This question rolled in just as I was about to issue a bulletin on this very subject I'm wearing a black knee-length sequined sheath. I have an old pair of black sequined pumps that will look fabulous with the dress.
Like the girdles that came before them, pantyhose could become a thing of the past. Even for summer revival services—in the days before air conditioning, no less—she would wrestle on that girdle with the little attached clips that held up her nylons. Senior ladies would often forego the girdle and use little elastic bands to hold their stockings up.
But then, many Gen X and Boomers stopped wearing pantyhose years ago, dismissing them as uncomfortable and easily ruined by runs. But pantyhose is far from extinct. In fact, it is enjoying a small bit of a popularity among younger women, according to the NPD Group.
In a YouTube video posted earlier this month, the televangelist, gospel singer and self-proclaimed Prophetess went on a complete tirade about the wardrobe choices of women in the church, specifically Praise and Worship leaders who decide to minister sans pantyhose and with a decent amount of lotion on their legs. What kind of message are you are trying to send us? And why shade the women of God who chose to moisturize their legs?
Kate Middleton does. Did you learn that you should never leave the house without your nylons? What other fashion traditions are you clinging to that may be different today than when you learned them?
T here are three fundamental questions that must be addressed at this point in every year. Question one: is it time to switch the heating on? Question two: whose family are we having for Christmas?
For decades upon decades, women wore hosiery. All through the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, this is simply what the ladies wore… but then, suddenly, it went away. What the hell happened?
Some ladies do get it, and they embrace this power. How would wearing pantyhose give me this power, you ladies ask? And they will do almost anything you want when you wear. And, more compliments will be given to you, more doors will be held for you, more opportunities will open up to you, and more favors will be done for you.
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