Thigh-high stockings are like the lingerie of legwear. On top of that, though, they’re a great option if you struggle to find full-length pantyhose that don’t slip down or have hemlines that dig. Whether you’re looking for a colorful style or a natural nude option, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite thigh-high stockings to shop for. These styles feature lacy hems or smooth, elasticized bands to keep them in place. They also come in sheer and opaque finishes to fit your desired amount of coverage. In fact, we have a feeling you’ll love them so much, they’ll be the new go-to of your delicates drawer.
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1. Dreamgirl Sheer Thigh-High Stockings
Dreamgirls stockings are made from 85% nylon and 15% spandex for a stretchy fit.
Pros: These sheer stockings are topped off with a lace-trimmed silicone band that’s meant to hug the thigh so the stockings don’t slip.
Cons: The silicone band may fit too loose on certain legs.
2. Hanes Silk Reflections Thigh-High Stockings
Hanes sheer nylon stockings feature silicone bands at the hem for a stay-put fit, plus dainty lace detailing.
Pros: Hanes lace-trim stockings come in varying nude shades for a more natural and subtle way to add layering to your legs.
Cons: The silky fabric is more delicate and can tear if not properly handled.
3. Leg Avenue Solid Hue Thigh-High Stockings
Leg Avenue’s stockings are made from 100% nylon with a smooth elastic-band top.
Pros: These opaque colorful stockings are an exciting addition to any ensemble from costumes to everyday wear. These also come in black.
Cons: These may hit higher on shorter legs.