Yes, they are a practical necessity — but they dig in. They fall down. They pill. They tear on first wear. They develop holes at the toes. They become weirdly baggy round the knees — billowy, even — while remaining scratchy and unyielding everywhere else.
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Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. While some flight attendants and all Hooters waitresses are still required to wear flesh-toned pantyhose as part of their uniforms, almost every major American corporation has banished any mention of pantyhose from dress-code manuals. And there is one corner of the world where pantyhose are still very much de rigueur: Hollywood. The women I dress for TV shows, films, and commercials almost never go on camera with bare legs — they all want a smooth, sleek leg line; the kind you can only get with leg makeup or flesh-toned pantyhose. But nobody wants it to be obvious that they are wearing pantyhose, so I swear by a handful of brands that deliver perfect-looking legs — without calling any attention to themselves. These are my favorites, and the very best. The best pair of pantyhose — for any amount of money — are these by Hipstik.
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The Good Housekeeping Institute Textiles Lab put dozens of tights to the test, evaluating them in the Lab for stretch recovery, snag resistance, bursting strength at the seams, colorfastness, and washability. We then had consumer testers wear them in real life to give feedback on comfort, waistband-rolling, snagging, running, stretching out and more. The picks below are top performers from our test and newer styles with rave reviews, but first, here's what you need to know when shopping for tights:. Our favorite tights offer something for everyone.
Two types of people exist in this world: Those who love to wear tights and those who would rather die of frostbite than wiggle themselves into a pair. I fall into the latter category, which makes me a tough judge and an incredibly hard person to please. Affordable price? I thought I hated tights until I tried a pair that was lined with soft fleece—game changer. Going for an edgier look?