Itty-bitty. But nice.

Reviewed by svkup from Pittsburgh, PA on Wednesday, October 26, 2011
I prefer comfortable skirts and dresses to pants in most situations, so I bought these to wear to work/school in the winter (including on my bike commutes). They are just what I wanted: something that would be as warm or warmer than leggings but also with the presentable look of tights. However, they run very small and aren't as stretchy/forgiving as some normal tights. Even though I'm a 12 (and probably on the small size of 12), which is actually in the Medium category for these tights, I bought a Large (listed as size 14 for this item), knowing I'd rather not have them be too tight around my thighs (which are not exactly small since I bike and run a lot). Well, lo and behold, even the Large couldn't make it more than a few inches past my knees, and I had to send them back for the XL. However, they are very nice - significantly more substantial and warmer than normal tights, but still nice-looking and supportive - and they seem like they will be durable enough that I'll be able to wear them on my bike without them falling apart immediately. So I recommend them if you want some really warm, durable tights, but if you are very curvy and/or muscular, you should definitely consider sizing up - maybe even two sizes if you're like me.
  • Best Uses: Cold Weather, Everyday Wear, Travel
  • Cons: Runs very small
  • Describe Yourself: Casual/ Recreational
  • Fit: Feels too small
  • Pros: Practical, Soft, Warm
  • Was this a gift?: No
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