They fall down. They pill. They become weirdly baggy round the knees and remain unyielding everywhere else. But an end to tights discomfort might finally be in sight. It is about this point in winter that you really begin to tire of wearing tights. Yes, they are a practical necessity — but they dig in.
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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.
The truth about tights: my search for a pair to end women’s hosiery hell
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.
Pantyhose , called sheer tights , or sheers in the United Kingdom and a few other countries, are close-fitting legwear covering the wearer's body from the waist to the toes. Like stockings or knee highs , pantyhose are usually made of nylon , or of other fibers blended with nylon. Pantyhose are designed to:.