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LeggStory: Flocking Designs Atop Hosiery

Michèle Constant holds hosiery with a flocking pattern.

Michèle Constant, the owner of LeggStory, was at the recent Curve show in New York in early August with several exciting additions to her ever expanding hosiery collection. » I want to read more and receive info from LeggStory

New, Black, Wet-Look Hosiery From LeggStory


Black, shiny, wet look hosiery, made in Europe, is the latest addition the extensive LeggStory collection. » I want to read more and receive info from LeggStory

Giulia: Austrian Hosiery Showing At Curve


Giulia, an established Austrian hosiery producer, is planning to exhibit for the first time at the upcoming Curve show. » I want to read more and receive info from Giulia

LeggStory Exhibiting At Several Shows In 2019

LeggStory, the French hosiery specialist, announced it will be showing its extensive collection of legwear designs at trade shows early this year. First, it will be one of the exhibitors at the Kinky Korner, the new section at Curve Las Vegas (February 5-7). » I want to read more and receive info from LeggStory

Vintage Looks Selling Well For LeggStory

LeggStory fishnet styles: Dora, Veronica and Andrea.

“Vintage looks, including fishnets and hosiery with seams up the back of the leg are very big today. And they are an important part of the LeggStory collection,” a company spokesperson told BODY. » I want to read more and receive info from LeggStory

McCubbin: Acquisitions Are Accelerating Growth

Yummie and Pendleton product from McCubbin.

McCubbin Hosiery, a specialist in leg wear, slippers, and soft-soled footwear, has a long history of growth, but recent acquisitions have accelerated its expansion. Next year it predicts sales will be in excess of $135 million. » I want to read more and receive info from McCubbin

LeggStory: New Fantasy Tights, Plus Size Hose

LeggStory’s Olga tights, plus size Paloma stockings and fantasy Sasha tights.

LeggStory has introduced a new collection of “fantasy tights with a variety of elegant patterns” according to a company spokesperson. » I want to read more and receive info from LeggStory

LeggStory Launching New Hosiery Collection


LeggStory, the French hosiery brand, continues to expand its retail presence in the U.S. market. Its latest collection, Season 3, which includes “stockings with fancy garters and new hold-ups stockings up to size 7/8,” arrives in September. » I want to read more and receive info from LeggStory

Legg Story Launches New Bridal Collection


Legg Story has launched a new bridal collection which includes stockings, tights and “hold ups for brides to be,” which come with matching lace garter belts, according to a spokesperson. » I want to read more and receive info from Legg Story

Plus Sizes Are Popular For Studio Collants


“Our philosophy is all women are beautiful,” declared Josh Ordonio, the U.S. sales contact for Studio Collants. “Our desire is to provide plus size styles to all our curvy customers.” » I want to read more and receive info from Studio Collants

Studio Collants: Classy, Designer European Hose


Studio Collants has been expanding the number of retail stores carrying the brand since it introduced its elaborate and interesting hosiery in the U.S. in 2017, and showed it at the February New York Curve show. » I want to read more and receive info from Studio Collants

FiORE: Hosiery Brand Looks To Expand Here


FiORE is an established Polish hosiery firm looking to expand into the U.S. market, with plans to exhibit at the upcoming Curve show in New York. » I want to read more and receive info from FiORE

Studio Collants: Fashion Hosiery Comes To U.S.


Studio Collants is an established Polish hosiery firm, with an extensive collection and a U.S. distributor who will be exhibiting for the first time at Curve in New York in February. » I want to read more and receive info from Studio Collants

Camouflage Cellulite Body Liner Launched

Left an “after” shot, right Camouflage Cellulite Body Liner.

