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mantyhose

(ˈmæntɪˌhəʊz)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a one-piece clinging garment covering the body from the waist to the feet, worn by men
[C21: blend of man and pantyhose]
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Bart and Noah were younger and more downtown, budding filmmakers with tattoos peeking out here and there from T-shirts and "mantyhose"-tight jeans.
In fact, the demand for male tights - or mantyhose - has soared in the last five years.
Florence, Italy, August 30, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Mantyhose.net - the leading men's hosiery fashion portal - launches Mantyhose Fashion Competition, an international fashion competition aimed at young fashion designers and stylists worldwide.
Mantyhose Fashion Competition's international jury is headed by Francesco Cavallini, vice-president of Italian design house Emilio Cavallini and Chan Kraemer, founder of Mantyhose.net.
Stylists and fashion designers (also students) can apply with up to five stylings (up to 15 photos) showing tasteful, fashionable stylings of men wearing pantyhose / mantyhose, until 10th of October, 2012.
To be fair though, even people in the fashion industry are divided on the mantyhose. But now that Madonna's rekindled the debate, with her Girl Gone Wild video featuring a band of brothers in tights (and heels), it's coming out of Sherwood forest into public consciousness and taking on MC Hammer-ian proportions.
For David Walker-Smith, the director of menswear and beauty at Selfridges' London store, it's "mantyhose".
"The 'mantyhose' are extremely versatile and we expect men to be wearing them not only as a way to give legs an extra boost of warmth on the chilliest nights, but as a true style statement."
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Theatre Royal, Newcastle THINK pretty pink tutus, giant stockings and swap pantyhose for "mantyhose", and you're on the way to finding out what Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo are about.
New York, Jan 10 (ANI): Men have invaded ladies' fashion domain a little further, for after ''man-bras'' and ''manscara'' the latest must have for men is "Mantyhose."
She revealed that her customers like their mantyhose for warmth, support for athletics, and circulation.
In fact, the demand for male tights, or mantyhose, have soared in the last five years.