6 Oct 2011

My Passport To Style | Charnos 75th Anniversary Range, Helps Women Get Leggy








If you have always hankered after legs up to your armpits then you might be pleased to know that Charnos have celebrated their 75th anniversary, by launching the most amazing stockings that are literally tailored to your personal leg shape, dressing does not get much more bespoke than this! As a Stylist that helps women find clothes that reflect who they are and that flatter their unique shape I am very aware of the variety of proportions that make up our leg shape, myself included! Below is their very useful guide to flattering your legs based on the six leg shapes above and how could anyone resist the gorgeous packaging, I plan on framing mine!  

The Athlete: You have fantastic muscle definition with shapely thighs, cavles and perfect ankles.



Try the ‘Marilyn’ (RRP £17.00) – Classic and sexy these stockings are named after the one and only, 50s blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe. The luxury flocked lace top, complete with an elegant diamante velour bow will give The Athlete’s legs some ladylike glamour.


The Pillar: Straight up and down – define your ankles, elongate your legs, making them stand proud.


Try the ‘Jackie’ (RRP £14.00)- Elegant and sophiticated, these tights are inspired by fashionable First Lady Jackie Kennedy. The ladylike backseam on these tights will elongate The Pillar’s legs, and the beautiful diamante bow will help define ankles.






The Compact: Just because you’re pint sized doesn’t mean you should go unnoticed. Good things come in small packages.


Try the ‘Brigitte’ (RRP £18.00) – These fun and flirty tights are named after iconic 60’s sex symbol, Brigitte Bardot. These sexy sheer tights with fun mini spot pattern have an alluring Swarovski crystal dotted backseam, sure to get The Compact’s legs noticed.






The Flamingo: Long and slim, most would be envious but you’d like some more shape to make your legs stand out.


Try the ‘Betty’ (RRP £17.00) – These bold and beautiful tights are a tribute to the number one pin-up of World War II, Betty Grable. The pretty filigree printed design will add shape and interest to The Flamingo’s slim legs.


The Show Girl: Perfect from tip to toe. You have the perfect pin proportions no matter your dress size.


Try the ‘Katharine’ (RRP £16.00) – These strong and confident hold ups are a tribute to Hollywood legend Katharine Hepburn. These sheer hold ups with a luxury flocked lace top will show off The Showgirl’s perfectly proportioned pins.

The Wine Glass: Heavy thighs can be a problem in some eyes, so accentuate your amazing ankles.





Try the ‘Ava’ (RRP £20.00) – These sultry and sensual hold ups were inspired by Hollywood actress and style icon, Ava Gardner. The elegant printed floral backseam with a luxury flocked lace top will draw attention to The Wine Glass’s slim calves and ankles.


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3 comments:

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Winnie said...

I've seen their tights about, I'm yet to try them though. Their promo images look fun!

Marilyn Robertson said...

I was delighted when I was commissioned to illustrate the 75th packaging for Charnos. My only inspiration being samples of the stockings & tights and my creative imagination.
I was invited to the 75th celebration and the unveiling of the fabulous range – a fantastic evening and I nearly missed my train back.... Sharon, I love the your article, so elegantly put
Marilyn Robertson
http://www.marilynrobertson.com

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