The Camouflage Cellulite Body Liner is new “high waist, nylon, and spandex hosiery that smooths cellulite, firms the flabby areas and slims your silhouette,” according to the company website. It spent two years in design and is just starting to sell to consumers. » I want to read more and receive info from Camouflage Cellulite

USA Legwear Signs License For Warner’s

USA Legwear has signed a lincesing agreement with PVH to produce “women’s hosiery and socks under the Warner’s brand.” » I want to read more and receive info from USA Legwear

LeggStory Making Its Curve Debut in NY

LeggStory will be showing its hosiery collection during its debut at the Curve show in New York, February 27th. » I want to read more and receive info from LeggStory

Gatta Hosiery: Polish Brand Expanding Here


Gatta Hosiery has already made inroads with some retailers in the western part of the U.S., and its distributor is now planning to exhibit for the first time at the upcoming Curve show in New York. » I want to read more and receive info from Gatta Hosiery

Gildan Buying Peds Legwear For $55 Million


Montreal-based Gildan Activewear announced at the end of July it signed a “definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the equity interest of Peds Legwear Inc. (Peds) for a total cash consideration of $55 million.” » I want to read more and receive info from Gildan Activewear

Wolford: € 6.2 Million Loss As Sales Rise

Images from the Wolford annual report.

Wolford AG, the Austria-based hosiery, intimates and apparel firm, reported a loss of 6.189 million euros (about $6.85 million at current exchange rates) on sales of 164.4 million euros (about $182 million) for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2016. In the previous fiscal year the firm reported a profit of 1.033 million euros on sales of 157.4 million euros. » I want to read more and receive info from Wolford

Glamory: Five Hosiery Collections For Men

Glamory Hosiery owner Timothy Gettler made an interesting case for retailers to start selling his product to men, in a message emailed to BODY. » I want to read more and receive info from Glamory Hosiery

Glamory: Hosiery Ideas For The Wedding Day


With the June wedding season upon us, Glamory Hosiery has some legwear suggestions for brides. » I want to read more and receive info from Glamory Hosiery

Curvation Hosiery Now Sold To Specialty Stores

BL Intimates, the distributor of intimate apparel products in North America, has recently begun offering the Curvation line of hosiery to specialty stores in the U.S. » I want to read more and receive info from BL Intimates

Glamory: ‘Thigh Highs Whenever You Want’


In a world where pantyhose seem to dominate, one company argues that thigh high stockings deserve to be worn any time. » I want to read more and receive info from Glamory Hosiery

Woven Pear: Las Vegas Colorful Sock Standout


Woven Pear was at Pool for the first time with its bright, colorful collection of women’s crew socks. The company launched last February and offers over 50 patterns, wholesaling at $6 and designed to retail for $14.99. » I want to read more and receive info from Woven Pear

Lahco Acquires Fogal Preserving ‘Swissness’

Renate Millauer-Lang, CEO of Lahco, the new owner of Fogal hosiery.

Lahco, a Swiss swim and beachwear producer, has acquired Fogal, the Swiss hosiery and leggings firm. » I want to read more and receive info from Lahco

Socksmith Design Adds New Bamboo Collection


Socksmith, a producer of colorful hosiery, has introduced a new bamboo collection. “The Magic show happened the week before the product arrived in the warehouse, and was the first time that we had shown it in any sort of major way,” explained Ryan Dineen, a sales manager at the firm. » I want to read more and receive info from Socksmith

NPD: U.S. Hosiery Sales Grew By 3% To $7.3B

“The total U.S. hosiery market, which includes sheer hosiery, tights, and socks, grew 3 percent to $7.3 billion in the 12 months ending May 2015,” according to the NPD Group. » I want to read more and receive info from NPD Group

Majesty Deals For Daisy Fuentes, Warner Bros.

Some of the movie titles included in Majesty’s Warner Bros. license.

Majesty Brands, the New York-based hosiery producer, has recently signed licensing agreements with Warner Brothers and Daisy Fuentes. » I want to read more and receive info from Majesty Brands

Vanea Is Successor To Z International Hosiery


Launched in August 2013, hosiery producer Vanea is a successor company to Z International, which closed in 2013. The new firm has been growing steadily and will exhibit at Magic in August. » I want to read more and receive info from Vanea

New CEO & New Stores For Hosiery Firm Fogal


The replacement of its CEO by a long time company executive were among several changes at Fogal, the Swiss hosiery firm, that were confirmed in an email message to BODY. » I want to read more and receive info from Fogal

Erica M. Spring/Summer 2015 Hosiery & Cat Suit


Erica Young, the hosiery designer behind the Erica M. hosiery brand, recently introduced a Spring/Summer 2015 group that further expands her collection. The new styles are included in a new look book. » I want to read more and receive info from Erica M.

