Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Cute Tights Galore

Plash- Takako Minekawa

I managed to catch a nasty sinus infection over the last couple of days and after spending a good 3 days not doing anything, I quickly put this together to make myself feel like I haven't just been wasting time. 

Today I present; CUTE TIGHTS GALORE.

I have this theory that statement tights are going to be pretty big over the next couple of seasons, and I've found 5 really amazing websites that you can buy tights unlike any you've seen in the shops!

If you're a tumblr dweller or a Japanese fashion fan like I am, you might be familiar with Celeste Stein's Angel print tights. Celeste Stein have the most amazingly large selection of prints for tights, socks and leggings. You can find anything from art prints, to vintage wallpaper designs, florals, clouds. It's HUGE.

I came across Merry Go Round when I was on Tumblr and I don't think there is much known about this brand because they appear to be really new (and I can't read Japanese). Each have been designed to match particular lolita dress print. Just look at that vomit-inducing cuteness!! I don't even know what I would wear with these if I owned a pair but they're a work of art in themselves. SO CUTE.
Holley Tea Time is a Japanese inspired brand from Southern California, created by artist and designer, Holley Khuzaie. My friend Amelie has a pair of their bat tights and I just fell in love with them. These super cute things are perfect for girls who love lolita, fairy-kei or cutesy styles. They look edible, don't you just wan to eat them!
I stumbled upon Teja Jamilla while I was randomly browsing etsy and i am in love!. I love how they are still statement pieces yet at the same time are really wearable. The prints are inspired by vintage designs but have a whimsical twist by featuring quirky imagery like squid and narwhals. (Who doesn't want a narwhal on their legs.) The prints come in opaque ink and most excitingly, metallic. Ooooh :D
I'm pretty sure most of you have come across some of these tights designs on tumblr. The Cult Label didn't design the tights though (unlike others that are on the site), I've been informed that they're replicas of  MAM Avantgarde's designers, but none the less, Cult Label still has a really good range of these tattoo print tights. 
 I'm particularly keen on the kitten design, though I'm terrified I'd make holes in them .

So there we have it folks. What do you guys think of the ones that I found?
Do you know of any places that sell awesome tights let me know in the comments~

EDIT: Changing some facts 

26 comments:

  1. omfg i love you forever for this post!
    im such a tights fiend, i have probably got more pairs of tights than anything else :'D im obsessed

    i am probably going to buy at least 1 pair from every single shop you posted here haha
    THANK YOU SO MUCH I LOVE YOU OMG ;A; but my wallet doesnt ok

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    1. I'm sorry wallet D: Mine hates me too

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  2. yay for statement tights!

    The gun tights that the Cult Label does are knock offs of MAM avantgarde tights(which is my favourite tights brand because of reasons)

    There's also Taiwanese/chinese brand 'naked'
    Japanese brands Pielpie and Choco Moo

    I really like Anrealage's 8-bit tights,Fugahum's tights and of course tomohiro muramatsu x sister's tights c:

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    1. omg those 8-bit tights are amazing!

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  3. Thanks for sharing these links!
    I love tattoo style tights and I especially love the gun design but I don't think they would suit me.
    The Merry Go Round ones are amazing, they would be perfect for Lolita

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  4. I love the Merry Go Round ones! Unfortunately, I have chubby thighs so I don't fit into most tights. Sad times!

    Becky
    Xx

    Http://www.beckybedbug.com

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  5. The Merry go round ones I think have been designed to match certain lolita prints XD!

    And yey for Holly tea time! I'd wear my pair more often but the pattern stretches out quite badly so waiting til I've slimmed down a bit more everyone should buy the tights 8D

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    1. Oohh i see! That's so clever. i really want a pair.

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  6. The cult labes ones are actually something I would wear!! Omg where to get where to get! I really hope this becomes more accessible! They are just awesome >,.<

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    1. You can buy them from the website haha, I linked the site under the picture x

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    2. I wouldn't recommend them. I bought a pair and they ripped as soon as I put them on. And I'm a very slim girl, so it's not like my legs were too fat for them. :/ They wouldn't even give me a refund.

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  7. God, I love this style. I wanna wear~~~

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  8. I love Celeste Stein tights! I bought the cat print last year in tokyo but I haven´t worn them yet... I dont know how people will react seeing me with my legs covered by cats lol xD (here in buenos aires, is very very rare to see someone wearing printed tights)

    Anyways, I love your Blog <3!

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  9. Great tights and super funny post!!Teja Jamilla and the cult label are my favorite!
    xxx

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  10. Great post!
    And we also have a cool tights brand in Poland:
    http://hold-me-tights.com/index.php/rajstopy.html
    Yeahbuddy! ;D

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  11. I'm such a huge sucker for awesome statement tights, thanks so much for the list *O*

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  12. Ouch, I hope you feel better soon. These tights are awesome - I love fancy tights. I hardly go for patterns though - mostly just solid coloured tights.

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  13. Teja Jamilla and The Cult Label ones look super amazing! I can never find anything good in my local stores so I just browse online for cute tights.

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  14. This is such a lovely post! You have amazing style, so glad I stumbled across your blog it's one of my new favourite! Keep up the good work.

    Emma x
    http://beautyandrags.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. I've been looking for some new tights *.* thank you for this post. Can I just take them all home with me, please? :D

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  16. AAAaaaarrrghhh EPIC OVERLOAD!!! I LOVE THESE!! ok I'll control my caps lock... ohhh these are amazing, I adore patterned tights; they can make a boring outfit look super cool
    http://segenswunsche.blogspot.co.uk/
    x

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  17. I've never really been a fan of tights, but I like these :o

    helloandkawaii.blogspot.com

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  18. They are all awesome!
    xx
    www.clothesandcamera.blogspot.com

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  19. Wow! Love all!

    http://isabelaasuka.blogspot.com.br/

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