Dear VienneMilano,
What are opera stockings? I’m a tall woman who’s looking for stockings that will fit my long legs. I came across the term opera stockings — is this something you sell?

Olivia M.

Hi Olivia! Thank you for reaching out to VienneMilano. The term opera stockings or opera length stockings are used to describe stockings that are made for tall women. Since every manufacturer has its unique way of determining sizes, there are no standards for opera stocking sizes.

VienneMilano is a hosiery brand dedicated to thigh-high stockings. Since thigh highs (or stay-ups and hold-ups as they are referred to outside of the US) are not connected at the waist, thigh highs are much more versatile when it comes to sizes. In particular, our thigh highs feature a silicone band at the very…

VienneMilano is delighted to announce the launch of LUANA stockings in four fabulous colors: classic black, ivory, chestnut brown, and nude. LUANA are vintage-style stockings — made for garter belts.

Dear VienneMilano,

Can I wear black stockings with a navy blue dress?

I’m looking forward to attending a small wedding in my navy blue colored dress. I purchased a pair of ISABELLA black thigh highs from your website a few months ago — can these black tights be paired with my blue dress?

Please help,

Leona M.

First off, thank you for choosing VienneMilano! I’m so glad to hear that you purchased from us. ISABELLA black is one of our best sellers, which can pair with anything — including navy blue. To address your question, we reached out to four professional stylists for their fashion insight. Meet Ginger Burr (Founder of Total Image Consultant , and author of That’s So You! ), Holly Katz (Host of Fashion Crime and Owner Holly Katz Styling ), Lindsey Taub (Owner of Lindsey Taub Image Consultant ), and celebrity stylist, Britani Cato.

According to Ginger Burr:

“Black stockings can definitely be…

VienneMilano is thrilled to be on Fashion Crime’s Podcast. Hosted by two fabulous duos, Holly Katz (professional stylist) and Nolan Meader (celebrity stylist), interview Vienne Cheung Brown (founder of VienneMilano). Listen in as Holly and Nolan investigate topics such as:

  • Are thigh high stockings back in style?
  • Can women who are curvy wear thigh highs?
  • Why are VienneMilano stockings made in Italy?
  • Can both men and women wear thigh highs?

Other topics regarding the lingerie industry and starting a business are also discussed. Be sure to listen in by clicking .

Dear VienneMilano,
My son is getting married next month, as the mother the groom, should I wear nylons to the wedding? Are pantyhose considered out of style?

Barbara W.

Barbara, congratulations on your son’s engagement!

Whether you are the mother-of-the-groom, a bridesmaid, or a guest, the answer is — yes, you should wear stockings to a wedding. For the most part, weddings are formal events, and stockings are perfect for special occasions.

It’s not uncommon to have bug bites, bumps, and bruises on your legs — especially in the spring and summer. Hosiery is a fabulous way to cover it all. The best type of stockings for spring and summer weddings are sheer tights.

2021 is well underway, so it’s time to take a look in your closet to see what items you already have that match the trends we’re seeing. While it may be a year that hasn’t allowed you to wear all of the clothes you wanted and go out as much as previous years, there’s no reason you can’t get dressed up for yourself even when working from home. Here are the 2021 fashion trends to look out for.

If you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, you may not have noticed a generational war going on between…

There’s no denying the sultry power of a lingerie set. Whether you wear it for yourself or to show off to a partner, discovering the perfect set that flatters your natural curves is an instant self-confidence booster.

“Lingerie is all about celebrating you, so whichever way you choose to add lingerie into your overall look, wear it with confidence because you’re something worth celebrating”, notes Annalyse Gallan, Owner of Beauté Sauvage.

Here are five ways to incorporate the lingerie set of your dreams into your overall look, day or night.

1. Start Small

If the idea of wearing lingerie during the day is…

As the #StopAsianHate movement pushes forward, it’s time to take action, and advance Asian entrepreneurs. To show our support for the Asian community, we highlight our favorite Asian-women-owned lingerie brands that showcase their creativity, self-expression, and craftsmanship.

We at VienneMilano are excited to introduce SCARLATTA, our back seam stockings in scarlet red. Featuring a luscious floral band backed by a luxuriously textured pattern that will sit fabulously on your leg, this style of hosiery gives a new sultry-take on vintage back-seam stockings.

We at VienneMilano are thrilled to partner with Boîte de Mariée, the ultimate one-stop-shop for your wedding party. Get to know Tarah Werner, the Founder of Boîte de Mariée, and her customizable gift box service.

The TMW Team has been executing weddings and events since 2016. We wanted to create a concept that complemented our wedding event division to give our clients a “one-stop-shop” for gifts for the wedding party and family. Additionally, the bride, groom, parents, family, and bridal party can purchase gifts for each other or treats for themselves during the process of planning the big day! We…


VienneMilano is a luxury hosiery brand dedicated to thigh high stockings. All of our products are made in Italy using only the most exquisite materials.

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