Schwartz: New Delta VP Business Development

Inbar Schwartz, an executive with extensive experience in business development and mergers and acquisitions, was recently named vice president director for business development at Delta Galil. She is the first addition to the “Executive Management” team at Delta since Tim Regan left in mid-year. » I want to read more and receive info from Delta Galil

Majesty To Produce BollyDoll Socks & Hose

The BollyDoll sleep and lounge collection.

Majesty Brands LLC has signed a license to produce a BollyDoll collection of socks and hosiery. The brand began as a book and illustrations by artist and singer Amrita Sen that was then transformed into a musical. » I want to read more and receive info from Majesty Brands

Hanes: Strong Support For L’eggs Sheer Tights


L’eggs Sheer Energy, a division of HanesBrands, recently introduced a sheer tights collection which incorporate new yarns “and bi-directional knitting technology that help keep legs revitalized -- combining beauty and wellness in one product,” according to the company announcement. » I want to read more and receive info from HanesBrands

Sensual Packaging, New Warehouse For Erica M

Erica M’s new packaging utilizes images from its advertising campaign.

Erica Young, the designer behind the Erica M hosiery brand, has created extensive new packaging, moved her warehouse facility, created a new spring summer 2015 collection and may even be adding cat suits to her collection. These developments were detailed in a recent interview with BODY. » I want to read more and receive info from Erica M.

Erica M. Reveals Some Secrets Of Her Hosiery


BODY associate publisher Ted Vayos asked designer Erica M. about her new hosiery company in this exclusive interview. » I want to read more and receive info from Erica M.

Notsocks: New Sockless Hosiery Solution Item

Wearing shoes without socks is common for reasons of fit or fashion, but even if a shoe is designed to be worn without socks, sweat could ruin it. Notsocks were designed to keep wetness and odors at bay and shoes intact. » I want to read more and receive info from Notsocks

Wiesner Products Signs Deal for Marika License

New York-based Wiesner Products Inc. has inked a multiyear licensing deal for hosiery under the bodyshaping activewear brand Marika. » I want to read more and receive info from Wiesner Products

CCV Launches Shaping And Slimming Legwear

CCV has expanded its Shape & Slim line with the launch of two microencapsulated legwear products featuring technology to compress and improve circulation in total comfort. » I want to read more and receive info from CCV

Wonder Socks: Bright, Funny, Original, Goofy


Brendan Choi, clearly anxious to build a brand, rather than remaining as just an OEM supplier, created Wonder Socks a little over a year ago. Now he is looking expand the number of retailers who buy from his huge collection of colorful, original and fun fashion socks. » I want to read more and receive info from Wonder Socks

Leg Avenue Introduces Fashion Hosiery Line


Leg Avenue has added a new “fashion hosiery” collection to its wide inventory of legwear, lingerie and costumes. » I want to read more and receive info from Leg Avenue

Falke Opens NC Sales, Distribution Facility


Falke International, the large, Germany-based supplier of hosiery and apparel, has opened a U.S. division, Falke USA, to provide a “dedicated presence for sales and distribution” and warehousing in North Carolina, according to a company statement. » I want to read more and receive info from Falke

Infinity Classics Seeks Sales Reps As It Grows

Infinity Classics, which produces an extensive variety of leg wear for women and children as well as shapwear, maternity intimates and other accessories, is expanding its network of sales personnel, according to Mark Kimmelman, a sales executive who joined the company late last year. Independent sales reps are currently being evaluated for various territories and product categories. » I want to read more and receive info from Infinity Classics

Lady Suzy: Moderate Portuguese Hosiery

Lady Suzy general manager Celia Macedo at CurveNY.

