In the 1960s, the miniskirts designed by British designer Mary Quinn became popular all over the world. Skirts were getting shorter and shorter, high stockings and garters were abandoned, socks and panties are united, and leggings were invented. Its comfort and convenience attract women deeply. The history of wearing socks is long-standing. According to incomplete textual research, it can be traced back to the time of the Yellow Emperor in China, and it can be traced back to the Roman era in the 5th century BC in Europe. Leggings, also known as tights or stockings, are garments that tightly wrap the body from the waist to the feet, and most of them are worn by women. Like stockings, they are made of various materials, including cotton, nylon, and wool blends.
There are many reasons to wear leggings. Transparent thin leggings that match the skin can improve the looking the legs and make the legs look smooth and shiny. Dark leggings can shape the legs well and make the legs look slender. Brown leggings can exhibit tanned skin. Leggings also have practical value. They can keep us warm in cold weather, and even make people show their legs in winter. Leggings with spandex can promote blood circulation through pressure. Leggings for women are a standard attire in offices around the world today, where they are regarded as a professional form of women's clothing. Although naked legs are popular among girls, socks are still needed for official occasions that require formal wearing. Some uniformed schools often require students wear designated socks. Girls often wear cotton, wool, or cotton wool blended leggings for warmth in cooler weather.
There are many styles of leggings. Its thickness is specified by a standard, from 3 (very rare, extremely thin, almost transparent) to 20 (standard thickness), to 30 (translucent), to 40, 80, and 120 (opaque). Leggings are sold in a variety of colors and textures. In commercial occasions, the texture is often moderate, and the shades are often brown-gray, gray and black. Popular styles worn for leisure activities have more colors and textures.
Leggings made of nylon or spandex can retain their original elasticity and shaping properties. However, nylon is relatively easy to be worn out if you scrape it with sharp objects. The leggings made of cotton and wool are warmer. Nowadays, leggings for women have a standard production structure: the uppermost part is very elastic, the part covering the buttocks is thicker than the legs, and the crotch bottom is also made of stronger materials such as cotton, from the legs and feet to the toes are made with the thinnest weave, and thick knots are patched at the toes.