|Don't be tight|
So many times I've brought tights and they have let me down. If they fit around my waist they pool around my ankles ala Nora Batty (one for you oldies out there) or if they fit my very short legs correctly they roll down, meaning I can end up with the gusset at my knees (attractive) its why I so often opt for leggings. Its not worth the hosiery induced rage and arse flashing.
I have found a few brands that sort of deliver but am always on the lookout for more so when the Big Tights Company got in touch and asked if I would like to do a review for them I didn't need asking twice.
|I may not be a lady (but I'm all Woman)|
I decided to review two different types of tights from them. The All Woman 60 denier opaques which are £12.95 and have a single panel (so no seam down the tummy) I wear a lot of black so I knew I would get a lot of wear out of them and hey whose kidding who, black tights make everyone's legs look great.
|ooh la la|
My second choice was the Paris Lady 50 denier Microfiber tights which are £16.95 and have a flat seam.
So many times in the past brightly coloured tights didn't come in my size so to have a choice of grey, pink or purple was great. I went for deep pink because I want bright pink sausage legs and Women threw themselves under horses for me to exercise that right (kind of)
|Bloody Nora no wrinkling|
The fit on both these pairs of tights was wonderful. They are really long in the body so stay up perfectly. The quality of the lycra is excellent and I've worn both pairs a few times and they are still snag free.
|In the pink|
The "All Woman" black pair give a nicer appearance as they are seamless which if you were wearing something fitted around the belly is great. The quality of the Paris Lady feels better though. I did think the seam down the middle of the tummy area was quite knobby to the feel but this is a small niggle as overall they were both amazing quality and if you really struggle with getting tight to stay up well worth checking out.
There's no ignoring the fact that its quite pricey for the average fatty's wallet to spend nearly £17 on a pair of tights but they are slightly better quality than my usual top brand which is Xceptionelle from yours which are £10 each (I know Evans tights are only £8 a pair but the fit on me is always awful and they always snag) so I would get these again.
|I only want to see you laughing in the Purple Rein|
To celebrate having bright pink tights I'm wearing an outfit I brought when I visited the Taking Shape store last week.
This Purple Rein dress is one part 60's acid trip to one part art teacher and I absolutely love it. The cowl neck makes it look slightly fashiony and the crinkly fabric feels really lovely on (although does look hideous on the hanger)
|Hideous on the hanger-hot on me|
You know me and a green cardigan. This shade of green (forever called Smiths green at Pamper towers) forms a lot of my wardrobe. This cardigan though is so much posher than the bobbly scabby articles I usually wear.
|Look at me in my posh cardi|
|Let me flash you with my psychedelia|
So here I am in pink tights and a Jackson Pollack style dress. I know, I know as a big fatty I should be huddled in a black tent crying whilst eating pringles wishing I was as beautiful as Katie Hopkins but I'm just too giddy playing with fashion.
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Capturing the Curve Workshops
In other body confidence news tickets are now available for my plus size pin up event "Capturing The Curve" on March the 29th in Manchester. A day to revel in your curvy beauty, be made over myself and Lilly Von Pink and have your very own photoshoot in a safe empowering environment-All the details can be found here
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