The Definitive List of Black Tights
By Connie Wang, Refinery29
"Black tights" and "reliable" don't usually go hand in hand. In fact, unless you suffer from crural claustrophobia or have a pants-only policy, chances are your relationship with opaque pantyhose is that of a love-hate variety. You probably love how they make your legs look, how they allow you to wear your minis out in snowfall, and how cozy they feel against your skin. And, you likely hate how they always seem to catch a run within the first hour of you wearing them.
But, among our editors, we've logged centuries of experience wearing black tights, so when we say we've found the best of the bunch, you'd better believe us. And, the 10 sets ahead are truly the Rolls-Royces of pantyhose. Yep, these babies won't rip, sag, stretch out, or pill - or, at least, they hold up better than anything you've worn before. And, that's pretty, well, tight.