National Nylon Stocking Day is celebrated on May 15th of every year. The National Nylon Stocking Day is celebrated for remembrance of stockings and to know about the value of Nylon Stocking. Most people don’t even hear the term Nylon Stockings because it is not much familiar. The stockings were varied in colors, transparency, and design, with that, it is also well known for the hose. It is one of the close-fitting garments, and it is the elasticated garments same as socks or tights.
“I have been obsessed with seamed stockings my whole life, and I would collect vintage ones that were made in the ’40s and ’50s with the authentic styling of the keyhole, the welt, the reinforced toe and heels, French or Cuban heels, and hand-stitched seams.” – Dita Von Teese
History of National Nylon Stocking Day
The founder and the creator of National Nylon Stocking Day are still unknown. These stockings used before the time of the 1890s, which made of woven cloths like cotton, linen, wool, or silk. At the time of 1920, women wore stocking to warm themselves; later it is used for hemlines of women’s dresses rose, then they wore stockings for covering their exposed legs. The stockings of 1920 are made up of silk or rayon later they started with nylon after 1940. Nylon was introduced by a chemical company in 1939, by DuPont’s as per the demand od stockings they manufactured nylon stockings.
Other Celebrations on May 15
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How to Celebrate the Day
It can be celebrated in numerous ways. On this day, for the remembrance of olden culture, go to the nearest shopping mall, or store buys a Stocking and uses it on that day. Then you can buy it and gift it to your loved one to show your affection and love to them. You can read about the history of Nylon Stockings and share it with your friends. You can share your thoughts on social media by using the hashtag #NationalNylonStockingDay.
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