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    Leggings

    Juni 21st, 2013

    Leggings are tight fitting trousers that are worn by women and children for warmth, protection sports or protection. Leggings used to be two separate pieces but are now worn as one. They are typically footless and made of lycra, nylon, polyester blends, wool or silk and come in many different colors and designs. They can be worn under a skirt or pants for warmth or as a substitute for pants. Leggings were first worn as two separate pieces in the 13th century for protection when horseback riding or warmth. In the 19th century soldiers wore them to keep dirt out of their shoes and for stability. Leggings come in different lengths but typically end at the ankle or mid-calf.
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    Tights

    Juni 21st, 2013

    Tights are a type of garment that is worn tightly on the body to cover from the waist or neck down for women or girls and are worn instead of stockings. Tights are one piece and usually made of nylon, cotton or lycra. They were first worn by men who were horseback riding and wanted to protect their legs from scratches. Men of high class had tights made for them in silk or fine wool for more comfort. The difference between tights and pantyhose is the thickness, which is defined in denier. If tights are footless they are called leggings.
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    Falke

    April 7th, 2010

    Falke, German fashion brand, founded by Franz Falke in 1895. The family-run business started as a knitting company, producing socks. Today, the Falke Group still remains in the production of hosieries for women, men and children but sells sportswear and accessories as well in more than 30 countries world wide. Since early 2008, Falke also owns the trademark rights of ‘Burlington‘.
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    Accessories

    April 5th, 2010

    Fashion accessories are mostly decorative items that you adapt with your outfit, such as handbags, sunglasses, jewelry, gloves, hats, belts, watches, scarves, bow ties, neckties and suspenders, only to mention a few. Not only create accessories a particular look, add color, style and class to an outfit but they also have practical functions. Hats for instance protect the face from weather elements as rain or snow, gloves keep the hands in the winter time warm and handbags are also perfect for carrying around necessary items.


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