Well bring on mermaid vibes as part of my birthday week! I got these some time ago, and waited for this week to get them reviewed for you all. You know me and all the weird and wonderful pair I like to get my hands on… And these are so adorable I cannot wait to do my review on them!
I love this design and I managed to get them cheap compared to some sellers who charge a lot more than what I paid for them.
Size: One Size
T-Shirt Dress: Calliope
Base Tights: Terri Classic Cleo Tights
Top Tights: Voberry Fishnets
From The Website: Feature:100% brand new and high quality.
Great item with shorts, skirts, skinny Jeans etc.
Suitable for women, a perfect gift to yourself or friends.
Function: Breathable, burning fat, shaping, antibacterial, absorb sweat, deodorization, prevent beriberi, beautiful body & thin leg.
Suitable for lady height 155-175CM, 40-80KG of weight,one size fits most women
Note:Due to the difference between different monitors, the picture may not reflect the actual color of the item. We guarantee the style is the same as shown in the pictures.
Package Include: 1Pair Women Sex Transparent Tights Fishnet Silk Stockings Lady Mesh Pantyhose
The Packaging: basically what you see below is what you get. There isn’t much to it, as they come directly from China like this. One leg has card in, and I actually wish the other did to help keep the design from catching onto the nets. Luckily it was ok, but it didn’t make much sense to me why they didn’t do that. Oh well…
Getting Them On: I’m not gonna lie but I did struggle a little to get these on. So firstly, I popped on a base pair of tights to give the legs some colour and shine.
I did my scrunch and roll (leaving the embroidered part out of it) to get it on the toe and work my way up. My foot still kept getting caught up in the nets and when I finally managed to start rolling up, the embroidered part kept catching on to my Terri tights as well as the nets.
It was some hard work, but I managed to get there in the end!
On The Legs: so the design sits quite high on the thighs, so you will need to pair these with something short rather than you dress or skirt coming down to the knees. I picked my t-shirt dress as I thought this would work best with them.
The quality of the tights are great; they have been great on the legs and don’t fall down as much as I thought it would have due to the embroidery. I was pleasantly surprised there. However, the actual floral design was a right pain – first off it started to come apart from the tights, and then the heavier gem flowers then catch onto the other leg. I spent most of my day having to watch my tights when I was walking about, so they didn’t end up catching and causing further issues.
The fit of these are one size, and these were fine for me. I would say these could fit UK 6-16 at least as they have a fair amount of stretch in them. But the more you stretch, the bigger the nets become, so it’s something to consider.
The feel of them is ok; they’re slightly rough and not as smooth as they may look on the legs, but they did me well and I layered with them, so it didn’t matter too much for a change.
The design of them are so dreamy; I look like a little mermaid and these sure got a lot of stares! I wish it wasn’t too high up the leg and was further down just so I could wear slightly longer dresses and skirts and still show them off rather than hiding most of it.
The Toes & Ankle: okay so another little flaw is that tiny reinforced toe seam. I mean I thought it would at least reach my little toe, but not at all and if it did, it wouldn’t stay for long. It might be slightly different with bare feet so they actually fit better over the toes, but I didn’t think it would be much of an issue if there was a pair of tights underneath.
Apart from that, these fit well around the feet and ankles and these didn’t fall and crinkle once either. There is plenty of stretch with the larger net part, but not so much with the tighter reinforced part.
The Waistband & Gusset: well I will let the pictures below do most of the talking for me. The waistband say just above the belly button on me (and on top of my Terri tights) and as you can see, it’s not great quality. I certainly wouldn’t show these off with a pair of jeans put it that way; I felt the band could have looked neater and better to be honest. I thought I had it inside out to begin with, until I saw it was actually the right way round.
Now the gusset caused me so many issues, and I feel it wouldn’t have been like this if I didn’t use a glossy base layer. It kept on falling down, to the point the last image shows you how it has been most of the day! I was super annoyed and had to keep pulling them up every so often. If these were sitting on bare legs, it might have been slightly different. Another reason could be due to the embroidery on the tights; it is quite heavy and could be pulling it down as you walk.
Well I think these are great, and a cheap alternative to some designers who do this design for £100+. I thought it could have been better in some ways like a better waistband and the toe reinforcement. Apart from that, I think these are great and I would recommend them 🙂