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Hosiery - How To Choose The Best Fabric

Many ladies may be apprehensive about wearing hosiery as they may struggle to get the perfect fit and feel comfortable throughout the day. Using state of the art technology and a range of high-quality fabrics the European hosiery industry in 2017 designs for every ladies of every size and colour.

Buying hosiery online may be overwhelming, especially if you are new to buying hosiery or haven’t purchased any hosiery for a long time. Our European hosiery brands have many different designs made from the latest high-quality fabrics. Ideally your hosiery will control your figure, contour your shape, soften and protect your legs and provide comfort all day long.

Finding the right blend of fabrics to meet your needs may be the key to finding comfortable hosiery that you can feel comfortable and confident in all through your day. Choosing the right style of hosiery can also provide some health benefits by reducing leg pain and decreasing your chances of getting painful and very unsightly varicose veins.


Hosiery made from 100% Cotton is the ultimate in comfort. It is soft and is derived from a plant. It is versatile and long lasting. Cotton or cotton blend hosiery are comfortable for everyday wear and are ideal to wear in winter.


Hosiery made from wool, animal hair, is warm, attractive and it will keep its shape for a long time. Wool hosiery is perfect to wear in cooler weather conditions as it will keep moisture away from your skin and it gives a more distinguished look.

Used in combination with several other materials it can achieve the desired effect of wearing hosiery.


Hosiery made from silk is luxurious and it and it adjusts to your body temperature so it is able to keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter, so is ideal for wearing all year round. It is a fine, natural fiber that provides comfort, it lies nicely and feels pleasant to touch.

It feels good to the touch and lies nicely. It is not a versatile fabric though. Several fabrics should be blended with silk for a good pair of hosiery.


Nylon is one of the most popular fabrics used for hosiery because it recovers its shape due to its elasticity. No matter how far the material is stretched, it goes back to its original size and shape. It is smooth, tough and strong. It is a versatile fabric that is perfect for all day wear.


Spandex hosiery is gaining popularity in the European hosiery market. Spandex hosiery is elasticated, strong and durable and it hugs the body a little closer than some of the different kinds of fabric. European hosiery products are often a combination of nylon and spandex.


For wrinkle resistant hosiery, a polyester blend is the way to go. It is light and weather- resistant, as well.


Also referred to as spandex, this fabric is added to hosiery because it is able to bounce back, therefore also providing the hugging sensation over your legs and having the ability to contour possible problem areas such as the tummy and thighs.

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