With the premiere of the new St Trinians film held last night, let’s remind ourselves of those days of yore when gals at exclusive boarding schools wore stockings and suspenders as part of their school uniform.
This picture comes from one of the original films. It looks like these two girls have just arrived for the start of a new term.
Nice, but note the hockey stick. If you were a fan of stockings in those days, hockey lessons were definitely not to be missed.
If you were really lucky, you might even get to see some exposed thigh…and more.
But whilst the games mistress had to make do with fleeting views, the headmistress could savour the full glory of stockings, suspenders, bare thighs and panties at her leisure.
Simply by summoning a misbehaving gal to her study and bellowing the dreaded command: