These little beauties have been waiting a while to come out and play, and I thought today would be the best day for them; it’s cold, rainy, and dull so a nice statement pair of hosiery will do the trick!
So once again, these are not on the Gatta website, but I managed to find them on eBay!!
Size: 2 / Small
Materials: 93% Polyamide / 7% Elastane
I wore my baggy t-shirt dress along with my grey thigh high boots. I thought it would work well seeing as most of the legs were covered with an opaque denier, leaving the top half being the focal point.
The t-shirt does cover most of the top, but when you lift your arms up, that’s when you expose the mock suspender underneath – a nice little treat!
Dress: New Look
Now before I begin, let me just mention that these are a Medium I am reviewing!!
And since Gatta let me down with not having these on their website, let me give you the blurb from eBay instead:
“Elegant, sexy, soft and comfortable tights.Highly fashionable patterned tights. Sexy tights with a hold-up imitation pattern.
Invisibly reinforced toe portion, comfortable flat seams and single-covered elastane yarn for improved durability.
The leg is a heavier thickness and darker in a black colour.
The upper thigh area is a gold colour sheer in this portion only.
Polyamide 93%, lycra 7% .”
The Packaging: very simple showing the model in a split image wearing the hosiery. At the back, it gives you the information about them,
“Fancy ladies’ tights with the addition of elastane yarn.”
Getting Them On: the first thing I saw was how long these are. I actually had to take a picture and show you that they come up to my chest level! I did not believe that these were going to sit on me like they should, and would probably just fall down my legs instead.
Another thing I will mention is how bent the suspender straps look – I was worried that these weren’t going to sit straight on the legs, but it’s fine once you get them on and pinch into place.
I did the scrunch and roll on these (even though I didn’t see a point) as I wanted to make sure that the line up at the top was level with each other and not being twisted about.
The Toes: so the toes are nice and comfortable, and have enough wiggle room in them too. Not much to say here to be honest, but they do their job well.
The Waistband: is something that I love! Not only does it sit really well on me (well above the belly button) but I love the design on it; it’s different and super cute. The mock straps works into a suspender belt and makes it look like one from far!
But going back to how they hold up is really good – I expected them to fall down on me, but they actually didn’t and held up really well. The bad news is that the rest of the legs did slightly slip down during the day!
The Design: I really love. I saw a pair on eBay a while back and always wanted to get a pair, and I then have Gatta send me them in the collection and I was elated! What put me off from reviewing them sooner is that it stated Medium on the packaging, but I’m so glad I did now! I would like to try them in Small, as you can tell these don’t hug the legs that well and fall down slightly. I have a good feeling that the Small would be opaque but slightly see through as the tights would be fully hugging them legs rather than being in Medium where the opaque is super dark but it doesn’t sit flush against your skin.
The Quality: is really good too. It doesn’t seem cheap looking when you get them on; I did find at first I was a bit hesitant but once they’re on and in them for a while, you get used to it and it doesn’t seem so bad. What I do like is the little section full of polka dots with the criss cross faintly in the background. There are a lot of different textures in this and I love it!
I think these are so cute and could work casually and formally depending on how you dress it. I did mine smart casual, but next time I will be in shorts wearing these to show off the full leg!
I think the quality is decent and the overall feel of them are really good. The only bad point is how long these are – this did put me off to begin with but I’m glad I rolled with them in the end.
Snagging is not an issue with these, and if so, if would be more on the sheer nude part of them seeing as the opaque is quite thick.