By dallasnews Administrator. Before she was in the news for what she wasn't wearing, Britain's Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was causing a fashion sensation by making flesh-color pantyhose popular again. The subject of the duchess and her pantyhose actually came up during a recent conversation I had with a patient. My usual counseling regarding the consequences of poor-fitting shoes morphed into a pantyhose discussion. My patient began describing swelling in her legs, and we determined that a good way to decrease the edema swelling was to use prescription support hose.
Hosiery Offers Health Benefits from Wearing Pantyhose
Whether stepping out during a romantic date night or participating in an impressive presentation, most of us [women] want a polished look. We prefer our appearance to be one where thigh dimples and midsection bulges are smooth out or appear to be nonexistent. To camouflage such imperfections, some of us slip into a well-fitting pair of control top pantyhose. One might argue that a polished look can be achieved without hosiery and that pantyhose are an unnecessary addition to any wardrobe.
Have you retired your nylons to the back of the sock drawer? While funky-colored and textured tights have been in vogue for a while, we're predicting a comeback in sheer hose, due in part to their popularity with Duchess Catherine , who's frequently been photographed wearing them. When blood doesn't circulate well and pools in the lower legs, it can lead to the development of unsightly and painful varicose veins and spider veins which are like varicose veins but smaller. Special pantyhose called compression stockings can help alleviate the aching, throbbing, and irritation that often accompany varicose and spider veins.
Being well dressed is the signature of style — an eternal recognition that dignifies class and femininity. Conscious care is taken by women to maintain and maximize their beauty. In other words, it is their signature and is always high on their priorities and oftentimes is the ticket to their social acclaim.