Pantyhose and tights
Pantyhose vs. Tights
Tights. Pantyhose and tights are two kinds of leg garments. Both garments are coverings that start from the wearer's waist down to the feet.
Description:In the s, fashionable hemlines for women began to rise, exposing the legs to just below the knees. The nylon fabric is somewhat prone to tearing "running" , and it is common for very sheer hose to "run" soon after snagging on anything that is rough or sharp. The primary difference between tights and leggings is that leggings can be worn as outerwear, whereas tights are not. June Learn how and when to remove this template message Pantyhose generally have a standard construction: On the other hand, stockings provide proper ventilation in the genitalia area and may help avoid bacterial growth. Pantyhose may be composed of other materials such as silk, cotton, or wool. These garments cover the lower body parts, like the thighs and the legs.