Wolford has proven beyond reasonable doubt how possible it is to use knitting technology (which is its focal point) to create unique products via its affiliation with well-known designers. The quintessence of Wolford fashion has been captured by renowned photographers such as Gunter Kathrein, Helmut Newton, Jean Baptiste Mondino, Howard Schatz, Thiemo Sander, etc. The primary focus of Wolford’s line of products is the female shape or silhouette, and represents an ageless elegance and lavishness, yet incorporates prevailing trends. What has continually inspired and thrilled Wolford customers around the globe are its figure-hugging outfits that showcase professional artistry. The innovative fashion brand has extended its line of products (which are primarily body-wear and hosiery) to include swimwear, the most popular being ‘Swimbodies,’ a seam-free and complete bodysuit for every woman no matter the shape or size.
The fashion label known as Wolford was created with one thing in mind: to produce stockings made of pure rayon and silk for the womenfolk. The internationally acclaimed fashion brand was founded by Reinhold Wolf and Walter Palmers in Bregenz, Austria situated on Lake Constance as far back as 1950, about ten years after nylon stockings hit the market. At the time, nylon stockings were the rave and were in short supply