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"I stockpile my tights at Calzedonia in Milan. For now it looks like they only have stores in Europe. The store is genius—someone really needs to open a location here. I buy them in four different weights! Sheer, medium, opaque and extra opaque. I also throw in a fun one just because they are so affordable, like a swiss dot or nude fishnet." - Alexis Bryan Morgan, executive fashion director
"My secret shopping destination for tights—and I take this very seriously because I wear tights almost every day in fall and winter—is Express. I first got them there about 10 years ago when I was buying tights kind of haphazardly; I quickly realized that the fit is great (the full tights go up very high, which is great for taller ladies like me) and they hold up! I've had tights from other brands run on the first wear. Most of my tights from Express have lasted a full season, if not more! They're so good that I generally buy about five pairs every OTHER year." - Leigh Belz Ray, deputy editor
"Wolford Matte Opaque 80! It's the perfect non-shiny tight. I start out fresh each season and if they snag a tiny bit, I just turn them inside out!" - Anne Keane, fashion director
"In a pinch, I actually really like Kushy Foot tights; they're nice and opaque. There are styles at Duane Reade for totally cheap prices, usually around $5." - Julia Kalachnikoff, accessories director
"My favorite pair is actually Spanx! I have a pair that have lasted me years—the perfect opaque black. And, of course, they're rather…firming." - Maura Lynch, senior beauty editor
"Wolford! They've got the chicest, most unexpected patterns that are a little wild, so that you can wear them to work and be interesting or to a party with something short and slinky and be sexy. I don't roughhouse in them—not because they won't last (they are enduring and absolutely worth the money), but because they are so exquisite-looking and feeling that I don't want to take any chances. For more (relatively) rigorous activities like, say, a day of Christmas shopping or gallivanting around the city—I wear Hue tights. They are long (no small thing, I'm 6'1),  indestructible and come in a wide range of textures and prints." - Megan O'Neill, senior associate beauty editor
"Uniqlo's Heattech tights are one of the absolute best winter investments a girl can make. They look like regular opaque tights, but I swear they somehow keep your legs just as warm as pants would. And as a person like myself who doesn't wear pants, that's a crucial detail indeed. They also happen to be incredibly affordable and offer a nice medium-to-high rise—because seriously, low-rise tights are the worst when it comes to creating smooth lines beneath your winter dresses. Pro tip: stock up on these babies early in the season, because by the time mid-December rolls around, pickings will be slim. Second pro tip: size up, especially if you're tall." - Elana Fishman, senior digital editor
"The Body Shaping Sheer Full Tights from Express are my favorite! Not only do they last forever, but they usually have a great deal going—right now it's buy one, get one 50 percent off. I'm not usually one for wild printed tights, but when I want to go for a more girly vibe with my outfit, I love their mini heart pattern. It's flirty, but subtle!" - Christa Lee, digital beauty editor
"These are the ultimate anti-control top—so crazy comfortable and the perfect matte black." - Melissa Lum, accessories editor
"I essentially live in my J.Crew solid opaque tights throughout winter. As a general pants hater, my preference for dresses and skirts doesn't change when the temperatures drop—which is why these thicker (but not at all bulky) tights are my best pals. I have probably three or four pairs in different colors in rotation at any given moment. They definitely do the trick, especially when paired with thick socks underneath your boots." - Maura Brannigan, digital fashion news writer
"Commando makes the silkiest seamless opaque tights on the market." - Joane Amay, senior credits editor
"SPANX! I tell everyone to buy their Tight-End reversible tights. You get two colors for the price of one and they never rip. I tear every other pair within a few hours of putting them on—and I've had my SPANX tights for over two years now without any runs or holes!" - Noelle Sciacca, associate fashion market editor
"Ballet tights are the way to go—I buy the black ones in bulk, and not just for rehearsals! They're really, really soft, and have this great, slimming control throughout (with the perfect high rise so you can avoid those unwanted rolls). The best part is, they are completely tear-proof—I can wear them all day at work, all night through a dance class and then toss them in the wash, and they'll still come out perfect. I swear you could run your keys along these and they won't see any damage!" - Alice Chen, speical sections assistant
"I bought a pair of wool Falke tights when I was in London two years ago and since that discovery, I've become a big fan of the brand's Matte 100 tights. They are super dark and very soft, plus they hold up over numerous trips to the laundry. After much internet research for additional pairs, I found that ASOS often carries them for the best price—because for plain black tights, they can be costly." - Karen Wilson, senior digital producer
"Up until a couple of years ago, I exclusively wore Danskin tights. I was a dancer all through grade school (it's what got me to New York in the first place!) so I had an abundance of tights that worked for both class and normal outfits. A neat thing about a lot of dance tights is that they are "convertible," which means there is this hole on the bottom of each foot that allows you to stick your feet through to dance barefoot or put toe pads in for pointe shoes. Not sure when this could be helpful in everyday life, but I always wore them with street shoes as well!" - Kristie Dash, assistant to the editor-in-chief
"I'm a huge fan of colorful tights, so obviously We Love Colors is my favorite place to buy them. They come in so many (truly opaque) shades and they're basically snag-proof, even for an accident-prone girl like me." - Hanna Howard, fashion credits assistant