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A Collection of Female Attire

The Collection: Stockings
#139- #142

 (Please note: This is the “archive” of the collection of shoot props (generally lingerie/womens attire somehow) that I have gathered over the last 11 years of my career.
They are catalogued by number, and description for now as well as any other relevant information about their individual histories- how I came to have the items, what shoots they might have been used for, etc.
The style in which I document an item may vary according to the type of garment/object it is).

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.139---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

Those-are-Pearls-that-were-his-eyes--by-Leah-Hawker-photographed-in-Simons-Town-South-Africa

# 139 – Stockings
Tan, low-sheen stockings which have been cut in order to be used as hold-ups like in this image above which was part of a series I produced in 2008.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.140---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 140 – Stockings
Sheer, Black stockings cut to convert into hold-ups for photoshoots.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.141---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 141 – Stockings
Sheer, black stockings with polka-dot pattern. These remind me of 1990’s Pretty Woman every time.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.142---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 142 – Stockings
Tan/beige coloured, sheer stockings. These are probably the most standard stocking variety you can find in South Africa.

 

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A Collection of Female Attire

The Collection: Stockings
#135- #138

 (Please note: This is the “archive” of the collection of shoot props (generally lingerie/womens attire somehow) that I have gathered over the last 11 years of my career.
They are catalogued by number, and description for now as well as any other relevant information about their individual histories- how I came to have the items, what shoots they might have been used for, etc.
The style in which I document an item may vary according to the type of garment/object it is).

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.135---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 135 – Stockings
My second pair of almost-vintage, deep blue, sheer stockings. They have an almost same-same sheer gusset/re-enforced area as the rest of the pair of hosiery.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.136---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 136 – Stockings
Nearly nude, sheer hold-ups stockings.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.137---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 137 – Stockings
Black fishnet stockings cut off into sort of mid-leg-wearing stockings or sleeves. They were used for a Goth themed party portrait in 2007.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.138---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 138 – Stockings
Warm tan coloured stockings in a super high sheen with a mat gusset area.

 

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The Collection: Stockings
#131- #134

 (Please note: This is the “archive” of the collection of shoot props (generally lingerie/womens attire somehow) that I have gathered over the last 11 years of my career.
They are catalogued by number, and description for now as well as any other relevant information about their individual histories- how I came to have the items, what shoots they might have been used for, etc.
The style in which I document an item may vary according to the type of garment/object it is).

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.131---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

 

Nudes-and-Commissions-by-Leah-Hawker-(39)

# 131 – Stockings
Black cut-off fish-net stocking hold-ups. Used in quite a few private commission shoots over the years.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.132---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

Room-no.-111-from-the-9-Hotel-Rooms-series-shot-in-Cape-Town-2009-

# 132 – Stockings
White, sheer, cut-off stockings hold-ups. These have been used in quite a few shoots like the included image above but also many private commissions with “The Housewives

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.133---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 133 – Stockings
Semi-sheer black stockings with a floral pattern. These have been cut-off to be used as hold-ups with a suspender belt instead since its always been so hard to find this kind of product in South Africa.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.134---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 134 – Stockings
Deep indigo, gusseted sheer, stockings. handed down from an aunts old wardrobe. I’ve ended up with two very similar pairs- both have worked well in past shoots.
Found and liked this quote which is appropriate here:

The phrase “don’t bust a gusset” (a variation of “don’t blow a gasket”) is an admonition to calm down; becoming so enraged and inflated that one busted a gusset would imply extreme rage and expansion beyond one’s clothing capacity”

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The Collection: Stockings
#127- #130

 (Please note: This is the “archive” of the collection of shoot props (generally lingerie/womens attire somehow) that I have gathered over the last 11 years of my career.
They are catalogued by number, and description for now as well as any other relevant information about their individual histories- how I came to have the items, what shoots they might have been used for, etc.
The style in which I document an item may vary according to the type of garment/object it is).

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.127---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 127 – Stockings
Sheer white hold-ups with a extra wide reenforced top for suspender belt clips.  I most likely got these in a lingerie set originally from passionfruit.co.za , its not easy to find these in SA.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.128---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 128 – Stockings
Brown/black fish-net stockings which have been cut into hold-ups fore a shoot.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.129---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

# 129 – Stockings
Footless-stockings with mesh, lace design in black from Woolworths.

 

The-Collection---STOCKINGS---no.130---Catalogued-for-TheSofterSex

Room-no.-107 - nude cape town

# 130 – Stockings
Beige/flesh coloured stay-up stockings with lace detailing. These are almost always available from Woolworths, I bought this pair at  least 7 years back.

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