Advanced search

AIBU to ask what your favourite opaque tights are?

(49 Posts)
PandoraHadABox Tue 22-Nov-16 15:01:43

I would love to wear a short dress for a party but not blessed with the best legs - looking for a fab pair of opaque tights that flatter the whole leg and give confidence. Please help!

MissClimpsonsTypingBureau Tue 22-Nov-16 16:11:54

M&S 60 denier bodysensor! I basically live in them. Properly opaque and v flattering.

sleepachu Tue 22-Nov-16 16:13:54

Primark 200 denier for work or 100 denier for glossy

bibbitybobbityyhat Tue 22-Nov-16 16:14:12

Marks & Spencer Autograph tights. Pricey but so worth it.

malovitt Tue 22-Nov-16 16:15:49

Primark 100 denier microfibre tights - £2.50.

They are fab.

Seryph Tue 22-Nov-16 16:18:48

Seconding the Primark ones, I find they are much better than the M&S ones.

Temporaryname137 Tue 22-Nov-16 16:20:05

Medium priced - m&s autograph. If you want to treat yourself and look after them, wolford are AMAZING and will last for ages.

Temporaryname137 Tue 22-Nov-16 16:21:27

Temporaryname137 Tue 22-Nov-16 16:23:19

It's also worth looking at stuff with a pattern if your dress is plain as that can be a nice look if you like it. So eg a short black dress with nice shaping opaque black tights with crystals down the back or something. M&S and wolford both do party tights! If your dress is already sparkly or patterned, nice and simple smile

MaxPepsi Tue 22-Nov-16 16:31:00

Thermal tights. Keep you nice and warm when wearing party dresses!

PandoraHadABox Tue 22-Nov-16 19:59:14

Thanks to you all. The Wolford tights look great but I would be worried about snagging them...

ConvincingLiar Tue 22-Nov-16 20:03:58

I have one pair of Wolford tights (glossy beige/leg colour) and they have been very durable. For opaques I usually buy 100-200 primark ones and they're good.

Electrolens Tue 22-Nov-16 20:21:14

M&S 100 denier bodysensor. Smooth, totally opaque and flattering.

Fredmitten Tue 22-Nov-16 20:21:24

Seconding the M&S 60 denier body sensor tights. Best fit I've come across and wash well.

piknmixer Tue 22-Nov-16 20:24:28

Surprisingly perhaps, but Sainsbury's tights, 80 or 100 denier. Wash well, almost impossible to snag and about a fiver for three pairs.

Make sure you hand wash them, drip dry and don't tumble them to make sure they last and don't go bobbly.

Lelloteddy Tue 22-Nov-16 20:24:28

M&S 60 denier.

timeforachangeithink Tue 22-Nov-16 20:26:57

Primark 100 denier.

Marylou2 Tue 22-Nov-16 20:30:23

Wolford. They last forever. Cost per wear is amazing despite initial .

Palomb Tue 22-Nov-16 20:32:48

Primary fleece lined tights. Not sure on the denier but they are amazing!

Temporaryname137 Tue 22-Nov-16 20:51:38

If you are careful with wolfords they won't ladder! Honestly!

maddening Tue 22-Nov-16 21:01:01

Sainsburys body shaper 60 den

PandoraHadABox Wed 23-Nov-16 06:51:18

Which denier should is best with the Wolford's, Temp? The opaqueness seems to vary from brand to brand. There are some bargains on ebay!

PandoraHadABox Wed 23-Nov-16 07:10:13

Also, according to the Wolford size chart I would be a size S (5'2" tall, 55kgs) but some of the sellers are saying that size S is a 10-12? I am a size 8 (uk), which size Wolford would I be? Thank you x

PandoraHadABox Wed 23-Nov-16 07:14:13

Confused about the Wolford sizes - according to their chart at 5'2" and 55kgs I am a size S, but ebay sellers are saying that S is a size 10/12. I am a size uk 8, so which size in Wolfords do you think I would be? Sorry for so many questions but need to get it right, don't want Nora Batty baggy ankles! grin

PandoraHadABox Wed 23-Nov-16 07:14:47

Oops sorry for double post confused

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now