Holiday Lingerie Shopping Guide: 13 Fashionable Winter Tights

When I woke up this morning, it was was 13°F. In “Ye Olde College Days,” I’d probably have rolled over, burrowed under the covers, and gone back to sleep, grumbling that it was way too cold to be outside.

Alas, I am an honest-to-goodness grownup now and the bills must get paid. To celebrate the day I realized my childhood was gone forever, I’m listing 13 fabulous winter tights…one for every degree Fahrenheit.

I’m forever on the lookout for new legwear, so if you have any tights recommendations, please let me know!

Silky Sensation Fishnet Tights
$2.77
The cheapest fishnet tights I’ve seen anywhere and available in 10 colors to boot! Definitely worth stocking up on, especially as a layering piece.
We Love Colors Opaque MicroFiber Tights
$12.50
Another great basic, I reviewed these tights here and still think they’re wonderful. With 51 colors to choose from, you’re sure to find something for every outfit.

Asos Heart Sheer Tights
$13.60
I’m a big fan of this season’s polka dot trend, and I love Asos’ cute and chic take on it. The subtle design adds something special to any outfit.
Urban Outfitters Large Scale Floral Tights $14.00
Flowers are another huge legwear trend for this season. These tights remind me of a much more expensive pair by Wolford a year or two back.

Free People Tiny Dots Sheer Tight
$14.00
I love these. The dots are noticeable without being overpowering. Plus, the price is just right.

Henry Holland by Pretty Polly Alphabet Tights
$14.08
It was hard to choose just one look from Henry Holland’s uber-popular capsule tights collection, but I picked these because I think they’d work with everything. So cheeky!
Jonathan Aston Rose Glass Lace Opaque Tights
$14.86
Jonathan Aston is my go-to brand for fashionable hosiery on a budget. They take the best looks from Wolford and replicate them for the masses.

Free People Santa Lima Tights
$18.00
My second selection from Free People, I really dig the boho/hippie/farmgirl vibe of these tights, plus they look super-warm to boot!

Cette Spirano Spiral Pantyhose
$27.00
After drooling over these tights for several months, I think it’s time to buckle down and buy them. I bet the spiral pattern is very slimming.

Look from London Peacock Feather Tights
$29.99
One of the best purchases I’ve made this year, hands down, I wear these tights all the time and everyone I encounter absolutely raves about them.

SiSi Liquirizia Seamed Knee High Tights
$37.50
If I learned anything while backpacking in Europe, it’s that continental ladies love their legwear. I’m happy to see Dollhouse Bettie is bring some of that style over here.

Wolford Lorraine Diamond Tights
$43.96
How can I talk about tights without talking about Wolford? If I’m not mistaken, this is the first Winter they’ve debuted a mid-season collection, and it’s even better than the first one.

Bebaroque Pearl Tights
$81.33
Bebaroque is a really fantastic under-the-radar legwear designer. Everything they do is completely handmade and limited edition. These tights look something a Flapper would have worn in the 1920′s.

25 Comments

  1. Leah
    09/12/09 at 2:43

    You know that I have limited tights choices because of my current location. Tropical weather says NO to tights but I still love to wear them. Hahaha! I love those sheer hearts tights and the alphabet tights too.

  2. janettaylor
    09/12/09 at 3:04

    I love 'em all, but especially SiSi pair.

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  3. Petra Bellejambes
    09/12/09 at 7:57

    Bronze: Pretty Polly – Fun
    Silver: Cette Spirals – Allure
    Gold: Bebaoroque – These just weave a spell.

    Nice finds. I hope the temperature climbs quickly. Don't feel obligated to keep to the 1 pair of tights / 1 degree temp. Or at least go celsius ….

    xoxo -

  4. katie
    09/12/09 at 9:14

    Here are my 5 favs one for every degree Fahrenheit it is here (hey it could be worst, I could be in Denver -16 this AM Brrrrrr).
    #5. Urban Outfitters
    #4. We Love Colors
    #3. Jonathan Aston
    #2. Wolford
    #1. Bebaroque

  5. sexylegsandbody
    09/12/09 at 9:52

    Great selection, the last pic is epecially nice.. well first and last. But the other are mostly great.
    Thanks for commenting on my site, hope Blogger problem is now sorted out.
    Have a wonderful day!

    Colin.

  6. chaoskontrolowany
    09/12/09 at 10:18

    Lovely tights! <3

  7. Jessica
    09/12/09 at 10:22

    Gorgeous! I love the Jonathan Aston ones – they remind me of the Chanel tights from last season.

    Here's a pair of Banana Republic tights that look similar to the ones I wore in my post: http://bananarepublic.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=20509&vid=1&pid=672889&scid=672889002

  8. Chic 'n Cheap Living
    09/12/09 at 10:29

    Wow, you've opened up a whole new world of tights to me! I'm bookmarking your suggestions – I love the patterns and detailing!

  9. Keith
    09/12/09 at 10:42

    These are all beautiful. I really love them all. Great selection. Thanks for sharing those. Have a wonderful day. Cheers!

  10. ~kristie~
    09/12/09 at 11:51

    those peacock ones are beautiful

    http://www.thesocietyofstyle.com

  11. Cafe Fashionista
    09/12/09 at 12:05

    Ohmigosh! I love you! I have been searching everywhere for a pair of polka dot heart tights. I need the Asos Heart Sheer Tights desperately! :)

  12. Couture Carrie
    09/12/09 at 12:06

    Love those alphabet tights!
    Fab post!

    xoxox,
    CC

  13. Kelly
    09/12/09 at 12:10

    Ooo those heart tights are adorable. And I may have to try the Asos dot tights, since the Nordstrom ones didn't turn out so well for me!

  14. Tights Lover
    09/12/09 at 12:51

    Great list. I've had my eye on the Wolford's for what seems like forever. I may need to get the Free People dot tights, though, I've been loving dot tights lately.

    Thanks for the outnet tip! I remember profiling that bodysuit a while back. Half off? That may be too good to pass up.

    I was at Wolford yesterday and my friend Tara showed me a picture of next season bodysuit. Wait until you see this thing!

  15. Marla Singer
    09/12/09 at 15:33

    thanks for the guide! i really love tights! gonna get the sheer heart-printed soon =D

  16. Isquisofrenia Style
    09/12/09 at 16:53

    i really like the fishnest and that ones from free people

    thank hon for your comment
    xo!

  17. Wrecked Stellar
    09/12/09 at 17:11

    aw, these are all so cute! my favorite ones are the alphabet ones! so different!

  18. Niki B.
    10/12/09 at 3:40

    i LOVE the asos heart tights, and the free people dotted ones. amazing!

    xo Niki

    http://ahautemess.blogspot.com

  19. Sheen V
    10/12/09 at 11:53

    Beautiful set of tights you've posted! Very inspiring!

  20. Savvy Gal
    10/12/09 at 13:26

    my fav is the alphabet tights.

  21. T-Rex
    10/12/09 at 18:44

    I have some grey wool Wolford tights waiting for me to break them in this season. Thanks for reminding me!

  22. Kristin
    10/12/09 at 21:34

    I need those fishnets in a bad way. I can't believe the price!

  23. nookie
    11/12/09 at 16:51

    love the dots ones

  24. lisa
    11/12/09 at 21:35

    Tights are a godsend for cold days. You picked some great pairs here.

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