Type of pantyhose
The Complete Guide to Hosiery
Pantyhose, called sheer tights in the United Kingdom and a few other countries, are close-fitting legwear covering the wearer's body from the waist to the toes.
So, socks, pantyhose, fishnet stockings, nylons, leggings, tights and stockings all fall under the category of hosiery. It used to be that hosiery was a kind of secret.
Description:By Blair Foy Pantyhose are also known as nylons, tights and stockings. With a history reaching back to Queen Elizabeth in the 16th century, pantyhose reached mass popularity in the s. Revitalized again by fashion icon Kate Middleton -- aka Her Royal Highness Princess Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge -- pantyhose are a wardrobe staple for women across the world. With a variety of styles and shades, women have multiple options for hosiery.