Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Class 2 Black Compression Tights
If you're looking for a pair of compression tights that are effective and discreet, the Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Class 2 Black Compression Tights are an ideal choice. Featuring a semi-transparent design, these tights do not have the medical look of some compression tights and are instead closer in look to standard tights.
- Compression: Class 2 Afnor (15 - 20mmHg)
- Length: Full Length Tights
- Toe Style: Closed Toe
- Colour: Black
- Purchase Quantity: One Pair
Which Size Do I Need?
Due to the close-fitting nature of compression tights, there are a wealth of sizes available to help you find a fit that is right for you. The Essential Semitransparent Tights are available in the following versions:
- Size: Small - XX-Large
- Style: Standard and Plus (Depending on the circumference of your leg and hips)
- 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), thigh (cG), and Hips (cH). Match these measurements as closely as possible to the tables below.
Ankle and Calf Measurements
|Size ||Ankle (cB) ||Calf (cC) ||Thigh (cG) |
|Small (Standard) ||19 - 22cm ||30 - 38cm ||45 - 58cm |
|Small (Plus) ||19 - 22cm ||34 - 42cm ||56 - 68cm |
|Medium (Standard) ||22 - 24cm ||33 - 41cm ||49 - 62cm |
|Medium (Plus) ||22 - 24cm ||37 - 45cm ||62 - 72cm |
|Large (Standard) ||24 - 26cm ||37 - 45cm ||54 - 67cm |
|Large (Plus) ||24 - 26cm ||41 - 49cm ||67 - 77cm |
|Extra Large (Standard) ||26 - 29cm ||40 - 48cm ||56 - 69cm |
|Extra Large (Plus) ||26 - 29cm ||44 - 52cm ||69 - 79cm |
|XX-Large (Standard) ||29 - 32cm ||43 - 51cm ||62 - 75cm |
|XX-Large (Plus) ||29 - 32cm ||47 - 55cm ||75 - 85cm |
Thigh and Hip Measurements
|Size ||Thigh (cG) ||Hip (cH) |
|Small (Standard) ||45 - 58cm ||≤100cm |
|Small (Plus) ||56 - 68cm ||≤108cm |
|Medium (Standard) ||49 - 62cm ||≤107cm |
|Medium (Plus) ||62 - 72cm ||≤118cm |
|Large (Standard) ||54 - 67cm ||≤114cm |
|Large (Plus) ||67 - 77cm ||≤128cm |
|Extra Large (Standard) ||56 - 69cm ||≤121cm |
|Extra Large (Plus) ||69 - 79cm ||≤138cm |
|XX-Large (Standard) ||62 - 75cm ||≤121cm |
|XX-Large (Plus) ||75 - 85cm ||≤138cm |
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) |
|Normal ||Less than 75cm |
|Long ||Greater than 75cm |
Who Can Use the Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Tights?
The Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Tights are designed for use by women who want a compression tights without having to compromise on aesthetics. The semi-transparent design of these tights make them suitable for both professional and casual use.
The tights are suitable for the following conditions and uses:
- Management of early stages of chronic venous disease
- Mild lymphoedema
- Mild lipoedema
- Varicose veins
- Pre- and post-vein treatment with minimal oedema
- Travel or flight use
What Makes the Essential Semitransparent Tights Different?
- Sheer design is perfect for women looking for a fashionable compression tights
- Double-covered inlaid yarns make the tights comfortable and allow the tights to glide on and off
- Designed to be gentle on the skin with a latex-free construction to reduce the likelihood of allergic reactions
- Breathable design prevents build up of moisture for better comfort and hygiene
Click here to see the full Essential Semitransparent Range.
How Do the Sigvaris Tights Work?
Conditions such as lymphoedema can be occur when blood does not flow from your extremities as freely as it should. To combat this, Sigvaris Compression Tights apply graded compression to your legs, which helps to encourage the flow of blood from your feet and legs.
What Colour Are These Tights?
These tights are supplied in the colour Black, which is dark yet sheer. This is an especially versatile colour, and can match outfits for professional to special occasion wear.
Sigvaris Essentials Semitransparent Compression Tights are available in the following colours:
- Black (This product)
To shop the various colours, please see our full range of Sigvaris Essentials Semitransparent Tights.
How Easy Are These Tights to Put On?
Compression tights by their nature can be a little difficult to put on. However, the double-covered inlaid yarns used in the Sigvaris Essentials Tights allow them to glide on and off with ease.
Which Level of Compression Do I Need?
These tights have a compression level of Afnor Class 2, which equates to 15 - 20mmHg of pressure. This is a light-to-moderate 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 Tights Made From?
- Polyamide (71%)
- Elastane (29%)
Please note that this may differ slightly for different styles and compression classes. All Semitransparent Compression Tights do NOT feature any latex, making them suitable for latex-allergy sufferers.
|Size ||Normal ||Long |
|Small (Standard) ||302614 ||302619 |
|Small (Plus) ||302694 ||302699 |
|Medium (Standard) ||302615 ||302620 |
|Medium (Plus) ||302695 ||302700 |
|Large (Standard) ||302616 ||302621 |
|Large (Plus) ||302696 ||302701 |
|Extra Large (Standard) ||302617 ||302622 |
|Extra Large (Plus) ||302697 ||302702 |
|XX-Large (Standard) ||302618 ||302623 |
|XX-Large (Plus) ||302698 ||302703 |