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Not Your Ordinary Woman

November 20, 2016

Not Your Ordinary Woman

No Such Thing As An Ordinary Customer!

Since founding Divine Legs it has been amazing how many different people have been sharing their hosiery stories with us – from women who vowed never to wear tights again (thankfully now converted!) to men who wear them under shorts to even out their skin tone or just because they like them.  Our customers have ranged from 5 feet to 6 feet 5inches tall and in every size and shape imaginable.  And every one of them seems to agree – a great pair of quality, comfortable and perfect fitting tights makes a difference to the way they feel.  Being confident radiates from your face and changes your outlook, making the saying “Beauty is simply confidence worn on your face” very true indeed.

Chloe's Story

Chloe is one of my twitter followers and has been wearing Divine Legs fabulous hosiery to see if it lives up to the promise of ultra-comfortable and perfect fitting.  What is more interesting is her hosiery story.

 Chloe Jane wearing Easy Lone Beauty Balm tights 20 denier in Powder

Born a boy, Chloe started wearing hosiery in her teens as a cross dresser so knew fairly early in life that she didn’t fit the mould of a “normal” teenage boy.  It was always in the back of her mind that something wasn’t right and her drive was to be a woman. 

Despite this she stuck with her gender expectations and even married a lovely lady. Like many, Chloe tried to ignore that feeling for a long time.   Over time the need to be the person she was born to be overcame all the fears, anxieties or concerns and eventually she decided to act on it.  She bravely came out as trangender in 2011.  This is a full 4 years before Caitlyn Jenner’s high profile unveiling which bought transgender issues to the forefront of the public attention.

 Caitlyn Jenner Vanity Fair cover

Of-course “coming out” is only the first step towards achieving the full transformation.  The journey for transitioning to another gender is long and challenging, Chloe started hers later in life than most.  “Starting with HRT in 2014, continuously presenting myself as a woman to the general public, group session, therapy… Etc.  Overall it has been a long process but I am getting there” admits Chloe.

There are at least 3 years of making choices that take small steps in the right direction and many do not opt for the full surgical transition but pause at social only transition or take a hormone transition route.

Hosiery Heaven or Hell?

Unlike many transgender women, Chloe is lucky in that she has not found it too difficult to find tights to fit, though she has found it more challenging to find hosiery that stands up to the demands of every day wear.  “The biggest problem I did have was putting on sheers.  After plenty of practice I have conquered that obstacle” say Chloe.

It was a pleasure to get her to test the Divine Legs Beauty Balm tights from “Item m6” as the Divine team knew they would last longer and make her legs look amazing.  And they did!

 Chloe in Easy Line "Beauty Balm" Tights 20 denier Powder

And Chloe couldn’t be more pleased either!

“I feel more confident in good quality tights that fit well and look good.  These are gorgeous tights and the quality is exceptional. There is no sagging and they hold up really well”

Usually wearing black tights, we were keen to get Chloe to try something more flesh toned, “I have never had that shade before as I tend to go for nearly black or black as I have very pale legs.  But once I tried these I loved them.  They made my legs look great!”

 The final word

20th November is International Transgender Remembrance Day – a day to remember those who have lost their lives as a result of the hatred and violence aimed as the Transgender Community.  This blog is dedicated to all those who should be remembered.

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Size Guide

20d and 50d Tights and Stay-ups

Beauty Tights

70d Tights

Dress Size

Dress Size

Dress Size

Small

8-10

8-10

10-12

Medium

12-14

12-14

14-16

Large

16-18

16-18

18-20

Large +

20-22

20-22

22-24

Leg Length

For over 5’9” choose a size up

L1 up to 5’6” and L2 for 5’7” and over

For over 5’9” choose the size up

Seamless Tights

Heights

Weight

Average dress size

Up to height 5'4"

55kg / 8st 10lb

8-10

Up to height 5'4"

68kg / 10st 10lb

12-14

5'5" - 5'9"

61kg / 9st 8lb

10-12

5'5" - 5'9"

74kg / 11st 9lb

14-16

5'10" - 6'0"

63kg / 10st

10-12

Seamless tights are very stretchy and soft and will suit the leg length typical of the sizes above