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What is "Hosiery Types" - Definition & Explanation

These are the most commonly seen types of hosiery:Control Top Pantyhose: provides shaping support in the panty section. Fishnet Hose: Generally, a loosely woven diamond pattern that can either be small or quiet large. French or Lace Pantyhose: A lace panty is sewn into the pantyhose. Lace Top Stockings: a lace band at the top of the stockings replaces the plain welt. Suspender Hose: A section of the hose is cut out to simulate the look of stockings and a garter belt, and often worn with panties, thong or G String. Hot Pants, Hotpants, Booty Shorts, Short Shorts These are shorts, also known as "short shorts", which are primarily worn by women. These are very short, tight shorts, usually made out of cotton, nylon, Lycra, or Spandex. They are meant to show off the buttocks and the legs. Hot Pants are also known as "Daisy Dukes"."Daisy Dukes" are extremely tight short-shorts worn by women. They were named after the character of Daisy Duke in the 1980's television series, The Dukes of Hazzard, and more recently seen worn by Jessica Simpson in the movie version.

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