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Tights recommendations please....

(7 Posts)
sonata1 Sat 27-Jun-15 09:49:56

For me, the mother of the bride. I am short with bad varicose veins and not the best legs. I read that Wolford are the dogs doo dahs but is there a particular pair that will do the trick? Natural colour, deffo not shiny, good coverage for the veins without making me look like Norah Batty.

sonata1 Sat 27-Jun-15 20:30:10

Bump. Anyone?

AwkwardSquad Sat 27-Jun-15 21:02:32

Don't know, sorry, but for what it's worth, I have had really good advice about tights from assistants in decent department stores. Best if you can find older assistants in JL or local department store. HoF often a bit basic, sadly.

MrsBertMacklin Sat 27-Jun-15 21:06:29

I think Wolford Pure Energy might be good. They're compressions and 30 denier, does that sound like something you'd like?

sonata1 Sat 27-Jun-15 22:36:23

I have a rather delicate outfit so don't want too thick tights but obviously want to cover the veins. I think I will go into JL and ask in the hosiery dept. Thank you laydees !

Melonfool Sun 28-Jun-15 00:19:03

You could maybe cover the veins with some camouflage make up and wear lighter weight tights?

sonata1 Sun 28-Jun-15 10:20:10

Yep. I intend to use some concealer first. Especially round one ankle. I remember years ago in Manchester, that big department store Kendall's? I was trying on some posh cream slingbacks and the assistant said snottily , referring to my telangiectasia "You ARE going to wear tights aren't you !" I was mortified and have never forgotten it.

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