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07/09/2018
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New Fashion Tights From Trasparenze

New Fashion Tights From Trasparenze   These new classically themed fashion tights from Trasparenze will add colour to your day as we head into the colder months. The Tolomeo Floral Print Tights and the Fenice Floral Tights are both decorated with flowers, based on Italian Opera they would add drama to any outfit.   Also new this season are the Andromaca Mock Knee High Tights named after the wife of Hector (leader of Troy in Classical Mythology) these mock belt effect knee high tights have a strong feminine and yet... Read More

15/06/2018
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Create your own unique look

Create your own unique look this season by embellishing your fishnet or whalenet tights with beads, jewels, gems, sequins, flowers and appliques. Ideal for parties, festivals or just to stand out in a crowd. By taking a plain pair or even an already partly decorated pair of net tights, you can apply your own decoration and colour combination     Once you have decided on your decoration, place a sheet of card wrapped in silver foil inside your tights.  this is to minimise sticking and is easier to peel away... Read More

16/03/2018
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Spring Trends

After all the recent snow and cold weather, we thought we should try to cheer ourselves and you up by talking sbout some of the Spring trends on offer. Firstly pastels are big this spring, whether you want sheer tights such as Jonathan Aston’s Colour Palette range which includes both subtle and strong shades, or if you are not brave enough yet for sheers, you could try Jonathan Aston or Gipsy who both offer pastels in 40 denier.  Children are catered for also with Trasparenze Corrine 40 denier tights in... Read More

11/01/2017
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Canopi Sleeves

Canopi Sleeves were designed by Sandra Walsh in Ireland. Having worked in fashion for over 15 years, she saw that there was a market for some women who lacked body confidence, particularly relating to the arms. Following an appearance on Ireland’s Dragons Den, Canopi was launched. The sleeve can be worn with a sleeveless dress or top to give, either a whole new look to an old outfit, or allow you to buy a sleeveless outfit which you may have shied away from previously. It has endless possibilities, and perfect... Read More

18/11/2016
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Winter Warmers

Brrr theres a definite nip in the air now, so its time to get stocked up on your warmer tights. Black is still by far the most popular colour of choice, as it is timeless and versatile. Levante have launched three new styles in their Luxe Legs range , all containing some natural fibres, and are competitively priced, starting from £10 for their Fine Cotton Tights to £15 for their Fine Wool Tights and Cashmere Tights.     Merino Wool Tights are another popular style with Wolford, Falke and Trasparenze... Read More

29/09/2016

Le Bourget A/W16 Arrivals – Tres Chic

One of our first A/W 16 Limited Edition collections to arrive is from Le Bourget, the French Brand synonymous with elegance and classic style.  The collection has 3  distinctive styles – Classic Fashion such as Mirage Tights which are adorned with flowers and leaves which look almost like palm trees, and  are intertwined with various swirls and spots to create a stunning look , or the Allure Stay Up which is a micro tulle with a striking bold design. Mirage Tights                                                                                                    Allure Stay Up   If you prefer a... Read More

Super Summer Stockings

Before the 1920’s, stockings were worn for warmth, but, as dress hemlines rose, women began to wear sheer stockings to cover their bare legs. Stockings would have been made from silk or rayon, then later nylon which was first introduced by a company called Dupont in America. Ladies choose to wear stockings over tights for various reasons. They can be considered healthier than tights due to having extra ventilation, and they are definately considered more alluring than tights. The downsides are that you may feel the cold during the winter... Read More

15/07/2016
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Our Top Selling Footless Tights

During the summer months (what summer do I hear you all say!) we turn to footless tights and leggings for comfort and versatility . There are so many to choose from, however the most popular styles are still the plain black or navy colours. Here are our most popular styles.                             The Gipsy brand is always popular due to their range and affordability. The first pictured is the 100 denier style available in Navy and Steel colours,... Read More

07/06/2016
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Fashion Fun Fishnets

Fishnets get their name from the way they are woven in small diamond shapes. They range in size of weave – Micronet being the smallest weave such as Wolford Twenties, Fishnet, Medium net and Whalenet being the largest, more open weave. It is not clear when or where fishnets originated from , however they are associated with the Moulin Rouge in Paris, and it is known that they were worn in America around 1908. As hemlines rose in the 1920’s women became more daring by showing their legs.    ... Read More

13/04/2016
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Celebrity Style: Little Mix

This is Little Mix. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 5 years you’ve probably heard of them. After winning the X Factor in 2011 they’ve risen in popularity with each new single, and look set to take over the World. With both Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall hailing from North-eastern seaside town South Shields, we cant help but feel proud of their achievements! The girls have always been big advocates of bold and exciting hosiery, as seen here in some pictures from the start of their... Read More