Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Leggings! ~ The Art Of Dressing The Legs

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I recently was asked to write a short article for a magazine on the hosiery and how it related to fashion. Here is an exert from that article. I hope you will enjoy reading and viewing a few of the photos of stockings through the ages.

"Since the beginning of time and throughout the centuries the art of dressing legs in hosiery became fashionable. Both for men and women although for the latter the enjoyment of beautiful stockings was purely for themselves as clothing covered any view of artfully dressed legs. read on ....

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