In the olden days, fishnet stockings were restricted only to be used by prostitutes. The thought of it being worn by respectable women was shocking for the society. Fishnet stockings were controversial, as they are termed too bold. And because of this, women were not comfortable wearing them other than for wild parties or in intimate situations. The other concept was that women who used to wear fishnet stockings were never taken seriously. Until society was ready to accept them as fashionable apparel, it was better to wear them at wild parties or during romantic moments to bring in the element of excitement and tease.
But now the trends all over the world have changed. Society has finally accepted them as everyday wear attire in advertising, the media, and arts agencies. It is still not acceptable for power meetings and places like banks, consultancies and law firms where the custom of conservative dressing still prevails.
The new trends have even paved a way for new colors of fishnet stockings. The new colors introduced by leading designers are magenta, pink and red. But even after the preamble of new colors, black still remains the hot favorite.
The famous designer Anne Evens says, "I enjoy the comfort, the attraction and the sensation I get when I wear them. what they see, including the men ".
Fishnet stockings seem to portray females as having been "caught in the net". They accentuate the curvature of the legs. Fishnet stockings have got the ability to spice up any outfit.