bit tricky to pick the right pair. Here are our favorites to get you started:

  1. 3026 Pajamas: This is a basic pair with just enough lace detail to make it stand out. Made of silky soft viscose fabric, these cappuccino-colored pajamas exude casual elegance.
  2. 3035 Pajamas: This breathable set is also made of soft viscose fabric. The top features a lace panel near the décolleté and along the bottom.
  3. 3037 Pajamas: Though deceptively simple in design, this pajama set has a full lace back panel. The viscose feels incredible against your skin.
  4. B40 Pajamas: For those who like a bolder pop of color, these pajamas come in bold teal and purple. Lightweight, breathable, and comfortable, this set can be easily worn all day.

The Best Pajama Sets On The Market

Pajamas make an excellent gift, especially if they are of the finest European quality. All of the pajama sets available on Hosieree.com are hand-selected for their superior characteristics. Whichever set you choose, you will be sure to delight the receiver. Check out our full selection of pajamas, and let us know if you have any questions or need help selecting the right gift.

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