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These Striped Stockings & Tights Will Add a Fun Twist to Outfits

Sporting a pair of striped thigh-high stockings or tights is an easy way to make an outfit stand out. Styles designed with straight-across horizontal stripes are often worn with costumes for holidays such as Halloween or St. Patrick’s Day, as well as for cosplay events. Though they can also be worn casually for a fun look any day of the week, too. Meanwhile, if you’re hoping to make your legs look longer, you may opt for pair of stockings with sleek vertical stripes.

When shopping, keep in mind that tights are better suited for chillier weather as these styles deliver more coverage. That said, thigh highs may slip down your leg without the use of a garter belt, so you may want to have one on hand.

With this in mind, we curated a list of some of our favorite striped stockings and tights on the market for women.

Why Trust Our Recommendations:

Each of our picks is made with elastic nylon or a polyester blend with added spandex to provide a flattering, stay-put fit. We also included options that come in a variety of colorways and sizes to suit different preferences and body types.

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1. Leg Avenue Stockings

Key Features: Come in nine color combinations and multiple sizes to choose from.

Take Note: The elastic at the top may roll slightly.

Leg Avenue Women's Nylon Striped Stockings, striped stockings
CREDIT: Courtesy of Amazon

2. Music Legs Pantyhose

Key Features: The vertical pinstripe design can naturally help to elongate the legs. 

Take Note: Some may find they run easily.

Music Legs Pinstripe Pantyhose, striped tights
CREDIT: Courtesy of Amazon

3. ToBeInStyle Tights

Key Features: These stockings are available in a dozen colorways and three sizes to choose from.

Take Note: Some may find them to be a bit long.

ToBeInStyle Women's Nylon Horizontal Striped Tights, striped tights
CREDIT: Courtesy of Amazon

4. Sock House Co. Thigh High Socks

Key Features: Fit for foot sizes four through 10, these thigh-highs come in eight color combinations.

Take Note: May run small.

Sock House Co. Thigh High Socks, striped stockings
CREDIT: Courtesy of Amazon
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