Intecol Hosiery, a firm that was founded in Portugal in 1985, doing both branded and private label business, attended its first CurveNY show in February, with the aim of introducing its Lady Suzy brand to U.S. retailers. » I want to read more and receive info from Intecol Hosiery

MeMoi Launches 2013 Fall/Winter Leg Wear


MeMoi has launched its fall/winter 2013 fashion leg wear collection, including a broad range of silhouettes, colors, materials and constructions. In all, a “myriad of choices provide, all under the general theme of the best in style and quality, all at competitive prices,” according to a spokesperson. » I want to read more and receive info from MeMoi

Delta Has World License For Columbia Socks


Delta Galil Industries, Ltd. has become the exclusive global licensee of men’s and women’s socks for Columbia Sportswear, Ohad Cohn, president of Delta Socks for North America, told BODY. The company will begin delivering product in August. The seasonal collections of Columbia outdoor performance socks include hiking socks, trail running socks, hunting socks, outdoor lifestyle socks, ski socks and snowboard socks. » I want to read more and receive info from Delta Galil

Pretty Polly: Shaping Tights and New Fashion


For spring 2013, Pretty Polly, the UK hosiery brand, has added a new category of shaping tights, as well as a variety of new styles to its existing leg wear collections. The four new shapers “are contemporary in styling, with super-comfortable 3D waistbands, medium level control with flat seams and cotton gusset,” according to a company statement. The “Tummy Shaper Tights,” “Shaper Short,” “Tum & Bum Shaper Tights” and “Suspender Shaper Tights” (which mimic stockings with garters) all have a recommended retail price of $28. » I want to read more and receive info from Pretty Polly

Hyp Licenses CB Sports For Hose, Accessories

Hyp has signed a licensing agreement with CB Sports to produce hosiery and cold weather accessories, including hats, scarves and gloves sold to department stores, specialty chains and sport retailers. » I want to read more and receive info from Hyp

LittleMissMatched In Deal With Delta Galil


Delta Galil USA is acquiring the “trademarks of LittleMissMatched,” a company focused on girls, offering colorful and quirky collections of socks, accessories, clothing, shoes, bags, toys, bedding, home décor, furniture, cosmetics, dolls and bags. Some members of LittleMissMatched senior management are expected to join Delta as part of the deal. » I want to read more and receive info from Delta Galil

Hyp Signs License For One Direction Hosiery

The Band Web Site for One Direction

Hyp has signed a licensing deal to produce socks and hosiery with “icons and images” of the Irish-British boy band One Direction. Global Merchandising Services Inc. acted as the band’s agent in the deal with Hypnotic Hats, Ltd., which produces a variety of accessories, underwear and T-shirts under a wide variety of company owned and licensed brands. » I want to read more and receive info from Hyp

Sock It To Me: Success With Fun, Funky Socks

Carrie Atkinson, Founder of Sock It To Me

“Fun, funky designs, in a high quality sock, with great customer service,” is the way Carrie Atkinson, the founder of Sock It To Me, describes her eight-year-old hosiery firm. She told BODY she is selling to almost one thousand specialty stores, offering “200 sku’s” in men’s, women’s and kids’ styles which wholesale for $4 to $6.50. » I want to read more and receive info from Sock It To Me

French Curve: Feminine, Pretty Hose, Sharp Price


French Curve was back at both MAGIC and Project in August with its collection of over 100 designs of socks, tights and leggings, some in basic colors, but many with dainty feminine or floral designs. Styling is classy, while prices are modest (ankle socks wholesale for $5 to $6; over the knee socks are $8.50 to $10 and stretch leggings wholesale for $10 and go up to $16 for Italian wool cashmere blends). » I want to read more and receive info from French Curve

