Women's Opaque Tights
Try the matte ones instead?
I've bought LE tights every Columbus Day sale for several years. I get 4-6 pairs and they last me all fall and winter. I wear a pair once, then machine was AND dry in a lingerie bag. I'd say I have several pairs in rotation from years past that have held up. However this year I have lots from pervious years so I only bought three pairs of the opaque tights (couldn't remember what the difference was between these and the matte tights, or what I'd gotten before) and every pair tore in the crotch the first time I put them on. One pair it's just a minimal hole, the other two pairs it's a giant gaping hole and while no one would see it, it's uncomfortable. I buy the 2x when I'm in the 1x size range because I don't want to risk runs or holes while struggling to get them on. I will hopefully be able to send them back for a refund and until then I'll try the matte version to see if they are the more durable ones I love.
November 7, 2014
Very pleased with the fit and weight of the tights. Expect them to last all season.Wash well. May buy a couple more
November 4, 2014
These look great.
Super soft and don't overheat you like a lot of tights do
March 30, 2014
I had I hopes for these tights but after one wear my toes poked through the bottom creating runs. Then, after the first washing they came out with little balls all over them. I'll have to keep looking for tights.
March 25, 2014
More Like Hose
When I think of tights, I think of what I wore when I was taking dance class. These are not as thick as that, but aren't quite as thin as hose. If you want something in between, this is it. I'm a little concerned they are going to run like hose. I've only worn them once; only time will tell.
February 2, 2014
My 2X tights fit great. So many queen size tights are too tight in the waist. These are very comfortable. I just wish they came in other colors.
January 18, 2014
I got a 2X, my usual size, and I could barely pull them up. They definitely weren't opaque after the struggle to put them on. Also, they have 2 seams on the rear end, which I don't find comfortable. I thought they might stretch out, so I wore them for half a day. I had to take them off because the crotch kept falling down. Disappointing!
January 9, 2014
I am impressed, I would buy more if they had more colors
I came late to the lands end tight party, and that is a shame--but next year, if the quality holds, I will stock up! I wear skirts and dresses most days, so October-April, I am in tights. I am plus sized petite with large calves--so I have had difficulty in the past finding tights that fit well. My go to tights were we love colors--but that was before I bought a pair of lands end opaque tights in charcoal.
I was nervous about ordering since I have large calves and wear between a 2x and a 3x. 2x was the only option, so I took a chance.
These are my favorite tights. They are thick, truly opaque, they don't shine over my calves, they stay up, they don't bag around my ankles and I haven't had to adjust them once.
I have worn them multiple times, but haven't washed them yet, so I can't speak to how they will hold up longer term.
I wish they came in more colors. Next year I am not going to wait until December to buy them. They will be my standard tights in the future as long as the quality continues. I have and will continue to recommend them to friends. I never thought I would care enough about gray tights to write 230 words about them, but I these tights are awesome, take it from this short fat lady, these tights are worth spending your money on.
January 9, 2014
Only tights I own
I have bought several pair of these tights. They never bag or fall down. I'm 5'4" tall and 125 pounds. The Medium is a perfect fit. I don't put them in the dryer but they wash up very well in the washing machine. Highly recommend.
December 31, 2013
Well worth buying
They fit extremely well. The tights are very smooth. I wore them to an open house with a dress and they looked good from the beginning to the end of the evening. The knees never bagged and colour was even throughout.
December 8, 2013