Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Class 1 Knee High Black Compression Stockings with Open Toe
A high level of comfort is an essential for compression stockings, as you'll be wearing them on a daily basis. The modern fabric of the Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Class 1 Knee High Black Compression Stockings with Open Toe feels smooth and silky against the skin, wicks away moisture and excess sweat, and will slide on and off with ease.
- Compression: Class 1 RAL (18 - 21mmHg)
- Length: Below the Knee
- Toe Style: Open Toe
- Colour: Black
- Purchase Quantity: One Pair
Which Size Do I Need?
Due to the close-fitting nature of compression stockings, there are a wealth of sizes available to help you find a fit that is right for you. The Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Class 1 Compression Stockings are available in the following versions:
- Size: XX-Small - Extra Large
- Style: Standard and Plus (Depending on the width of your leg)
- Length: Normal or Long (Depending on the length of your leg)
Size and Style
To find your perfect size, please measure the circumference of your ankle (cB on the diagram below) and calf (cC). Match these measurements as closely as possible to the table below.
|Size ||Ankle (cB) ||Calf (cC) |
|XX-Small ||18 - 20cm ||25 - 32cm |
|XX-Small (Plus) ||18 - 20cm ||29 - 36cm |
|Extra Small ||20 - 22cm ||29 - 36cm |
|Extra Small (Plus) ||20 - 22cm ||33 - 40cm |
|Small ||22 - 24cm ||33 - 30cm |
|Small (Plus) ||22 - 24cm ||35 - 42cm |
|Medium ||24 - 26cm ||35 - 42cm |
|Medium (Plus) ||24 - 26cm ||38 - 45cm |
|Large ||26 - 29cm ||38 - 45cm |
|Large (Plus) ||26 - 29cm ||42 - 49cm |
|Extra Large ||29 - 32cm ||42 - 49cm |
|Extra Large (Plus) ||29 - 32cm ||43 - 51cm |
Once you have found your correct size using the table above, you can measure which length you need by measuring from just below your kneecap to the bottom of your foot (the measurement lD on the sizing chart above). Once you have your measurement, please match it to the table below.
|Size ||Leg Length (lD) |
|Normal ||Less than 35 - 40cm |
|Long ||Greater than 41 - 45cm |
Who Can Use the Sigvaris Unisex Class 1 Black Compression Stockings with Open Toe?
For light compression of the legs the Sigvaris Stockings are unbeatable, with a modern fabric providing a soft and smooth feeling against your skin. The double covered inlaid yarns provide comfort and allow the stockings to glide easily on and off. If you're worried about your skin health, then the breathable and moisture-wicking properties of the stockings should reassure you.
The stockings are suitable for the following conditions and uses:
- Containment of oedema
- Early stages of lymphoedema and lipoedema
- Prevention of venous ulcers
What Makes the Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Knee High Stockings Different?
- Soft, smooth modern fabric
- Offers breathability and moisture wicking for healthy skin
- Double covered inlaid yarns provide comfort
- Stockings glide easily on and off
- Latex-free for use by those with allergies
- Knee-high design for ease in pulling the stockings on
- Open toes are ideal for those with foot swelling conditions or other issues like ingrown toenails
- Great for summer wear due to the breathability conferred by the open toe design
How Do the Sigvaris Stockings Work?
Venous conditions such as lymphedema can occur when blood does not flow from your extremities as freely as it should. To combat this, Sigvaris Compression Stockings apply graded compression to your legs, which helps to encourage the flow of blood from your feet and legs.
What Colour Are The Stockings?
The Sigvaris Stockings are available in several colours. These stockings are a professional black colour.
To shop the various colours, please see our full range of Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Compression Stockings.
How Comfortable Are the Stockings?
You won't find anything more comfortable than the soft and smooth modern fabric of the Sigvaris stockings. They feature double covered inlaid yarns to provide comfort to the wearer and ensure that the stockings can glide easily on and off. The fabric offers breathability and moisture wicking to prevent a build-up of sweat or skin irritation.
Which Level of Compression Do I Need?
These stockings have a compression level of RAL Class 1, which equates to 18 - 21mmHg of pressure. This is a light level of compression and may not be suited for more severe conditions. If you are unsure of which level of compression you require, we strongly suggest referring to a medical professional.
What Materials Are the Socks Made From?
- 65% Polyamide
- 35% Elastane (content can vary very slightly by style and compression class)
|Size ||Normal ||Long |
|XX-Small ||68097 ||68098 |
|XX-Small (Plus) ||68101 ||68102 |
|Extra Small ||47417 ||47418 |
|Extra Small (Plus) ||47425 ||47426 |
|Small ||47419 ||47420 |
|Small (Plus) ||47427 ||47428 |
|Medium ||47421 ||47422 |
|Medium (Plus) ||47429 ||47430 |
|Large ||47423 ||47424 |
|Large (Plus) ||47431 ||47432 |
|Extra Large ||68099 ||68100 |
|Extra-Large (Plus) ||68103 ||68104 |