A note on sizing... The Aristoc Bodytoners range is sized quite differently to regular tights. All sizes are designed for heights 4-10” to 5’10” with only your hip measurement/dress size determining the size you require. You may find that although you normally wear large tights you can wear the small/medium in this range.
These tights give a very good first impression, soft in the hand, smooth to the touch and a nice sheen. More objectively the panty is finished with flat seams and a cotton lined gusset, the sheer legs are slightly shaped at the heel and finished with a a sandal toe.
A word on the panty. Control tops can often be an ugly appendage to a pair of otherwise nice sheer legs. In this case the impressions is of a pair of satin finish panties high leg briefs, finished with a broad waistband carrying the Aristoc motif.
The factor 8 compression in the leg is apparent when you stretch these tights over your feet to put them on, but after that it is very subtle. The legs feel strong and durable and stretch to cope with even very long legs (We tested the small/medium on 34” legs and they were perfect). The best news is that you are the only one who will know you are wearing support tights, the fit is great and the finish is sheer with a silky sheen in the right light.
The panty is comfortable too with a V-shaped front panel giving just a hint of control in the tummy area. Worn without underwear you get a perfectly smooth silhouette.
The one slight problem we found was that the waistband tended to roll when you sit. A pity they did not use the weld design on the Hourglass Toner Tights.
All in all some of the best control tops we have seen, combining style, sexiness and practicality.
25 October 2007