Cecilia De Rafael · Hosiery

Cecilia De Rafael Eterno Super Lucido 20 Comfort Tights

Now I am very intrigued with this pair, seeing as I love the Super Lucidos that CdR have to offer. As much as I like the seamless top on most of them, I do like a proper band, especially when I am working with mini skirts.

The Spec

Colour: Black

Size: 3 / Medium

Denier: 20

Materials: 62% Nylon & 38% Elastane

Price: £14.95

Website: The Tight Spot – Cecilia De Rafael Eterno Super Lucido 20 Comfort Tights

10% Discount: PANDA

My Outfit

Replicating a similar style that I did back in the day, as it was one of my favourite looks. I wore my cold shoulder satin top, paired with my faux leather mini skirt and added leopard heels to make it fun!

My Deets

Top: H&M

Skirt: Zara

Tights: CdR

Heels: TopShop

The Review

From The Website: Enjoy Cecilia De Rafael’s super shine hosiery with added comfort. These Super Lucido shiny shiny tights have a ultra shine finish as well as a deep, comfort waistband that doesn’t dig in or roll. Finished with just a T-bar reinforcement in an otherwise sheer brief and a sheer toe, these lightweight, gloss shiny tights look fabulous and feel fabulous to wear. 62% Nylon and 38% Elastane

  • 20 Denier
  • Super Shiny Finish
  • Deep Waistband
  • Sheer Toe

The Packaging

Getting Them On: so I will say my excitement quickly turned into disappointment when I was getting these on. I had my gloves on just in case, and I’m glad I did. I found there to be so many defects and markings which were clearly hard to spot when I did my unpackaging video. I’ll get into this a little further down.

These were fine getting on over anklets, and setting in place when I was happy.

On The Legs: okay here we go…

So the quality is BAD, and to the point these aren’t even worth it. I found markings and defects all over my legs, so nowhere was safe. There were multiple lines running through both legs, along with snags, darker patches and just rough areas. I have no idea what has happened, but honestly I was not pleased considering I didn’t have time to change out of these.

The fit of these were good, and I am glad that I went a size up as I had enough stretch to them so I didn’t have to tug and pull in any way. If I went for a size Small, I think I would have struggled! I had no gapping, and these didn’t fall down easily either.

The feel of these are lovely in some areas; they are super soft and smooth but some parts they did feel rough and quite itchy. Honestly I was a mix of feelings wearing this pair today.

The shine on these are lovely and they have that normal lucido finish, which is nice. I am glad that wasn’t affected!

The Toes & Ankle: so these come with sandals toes, which is fine as I made sure to keep my nails smooth when wearing these. I didn’t need to have another issue on my hands this morning!

I had plenty of wiggle room for my toes to breathe, and no pressure was added during my wear either. Around the feet and ankles, I had a smooth, wrinkle-free finish.

The Waistband & Gusset: so this is one of the reasons why I wanted to try this pair out; the band looks so comfortable and smooth. All of this part is like a seamless waistband, which I really like.

I did find the finish on the edges could have been much neater and cleaner, but never mind. I did like the fit of these, and they moved with me which is what I wanted from them.

My Thoughts?

In my honest opinion, I can’t recommend these, due to how bad this pair was in the end. I thought they would be great, and something a little different, but I’m not a fan.

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