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English citations of brosiery
Noun: "(informal) pantyhose designed for and/or marketed toward men"
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- 2012, Daisy Dumas, "'Brosiery' and 'mantyhose' take off as men seek the warmth, comfort... and 'fashion statement' of patterned tights", Daily Mail, 6 March 2012:
- Mr Cavallini said that his company's 'brosiery' is tested on its male employees and that their research had led to a special, breathable fabric being designed to account for men's higher perspiration levels.
- 2012, "'Brosiery'...aka tights for men", WTOP.com, 8 March 2012:
- Brosiery is a budding trend in the U.K. helping men add a layer and make a fashion statement.
- 2012, James Poulos, "Five Reasons Mantyhose Could Be the Next Spanx", Forbes, 14 March 2012:
- Whether you’re metro or just hetero, brosiery is about revealing, not concealing.
- 2012, Rene Cizio, "SPEAK OUT: Should fashionable men wear pantyhose?", The News-Herald, 17 March 2012:
- Brosiery is a growing trending in the United Kingdom.
- 2012, Kevin Courtney, "Word on the street Mantyhose", The Irish Times, 31 March 2012:
- Now we are expected to roll mantyhose, brosiery and guylons over our hairy legs and knobbly knees.
- 2013, Todd Plummer, "In Brief: DIY Lacoste Polos, Bradley Cooper's Orange Glow, the Rise of Mantyhose", Details, 29 January 2013:
- Italian specialty legwear manufacturer, Emilio Cavallini, is claiming that sales of "brosiery" and "guylons" are its fastest growing category, accounting for a whopping thirty percent of e-commerce revenue.
- 2013, Jacob Tomsky, "Jacob Tomsky Wears Mantyhose (Men’s Pantyhose) for a Week", The Daily Beast, 19 February 2013:
- Also they ride low, and you’ll be doing that shimmy-’em-up move way more than you’re comfortable with. After even a tiny bit of use, they stretch out and sag in the back. I felt like the Coppertone baby with that little dog attached to my brosiery, pulling the little guy toward the surf.