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Influence - Get your fully-fashioned
stockings here! What's a fully fashioned
stocking? Old-fashioned leg-shaped
stockings with a seam in the back.
Several styles and colors.
See Vicki's Nylons for a full, (no pun
intended), explanation! You can also
buy them at Vicki's Nylons by going to
her full-fashioned nylons page.
For more sources for this great, must-have item,
Bullet Bras (TM)
Get your bullet bras here! Original
style bullet bras from the 1950's. A must
to complete your 1950's "sweater girl"
silhouette! These pointy style bras come
in several sizes and both white and black
colors. For $29.50 which INCLUDES
shipping, you can have the proper lady
retro look for all your fifties outfits.
Send for yours today - I know because I did!
Pumps. Real leather so they cost, but
they have various heel heights available and
lots of colors. These pumps are for those
who favor "toe cleavage." To find out what
that means, visit their site!
USA - Great site. Lots of fun
information too! I bought a lot of my
accessories here, including my petticoat!
Comes in colors too. *Have another look!
their site has been updated and has MORE
great fifties outfits!
of Hollywood - cool stockings,
garter belts, waist cinchers, bras, corsets, etc.
at good prices. Stockings in plus sizes in
some styles too! (Note: The corsets and
waist cinchers are just for fun - for tight-
lacing, you must get a custom made corset
and, unfortunately, those can be Quite
Interesting website. Good selection
of sizes, up to 48" waist in girdles. The site
says that they have bras with back size up
to 56". Pricing is average, but check out
their "Best Buys" page for quality items
at cheaper prices!
FAQ page. Learn about the
everything from the history of girdles to
how to wear them today. If your waist
is size 44" or less, you can buy your
girdles and all-in-ones here. If you have
a larger waist, 46" - 48", like I do, I
suggest Secrets in Lace. Now if you
know of someone who sells girdles and
all-in-ones with larger waist sizes than
48", by all means, let me know!!!
Sinclair's "Kathy's Nostalgia"
(Nothing to do with me by the way!)
is a great source for full-fashioned stockings,
garter belts, all-in-ones, etc. Friendly
answers to just about ANY questions you
may have about full-fashioned stockings. I
consider Frank to be The Expert on
full-fashioned stockings and nylons in
Hosiery Mills, Inc. Wow! Great
selection of full-fashioned stockings made
on 1940's machines they refurbished. Cuban
heel stockings for $10.50 + $3.55 for
shipping up to about 6 pairs. Cuban
Black-seamed stockings in beige for $11.50
+ shipping ($3.55). Take a look.
They're swell !!
site- Saddle shoes all colors!
Great site. See a picture of Marilyn
Monroe's Saddle Shoes-they were brown
One Hanes Place - Get bras and plain
stockings here. The site has good discounts
on "irregulars" where you can't even tell
what the irregularities are!
bras and girdles in plus sizes! Good
Payless Shoe Source - For a limited time only!
Find women's saddle shoes here!!! Look under: "Women's
Casual, Classics. The lot number is: 5943 Comes in traditional
white with black saddle. All manmade materials. Hey! It's like
only about $13.00 before shipping!! Also check out, under
"Women's sneakers" the retro canvas sneakers they have
with a updated look! They have "Keds" style and also
young men's style in the original RED color!!! Woah!
The lot numbers are: 6469, 5695, 6275, 6455, 7472, 9069, 9055
1098. Ever so often Payless Shoe Source has retro looking
shoes so be sure to check by often, either in person or online.
Sally Ann's Corset Shop. Kind of plain
plain looking website, but they DO have
girdles with waist sizes up to 50" and
bras, all-in-ones in the 48 to 50" bust
size, some up to cup size H. (This
is a T V site).
in Lace - Excellent site!!
Worth a visit! Get your pretty,
(small) plus-size or regular size body
shapers and girdles here! Stockings in
10 denier! The standard is 15 denier.
10 denier is Even More Sheer! I think
the absolute sheerest stockings are
8 denier which would probably tear if you
breathed on them! L O L! (ha ha).
Some more colors in full-fashioned stockings
are available as well. Ovacion Hosiery
Wash - a Must Have item to hand-wash
your delicate, full-fashioned stockings, fine
lingerie and other items in. Use the sink -
not the laundry machine! Ovacion Hosiery
Wash is only $5.95 per 6.7 fluid ounce
bottle at this time - (March 10, 2000).
