Why tights and stockings and hosiery?

Angela, author of HoseOfFun.com!

Everyone seems to be blogging so jumping on the bandwagon, what can I blog regularly about? Telling the world what I had for my dinner each night seemed like a good idea but I repeat meals all the time. So hearing me have spaghetti bolognese for the twentieth time this year doesn’t sound that inspiring. Knitting! I could write about my knitting. I’ve been knitting for nearly four years and even though my finished products have been unique and practical, they do take a long time to complete so not really a subject that will have regular posts. What can […]

Getting a bit of culture

Mr. Hose and I are off work so we’re getting a bit of culture. The plan was to absorb some art with visits to Nottingham Contemporary gallery and one we’d not tried, the New Art Exchange and lunch. My look of the day had to reflect this bohemian day. My ASOS suede red dress came out with my knee high boots and my Gudrun and Gudrun oversized cardigan. The best hosiery to match these were obviously a pair of distinctive net tights like these Calvin Klein crochet fishnets. With my hair plaited I felt properly arty farty. Underneath this persona […]

A kaleidoscope of colour

Look! I’ve created a kaleidoscope of colour! Ahhh beautiful, it’s my version of the “dumbo” drunk montage. For any of you who want to see the hosiery … I went to see the Rocky Horror Show and had a blast. It’s a great way to dress up in a ridiculous way and show off those stockings you’ve stuffed in the wardrobe. I even put on false eyelashes. Yes they are feathers and no my vision wasn’t great, they do get in the way. The hosiery is by legavenue, rainbow holdups.

Lara Lara laughs

We’re having a Lara Lara laughs with these Wolford tights. Soft, comfortable, who could ask for more. This is why these are a constant repeat wear.

What’s so funny?

What’s so funny? My tights obviously! These are “funny” tights by Oroblu. That’s their name not the ha ha funny. A grey and black interlocking zig zag design creating a grid. I liked them a lot, comfy and fun but not silly.

Kick-start my mojo to blog

I need to kick-start my mojo to blog. It’s been ages so here it goes… Dropping hearts onto a bed of hearts is this design. Mirrored/reversed on the other leg. They are a pale shade of nude which made me a bit self conscious but I then realised they’re no better than my present leg shade. For some bizarre reason I think my legs are a lovely builders tea colour eventhough I never sit in the sun and I don’t believe in trumping them.

Spin the bottle

I feel like the game “Spin the Bottle” with these tights. These are Oroblu “Brooke” tights. Wonderful abstract sharp shapes and lines. Clear and bold. The backs were opaque black. Comfortable but maybe it’s the way I walk or that my toes and feet are permanently numb, they twisted. They should look like this… but later looked like this… This is actually not a great picture of the movement and earlier in the day they had twisted more than this representation but you get my meaning. Good solid tights but be wary of the positioning after a few hours wear.

Shopping with an extra friend.

Let’s go shopping with an extra friend. Hidden under my skirts is Met up with some wonderful ladies and did lunch and a shop. I bought along an extra friend in the guise of a panda bear. FP has always been a fan of pandas and hopefully in her growing years this has continued. Well we all hope it continues and she’s not too polite to say she isn’t because we still look out for panda connected cornucopia for her. Bearing this in mind I thought panda tights would be an appropriate addition to our party. Received these as part […]

Oroblu weather

Oroblu weather we’ve had lately and it’s mid to late March. I’ve got you a special today which I actually wore last night on a meal out with my pals. Oroblu Lucilla tights with a polka dot design. They even looked brilliant inside out So a white dot on an opaque black background. Smart pattern with a strong denier. Since it was still cold I wore them with an added layer of sock. I’m am soooo good at playing matchy uppy!

Comfortable Recovery Favourites

This is the selection of tights I have been wearing during my recovery. With a mending scar from my belly button downwards, wearing lycra rich hosiery would have hurt too much. I needed tights that for me pulled up high up my belly, had a looser fit and were less likely to fall down. Granted all I am doing is moving from sofa to sofa to bed but it was better for me if they were belly warmers.  I am still in recovery mode and I shall be still choosing these comfy favourites but I am starting to wear other […]

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Collection 01/2016

Yes I’m a hoseaholic. I know I said I wouldn’t buy any more tights but it is the January sales and I couldn’t miss out on the sales. So from mystockings I got these packages which then turned into these tights And from simplyhosiery I got this Do I really need to buy anymore? Well cover pic is my collection of unopened brand new, never worn before packs of hosiery. So the simple answer to that is there is no simple answer, the world is a complicated place and no one knows how it all works. The only thing I […]