For some insane reason,I repeat, insane, many, many women in the U.S are now going bare legged, and I do not understand why. "Uncomfortable, binding, runners, "damned uncomfortable etc etc" I went to a Christmas Eve party last night and wore my tuxedo, (fabulous home, rich neighborhood, monied guests, and monied homeowners of course. The pretty daughter of the host came in a black evening dress, high heels,AND BARE LEGS ! I wanted to barf. My tuxedo is not comfortable, but my host / hostess, said it was "HOT" ...I do not know or understand why contemporarty women 'dress down" concerning the bare leg look ?
Several years ago my Girlfriend wore a garter belt, but the stocking she wore were only just above the knee...I found a website, link
that sold garter belts and stockings and bought her a REAL garter belt and she started wearing it all the time. It held her stocking all the way to the very tops of her thighs", and she could wear any short skirt/ short dress etc.
Glad to see that "cun7ninja" responded to your question below, since she responded to my question along the same lines a couple months ago. Glad some women feel the same as the guys. Also, sheer, pantyhose drive me through the ceiling too. I believe that women in Europe don't share the American dress trends for men or women.
Check the website link I sent and you might get some ideas and I am sure yoiu can buy online