Room This is a great site to get
your custom made corset or corset making
supplies so you can make your own!
This woman has been making corsets for a
long time and she answers questions well.
Her corsets won't go out-of-style as they
are classics! All custom-made corsets
are going to be expensive, but wouldn't
you rather have one that will fit well,
do what you want it to, and last than
waste your money on a cheap one? I
know I would!!!!
For information on tight lacing visit Lisa,
Long Island Stay Lace Assoc.
Yo! Before visiting Touchable, click on the Personal Currency Assistant below! I found it easier if I put the amount in the first box, put the foreign country's currency in the next box and your currency in the last box, then simply hit "convert". You can take this currency converter with you, simply minimize it and go!
Yo! Touchable is located in
the U.K. (England), so whip out your
Visa or Mastercard to shop here.
Touchable sells luscious full-fashioned
stockings in colors and some with black-
foot and black seams or red seams!
Some have contrasting seams! (Okay
so the contrast ones aren't full-fashioned
stockings, but they are less expensive,
have a nice sheen, and have MORE
If you need a very special pair of colored
full-fashioned nylons, then this is
the place, but you must expect to Pay for
them as they are rather expensive and then
there's the shipping cost.
My recommendation? Bite the bullet and get
these unusual colors on the way to you!
Buy them two pair at a time for cost
effectiveness. You won't be disappointed!
Fashions. Beautiful corsets made-
to-measure. Outstanding selection of fabrics
and trims for corsets along with coordi-
nating clothing to go with them! All
good corsets are going to cost plenty, so
be forewarned. Check out their SPECIAL
for Valentine's Day - "The Sweetheart"
it's really cool!! Hey! If you don't see
what you're looking for or if you want a
particular fabric - drop them an email.
I've found them to be extremely helpful!
For information on tight lacing visit Lisa,
Long Island Stay Lace Assoc.
Nylons. Wonderful full-fashioned
nylons in many hard-to-find colors! I
received my Navy blue pair and they are
terrific! Same 15 denier sheerness, but in
a navy blue color with reinforced toe and
cuban heel. I'm very pleased with their
full-fashioned stockings. Some colors which
might interest you include: Navy blue, red,
white, grey, blackfoot beige, blackfoot grey
as well as the more traditional colors: beige,
taupe/coffee, black, etc. Check out their
informational pages! They have a wealth
of cool information!
Wasp Creations is owned by a couple who
specialize in corsets made for tight
lacing enthusiasts. See LISA,
The Long Island Staylace Association)
for more information on Tight Lacing.
Yo! Are you interested in having your web site added here?
Drop me a line.(Note: Your website must have a 50's or early 60's theme and content or be related somehow (my discretion). Online merchants are encouraged!
Tip 1: Click on the banner below to go to eBay! I find mostly any type of vintage, antique and 50's items there at oftentimes Great Low Prices! I bought some really great 50's full-fashioned and other stockings on eBay, two box purses, etc.
Tip 2: For a retro-looking purse made of plastic that looks like Lucite, check out Kaboodles! There are some neat cosmetic cases, made by Kaboodles, that look pretty close to Lucite or Bakelite purses, but Don't Cost $100.00 to $200.00 each!!!!!
Tip3: If you like to sew,
I recommend you subscribe
to "Butterick Patterns" and "Vogue Patterns" magazines. Lately, each issue has swell and really cool Retro patterns, often in larger sizes, that you can order with their in-magazine special order form program of Buy One Get Two Patterns of equal or lesser value FREE ! You can't beat that!
Tip4: If you are fortunate enough to have a Walmart near where you live - check out their patterns and fabrics sections. Patterns are always 50% off the retail price marked on the envelope or in the pattern book! Also they have a Big selection of those $1.47 to $2.49 priced patterns that you make, oftentimes in 2 hours or less, etc.
Tip5: Check out antique stores, yard sales, flea markets, swap meets, Goodwill stores, etc. You may find many interesting antiques, vintage clothing and other neat stuff there for cheap prices.
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Kathleen Golden, 1999,2000,2001, 2002, 2003.
This page updated on 07/20/2003.