Mulaire Reports United Legwear Has TicTacToe


According to an e-mail message to BODY on August 3rd from Vic Mulaire of TicTacToe, “I just licensed out our tictactoe name to United Legwear,” adding that that firm has hired some of the “key staff” that worked on the brand. TicTacToe offers socks and hosiery for girls, boys and infants and is listed, along with Cricket Hosiery, as a brand belonging to Baby United, LLC on their website. Baby United, in turn, is now described as “a subsidiary of United Legwear, Inc.” » I want to read more and receive info from United Legwear

’Sock Tights’ By MeMoi Solve Layering Issues

The latest creation from MeMoi is a new-to-the-market product which they call “Sock Tights,” which provide an extra fleece lining from the toes to just below the knees. “Gone are the days where you have to worry about layering your socks and tights for colder climates,” said a company spokesperson. » I want to read more and receive info from Infinity Classics

Frangi Pangi Hires New Regional Sales Manager


Frangi Pangi, the hosiery manufacturer, announced the appointment of Merit Tukiainen as regional sales manager, New England. Merit will be developing wholesale accounts and representing Frangi Pangi at women’s networking and shopping events. » I want to read more and receive info from Frangi Pangi

Spotlight: Complex New Body Stocking Line


Spotlight Hosiery is a company launched late last year that focuses on elaborate body stockings and a variety of other sheer, seamless garments that often combine hosiery, faux garters and a top, all in one piece. Headquartered in El Monte, California, with production in Taiwan, the firm has ambitious plans for expansion in the U.S. Spotlight’s weapon? Its obvious expertise in producing a wide and wild variety of styles in the somewhat less contested body stocking niche. » I want to read more and receive info from Spotlight

MeMoi in Dramatic Expansion of Collection


The big story at MeMoi, the hosiery and accessories division of Infinity Classics, is the dramatic expansion of styles, fashion offerings, colors, textures and accessory categories for fall / winter 2012. The aim, according to a spokesman, is to combine fashion leadership, a one-stop-shopping experience with great value-for-the money, all in one brand. » I want to read more and receive info from Infinity Classics

Planet Sox Ready To Ship Southpole Hosiery

PS Brands, LLC will begin to ship in April a collection of Southpole men’s, ladies’, boy’s, girls’, baby’s socks, hosiery, and infant crib shoes. » I want to read more and receive info from PS Brands

PS Brands Gets N/A Hind License for Socks

Collective Licensing International, LLC, announced a new multi-year agreement with U.S-based PS Brands for the company to license Hind performance socks in the North American market. The Hind performance sock collection is expected to be available this summer at various retail outlets in the U.S. and Canada. » I want to read more and receive info from PS Brands

French Curve Tries Out Its Hosiery at MAGIC

Kaiser Sharif of French Curve and Donna Danan of Perlmanrep with Cosmo stockings

(MAGIC REPORT) A hosiery company showing for the first time at MAGIC (February 13-15) was French Curve, with styles made in both Italy and Taiwan. Owner Kaiser Sharif told BODY that he “always” has a booth at Project, but decided to test MAGIC as well this year. Interviewed on the first day of the show, he had not made up his mind yet about MAGIC. » I want to read more and receive info from French Curve

Falke Legwear Debuts New Shine Collection

Pure Shine 15 legwear by Falke.

New for autumn/winter 2012, European legwear brand Falke has premiered Pure Shine 15 — state-of-the-art transparent hosiery with a seductive shine. » I want to read more and receive info from Falke

Puma Acquires Stake in United Legwear Division

United Legwear Company along with activewear giant Puma have announced that Puma North America has acquired a 51 percent stake in United Legwear’s Puma legwear and bodywear subsidiary. » I want to read more and receive info from United Legwear

Pretty Polly Makes Big Push Into US Market

Latest hosiery look from Pretty Polly.

Pretty Polly, a prominent UK hosiery brand, is in the midst of an aggressive push into the US market. Already selling in several stores here, the company recently hired a New York-based account manager, contracted Brandlink Communications in mid-summer to promote the line and held a press event in New York just last week. » I want to read more and receive info from Pretty Polly

Fogal Opens New York Store and Showroom

Swiss luxury hosiery and legwear company Fogal has opened a new shop and showroom at 785 Madison Ave. in New York City. » I want to read more and receive info from Fogal

Music Legs Unveils ’Always in Stock’

Bestselling hosiery looks from Music Legs.

