How do you size a garter belt?

To prep for purchasing a garter belt, there are two key measurements you will need to know: your hip measurement and your waist circumference….Finding the Right Garter Belt for You!

  1. Small: 24-28 inches.
  2. Medium: 32-36 inches.
  3. Large: 37-41 inches.
  4. Extra Large: 43-47 inches.

When should you wear a garter belt?

There are many occasions when a garter belt is appropriate. For instance, you might want to wear one under a dress with stockings. Or, you might wear one to work to feel gorgeous and powerful throughout the day. And of course, you can wear one for a smoking hot nighttime look!

What are the thigh highs with straps called?

Garter belts are fantastic with a sexy pair of thigh such as the OTTAVIA Lace thigh highs in black. Pairing a garter belt with thigh highs will make you irresistible to your loved one. Garter belts and thigh highs are perfect for boudoir photoshoots, costume parties (with a fabulous corset), or a special night of play.

What does a garter belt symbolize?

Believe it or not, the garter belt symbolizes good luck to the bachelors in attendance. Supposedly, whoever is lucky enough to catch it will be the next to get married. Of course, this is a tradition that’s more symbolic and fun than realistic.

How do you wear a garter everyday?

For daily wear, you need six garters minimum to truly hold up your stockings and keep everything in place – two in front, two in back, and two along your thighs. Some people prefer the extra security of eight straps, but this is mostly a matter of personal preference.

What size garter do I need?

Take the tape measure (or the string) and wrap it around where you think want to wear your garter. Generally, this is just above the knee. If you don’t have a tape measure, use a piece of string and then put the string against a ruler to get the desired length.

What does a garter symbolize?

Traditionally, the wedding garter most often symbolizes love and luck. In the Middle Ages it was more tied up with notions of virginity and the consummation of marriage; these days it’s more of a fun, lighthearted wedding way to show off the couple’s chemistry and interact with their guests.