In addition, the site provides explanations of common terms you'll find when shopping for vintage stockings, including gauge and denier, which refers to the weight and sheerness of the nylons.
Invented in the 1950's using some experimental spinning techniques, the theory behind it is the production of fibers that measure less than one denier (a unit of thread measurement).
Also, the hosiery will not provide any warmth to your body. 10 to 20 denier hosiery is the most popular and comfortable since it is quite sheer, reasonably warm and also looks good.
As the denier number lowers, the material of the hosiery becomes finer and sheerer in appearance. '40 denier' hosiery will be opaque and you cannot see your skin tone through them.
The seat is made of heavy-duty denier polyester, features the extra-tall back, extra pillow padding and includes cup holders on each arm of the chair.
So Stockingirl makes size 12 and 13 extra-long stockings in a sheer denier, flat knit and Lanolized for softness and shine.
For example, a DuPont 1050 Denier ballistic is one of the best--stronger than common 1680 or 2520 Denier weaves.
This latter differs very little in actual practice from the previous method of determination by the number of deniers per 476 metres, the denier being calculated on the equivalent of 0.0531 gramme, the English equivalent showing 333 deniers per one dram avoirdupois.
In France the new school found powerful speaking-trumpets, especially Voltaire, the idol of his age - a great denier and scoffer, but always sincerely a believer in the God of reason - and the deeper but wilder spirit of J.
They repudiated Peter, calling him a denier of Christ, and would not accept his repentance and tears.'