Review: Fogal Ivette Leggings

      I was going through my reviews to find that I only have two on leggings.  That was interesting because I used to wear leggings more often than tights.  I wore them when I dance, as leggings provide warmth during the winter while leaving the soles intact.  I still go dancing, and hope…

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The envelopment in hosiery

      This is perhaps one of the terms that appear very often in my reviews and yet it is not well-defined.  I would therefore like to spend a bit of time on it, to clarify and discuss its implications.

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Review: Fogal Pois Tights

       This was one of the two dotted tights I brought back from Europe.  They are available online, but I wanted to bring some souvenirs back with me.  Before we start, I’d like to say a big thank you to Laura, who helped me sorting out the colour selection.  Laura works in Fogal…

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Gossip: You get what you pay for

      In a recent episode, the Swiss TV programme «Kassensturz» had 10 pairs of tights tested in a laboratory.  These 20 denier sheer tights are from 10 different brands, among them well-known ones like Falke, Fogal, Kunert and Wolford.  They were rated for fit, abrasion, scrub resistance, run vulnerability and durability against machine wash. …

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Comparison Review: Fogal Caresse Tights vs. Wolford Individual 20 Tights (Updated: 20/04/18)

       Welcome to my second comparison review.  In this post, I will be comparing two essentials from two well-known brands – the Caresse Tights from Fogal and the Individual 20 Tights from Wolford.  Both are sheer tights in total matte fashion.  Yet, there are subtleties that makes them different.  This is what I…

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Review: Fogal Opaque Tights (Updated: 01/04/18)

       If there is a list of “tights with most colour selection available”, this one will probably be in the top three.  The Fogal Opaque Tights is what I am talking about.

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My favourite online stores for hosiery

       If you live in Europe or in a metropolis, chances are you have plenty of brands and stores (both online and retail) to choose from.  What if you live outside of the E.U., or the brand you like doesn’t ship to your place of residence?  That’s what I am going to talk about…

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Comparison Review: Fogal Caresse Tights Size M vs. MX

       The size chart that Fogal provides can be a bit confusing (this is especially the case if you are new to the Brand).  The main reason being is that Fogal included the size range (Small, Medium and Large respectively) and their variants (M EXTRA and L EXTRA; abbreviated as MX and LX…

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