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Sexiest Stockings
July 22, 2015

Sexiest Stockings

photo of the garter of a woman lying on a bed

Sassy and naughty... stockings and a garter belt bring the sexy.

"Stockings" that are not labeled as "thigh highs" need a garter belt to stay up. That is not necessarily a bad thing...especially if your skin is sensitive to the silicone bands at the top of thigh highs.

A thigh high is a piece of hosiery with a stay up band on the top. The band holds the hosiery in place on your upper leg without a garter belt. Thigh highs do not NEED a garter belt...but a garter belt is always a sexy option.

Unlike grandma's pantyhose...thigh highs are both comfortable and sexy. There are no uncomfortable waistbands that cut into your with pantyhose or tights.

And can be both seductive and comfortable. With thigh high stockings and a garter belt...proper fit is everything to a flattering look and comfort.

Size Matters

The size is mostly about length of the thigh...your height. Most quality hosiery products have two sizes or more. One size does not fit all.

It is essential that you have enough thigh length on your stockings. Wear them high on your thigh for the most flattering look.

photo of a sexy garter belt

If your stockings are too short...the stocking top will cut into your leg line and make your legs look shorter and thicker.

A garter belt with shorter straps will have your stockings reach higher on your thighs. You want a garter belt with adjustable straps for the best and most comfortable fit.

Top of Your Game

You want a top band that is snug...but not so tight that it cuts into your thigh. A thick (6 inches or so) band of elastic lace can fit better than a thin strip of elastic.

Higher quality thigh highs have one or more silicone bands holding the stocking in place. Double or triple silicone bands provide better comfort and reliability.

You want a non-irritating top edge. Not a rubbery latex plastic. A beautiful garter belt is more comfortable than skin irritation. And irritated red skin isn't sexy.

Silicone works better than latex or elastic for the top band because it...

  • Gently but firmly adheres to your skin.
  • Does not pinch or squeeze uncomfortably.
  • Does not create that unflattering "muffin top" effect.

If the band is too tight you will get an unflattering "muffin top" effect. Try a larger size or different brand or style.

Shopping without Dropping

You can shop for quality stockings online.

Denier in stockings refers to the thickness. The higher the denier...the thicker and heavier the thread used to make the stockings.

Lower denier (20 or less) thigh highs are sheer and light. Higher denier (50 or more) thigh highs are thicker and warmer.

Higher quality thigh highs aren't made with nylon...they are made with high-quality microfiber for a smooth, soft feel. Nylon is coarser and can feel scratchy.

Sheer, silky black stockings or thigh highs are a wardrobe necessity. Black fishnets can be a fun addition...especially for sexy role playing scenarios.

For a high quality...and very silky...stocking...a worthwhile splurge ($49) are the Wolford Individual 10 Denier Thigh High Stockings. Expensive...but to have that perfect thing once in a while is oh, so fun.

With the Wolford 10 Denier you won't be able to stop touching your legs. Wear these silky stockings with a sexy garter belt during sex and give your man a thrill.

Get it On

To put thigh highs on...

  • Remove your jewelry and make sure your fingernails and toenails are filed smooth to protect your thigh highs from runs and holes.
  • Roll up the thigh high all the way to the toe.
  • Gently place your foot into the garment.
  • Carefully roll the thigh high all the way up.
  • Ideally...the band should end about one inch from your inseam.
  • Be careful not to tug or pull too hard and rip your stocking.
  • If you get a "muffin top" means you have gone too high.
  • Lower the stockings a bit and it will look better.
  • Make sure the band is smooth against your leg and level.
  • Your two stockings should be level with each other.

photo of fishnet stockings in open toe shoes

Gently wash your hosiery in the washing machine in a net garment bag on the gentlest setting with cold water. Lay your thigh highs flat on a towel to air dry. Don't hang your thigh highs to dry. The weight of the water will make them stretch out of shape.

Generally thigh highs look better with closed-toed shoes. But fishnet thigh highs look cute peeking out of an open-toed shoe.

Explore the world of sexy won't be sorry.

Truly yours,

Ella Trudeau

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