Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Caught up in the game, that was the last I heard

During the cold Canadian winters, tights are my best friend. I layer them under EVERYTHING. Tights underneath jeans. Tights underneath dress pants. Even tights underneath stockings! I was content with this method of staying warm, until I happened upon the wonderful land of eBay and all it has to offer.. which included FLEECE TIGHTS. My world was changed, especially when I realized I could layer two of them together and completely eliminate the need for pants!

Fast forward two years later, and I was back on eBay to replace my very well-loved/abused fleece tights. I was about to commit to the same pair that I had purchased previously, when I discovered this:

The one on the left is described as 'thicken velvet leggings' while the one on the right is 'thicken leggings.' Both items can be bought here. From what I gather, the 'thicken' leggings are basically double fleece, which meant that I could have the same warmth as two pairs of regular fleece tights with less of the bulk. Fantastic. The 'thicken velvet leggings' are the double fleece with velvet lining. -15 degrees Celsius? BRING IT ON. Best $12 I have ever spent. I do recommend that you wear them only if you're spending most of your time outdoors or running errands.. prolonged periods of time spent indoors wearing this will result in a sweaty butt. No joke.

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alison*elle said...

Fleece tights are the best invention ever. I've been wearing ones by Hue but those velvet lined ones look SO warm.

xo, alison*elle

Denysia said...

These would be great for a cold day!

LittoMokaa said...

Omg I must check them out NOW!!

Joanna said...

I honestly don't know how we ever survived before fleece tights!

Joanna said...

I cannot even emphasize enough how this was the best bang for my buck!