The Dos and Don’ts for Tights and Stockings

VienneMilano
4 min readAug 18, 2023

It’s time to dive into the world of tights and pantyhose with a playful twist! Whether you’re a hosiery enthusiast or just dipping your toes into the trend, we’ve got the ultimate guide to help you strut your stuff with confidence.

And hey, with VienneMilano stockings, you won’t just turn heads — you’ll also bid farewell to snags and embrace the premium quality of Italian craftsmanship. Get ready to learn the do’s and don’ts of hosiery while having a blast doing it!

  1. Choose the Right Size: Just like finding the perfect pair of shoes, the right size matters when it comes to hosiery. Opt for a size that fits snugly without feeling constrictive. With VienneMilano stockings, you’ll find a range of sizes that ensure a comfortable and fabulous fit. Be sure to check out our Size Guide.
  2. Embrace Premium Quality: When you slip into VienneMilano stockings, you’re indulging in the luxurious feel of Italian craftsmanship. Our hosiery is made with premium materials that spell elegance, durability, and freedom from pesky snags.
  3. Keep ’Em Clean: Remember, there’s no such thing as over washing when it comes to hosiery. Regular washing helps maintain their elasticity and keeps them looking fresh and fabulous. Give them the love they deserve!
  4. Use Lotion with Caution: Moisturizing your legs before donning hosiery? Go for it, but be cautious with the amount and let the lotion soak in completely. Too much lotion can lead to slipping and sliding — not the fabulous look you’re aiming for.
  5. Slide with Care: If you’re wearing tights or pantyhose with open-toe shoes, avoid snags by using a bit of foot powder or lotion to help your feet glide in effortlessly. Say goodbye to awkward hopping!
  6. Experiment with Patterns and Colors: Hosiery is your canvas, so let your creativity shine! Play around with different patterns, colors, and textures to add a pop of personality to your outfit. VienneMilano offers an array of options that will inspire your inner fashionista.
  1. Don’t Fear the Garter Belt: If you’re stepping into the world of garter belts and thigh highs, rest assured that they’re easier to manage than you think. Garter belts not only add a touch of elegance but also keep your stockings secure and in place.
  1. Dare to Go Bare: When in doubt, opt for thigh highs. They offer the perfect solution for those who find traditional pantyhose too restrictive. Plus, with VienneMilano stockings, you’re free from the worry of snags — it’s all about freedom and fabulousness!
  1. Beware of Long Nails and Jewelry: Becareful with long nails and jewelry. These are the potential foes of your hosiery. Long nails and delicate fabric are like magnets for snags. Trim your nails and be cautious when handling jewelry to avoid unexpected tears.
  2. Avoid Rough Surfaces: While it might be tempting to strike a pose against a brick wall, rough surfaces are a no-go for hosiery. They can cause snags and unsightly runs that put a damper on your chic look.
  3. Watch Out for Rough Hands: If your hands are feeling a little less than silky smooth, be cautious when putting on your hosiery. Rough hands can inadvertently lead to snags. Consider moisturizing or using gloves to prevent any mishaps.
  4. Don’t Rush: Hosiery requires a gentle touch. Don’t rush when putting them on, as tugging and pulling can lead to unfortunate tears. Take your time and slide them on with care.
  5. Say No to Velcro: Velcro is the nemesis of hosiery. Avoid sitting on or coming into contact with Velcro surfaces, as they can easily grab onto your stockings and cause irreparable damage.
  6. Mind the Heat: Hosiery and hot water are not the best of friends. Avoid washing your hosiery in overly hot water, as it can weaken the fabric and elasticity. Stick to lukewarm water for a gentle cleanse.
  7. Steer Clear of Rough Fabrics: When choosing your outfit, be mindful of rough fabrics that could cause friction against your hosiery. Opt for smooth materials that play nice with your stockings.

Conclusion: Strut Your Hosiery Confidence! Whether you’re stepping into the world of hosiery for the first time or you’re a seasoned pro, embracing the do’s and avoiding the don’ts is your ticket to hosiery fabulousness. With VienneMilano stockings, you’re not just indulging in premium quality; you’re also freeing yourself from the worry of snags. So, go ahead and experiment with patterns, slide into thigh highs, and celebrate the endless possibilities that hosiery brings.

Ready to embrace hosiery confidence like never before? Dive into the world of VienneMilano stockings and enjoy the magic of Italian craftsmanship. Use code “BLOGPOST” for a fabulous 10% off your order — because looking stunning has never been this much fun!

Originally published at https://viennemilano.com on August 18, 2023.

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VienneMilano

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.