Music Legs has announced its new Always in Stock Program for its most popular hosiery styles. » I want to read more and receive info from Music Legs

HYD Introduces Bridal Hosiery Collection

Anniversary, a bridal hosiery line by HYD.

Italian premium legwear brand HYD has debuted Anniversary, a line of elegant bridal hosiery meant for the woman looking for luxury on her big day. » I want to read more and receive info from HYD

Xcel, United Legwear in Isaac Mizrahi Deal

Xcel Brands, Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with United Legwear Company, LLC, giving United Legwear the license to manufacture and distribute hosiery looks for the Isaac Mizrahi New York brand. » I want to read more and receive info from United Legwear

Falke Legwear Premieres 2012 Styles

Style from Falke’s spring/summer 2012 collection.

European legwear brand Falke has released its spring/summer 2012 collection of fashion tights and hosiery. » I want to read more and receive info from Falke

Cellulite-Reducing Hosiery from HYD

Cellulite-reducing WELL 70 hosiery by HYD.

Italian luxury hosiery brand HYD has introduced WELL 70, a fashion hosiery and tights line made with microencapsulated ingredients to reduce cellulite, firm the skin and prevent varicose veins. » I want to read more and receive info from HYD

Hue Legwear Updates Packaging

New packaging for Hue legwear.

Hosiery, socks and leggings brand Hue has updated its legwear packaging for the first time in a decade. » I want to read more and receive info from Hue

Autumn/Winter 2011 Legwear from Fogal

Hosiery from Swiss brand Fogal’s autumn/winter 2011 collection.

Ninety-year-old Swiss knitwear and hosiery brand Fogal has released its autumn/winter 2011 legwear collection. » I want to read more and receive info from Fogal

HYD Introduces Shaping Hosiery

Shaping hosiery from HYD.

Spanish hosiery brand HYD has come up with a new line of pantyhose that works as shapewear. » I want to read more and receive info from HYD

Lip Service Expands With Hosiery Styles

Patchwork tights from Lip Service.

Lip Service is breaking into the hosiery market with legwear designs ranging from fun to sexy to scandalous. » I want to read more and receive info from Lip Service

Pierre Cardin Shows Hosiery at CURVExpo

Hosiery by Pierre Cardin.

Renowned high-end brand Pierre Cardin will be showing an extensive line of revamped classic and trendy legwear at the CURVENY trade show. » I want to read more and receive info from Pierre Cardin

Commando Releases Fall 2011 Hosiery Line

Hosiery by commando.

Vermont-based Her Look Enterprises, manufacturer of commando intimate apparel, loungewear and accessories, has introduced new commando hosiery styles for fall 2011. » I want to read more and receive info from Commando

Falke Legwear Releases Fall 2011 Collection

A look from Falke.

Falke, a European legwear company exclusively represented in North America by Easton International, Inc., has released a new collection for fall 2011 that encompasses a full range of women’s legwear styles. » I want to read more and receive info from Falke

Music Legs Releases New Catalog

Music Legs Catalog Cover.

California-based company Music Legs has released its latest hosiery catalog. » I want to read more and receive info from Music Legs

Hyp Signs WB and Dockers for Hosiery

Hyp, a producer of intimates, packaged underwear, sleepwear, t-shirts, activewear, hosiery, slippers and headwear, “recently signed licenses with Warner Brothers for juniors and ladies hosiery,” and with “Dockers for boys socks,” according to one of the owners, Howard Levy. » I want to read more and receive info from Hyp

Kayser-Roth Gets Jockey Hosiery License

 Kevin Toomey, C.E.O of Kayser-Roth.

