rolled stockings

rolled stockings

worn by flappers to achieve risque effect (1920s). [Am. Hist.: Griffith, 198]
See: Fads
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We came to Richmond all too soon, and our destination there, was a house by the Green; a staid old house, where hoops and powder and patches, embroidered coats rolled stockings ruffles and swords, had had their court days many a time.
Bobbed hair, rolled stockings, sleeveless scoop necks and dresses with lowered waists or no waistline at all, became the order of the day for the fashionable lady in Christmas 1920.
I have a picture of my grandparents—she's wearing a cloche hat and rolled stockings, and he's wearing the popular straw boater," says Russo.