Garter Personal Shopper

Personal Shopper - Functional yet youthful garters for Should-have-lived-decades-ago

Should-have-lived-decades-ago writes: "Ladies. Help. Please. I hate - with a passion - panty hose and am dreading another summer wearing them for work. I am trying to find a functional garter belt with metal clasps for the stockings. All of the decorative garter belts I find at the "fancy" shops have these plastic-button-nub clasps which do not hold stockings for more than 2 minutes. Which I suppose is the point with decorative garter belts! However, my search has also led me to find some "old lady" garter belts, which are not particularly attractive. Do any good-looking, metal-clasp garter belts exist? I am a size 6 with a max. budget of $50. Both lacy and smoother fabrics are okay, and I'd rather find one that sits more on the hip bones than around the natural waist. Sincerely, Should-have-lived-decades-ago"

Hey Should-have-lived-decades-ago! I was a hosiery and intimates buyer for many years so I can definitely help you. Hope you like my picks for you.

1 - DKNY Vintage Whispers Thong with Removable Garter Straps $16 on sale
2 - Felina Germaine Garter Belt $16
3 - Freya Colette Suspender $24 on sale
4 - Blush Dark Whisper Garter Belt $15 on sale
5 - Blush Wicked Garter Skirt with Removable Straps $14 on sale
6 - Scalloped Embroidery Garter Belt $17
7 - Betsey Johnson Rebel Rose Garter Belt $35

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Posted on 06.01.11 at 9:08 AM

No, I did live during garter beltsand they weren't fun either. I quit wearing ANY hose years ago.

Laura V

Posted on 06.01.11 at 12:42 PM

Sock Dreams has a good selection, including the completely non-sexy but very functional "industrial garter belt".

One Ring to Rule Them All

Posted on 06.01.11 at 2:51 PM

OMG, Sock Dreams is my favorite! Double thumbs up!

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