Kayser-Roth is now the exclusive licensee for several Jockey sock and hosiery categories, Jockey International announced Monday. This license was previously held by Doris Hosiery Mills, which will continue as the Jockey shapewear licensee. » I want to read more and receive info from Kayser-Roth

Hanesbrands Launches L'eggs Campaign

Hanesbrands announced Monday that its L’eggs hosiery brand will return to television after a 14-year marketing hiatus under the new tagline “You’re in luck: You’re in L’eggs.” » I want to read more and receive info from Hanesbrands

Van Heusen Licenses Name for Hosiery

Philips-Van Heusen Corporation and Basic Resources Inc.’s USA Legwear division have entered into a licensing agreement for socks that extends through 2014. » I want to read more and receive info from Philips Van Heusen

Kim Finds Niche in Poisonous Legwear

Poisonous Legwear styles.

Designer Diana Jung Kim, a self-described “crazy dresser,” was on the lookout for a product with mass appeal that was unique enough for her tastes. » I want to read more and receive info from Poisonous Legwear

Gerbe Partners With Gaspard Yurkievich

Gaspard Yurkievich designs.

Gerbe has collaborated with French designer Gaspard Yurkievich on a hosiery collection that will be introduced at next month’s Paris Fashion Week. » I want to read more and receive info from Gerbe

PS Brands to Make Tapout Socks

Tapout, a mixed martial arts brand owned by Authentic Brands Group, announced Wednesday that it has signed a multi-year partnership with PS Brands, LLC to produce a line of socks. » I want to read more and receive info from PS Brands

New Fashion at MeMoi For Spring

An anklet by MeMoi.

In tending to its customer base of “fun, flirty fashionistas,” MeMoi is launching a variety of trend-driven styles for spring 2011. » I want to read more and receive info from Infinity Classics

Lovey by Luna Introduces Hosiery

Lovey by Luna brightly-colored hosiery paired with lingerie.

Lovey by Luna is offering a more complete fashion range for Fall/Winter 2011-2012 with the introduction of hosiery. » I want to read more and receive info from Luna

Gerbe Sparkles For Holiday

Gerbe

Gerbe is bringing a golden sparkle to the holidays. » I want to read more and receive info from Gerbe

ILG Hires Former Gold Toe Execs.

The International Legwear Group (ILG) has added Jim Williams and Brey Williams, both formally of Gold Toe, to its executive team. » I want to read more and receive info from International Leg Wear

Shatobu Adds Shaping Tights

Shatobu tights.

Mayfair Tech, the Toronto-based company that produces ShaToBu (an acronym for Shape, Tone, Burn), says it is bringing calorie burning to tights. » I want to read more and receive info from Shatobu

Central Carolina signs Stein

Walter Kruger

In early August, Central Carolina Hosiery signed a license to produce sheer hosiery under the Celeste Stein label. According to Walter Kruger, vice president of sales and marketing for Central Carolina, the new collection will be sold through both his company and Celeste Stein Designs, Inc. » I want to read more and receive info from Cantral Carolina

Gerbe Offers Bridal Legwear

Gerbe: Sun satin silk stockings.

Although there is plenty of bridal lingerie out there, we don’t often hear about bridal hosiery. French legwear brand Gerbe is filling that void with its new bridal collection of tights, stay-ups, stockings and suspender belts in shades of white, ivory and ecru. They are available in sheer and matte options. They feature embellishments like lace and “delicate” polka dots. » I want to read more and receive info from Gerbe

Cosabella Launches Leggings

Cosabella: A style from the Cosabella Jeans line.

Cosabella is crossing into ready-to-wear with the launch of Cosabella Jeans, a line of denim-inspired leggings and tights. Styles retail for $61 to $75 and run in sizes S through L and S/M through M/L. They will be available May 15 at Neiman Marcus and through Cosabella’s e-commerce site. » I want to read more and receive info from Cosabella

Gerbe Intros. Summer Tights

Gerbe: Tong tights.

