Sheer thigh-high stockings are a classic look that has been popular among women for decades. Nylons worn with garter belts go nicely with dresses and skirts, but it’s key to have a good pair.
You don’t want to purchase them and have a snag or run after one wear, nor do you want them to feel too loose. Good thigh-highs should be soft-yet-durable and snug without cutting off circulation.
With all that in mind, FN did some research to save you the time and rounded up our favorite styles, all at affordable price points. Scroll through to read up on our top picks.
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1. Mila Marutti Thigh High Pantyhose
These sheer thigh-highs feature high-quality fabrics designed for superior durability and elasticity. Reinforced toe areas also prevent tearing.
Pros: They are easy to wash and come in over 10 other colorways and patterns to choose from, including polka dot, white and natural. Smooth tops won’t dig into the thigh, ensuring a comfortable fit.
Cons: They may stretch in the thigh slightly after continued wear.
2. Trasparenze Sara All Sheer Stockings
This 20-denier pair is made of 85% nylon with a hint of spandex for optimal elasticity and offers a subtly shiny finish.
Pros: These also don’t have an irritating silicone rib around the top to keep them up. In addition to black, you can pick from champagne, white, nude, brown, navy, dark gray and more. A reinforced toe enhances durability.
Cons: Women over 5’10” might want more length.
3. Dreamgirl Sheer Thigh-High Stockings
These stretchy nylon-spandex blend thigh-high stockings are equipped with lace detailing at the top.
Pros: They also come in white. One size accommodates various body shapes.
Cons: Some may find a silicone rib around the top of the thigh a tad uncomfortable.