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Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Class 2 Black Compression Tights

Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Class 2 Black Compression Tights


(Inc. 20% VAT) (£58.33 Exc. VAT)

  • Compression hosiery with a stylish design
  • Suitable for mild oedema and venous conditions
  • Sheer black design perfect for work and casual use
  • Offers 15 - 20mmHg of compression to increase blood flow

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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Sigvaris Measurement Guide

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)
  • Dune
  • Chocolate
  • