Let’s bring some stockings into the mix. I feel like dressing up a little, so I am trying out the TVRtyle brand today. I really need to get me some more vintage-like dresses as I love this one to pieces – and I need it in other colours!
I have reviewed TVRtyle before, so if you haven’t seen my previous review, hit the link below (opens in a tab):
Materials: 100% Nylon
I do really love this colour – it works so well with creating statement pieces without trying too hard. I paired up the matching belt and added some patent mules this time to really show off my vintage stockings – giving that vintage vibe!
From The Website: Pair of non-stretch vintage silk Stocking, Reinforced Heel and Toe (RHT) for durability.
100% nylon silk stockings for elegant glamorous look.
Non stretch fabric which is shiny and perspective
Classic 1950s non-seamed look
Needs to use with garter (NOT included)
Getting Them On
On The Legs: okay so I have a few things to say about this pair today. Let me start off with the denier… So I found that the denier was great to work with. Depending on the lighting, I had them looking super light to shading a little dark, which I quite liked. It also gave good coverage on the legs, even though my legs were pretty much covered all day.
The quality of this pair is not bad, however it wasn’t as great as when I last tried the brand. I felt that these snagged easily and the welts had a few defects to them. You would need to be super careful wearing them; a little more than you normally would so you don’t end up destroying them during your wear.
The fit of these are a little big for me, as you can tell. These are one size up from what I would normally go for. To begin with, these fit well with a few wrinkles around the knees, however during the day this only got worse to the point they looked super baggy around certain parts of the leg. I do like me some wrinkles to give that vintage effect, however this was going beyond that and actually looking like my legs are drowning in them. It was a good start, but by the end of the day these did look quite bad.
The feel of them are really nice; they are soft, they are silky and they feel amazing against the skin too. These don’t irritate in any way, and they have a lovely glide against the legs.
The Toes & Ankle: we have slightly darker toe caps to work with today, and I quite like this. It adds a little more to a simple pair, and wearing peep toes it works well. They covered my toes well, and there was certainly no pressure added during my wear. If anything I had more than enough room for my toes to wiggle and not feel cramped.
Around the feet and ankles, I can’t say it is a smooth fitted finish as I had a lot of wrinkles to play with!
The Welts: so they are great to clasp onto, and they certainly stay in place during my wear too. I had metal clasps on my belt, however I know these will also work with plastic if you have those instead.
However the downside is that the welts aren’t stitched well. I found patches where the stitching was pulling away, and it did not look professionally done. It is a shame as they are such a lovely simple pair that you can wear with any outfit, but I like my welts to be decent and know that it will last me a good few wears before it all starts coming undone.
With the fit, I feel these are great as they stretch out to your thigh size (depending on where you sit them) and they mould to your shape nicely so you don’t have any skin being pressed on top of the welts.
Not a bad pair, however the sizing was a little too big for me and the quality lacked in comparison to my last pair I was in. They fit well to begin with before they went baggy on me, and the denier is amazing on the legs. But this time I was a little disappointed.