To complement this summer’s apparel trends of fluid, semi-transparent fabrics and nude shades, Gerbe has introduced the Tong collection. Encompassing 15 toeless styles in basic shades of camel (tan), beige and bronze, tights are available in matte and sheer fabrics, all designed to appear invisible on the skin, and to make legs look tanned. They retail for 29.50 Euros, equivalent to approximately $40 at the current exchange rate. » I want to read more and receive info from Gerbe

Kmart Adds Selena Gomez Line

Kmart is teaming up with Disney teen star Selena Gomez and her master licensee Adjmi Cynosure. Through the partnership, this July the retailer will launch Gomez’ first junior collection, “Dream Out Loud” by Selena Gomez, which will include socks and hosiery, along with other fashion merchandise. » I want to read more and receive info from Kmart

Seven ‘til Midnight Debuts Hosiery

Hosiery from the new line by Seven ’til Midnight.

Although Seven ‘til Midnight’s initial plan was to debut its hosiery at this April’s ILS, the new category has been so popular among buyers that the company moved delivery up to March, according to Vinh Luong, director of sales and marketing for Carrie Amber, Seven ‘til Midnight’s parent company. » I want to read more and receive info from Seven til Midnight

United Legwear Purchases Leg Scene

United Legwear Company, LLC has completed a Select Asset Purchase of Leg Scene Inc, according to Isaac E. Ash, president and chief executive officer of the New York City-based company. » I want to read more and receive info from United Legwear

New Intricate Hosiery At Dreamgirl

New hosiery style by Dreamgirl.

In its 2010-2011 collection catalog, Dreamgirl International introduced several intricate hosiery styles spanning from “sheer leopard print thigh highs to black/zebra burn-out thigh highs to sexy panty hose with back seam detailing,” said Lar Hovsepian, marketing manager of the company. Styles in this category wholesale for $2 to $7, and include full-leg tights, thigh-highs and bodystockings, among others. » I want to read more and receive info from Dreamgirl

Gerbe Adds New Categories

Winter top in the new underwear line.

French brand Gerbe—best known for its women’s hosiery—has added undershirts and men’s styles to its merchandise assortment. Both categories are available for purchase through the company’s website, as well as in Gerbe’s three monobrand boutiques in Paris and Lyon, France. Sizes for both lines run from S through XL. » I want to read more and receive info from Gerbe

René Rofé To Ship Hosiery

Style from the new hosiery line.

René Rofé has introduced an extensive line of hosiery aimed at “both our mainstream accounts as well as to the adult market,” explained president René Rofé in response to an e-mailed list of questions. His company had previewed the line at the recent International Lingerie Show in Las Vegas and will begin delivery in December. » I want to read more and receive info from Rene Rofe

Gerbe Opens Third Boutique

Photos of the store.

French hosiery brand and retailer Gerbe opened its third mono-brand boutique in Lyon, France on September 7th. The company's preexisting stores are located in Paris. » I want to read more and receive info from Gerbe

New Hardy Division Intros. Collections

Dragon tights, Ed Hardy.

Ed Hardy & Christian Audigier Hosiery, a new division of the Ed Hardy company, has introduced two collections set to ship on September 28th. Falling under the Christian Audigier and Ed Hardy brand names, the styles will be seen in BareNeccessities.com, Dr. Jays in New York City and the MGM Hotel store in Las Vegas, Nev. Sizes run from S through L. » I want to read more and receive info from Ed Hardy

Secret Xentials Adds Fishnets

Secret Xentials - black fishnets.

New Jersey-based hosiery company Secret Xentials will be adding black fishnets to its hosiery line. » I want to read more and receive info from Secret Xentials

Foot Traffic To Jazz Up Cotton Tights

credit - Foot Traffic

Foot Traffic is launching an upgraded version of their combed cotton hosiery line, which they will debut at this February's New York fashion week. » I want to read more and receive info from Foot Traffic

Leg Apparel Expects Growth

David Berkman and Jessica Yoguez.

David Berkman, Leg Apparel's newest director of branded and all department store sales, is taking the new division of Amiee Lynn in a variety of directions for the new year. » I want to read more and receive info from Leg Apparel

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