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Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Class 1 Thigh High Black Compression Stockings

Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Class 1 Thigh High Black Compression Stockings


(Inc. 20% VAT) (£49.99 Exc. VAT)

  • Stockings to provide comfortable compression to your legs
  • Ideal for containment of oedema or prevention of ulcers
  • Fabric is moisture-wicking and feels soft against skin
  • Double covered inlaid yarns for maximum comfort

Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Class 1 Thigh High Black Compression Stockings

A high level of comfort is 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 Thigh High Black Compression Stockings feels smooth and silky against the skin, wicks away moisture and excess sweat, and will slide on and off with ease.

Key Features

  • Compression: Class 1 RAL (18 - 21mmHg)
  • Length: Thigh High
  • Toe Style: Closed 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), calf (cC) and thigh (cG). Match these measurements as closely as possible to the table below.

Sigvaris Measurement Guide

Size Ankle (cB) Calf (cC) Thigh (cG)
XX-Small 18 - 20cm 25 - 32cm 42 - 52cm
XX-Small Plus 18 - 20cm 29 - 36cm 47 - 56cm
Extra Small 20 - 22cm 29 - 36cm 47 - 56cm
Extra Small Plus 20 - 22cm 33 - 40cm 52 - 61cm
Small 22 - 44cm 33 - 40cm 52 - 61cm
Small Plus 22 - 44cm 35 - 42cm 56 - 65cm
Medium 24 - 26cm 35 - 42cm 56 - 65cm
Medium Plus 24 - 26cm 38 - 45cm 61 - 71cm
Large 26 - 29cm 38 - 45cm 61 - 71cm
Large Plus 26 - 29cm 42 - 49cm 66 - 76cm
Extra Large 29 - 32cm 42 - 49cm 66 - 76cm
Extra Large Plus 29 - 32cm 43 - 51cm 73 - 85cm


Once you have found your correct size using the table above, you can measure which length you need by measuring from the top of your thigh to the bottom of your foot (the measurement lG on the sizing chart above). Once you have your measurement, please match it to the table below.

Size Leg Length (lG)
Short 56 - 64cm
Normal 65 - 74cm
Long 75 - 84cm

Who Can Use the Sigvaris Unisex Class 1 Black Compression Stockings?

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
  • Travelling

What Makes the Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Thigh High Stockings Different?

  • Functional, unisex design can be worn by men or women
  • 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
  • Thigh high design for full leg coverage and treating more extreme conditions
  • Closed toes retain warmth in cold conditions
  • Closed toe design is easy to wear without rolling or bunching

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.

  • Black
  • Caramel
  • Savannah

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)
  • Latex-free

Product Codes

Size Short Normal Long
XX-Small 68197 68198 68199
XX-Small (Plus) 68203 68204 68205
Extra Small 47793 47794 47795
Extra Small (Plus) 47805 47806 47807
Small 47796 47797 47798
Small (Plus) 47808 47809 47810
Medium 47799 47800 47801
Medium (Plus) 47811 47812 47813
Large 47802 47803 47803
Large (Plus) 47814 47815 47816
Extra Large 68200 68201 68202
Extra-Large (Plus) 68206 68207 68208

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UK Delivery

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Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Class 1 Thigh High Black Compression Stockings are not returnable on the grounds of hygiene

Please note, Compression is dedicated to maintaining the highest levels of hygiene for all of its products and for this reason this item is non-refundable and non-returnable if unsuitable or unwanted on grounds of hygiene. The only exception to this is if products are returned within 14 days and are unopened and unworn in their original packaging.

If you have any questions regarding this returns policy, please contact our team on 020 7501 1109 or via the contact page for further information.

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