The source of pantyhose
60 years of the 20th century, the British designer Mary Quant Mary Quinn designed miniskirts swept the world. Skirt more and more short, high tube socks dwarfs, garter was abandoned, socks and underwear into one, pantyhose was born. Its comfort and convenience until today also makes it a global favorite for women, this model enduring.
Human wearing socks, a long history, according to incomplete research, in China can be traced back to the earliest times to Ma Ge bound feet, in Europe, probably dating back to Rome in the 5th century BC. Pantyhose, also known as tights or pantyhose, is tight from the waist to the foot of the body of clothing, the vast majority of women wearing. With the stockings, like a lot of material, cotton, nylon, wool blended.
Pantyhose appeared in the 1960s and became an alternative to stockings. "Pantyhose" nouns in the United States, meaning the combination of trousers and socks. In the UK it is called "tights", regardless of thickness. In the United States, tights are also used to represent thick, opaque pantyhose-like clothing, usually worn by women, dancers and athletes.