Review: Wolford Satin Touch 20 Tights (Updated: 15/11/18)

      Believe or not, this is my seventh pair of Wolford Satin Touch 20 tights.  Most of which were bought and worn in the past decade, and I have not been adding them into my closet for many years.  I picked up this from the Wolford Factory Outlet solely for reviewing purposes.

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Strengths & Weaknesses

⊕ Shiny appearance is dynamic and eye-catching.
⊕ Come in all sizes, including XXL.
⊕ 23 colours available; highest in Wolford hosiery.
⊕ Lightly reinforced toe is almost invisible.
⊕ Under 20 Euros and Pounds.

⊗ Become baggy over long period of wearing.

Packaging & product description

      The packaging uses the standard cardboard, tri-fold cardboard and transparent plastic sleeve manner.  The product description online is practically described.  I have extracted them below:

“Beautiful shimmer: These sheer tights feel as soft as satin and give the skin a pure and elegant shimmer. The soft waistband features the Wolford logo and the toes are almost invisibly reinforced.”

  • Cotton gusset
  • An enhancement to stylish looks.

Appearance & texture

      Satin Touch 20 is sheer (20 denier appearance) tights in shiny fashion.  It is sheer from waist-to-toe.  The total length is 98cm when laid on flat surface.   The tights has a relative soft and smooth texture.  The Wolford signature knitted waistband measures 3cm wide. The circumference of such is 34.5cm (13.5 inch) when laid on a flat surface.  There is also a 6cm-wide finger band in semi-sheer fashion, as well as a knitted cotton gusset.  The toe section is lightly reinforced.

      The composition is 88% polyamide and 12% nylon.

(Source: Wolford Online Shop)

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Size range

       Satin Touch 20 Tights come in all sizes.  I have included the chart below for your reference.  As usual, I bought size S for this review.

Colour

       I counted 23 colours at the time of writing this review.  This makes the Satin Touch 20 Tights the widest colour selection available in Wolford’s hosiery collection.  The colour I used in this review is Navy, which has a purplish-blue appearance.  Such colour is no longer available online, and the closest you can get now is Dark Navy.

(Source: Wolford Online Shop)

Impression

FIT

      I had no problems with the fitting.  I was concerned about the small circumference of the waistband but it turned out fine, thanks to its great elasticity.  It didn’t roll or dig in either.  The hose part however, did sag and become baggy after prolonged wearing.

LOOK

      I was surprised to find Navy being more of a purplish-blue than dark blue.  Such colour doesn’t match my style.  Having said that, the shininess is simply amazing.  Depending on the amount of direct light the tights receive, it can exhibit from shiny to glossy.  This is very dynamic and eye-catching.  The reinforced toe has a relative sheer appearance, hence you can pair with sandals with ease.

FEEL

      The texture is relative soft and smooth.  It was comfortable when I first put them on but gradually sag as the day passed.  I could feel the weight of the tights gathering on the lower part of the leg.

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Final words

      Its shiny appearance from waist-to-toe makes it a great eye-catcher.  The lightly reinforced toe is an additional plus.  The relative small amount of elastane means the tights do gradually sag and bag over time.  Micro adjustments are needed throughout the day.

      Satin Touch Tights is among the cheapest tights in Wolford, priced at €19, £19 or USD$35.  They do sell them in packages of three for the price of two, which makes the tights even more cheaper.  In addition, Satin Touch 20 also comes in stay-up, knee-highs and socks.

Wolford Online Shop (English)

You can also check out my thoughts on Falke Pure Shine 15 Tights here.

Update

  • Relative length description.  (15/11/18)
  • Price change.  (20/04/18)