Making your tights last

Putting on tights

How do you make your tights last as long as possible?  A good question, especially if you’re planning to buy some very expensive hosiery.  Here is an extensive list of some tips to help:

  • Get the right size
  • Wash before wearing
  • Smooth fingernail rough spots and edges
  • Smooth rough skin
  • Moisturize your legs and feet
  • Take off rings, bracelets, and wrist watch
  • Use glove liners
  • Put on hosiery the safe way
  • Wear slippers or socks
  • Mind your shoes
  • Mind clothes
  • Mind your venue
  • Repair any holes
  • Check your seams
  • Give them a rest
  • Beware of your romantic partner

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