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    most of my tights are laddered and/or have holes in them and need to be thrown away. i usually find that tights from accessorize fit me (surprising as they're one size), and well as the M/L size from white stuff, but they both seem to have reduced their range and none of the ones they have at the moment look worth buying.

    as a 6' tall girl i find that most tights, even in a large size, only pull up to my mid thigh! so i was hoping other tall girls could share where they buy theirs from?

    i find that sainsburys is okay for plain tights, though they ladder after a couple of wears due to being stretched. i'm looking for something preferably with a subtle pattern that will last more than a few wears.
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    Not a girl but I just did a science projcet on tights. Primark have some amazingly long ones. The 100 derier XL didn't ladder with like a kilo of weight
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    I'm not quite 6 ft, but I buy the XXL ones from M&S (the ones for size 26 - i'm a 10!) and they fit well length wise, I figure they just stretch long instead of wide
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    Or try stockings - no worries about saggy gussets around mid-thigh. And if one ladders the other doesn't need to be thrown Much more comfy!
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    (Original post by Calllu-m)
    Not a girl but I just did a science projcet on tights. Primark have some amazingly long ones. The 100 derier XL didn't ladder with like a kilo of weight
    ha, i'll give them a go! my only worry is that i'm a size 6/8 so i don't want them to be baggy, i find a lot of large sized tights are. but it's only primark i suppose so they wouldn't cost too much!

    (Original post by InkyOne)
    I'm not quite 6 ft, but I buy the XXL ones from M&S (the ones for size 26 - i'm a 10!) and they fit well length wise, I figure they just stretch long instead of wide
    thanks, that's really useful! yeah i'm a small size too haha, so that's good to know.

    (Original post by EmilyD237)
    Or try stockings - no worries about saggy gussets around mid-thigh. And if one ladders the other doesn't need to be thrown Much more comfy!
    i have a couple of pairs and really like them, but they're too pricey to invest in any more really! plus i have to be careful about what i can wear with them as the top of them is quite easily shown off, with dresses coming up so short on me and all.
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    I get mine from M&S :-)
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    I'm 5'9" so a bit shorter than you, but I actually find Primark tights to be pretty good in length! Mine haven't got any ladders in them, I usually get 40D .
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    (Original post by beccafairy)

    i have a couple of pairs and really like them, but they're too pricey to invest in any more really! plus i have to be careful about what i can wear with them as the top of them is quite easily shown off, with dresses coming up so short on me and all.
    Stockings really aren't any more expensive than tights - in fact the ones I get (from BHS) are actually cheaper as stockings! The hold-up version is more expensive though.

    Agreed you can't wear something too short with them!
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    (Original post by EmilyD237)
    Stockings really aren't any more expensive than tights - in fact the ones I get (from BHS) are actually cheaper as stockings! The hold-up version is more expensive though.

    Agreed you can't wear something too short with them!
    ahh okay, i've been looking in the wrong places then i guess! i actually do own hold ups rather than stockings as the belt thingy for them is expensive, but then it's just a one time buy so i guess it's worth it.
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    (Original post by beccafairy)
    ahh okay, i've been looking in the wrong places then i guess! i actually do own hold ups rather than stockings as the belt thingy for them is expensive, but then it's just a one time buy so i guess it's worth it.
    You can get a good plain but effective suspender belt for £8.00 from M&S These are good
    http://www.marksandspencer.com/M-S-W...elated-items-3 or
    http://www.marksandspencer.com/M-S-W...elated-items-3

    But yes it is a 'one-off' buy - unless you wear them every day, then you'd need more... Try with Large-size (rather than 'one-size') stockings - a MUCH better fit than tights!
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    (Original post by EmilyD237)
    You can get a good plain but effective suspender belt for £8.00 from M&S These are good
    http://www.marksandspencer.com/M-S-W...elated-items-3 or
    http://www.marksandspencer.com/M-S-W...elated-items-3

    But yes it is a 'one-off' buy - unless you wear them every day, then you'd need more... Try with Large-size (rather than 'one-size') stockings - a MUCH better fit than tights!
    ooh, thanks so much! will definitely look into buying one i find that occasionally stockings have a 'size tall' as well which is amazing haha.
 
 
 
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