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31 Pairs Of Tights That Are Better Than Your Actual Outfit

*Throws out all my pants.**

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1. Rhinestone tights, because you shouldn't lose your *shine* right after New Year's.

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Promising review: "I received these so much earlier than expected! They're gorgeous and are made of thick material. I approve wholeheartedly. I will be making another purchase soon." —iAvangel

Get them from Amazon for $9.94 (one size, three colors).

2. Bright starry fishnets that'll make your style strengths as clear as day.

Get them from Free People for $19.95 (originally $32, one size, and in red).
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Get them from Free People for $19.95 (originally $32, one size, and in red).

3. Animal tights to show off your wild side while still keeping warm.

Promising review: "These things are so adorable. They're so comfy, I had a hard time wanting to take them off! I'm really happy." —Scott P.Get a six-pack from Amazon for $19.99 (one size).
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Promising review: "These things are so adorable. They're so comfy, I had a hard time wanting to take them off! I'm really happy." —Scott P.

Get a six-pack from Amazon for $19.99 (one size).

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4. Vintage-inspired tights with playful pointelle circles so your quirky aesthetic never ends.

Promising review: "Super-fun color and pattern, and looks great worn in many different ways." —jessica.a.styronGet them from ModCloth for $5.97 (originally $15, one size, and in white).
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Promising review: "Super-fun color and pattern, and looks great worn in many different ways." —jessica.a.styron

Get them from ModCloth for $5.97 (originally $15, one size, and in white).

5. Floral fishnets, because life really blossoms when you choose to leave pants behind.

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Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised at how comfortable these are. I've had fishnets before, and they weren't even close to comfortable. I can hardly tell I have these on — no binding or pressure on the feet. I LOVE them and hope to be able to order more." —Maureen Pimley

Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (two sizes, five colors).

6. Celestial-patterned tights that you'll want to keep in orbit all season.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $34 (sizes S/M–M/L).
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Get them from Urban Outfitters for $34 (sizes S/M–M/L).

7. Bow lace thigh-highs to meet you *halfway* when you want to look extra-chic.

Promising review: "Not only are they super sexy, but they fit beautifully and stay on. To be honest, they make me feel so sexy that I walk around cleaning in them when no one's home! They fit and stay like a glove!" —TeeWellsGet them from Torrid for $11.92 (originally $15.90, sizes 1/2–3/4).
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Promising review: "Not only are they super sexy, but they fit beautifully and stay on. To be honest, they make me feel so sexy that I walk around cleaning in them when no one's home! They fit and stay like a glove!" —TeeWells

Get them from Torrid for $11.92 (originally $15.90, sizes 1/2–3/4).

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8. Bold mesh tights so you can still look sizzling, even when the forecast is less than ideal.

Get them from Asos for $5.50 (originally $13, one size).
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Get them from Asos for $5.50 (originally $13, one size).

9. Colorful knitted tights, because Blair is still our Queen and could still check your wardrobe.

Promising review: "These tights are SO comfortable. They have a bit of give and stretch so you can walk around, bend, and move furniture (yes, I really did) in them. The best part — they do NOT stretch out. These are AWESOME tights. Seriously worth the price." —sherri schroederGet it from Amazon for $17.99 (one size, three colors).
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Promising review: "These tights are SO comfortable. They have a bit of give and stretch so you can walk around, bend, and move furniture (yes, I really did) in them. The best part — they do NOT stretch out. These are AWESOME tights. Seriously worth the price." —sherri schroeder

Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (one size, three colors).

10. Flowery tights that will never wilt on you even when it's suddenly below zero. WHERE IS THE SUN?

Get them from Free People for $32 (sizes 1–3).
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Get them from Free People for $32 (sizes 1–3).

11. Sweater-knit tights with swans to look graceful but successfully attack cold weather. TLDR: swans are actually terrifying.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $34 (sizes S/M–M/L).
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Get them from Urban Outfitters for $34 (sizes S/M–M/L).

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12. Snake tights for those of us who hiss at the thought of scratchy denim.

Get them from Asos for $5.50 (originally $13, sizes XS–L).
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Get them from Asos for $5.50 (originally $13, sizes XS–L).

13. Pelerine tights so you can say "let me slip into something a little more comfortable" without irony. Get out of here, jeans.

Get them from Asos for $7.50 (originally $13, sizes 14–18).
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Get them from Asos for $7.50 (originally $13, sizes 14–18).

14. Opaque ombre tights that'll make any outfit look like a work of art.

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Get them from Amazon for $3.99+ (sizes XS/M–L/XL and in 16 colors).

15. Bold striped semi-sheer tights to hopefully scare away gray weather.

Get them from Forever 21 for $6.90 (sizes S/M–M/L, and in yellow).
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Get them from Forever 21 for $6.90 (sizes S/M–M/L, and in yellow).

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16. Chevron tights for a pattern of winning best dressed every day at the office.

Get them from Eloquii for $22.90 (sizes 14/60–18/20).
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Get them from Eloquii for $22.90 (sizes 14/60–18/20).

17. Thick-knit sparkly tights so you can be both super-warm and fashionable. You can have it all!

Promising review: "These tights are as high-waisted as a high-waist can be, which is exactly what I need in a pair of tights. They're also super-warm and thick." —ValentinaGet them from ModCloth for $19 (sizes S/M–M/L and in brown).
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Promising review: "These tights are as high-waisted as a high-waist can be, which is exactly what I need in a pair of tights. They're also super-warm and thick." —Valentina

Get them from ModCloth for $19 (sizes S/M–M/L and in brown).

