Women’s Fashionable Compression Stockings
Remember those beige opaque compression stockings that women used to wear years ago. Well they have long since been replaced with fashionable compression stockings that come in all sorts of beautiful colors, including shear black. Now you can make your legs feel better and make a fashion statement at the same time.
They were made in only two colors, opaque white and beige; white screamed lymphedema stockings, and beige looked like what Hassidic women wear when on long flights, or worse very old ladies. Not only that but they were the tourniquet-type. In fact they so uncomfortable that most woman couldn’t wait to take them off at the end of the day.
Today fashionable compression stockings can be found in an array colors, patterns (knee and thigh-high, regular and maternity pantyhose), and lengths, and many fashion boutiques and department stores carry them as well as online retailers. And, all are gorgeous, stylish and sexy, without sacrificing their therapeutic function.
Fabrics are made from softer yarns and are put together with higher-tech knitting techniques (more open weaves and seamless finishes), along with other innovations such as microencapsulated moisturizers. A line of graduated compression stockings called Evolution (priced at $28 a pair) is a perfect example. The institutional colors of white and beige have also been replaced with a huge selection of colors and patterns.
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