Gerbe is making another appearance on the blog. I have done a few promo posts in this brand on my old account, ut they are now lost in the wind! This is one of my favourite brands, which are slowly disappearing.
To catch up with my previous Gerbe reviews, hit the links below (opens in a new tab):
Denier: Approx 30
Materials: 87% Polyamide, 12% Elastane, 1% Cotton
There were a few meetings at work today, so out comes the semi-formal attire. I paired my sheer shirt with a cami underneath, added my lace trim shorts and a simple pair of court shoe to finish the look.
Shirt: New Look
Heels: Dream Pairs
Getting Them On: so when working with patterns like this, where they have some sort of symmetry to them – I like to take my time rolling them up as I like to sit them as straight and as even as possible. I took my time doing my scrunch and roll above my anklets, and rolling them up the legs. Just know if you set them right now, they will stay!
On The Legs: this design is one that works so well with formal (or semi-formal) attire. But I have to say, looking at it for long periods does make your eyes go funny. I love how symmetrical it is, and the fact that they do stay like this without twisting by itself. This works from the reinforced toe all the way to the waistband.
The quality is just gorgeous; you can tell as soon as you get them on. These are prone to snagging, as I managed to get one on my lower leg, but luckily it isn’t too bad that it stands out. These also have a lovely texture to them, which doesn’t imprint onto the skin after a whole day of being in them.
The fit was just right for me; I had enough stretch to achieve leg coverage, and I didn’t have to tug at them in any way. I would say if you are in-between sizing, opt for the next size up as they don’t have a lot of material to them.
The feel are soft, and textured so you will feel those circular patterns at the top. These are a pair you don’t need to worry about sensitive skin with; these are super soft inside.
The Toes & Ankle: as you can see here, these come with reinforced toes, which cover the whole toe section before it goes into the pattern. This does mean it will be hard to pair with open footwear, but they were just perfect for the pair I was in today.
I had plenty of wiggle room, and no pressure was added during the day either. Around the feet and ankles, I had a smooth, fitted finish with no wrinkling.
The Waistband & Gusset: so these come with a branded waistband, that is quite thin as you can see below. These sit on the waist well, and I did find when sitting down in them, they do dig in slightly. Saying that, I did have a lot of food today, so that could be a contributing factor here.
The band itself sits up well, and doesn’t roll over itself. It also doesn’t shimmy down the waist either, so you will be pleased to know it will hold your tights up well!
These come with a cotton gusset, that sits flush against the skin too.
A great pair, and one that I could easily wear with other work clothing. I love the pattern, the quality and everything else about them. They have been a great pair to review today!
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