Sold at Bungaku Furima in Japan, the stockings provide an eerie and sci-fi effect. If you want to look at it in a less creepy way, the Spherical Joint Stockings can also be used to achieve a barbie doll appeal.
These stockings definitely reinvent the use of leggings to cover anything up.
Implications - Modern customers are looking for products that feature an aspect of shock. Items with an otherworldly effect are attractive to those who want to make a statement with their purchases. Companies trying to grow its appeal could focus on this desire for a more shocking aesthetic.