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The Flattering and Indestructible Tights (That Half Our Team Owns) Are 50 Percent Off

Photo: Sheertex

The problem with tights is that most of them aren’t very comfortable and they rip, snag, or wear out after a handful of wears. The best tights are tough yet flexible and extremely flattering. They stand up to sharp toenails, dogs that jump up, and table corners that come out of nowhere — like this pair from award-winning Montreal-based brand Sheertex.

If you’ve seen ads for Sheertex on Instagram and wondered, Is it really that good?, the answer is yes. I own two pairs: one in a pretty light blue that makes me look like a hot alien and another with subtle but very sexy seam details that run up the back of my legs. Not only are they basically indestructible, thanks to their use of materials typically reserved for ballistics and climbing equipment, but they come in a ton of cute patterns and colors and sizes up to 3XL and have a 30-day no-tear guarantee. Strategist newsletter editor Mia Leimkuhler has a few pairs, as does most of our e-commerce team. “I bought their sheerest pair, and after they passed the Reggie test (he jumped up on me with his doggy claws and the tights didn’t rip or snag), I bought two more pairs,” Leimkuhler says.

Normally, when it comes to tights, you get what you pay for, but today Sheertex is taking 50 percent off its classic sheer tights, back-seam sheer tights, and shaping sheer tights. The rest of its tights are 30 percent off, so you can pick up a fun or sexy pair for holiday parties and romantic meetups.


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