18. Floral lace tights that'll *grow* on you faster than any jeans could.

Promising review: "These are amazing,: magically stretchy while maintaining the beautiful lace pattern. The quality is great." —meganissimoGet them from Target for $10 (sizes S/M–1X).
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Promising review: "These are amazing,: magically stretchy while maintaining the beautiful lace pattern. The quality is great." —meganissimo

Get them from Target for $10 (sizes S/M–1X).

19. Textured tights, because if you're going to wear all-black, all-year-round, you'll need to shake things up a little.

Get them from Anthropologie for $14.95 (originally $26, sizes S/M–M/L).
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Get them from Anthropologie for $14.95 (originally $26, sizes S/M–M/L).

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20. Plaid sweater tights for feeling like you never left your bed (if only).

Promising review: "I'm obsessed with these!! They are sooo comfortable. They are not too tight and don't make that uncomfortable ring around your stomach like some tights. They are also a great material that will not run, which is a huge bonus." —MosStephGet them from Amazon for $15.60+ (sizes S–XL, four colors).
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Promising review: "I'm obsessed with these!! They are sooo comfortable. They are not too tight and don't make that uncomfortable ring around your stomach like some tights. They are also a great material that will not run, which is a huge bonus." —MosSteph

Get them from Amazon for $15.60+ (sizes S–XL, four colors).

21. Heart-print tights so you can always dress to your own beat.

Get them from Torrid for $14.17 (originally $18.90, sizes 1/2–3/4).
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Get them from Torrid for $14.17 (originally $18.90, sizes 1/2–3/4).

22. Patterned mock knee-high tights that'll make you the picture of great taste.

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Promising review: "They are incredibly cute, and made of good material. They're durable than I thought." —pen name

Get it from Amazon for $8.96+ (one size, nine styles).

23. Mesh tights with colored stripes to look sporty while walking to the bakery.

Get them from Asos for $3 (originally $13, sizes S–L).
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Get them from Asos for $3 (originally $13, sizes S–L).

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24. Blooming white tights, because technically these could camouflage into the snow (disclaimer, frost bite is inevitable).

Get them from Nasty Gal for $4 (originally $12, one size).
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Get them from Nasty Gal for $4 (originally $12, one size).

25. Vibrant fishnets so you can stand out without putting a hole in your budget.

Get them from Forever 21 for $6.80 (sizes S/M–M/L, and in red).
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Get them from Forever 21 for $6.80 (sizes S/M–M/L, and in red).

26. Suspender-style fishnets to make you feel like you're Bond's next love interest (you would be number 76, btw).

Promising review: "Wow. Yeah, these are probably the most amazing stockings I've ever gotten. They fit like a dream. They look delicate but stretch to fit like a glove. I adore the attached garters. They make me feel so pretty when I wear them. I guarantee you that these will exceed your expectations. I'm going to be buying more products from them in the future." —ChivGet them from Amazon for $8.85+ (one size, eight styles).
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Promising review: "Wow. Yeah, these are probably the most amazing stockings I've ever gotten. They fit like a dream. They look delicate but stretch to fit like a glove. I adore the attached garters. They make me feel so pretty when I wear them. I guarantee you that these will exceed your expectations. I'm going to be buying more products from them in the future." —Chiv

Get them from Amazon for $8.85+ (one size, eight styles).

27. Glistening tights that'll help you shimmy into something fancy with minimal effort.

Promising review: "These tights are beautiful!! Sparkly and festive. I love how they are not completely opaque." —ThedebbsterGet them from Nordstrom for $30 (sizes S–L/XL).
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Promising review: "These tights are beautiful!! Sparkly and festive. I love how they are not completely opaque." —Thedebbster

Get them from Nordstrom for $30 (sizes S–L/XL).

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28. Polka dot tights, because dressing cheerfully might make work fun — key word "might".

Promising review: "I like the polka dot pattern on these. They stretch comfortably." —lauren.ammermanGet them from ModCloth for $15 (one size).
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Promising review: "I like the polka dot pattern on these. They stretch comfortably." —lauren.ammerman

Get them from ModCloth for $15 (one size).

29. Shiny neutral tights to easily upgrade your basics.

Promising review: "They're perfect and have lasted a long time. I would recommend these for their durability and fit. They are also very silky." —youngGet them from Amazon for $14.50+ (eight colors, sizes S–XXL).
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Promising review: "They're perfect and have lasted a long time. I would recommend these for their durability and fit. They are also very silky." —young

Get them from Amazon for $14.50+ (eight colors, sizes S–XXL).

30. Colorful fishnets so your ensembles never leave you feeling blue.

Get them from Target for $8 (sizes S/M–1X).
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Get them from Target for $8 (sizes S/M–1X).

31. Velvety tights that'll make you feel like you're in sweats, but look sophisticated. Dreams do come true.

Promising review: "These tights are both beautiful as well as an amazing fit — and comfortable!" —sz11891Get them from Nordstrom for $25 (one size).
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Promising review: "These tights are both beautiful as well as an amazing fit — and comfortable!" —sz11891

Get them from Nordstrom for $25 (one size).

When you decide to wear pants instead:

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