mnp13 wrote:.... two women commented that they loved the lines on my legs and asked me if I drew them on. I said no, that they were stockings...
They thought you DREW them on????
Yes, and they weren't kidding. When she first said it, I looked at her to see if she was being sarcastic because I was going to make a smartass (but funny) remark back. But she wasn't. (It is true that in WWII that women donated their stockings to the war effort, so they didn't have
stockings to wear - but it was not ladylike to go out without stockings on, so your and your friends would draw lines on each others legs so that it would look like you had
So I just smiled, and explained that no, they were actual nylon
stockings, that had an actual stitched
seam up the back. So she asked about the toes as well... so, off came the shoes, because yes, the toes are black, and the bottoms - though the the ones I was wearing were the pointed "Cuban" heels not the traditional square heels. And the top bands are black as well. They were just fascinated that I had actual garters too... Though I must admit, that I still
can't put those stupid things on by myself. I can get my seams arrow straight no problem, but if I hook my own back garter up forget it, that seam just travels.