Which came first: the pantyhose or the egg? Ladies, do you remember wearing pantyhose back in the early 80s? Of course you do because we all wore pantyhose; if we were wearing a dress or a skirt, we were wearing pantyhose. Because, you know, nothing beats a great pair of l’eggs. In fact, here I. For much of the 20th century, pantyhose were an essential component of any polished woman’s outfit. But then, many Gen X and Boomers stopped wearing pantyhose years ago, dismissing them as uncomfortable and easily ruined by runs. Most Millennial women have never even worn them, and thanks to more. I love pantyhose and wear them every day. (For reference, I’m ) They keep my legs from getting too cold.