Stockings are garments made from hosiery fabric and worn on the legs. They fit perfectly and cling to the legs. Some of them come separately for each leg and come up to the thigh. They come in different sizes, so women can choose the right fit. This kind might become lose and start slipping down if the right size is not worn. To keep them in place, you need to use a garter belt. Stockings are mostly used to cover the legs while wearing short dresses. This will make the woman feel more comfortable. They also give a sexy appeal to the legs. Women love to wear different varieties to suit the outfit.
In the earlier times, stockings were used by both men and women. In the recent times only women are wearing them in conjunction with formal or casual wear. The sheer variety can be worn with formal wear. While wearing formal skirts with shirts and blazers, women wear similar coloured ones. Sometimes these are worn according to the skin colour, but they can be coordinated with the colour of the dress too. Sheer material gives a nice shine and goes well for formal occasions. Opaque ones are available in many colours and can be worn according to the colour of the dress. You will find lace stitching on some varieties. This looks very dainty, but will suit only a few outfits. Fishnet variety is very sexy and is worn on special occasions. The beauty of these can be enhanced if they are paired with the right kind of attire. Silk variety will suit the formal wear. The casual dressing can be paired with opaque or hosiery ones. Depending on the mood of the person, they can be paired with many dresses, and unique look is created. Plus size stockings are available for larger women.
Women feel comfortable when they wear stockings with any kind of dress. The normal type is transparent and gives some breathing to the legs. As the demand for these is increasing more varieties and patterns are being created by the manufacturers. One can find the required variety from any local store or on the internet. They are protective against the harsh weathers and keep the skin moisturized. Women wear these in winter to keep them warm. They are made of cotton, silk, rayon and sheer. Some of them have a mix of Lycra. Any outfit, if accessorised well, and carried off with confidence looks great.