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Hairy Stockings: China’s Social Media Craze Du Jour

Japan isn’t the only Asian nation with a bit of strange. An image going viral on Sina Weibo (China’s Twitter) is giving the latest Japanese trend of eyeball-licking a run for its Yen.

The image shows a pair of legs (the gender of the wearer is unclear, but we’re guessing it’s a gal) wearing a full coat of thick Uncle Pauly body hair from thigh to ankle. At the bottom of each hairy trunk? Two non-hairy feet.

Basically, these are “hairy stockings,” and are less a fashion statement and more “pervert protection.”

“Super sexy, summertime anti-pervert full-leg-of-hair stockings, essential for all young girls going out,” says the caption with the image, according to a translation offered by China trend watcher ChinaSMACK.

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