Opaque tights offer more coverage and warmth than sheer styles — making them great for chillier days or office settings. Keep in mind that the denier listed for a pair of tight means its thickness, or level of transparency. Denier ranges from five to 100; any tights that are over 50 are considered opaque.
As when shopping for any style of quality tights, look for pairs that are reinforced at the feet to prevent tearing and made with moisture-wicking fabrics to help keep you cool and comfortable. You may also want opt for styles with a control top for extra midsection support.
Ahead, 3 opaque tights for women to shop.
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1. No Nonsense Opaque Control-Top Tights
This super opaque, 90 denier style features Adaptive Smart Temp technology to keep you comfortable in various temperatures.
Pros: These come as a set of two and are available in five sizes. A control top offers added support.
Cons: Some may find they run small.
2. Hanes Curves Blackout Tights
These 80 denier tights feature a Comfort-Fit Curvy panty and Glide-On technology, making them easier to put on and take off.
Pros: They’re also moisture-wicking and available in two plus size options, too.
Cons: Some may find they run a little long.
3. Manzi Control Top Opaque Tights
Coming in a pack of six colored styles, these 70 denier tights include a control top waistband and reinforcement at the foot and toes areas.
Pros: You can also shop a single pair or a set of two, in case you don’t want to buy in bulk.
Cons: Some may find they pill easily.