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Tights- a moan

(15 Posts)
Eastend2015 Thu 24-Mar-16 09:44:04

27 weeks and tights are truly my nemesis. It is at least a 5 minute wrestle to get them on, only to find the crotch is too low then when I pull them up, 9 times out of 10 I end up ripping them and have to start all over again much to the amusement of DH hmm

Artandco Thu 24-Mar-16 09:45:22

1) get bigger size

2) wear pants of the same colour over the outside superman style to keep up. Black tights with black pants over outside were lifesaving

Sanch1 Thu 24-Mar-16 12:58:26

Yep! I agree and I have 7 more weeks of work to battle through yet!

Eastend2015 Thu 24-Mar-16 15:05:41

Artandco thanks but already in the larger size and not much difference. Sock are just as bad!

SpecialStains Thu 24-Mar-16 15:39:33

Hold ups?

sizethree Thu 24-Mar-16 16:07:17

ASOS maternity tights are amazing. They have a rubber bit (like in hold ups) and it actually works. I've tried a few brands and Asia are by far the best. I think £6 a pair, so not too bad on price.

Frank85 Thu 24-Mar-16 22:22:54

Defo get a bigger size
I have tried sooo many different pairs now, asda ones weirdly were the best

Eastend2015 Thu 24-Mar-16 23:03:17

Thanks for the advice ladies! I'll try a few other options. Mothercare were ok but quite thick yet seemed to ladder/ rip really easily!

Artandco Thu 24-Mar-16 23:06:18

Also just get leggings instead the next few weeks. I often wore black leggings with boots under dresses later.

Inwaiting Sat 26-Mar-16 09:13:57

You can buy maternity tights from m&s which are really good

Shirkingfromhome Sat 26-Mar-16 09:15:28

H&M sell maternity tights too.

jellybelly85 Sat 26-Mar-16 18:28:54

I found the ASOS ones a bit rubbish - they kept falling down! Today I'm wearing M&S extra large tights and they seem to be doing the trick (and not baggy either).

FuzzyOwl Sat 26-Mar-16 18:33:16

I found M&S ones brilliant.

PennyHasNoSurname Sat 26-Mar-16 18:38:07

H&M maternity tights are the bees bollocks.

MazzleDazzle Sat 26-Mar-16 18:39:00

You are right, maternity tights are a joke: overpriced and not fit for purpose.

I hated H & M and Mothercare ones. In the end I gave up and just wore black leggings.

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