July 2020 Newsletter – Back to the modern world

      After several months of staying at home for most of the time, we finally went for a short break and stayed in a yurt.  The place is so rural that there is almost no cellular network.  This mean no Internet, no phone calls, and no disturbance.  We soaked ourselves in the hot…

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Review: Falke Seidenglatt 80 tights

      Falke revised the Seidenglatt range back in 2018.  The new version includes hosiery in 15, 40 and 80 denier.  We previously looked at tights in 15 and 40 denier, of which were quite different from each other in a lot of ways.  In this review, I would like to look into the…

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May 2020 Newsletter – Heading towards normal

      My partner and I feasted a fast-food takeaway a couple days ago.  It was our first dine out after the 4.5-week lockdown, and a huge relief for both of us, as we had cooked and ate at home.  My thoughts are with the people in the Europe and U.S., who have endured…

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Comparison Review: Falke Seidenglatt 40 tights vs. Wolford Neon 40 tights

      One of my readers asked me about the similarities and differences between the two styles.  Since I have happen to have both of them, I decided to put them into comparison…

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Review: Falke Seidenglatt 40 tights (Late 2018)

      In a previous review, we looked at Falke’s Seidenglatt 15 tights.  I also compared size M with M/L of the same style.  In this article, I would like to look into another pair of tights in the same range – the Seidenglatt 40 tights.

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March 2020 Newsletter – Outbreak please go away

      The coronavirus outbreak surely have dominated the news headlines.  Since it can spread from infected people who show no symptoms at all, it is a disaster from prevention point of view.  I can only hope that a vaccine can be developed soon and in the meantime, you all are safe and sound. …

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Review: Falke Step No Show Socks

      I’d like to start with something different this month, a little gift that I bought for myself sometime ago.  They are no show socks (a.k.a invisible socks) from Falke.  Just to be clear, these are designed for men.  The Brand also have a style for women bearing the same name.

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Comparison Review: Falke Seidenglatt 15 tights (Late 2018) size M vs. M/L

      Every time I finish a review, ideas would spring up as to which pair I can compare it with.  Most of the time, I jot down my ideas, but seldom have the time to write it up.  So, instead of a usual product review, I would like to start with a simple…

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One that tights can’t live without – Waistbands

      Ever since tights were introduced, the waistband plays pivotal part in comfortableness.  Many manufactures and brands develop various types of waistband to provide great comfort.  In this article, we will look at the various types of waistband out there.

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May 2019 Newsletter – quietness before the thunderstorm

      May is usually one of the quietest months of the year.  There is less news, and the only major celebration/promotion is Mother’s day in some countries.  I would say it is the less busy moment for retailers before the end-of-season sale kicks off in June, like the quietness before thunderstorm.  For me,…

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