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The Year in Legs

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Overview

From the runways to the red carpet, legwear was in the news for 2012. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Backstage at Marc by Marc Jacobs RTW Spring 2013

Intimates

Legwear Hits the Runway

Designers filled their 2012 runways with eye-catching tights, leggings and socks.

clock December 11, 2012WWD Staff

Wolford’s trompe l’oeil lace-ups for fall 2013.

Intimates

The Year in Legs: Fifty Shades of Racy

The best-selling erotic trilogy “Fifty Shades of Grey” is heating up the legwear industry.

clock December 11, 2012Laure Guilbault and Alessandra Turra

The Duchess of Cambridge in April, 2012.

Intimates

The Year in Legs: The Kate Middleton Effect

Given her positive image and sky-high fascination factor, it’s not surprising that she is elevating the nude legwear category to fashion-worthy status.

clock December 11, 2012Julia Neel and Karyn Monget

On Reykjavik’s Laugavegur Street.

Intimates

They Are Wearing: Legwear

From Los Angeles to London, Kiev to Tokyo, legwear attracted attention on the streets in all manners of chic, punky, quirky and fun.

clock December 11, 2012WWD Staff

Rooney Mara

Intimates

Tights, Camera, Action

Whether on or off the red carpet, celebrities love their black tights.

clock December 11, 2012Lauren McCarthy

Isaac Mizrahi's fishnet tights in watercolor hues at United Hosiery Hosiery Co.

Activewear

Color My World: Legwear Sees Robust Growth

Manufacturers have answered the call for fashion by offering expanded assortments of colors and prints.

clock December 11, 2012Karyn Monget

Essentialist

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Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

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