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Hosiery Institute

One that tights can’t live without – Waistbands

      Ever since tights were introduced, the waistband plays pivotal part in comfortableness.  Many manufactures and brands develop various types of waistband to provide great comfort.  In this article, we will look at the various types of waistband out there.

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Review: Gerbe Voile 15 tights

      I was browsing Gerbe items at Hosieria website when I noticed this particular style.  It has no elastane content, and uses stretch voile instead.  So I decided to give it a try and see whether it works…

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Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter – Wolford to be sold!

      You can find the full story here.  I can imagine the news hit the headlines in Austria over the last couple of days.  It must have been demoralising for the employees that the major shareholders went ahead selling their share even after the company’s revenue has been stabilised.

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Review: Gerbe Sevilla fishnet tights

      Have you already figured out what to wear on Valentine’s day?  If not, why not check this one out – a fishnet tights with red back seam by Gerbe.

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Little chat

My favourite online stores for hosiery

       If you live in Europe or in a metropolis, chances are you have plenty of brands and stores (both online and retail) to choose from.  What if you live outside of the E.U., or the brand you like doesn’t ship to your place of residence?  That’s what I am going to talk about today – online retailers I frequently visit.

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Review: Gerbe Pied de Poule Tights

       I had a chance to visit one of the Gerbe boutiques in Taiwan during my summer break, chatted with the sales assistant and picked up a pair of tights while I was there.  They are not new, made in late 2012 in fact.  However, houndstooth checks are a frequent visitor in fashion, hence you never know…

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Review: Gerbe Ethnic Colours Tights (Updated: 09/08/16)

       Realising that the company has withstand for more than a century, I know reviewing Gerbe is a must.  Though I favoured more the Voile series, but I can only obtain what is available online.  So I aimed their most recent highlights for the summer…