Costume Historian & Dressmaker
The Christmas Stocking: a happy history of ho-ho-hoisery!
“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there…….”
This Christmas gather round as Meridith Towne unpacks her sleigh and hangs her stockings above the fireplace. A talk full of festive frivolity as we dive into the stories of Christmas stockings and the long and colourful history of hosiery. We’ll fill your stockings full of facts on the making, mending and mischief of your hose – plus learn how to successfully seduce Santa! From nicked nylons to titillating tights we have a pair for everyone, regardless of whether you are naughty or nice!