May 2019 Newsletter – quietness before the thunderstorm

      May is usually one of the quietest months of the year.  There is less news, and the only major celebration/promotion is Mother’s day in some countries.  I would say it is the less busy moment for retailers before the end-of-season sale kicks off in June, like the quietness before thunderstorm.  For me,…

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Review: Pierre Mantoux Rosalind tights

      I was quite pleased with Pierre Mantoux’s quality on their Veloutine range.  So I decided to try their patterned tights and bought one from UK Tights.  The outcome didn’t go as expected though…

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Review: Pierre Mantoux Veloutine 0 tights (Updated: 11 Jan 19)

      We have not had a single drop of rain since New Year’s Day and the temperature has been soaring.  I could not have think a better condition to test ultra-sheer tights, and it turned out that I have one in stock – the Veloutine 0 tights from Pierre Mantoux.

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December 2018 Newsletter – ilovehosiery goes premium!

      Yes you heard it right.  ilovehosiery is now upgraded to WordPress premium account.  I have yet to fine-tune the website, but it is in my to-do list, so stay tuned.

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Review: Pierre Mantoux Veloutine 15 tights

      I have been following Pierre Mantoux for some time mainly due to their exquisite designs.  However, I wasn’t too sure about their quality, so I bought a couple pairs of basic styles during the UK Tights promotion of the brand.  This is one of them – the Veloutine 15 tights.

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My favourite online stores for hosiery

       If you live in Europe or in a metropolis, chances are you have plenty of brands and stores (both online and retail) to choose from.  What if you live outside of the E.U., or the brand you like doesn’t ship to your place of residence?  That’s what I am going to talk about…

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Sparkles and laces lead the way to the festive season

       Some brands have launched a seperate collection as the festive season draws closer.  In addition to sparkling garments and hosiery, those crafted from laces also seem to be one of the favourites.  The Pierre Mantoux’s Poeme collection and some of the Wolford’s new arrivals are an example.  If you are not quite…

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