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Black opaques have gone from fashion statement to all-season everyday wear, meaning you need to have a good supply on hand at all times. While pricier lines like Falke may have endurance going for them, TopShop’s 120 Denier opaque tights are a very inky black (unlike some blacks that really read more charcoal), have a comfortable waistband that doesn’t squeeze, and, at $16, can be bought in multiples so you can keep a pair at the office for emergencies.
Best Opaque Tights
From the 2010 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).