Sexy Garter Belts
In today’s day in age, when you think of a garter belt, you likely instantly think of a very sexy lingerie ensemble, designed to be both extremely seductive as well as beautiful. Interestingly enough, it really wasn’t that long ago that garter belts were a far more functional and practical item of women’s intimate apparel and were an essential part of a woman’s wardrobe. If there was a sexy nature to a garter belt, it was simply a bonus. For women that didn’t want to be sucked into a girdle, the use of a garter belt was important for the simple but critical purpose of keeping her hosiery up and in place. Before the advent of pantyhose, stockings were two separate pieces that came up to the top of the thigh and the only way to keep them from sliding back down the leg was to attach them to something. Corsets and girdles once upon a time had been the popular choice to accomplish this, but as the years went on, women no longer wanted to be encumbered by these uncomfortable pieces of lingerie apparatus, and the garter belt became the preferred lingerie piece to hold stockings up.
A garter belt was far more comfortable for women than a corset or a girdle could ever be, and this style and method of hosiery holding was very popular with women beginning particularly with the Flapper Era of the 1920’s. A garter belt is worn around the waist and has garters hanging from it where the thigh high hosiery is then attached.
Although most women have abandoned the garter belt for every day use, it’s popularity and use for general sex appeal is undeniable and is still very popular for seductive purposes today. The vintage styling of this look as well the mystique that was once associated with it has carried forward into modern times. The use of a garter belt along with thigh high stockings is still considered to be one of the sexiest; most seductive looks available to women. Wearing a garter belt is not only very sexy, but this feminine style has a very rich history behind it. With so many sexy garter belt styles to choose from, adding one to your lingerie wardrobe that fits your personal style perfectly will be easy and will also help you to get all the sexy attention that you crave. Pastel fabrics and laces are perfect for a more romantic, sweet and feminine look, while deeply colored leathers and vinyls are a sure fire way to create an edgy, yet very hot look that will surely stir up his passions. Bring a little bit of the past into your modern lingerie wardrobe with a garter belt--its WOW factor is simply undeniable!