The Best Tights on the Internet, According to Shoppers Who Tell It Like It Is

Adrienne Faurote
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Finding the perfect pair of tights is like the perfect white t-shirt; there’s a massive amount of styles available to choose from in the market that are all seemingly the same, but when you find your pair, you just know. There’s nothing like finding that pair that not only fits you like a glove, but also looks just as incredible as they feel. Whether you are styling your tights with a winter look for warmth or pairing with a midsummer’s eveningwear look, tights are a versatile wardrobe piece that is fashionable and functional. And we love a multi-tasking product.

Because tights have proven to be a bit hit or miss, we’ve tested and trialed several pairs and combed through the internet’s reviews of the best tights. From contouring, shapewear tights to fashion-forward lace and patterned tights, we’ve sifted through them all to find only the best of the best with authentic reviews. Ahead, discover the 23 best tights you never knew you needed that will last season after season—a true tight lover’s dream.

Hue Super Opaque Tights With Control Top ($18)

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "I'm a curvy girl. I have been buying Hue for years, because the waistband is high enough to really control tummy bulge and not roll down. They last FOREVER."

Berkshire Luxe Opaque Control Top Tights ($8)

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: “I love these tights! Comfortable, form-fitting, and they make me feel like a goddess when I wear them.”

Style Gaga Color Flat Knit Tights ($13)

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: “Exactly what I was looking for—warm but breathable, and perfect for fall weather.”

Angelina Brushed Interior Thermal Tights ($27)

Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: “I purchased these thermal tights to use as a base layer when I’m working outside. They were inexpensive, and are heavier and warmer than you’d think.”

Spanx End Tights Original 128 ($16)

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: “These tights maintain their color, shape, and I like their opacity, which is quite high.”

Commando Matte Opaque Tights ($36)

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "I have issues with my stomach and can't have anything digging into me like tights typically do. These are so smooth and more flattering under clothes. I've probably purchased at least 10 pairs over the years."

Capezio Ultra Soft Transition Tight ($15)

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: “The tights are comfortable and look good.”

Spanx Tight-End Tights ($28)

Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "This was my first Spanx item I purchased, and I can't be more pleased with the fit and quality. They don't roll down like other pantyhose, and they provide a lot of support in the midsection and are very comfortable."

Available in sizes A to E.

Enem Apparel Solid Colored Opaque Microfiber Footed Tights ($13)

Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "These are by far the BEST tights I've ever bought!!! They looked extremely small when I opened them, and I was convinced they weren't going to fit. I was way wrong. They fit perfectly."

Danskin Compression Footed Tight ($18)

Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "These tights are very soft and comfortable, not shiny, and create a natural look."

Silky Toes Opaque Microfiber Casual Tights ($15)

Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "I have bought and tried so many different companies and so many different tights. THIS IS THE ONE. It goes on so easily and doesn't break at all."

Hanes Blackout Tights ($15)

Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "These tights fit as expected and were quite comfortable. They truly are blackout and are durable nylon that seems like it will last quite a while. Worth the buy!"

Available in sizes S to L.

No Nonsense Super Opaque Control-Top Tights ($14)

Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "I absolutely LOVE these tights.
I’m tall at 5’ 11” and am elated when I can find tights that actually fit, look good, AND are comfy."

DKNY Super Opaque Coverage Control Top ($16)

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "These are the gold standard for tights."

Capezio Professional Fishnet Seamless Tights ($16)

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "These are the fishnets if you are a dancer or work in the industry or need a costume that’ll hold up through the night. These hold up!"

Sofsy Polka-Dot Patterned Tights for Women ($20)

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "They run small. Go up in size, and you will be set! This is my new favorite tights brand!"

Manzi Control Top Tights Ultra-Soft Panty Hose ($14)

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "I don't feel restricted or compressed like other tights have made me feel. They also do not roll down like I've experienced one too many times being a plus size girl."

Falke Pure Matte Tights ($25)

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "Can you imagine putting on tights that make your legs feel better than ever? These are those tights."

Wolford Tights Neon 40 Tights ($46)

Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "Wolford is the best of the best. Well worth the price, as they last almost forever. These opaque tights have a slight sheen/shimmer, which dresses them up a little more than usual black tights, but works just as well for day wear. The lighter, flesh-toned colors are also great if you have any scars, veins, or other marks on your legs, but still want to avoid color."

Spanx Luxe Leg Tights ($28)

Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: “They don’t roll down like other pantyhose; they provide a lot of support in the midsection, and they are very comfortable.”

MeMoi Boston Ribbed Sweater Tights ($16)

Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "I own 5 pairs of this particular brand of tights, and I am extremely pleased with all of them. They are warm, wash well, maintain stretch without losing shape, and do not fit awkwardly in the waist as some sweater tights do."

Sofsy Opaque Microfibre Tights ($15)

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "These tights are made of high-quality material with a silky feel!"

CozyWow 80D Soft Solid Color Semi Opaque Footed Tights ($10)

Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Review Highlight: "I’m 5’8” and mostly leg. It’s rare for inexpensive colored tights to fit me comfortably, but these have leg room to spare!"

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