Quando le calze erano di seta…

Quando i collant erano in seta, non elastici, si smagliavano facilmente e si riconoscevano dalla cucitura nera sul retro della gamba…..

Durante la guerra, la seta scarseggiava perchè veniva utilizzata per i paracadute dell’esercito, e le calze erano diventate introvabili e costose. E allora le nostre nonne, per essere comunque sempre impeccabili, si disegnavano una riga nera sul retro della gamba, usando una matita per gli occhi…

VUOI SAPERE QUALCHE ALTRA CURIOSITA’ SUGLI ANNI ’40? CLICCA QUI

When tights were made by silk, they were not elastic, they easily laddered and they had a charachteristic black seam at the back of the leg…..

During the World War, silk was scarce because it was used for parachute army, and tights became hard to find and expensive. So our grandmothers, who wanted to be always impeccable, drew a black line on the back of their legs, using an eye  pencil…

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