Corset like garment, but lighter in weight and
without the heavy structure of a corset. Bustiers are usually shorter
than corsets, ending at the waist, and are often worn on the outside rather
than strictly as an undergarment. Some come with G-String, thong or
Camisole or Cami
A short sleeveless undergarment for
women. A short negligee sometimes worn as an outer garment (depending on
the material) or under a suit jacket.
A fine, semi-lustrous, satin-like, silky, soft
A loose-fitting dress type garment without a
waist that hangs from the shoulders, typically with a short hemline.
A close fitting undergarment often tightened with
laces. Most corsets extend from the breasts to the hips, and are
constructed to enhance the figure by cinching the waist, thereby enhancing the
bust and hips. Most corsets are fitted with four or more adjustable
garter straps to support the stockings of your choice.
A rectangular designed reinforced heel,
usually with a reinforced foot and back seam.
A very large net design similar to that of a
chain link fence and used for stockings.
A smaller net design, which is taken from the
construction of a fisherman's net, usually made of nylon or nylon-lycra blends.
A panty with a very thin (string like) band of
fabric in the back.
The clips that attach to the top welt of the
stockings are called garters. Generally they are attached to an adjustable
elastic strap, which is in turn attached to the garment worn on the waist or
body, these are called garter straps.
Garter Belt or Garter Belts
These are garments made for
the express purpose of holding up stockings.
This refers to a garment where a waist band,
garter straps and stocking legs are permanently attached in one piece,
simulating the use of a garter belt and stockings, but in fact being a one
piece garment. You can see an example of this by searching Garterbelt
Pantyhose on FlauntonFashion.com
The term given to stockings or tights when made of
a higher density material, making them less transparent and appear more dense
than the lighter choices.
The sections of a garment that have been
strengthened by double knitting to provide additional durability. This
usually resulted in a darkening of the area, which is then considered a design