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October FUN!

October FUN!

Celebration Fun Facts Halloween October

October is not only about Halloween, it is FULL of FUN days to celebrate! Once we started looking into October, we found a myriad of FUN and FROLICS to be had during every single day of the month... The very first day of the month of October is a lovely, sweet...

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Confucius Day 29th September

Confucius Day 29th September

Fun Facts History September

Confucius was unarguably a truly righteous dude. He was dead set on fairness, equality, loyalty, respect and wisdom, as well as living a good life and being kind to those around him. There is no doubt in our minds here at GS that if Confucius was alive today, he would include "Life...

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September 13th

September 13th

Fun Facts History

What a curious day is September the 13th!   "Defy Superstition Day observed on September 13 in the USA Defy Superstition Day is your opportunity to break those superstitious beliefs that you have been living with most, or all, of your life. Defy Superstition Day is a September 13 holiday for...

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The GS Style Guide: 12. Washing Hosiery

The GS Style Guide: 12. Washing Hosiery

Hosiery Hosiery Care Safety

  HOW TO CLEAN AND LOOK AFTER YOUR HOSIERY Ideally your hosiery should be hand washed in lukewarm water with a mild detergent. Do not bleach hosiery. Rinse well in cool water and hang to drip dry or place between two towels to dry flat. Dry away from direct heat...

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The GS Style Guide: 11. How To Put Hosiery On Safely

The GS Style Guide: 11. How To Put Hosiery On Safely

Hold-Ups Hosiery Hosiery Care Safety Stockings

  Thanks to advances in technology, nowadays hosiery is produced to a much better quality and standards than in the past. They are now stronger and more run resistant and more comfortable than before. Bare in mind the more sheer the hosiery is, the more fragile it is and easier to break...

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The GS Style Guide: 10. What To Wear When

The GS Style Guide: 10. What To Wear When

Hold-Ups Hosiery Legwear Nude Office Wear Opaque Pattern Sheer Styles Work

Stockings fit well for all occasions and most kinds of outfits. Add stockings to an outfit to make it look more sassy and classy. And the best part of wearing them, it hides if there are some poky little hair growing on the legs! Adding a variety to the stockings drawer will...

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The GS Style Guide: 9. Own Style And Personality

The GS Style Guide: 9. Own Style And Personality

Hold-Ups Hosiery Legwear Stockings Styles

Your style personality is what pulls your whole look together. It is your own interpretation of fashion and how you like to wear clothes together and nothing is easier than to express this with different hosiery styles. Body ShapeAny body shape can wear them the only exception will be the colouring...

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The GS Style Guide: 8. Stockings Styles

The GS Style Guide: 8. Stockings Styles

Fully Fashioned Gloss Hold-Ups Hosiery Legwear Stockings Styles

If wearing sandals or open-toe heels, never choose a skin tone colour - it is really not a good look. On one hand matching tights to the skin tone and on the other hand by wearing an open shoe showing that it is all fake. But if it is essential then here...

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The GS Style Guide: 7. Sizes

The GS Style Guide: 7. Sizes

Hosiery Legwear Sizes Stockings Styles

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT SIZE OF HOSIERY There's a vast array of tights, hold-ups and stockings today, but the massive choice doesn't always mean ending up buying a correctly fitting pair. Most tights and stockings are sold in sizes small, medium, large and extra large and are based on height, dress...

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The GS Style Guide: 6. Skin Types

The GS Style Guide: 6. Skin Types

Legwear Skin Tones Styles

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT HOSIERY FOR THE SKIN TONE It can be challenging to find the right colour and shade for hosiery when looking for a nude or bare leg look. PALE SKINColour names vary from brand to brand. Best to look out for the palest nude option and to...

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The GS Style Guide: 5. Choosing The Right Hosiery For Your Body Shape

The GS Style Guide: 5. Choosing The Right Hosiery For Your Body Shape

Hosiery Legwear Pattern Styles

Hosiery is not only an easy way but also an inexpensive way to update a wardrobe with different styles and trends. These days there are a wide variety of tights and stockings available. No matter what the fashion, from career wear to formals, leg and calve type, petite in size to tall...

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The GS Style Guide: 4. Leg Types

The GS Style Guide: 4. Leg Types

Fully Fashioned Gloss History Hold-Ups Hosiery Legwear Opaque Seamed Silk Socks Stockings Styles

THE MOST COMMON LEG TYPES AND HOW TO DRESS THEM BEST Hosiery is a wonderful way of adding style personality to the leg line or simply showing off beautiful shaped legs. But as always not everyone is blessed with a perfect set of legs. It's best to be careful to choose the...

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