It was , and the recently-appointed president of Hanes Hosiery Mill Co. While a woman might shop for food multiple times a week, she would likely only head to a department store once every month or two. Rather than wait, she would purchase undergarments when it was most convenient. The message was clear: Hanes needed to get its product into supermarkets. They would also have to stand out from the plus other manufacturers who were producing pantyhose.
Not here before? Sign Up. Lost your password? Of course, like anything else in history, it's taken many different forms and come in different shapes and sizes, but it's still leg wear and it still performs the same function as it has always done; To fit close to your skin, keep you warm and feel beautiful.
It was at that moment that I stepped out of my conservative midi and into a thigh-grazing Jill Stuart miniskirt, tossed my tights onto the bed, and never looked back. Dotting the halls of the Vogue offices at One World Trade Center, women were showing off their stems in every form, from flouncy feminine dresses to short and snappy denim minis. As it turned out, the comparably little amount of fabric—paired with cozy cashmere and ankle boots sans heel—made all the difference, taking my outfit to a sexier, though still office-appropriate, place.
Thank the fashion truism: Everything old is new again. If it goes out of style, keep it a couple decades and it will be back in style again. Thank Kate Middleton, who has boosted the nylon image, appearing from the shadows looking splendid in an elegant dress with sheer, nude hose adorning her flawless legs.