- Knee highs
hosierythat covers the leg up to the knee. Typically worn by women in western society, these garments have become a global staple of modern semi-formaldress. They are generally made of nylonor other pantyhose material.
Demand for such articles exploded during the
1960sand 1970swith the increase in popularity of the miniskirt. Knee-highs are also worn by many Catholic grammar schools and high schools. They come in many different colors and patterns, and are becoming more popular. They also keep legs warm in the winter months and are very comfortable to wear.
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