16 Classic Photos That Capture Nylon Stockings’ Allure In The 1940s And 1950s

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Before the 1920s, stockings, if worn, were worn for warmth. In the 1920s, as hemlines of dresses rose, people began to wear stockings to cover the exposed legs. These stockings were sheer, first made of silk or rayon (then known as “artificial silk”), and after 1940 of nylon. Continue reading »

Chloë Moretz for Nylon Magazine, May 2013

Chloë Moretz, an American actress, poses for Nylon Magazine, May 2013. She began her acting career at the age of seven and has appeared in films such as The Amityville Horror, Days of Summer, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Kick-Ass, Let Me In, Hugo, and Dark Shadows. Continue reading »