It’s that time of the year again…
Autumn is around the corner!
I love this time of the year even though it takes forever for temperatures to cool down here. I’m still wearing bralettes and booty shorts at home, but this gives me time to prepare. :)
“Prepare for what?” you might ask. Stockings and tights, of course!
While I can appreciate expensive silk hosiery, I’m going to be real: I am incredibly hard on my tights. I try really hard to maintain them, but I always find myself getting snagged on something. I even tore holes in my tights while sitting at my desk. (That’s when I found out there were metal fasteners/hardware underneath the tabletop. Sigh.) And also when they got caught on the zipper from my boots. I just can’t win.
My BFF also has claws, and I don’t want to worry about him ruining a pair of expensive stockings. I already try to discourage him from leaving his fur all over my legs. So what’s a girl to do? Stock up on hosiery that won’t give her a heart attack should she tear or get a run in them. ;)
Enter Yandy.com (not an affiliate link; I do not use affiliate links). So. Much. Affordable. Hosiery. I think they carry some of their own brand, but they also carry familiar brands like Leg Avenue and Music Legs.
Like I previously mentioned, I love the frou frou ridiculous (and trashy ;D) stuff, but hosiery is something I wear regularly during the cooler months – and it needs to still be corporate-office-work appropriate.
I ended up purchasing the following:
– Music Legs Thigh-highs in beige: $1.95
– Leg Avenue Sheer Thigh-highs in black and beige (2x of each color): $2.95 each
– Coquette Back Seam Cuban Heel Stockings 2x: $6.00 each
– Leg Avenue Sheer Thigh-highs with Contrast Backseam: $4.95
Many of these stockings are available in different colorways, too. I would honestly say that the quality is average/above average depending on the brand. For instance, the Coquette stockings that I’ve been test driving DO snag easily. This isn’t a huge deal breaker, but one must be conscientious; they did catch on my coarse glitter covered shoes.
I also ordered a pair of red sequined heart pasties because why not?! I need one frivolous item, okay? ;)
I’ve never actually worn pasties, and I have some open cupped bras that would look even more awesome with pasties. These are actually pretty well-made, and I’m very happy with the quality, especially for $8.95. My only complaint is that I thought they were reusable; the adhesive is already applied – kind of like a sticker for your boobs. No bother – I’ll figure out a way to make them reusable!
I spent $42.82 inclusive of $5.95 for shipping; this included a 10% discount that was included by clicking on one of their Facebook posts with a promotional link. I placed my order late Sept. 17 and received my order on Sept. 20. The order included some cards, promotional material (including a bumper sticker), and a pair of free panties (average quality) in a pretty organza pink bag.
I’m quite happy with my order and will definitely be a repeat customer! I’ll probably look into hosiery at a higher price point in the future to see if there’s a halfway point between quality and price.
All items were purchased by me; Yandy did not ask me to write this review nor did they compensate me for it.