We had a slight feeling of deja vu when we started to read the details of these tights, then the penny dropped that they are quite similar to Pretty Polly Naturals Sideria Tights which are the same fibre mix and just a little heavier at 7 denier. Like this other style from Pretty Polly they are designed for summer wear.
As with the 7 denier Sideria tights the first impressions are not great, but open them out off the card and things really improve... these are very light and gossamer thin tights.
Sheer to waist with strips of reinforcement either side of the body seams, around the cotton lined gusset and below the waistband. These are such sheer tights that seaming without this transition would be folly, but we would have liked narrower strips. The seams themselves are fine and well finished but not flat.
Being summer tights there is of course a sandal toe detail. This ensures that the tights live up to their branding, aside from smoothing and adding a nice sheen of colour the tights are pretty much invisible. When lit from the side there is a nice sheen which could be mistaken for a light coating of oil.
Despite the absence of Lycra there is plenty of stretch and the fit is good.
These are delightfully light and smooth tights to wear. They feel cool too. Perfect for summer.
Get the tight colour for your skin tone and all that friends will notice is that you have the most gorgeous legs. More generous in fit that the 7 denier Sideria tights these may be the tights for the summer.
31 July 2008