12 Facts about the History of Stockings
10) During the WWII, nylon became a material of strategic importance in the US, and the production of nylon stockings stopped. As a result, American women invented some tricks. They would draw straight lines on the back of their legs with a pencil or would apply a light brown spray to simulate the look of nylon stockings.
12) The 1960s witnessed a mass production of tights, which were patented in the US in 1959. Due to the growing popularity of miniskirts, the demand for stockings decreased very quickly. By the early 1970s, tights overtook them in sales.
Nowadays stockings have become popular again. They are the best addition to any dress. Here you can find a wide range of dresses. Although they are not as convenient as tights, they look so appealing, that women use them as an ideal instrument of seduction.