I'm shocked by the amount of fraeks who wear pants over tights

(102 Posts)
BonnyDay Sat 06-Oct-12 15:45:06

er "Hello - this is Lycra calling!"

OR even fraekier - bloody wear two pairs of tights - like a giant human onion.

or tights and spanks - like a vast be-polyestered Wurst

Last night I wore a pair of tights that reached my bra line fgs. that was weird enough

SomethingOnce Sat 06-Oct-12 15:49:03

Sounds unhygienic.

(Or are you American?)

WTF is a fraek?

BonnyDay Sat 06-Oct-12 15:52:10

a freak

seeker Sat 06-Oct-12 15:55:19

One pair under+ one pair over=no wrinkly ankles.

Wetthemogwai Sat 06-Oct-12 15:56:15

I'm going out tonight and wearing a pair of spanxs and 2 pairs of tights. And knickers. Go on. Be appalled I don't care because I'll look thin

BonnyDay Sat 06-Oct-12 15:56:39

oh god. will you be able to walk?

BonnyDay Sat 06-Oct-12 15:57:04

seeker you nut job
just buy a pair that fit

SomethingOnce Sat 06-Oct-12 15:57:42

Knickers first, then everything else in whatever order.

MrsjREwing Sat 06-Oct-12 15:58:05

Why two pairs of tights?

BonnyDay Sat 06-Oct-12 15:59:05

i dunno
sometimes i do without the pants altogether.
i am a hosiery nihilist

Wetthemogwai Sat 06-Oct-12 16:07:14

2 pairs because I have fat legs and with one pair you can see the strain on the tights if I only wear one. That and it's more 'pull in' power and warmth as I'll be very cold tonight.
It's like wearing leggings but with feet or the skinniest of skinny jeans

I can't do without knickers, it feels so so wrong and hate the constant threat of camel toe!

usualsuspect3 Sat 06-Oct-12 16:12:08

I have never heard of wearing two pairs of tights. The things you learn on MN.

MrsjREwing Sat 06-Oct-12 16:14:03

Get the next size up tights with a higher denier?

Fimbo Sat 06-Oct-12 16:15:06

Ooh pants over tights I did that when I was a wee lassie of 5. Rather my mum made me, to stop my tights falling down as I was tiny skinny thing way back then, unlike the heifer status I am today.

Fimbo Sat 06-Oct-12 16:15:39

And that well known fashion emporium Primarni do the best tights.

Wetthemogwai Sat 06-Oct-12 16:16:15

Or just buy a packet of cheap ones and wear 2 pairs? It's not uncomfortable and you can't tell!

Wetthemogwai Sat 06-Oct-12 16:17:27

fimbo primarni control wet look leggings are amazing!

MarchelineWhatNot Sat 06-Oct-12 16:18:57

Oh God, I can remember having to wear knickers over wooly tights. It was to stop them falling down as they were all too small and mum couldn't afford to buy me new ones.

LadyStark Sat 06-Oct-12 16:19:15

I wear pants over tights. It helps keep them up! I've tried so many different sizes, brands, deniers etc and nothing stops the sag as well as wearing a big pair of pants over the top.

hugoagogo Sat 06-Oct-12 16:23:55

I used to wear one pair under and one pair over, the over pair became the under pair the following day to save washing. hmm grin

Worn underneath a kilt with a vest attached and a navy polo neck jumper. Good times.

EnjoyGOLDResponsibly Sat 06-Oct-12 16:24:24

I have discovered Oasis 120 denier.

Great fit
Very black, cannot see any transparency at all
Very soft
Wash well

ER rating 10/10

5madthings Sat 06-Oct-12 16:24:36

i have never worn pants over tights! i have worn hold them all in spandex pants and then tights designed to do to same. no issues with tights falling donw.

dd is 21 mths and wear lots of tighs, i put her vest under her tights and again no falling down issues. nowadays tights seem pretty good with the elastic etc, i dont have a fallnig down issue for myself or dd.

Fimbo Sat 06-Oct-12 16:27:10

Wetthemogwait, my dd has the 100 denier ones for school and loves them, they come complete with a gusset presumably for those who don't wear pants underneath, (to be clear my dd does wear pants!) she says it helps to keep them up.

I have the 40/60 denier range and they are good too. I also personally prefer their £3 leggings to the awful pair that I bought in H & M.

Meglet Sat 06-Oct-12 16:29:27

Tights under trousers is weird. I thought people wore pop-socks but it seems some women really do it confused.

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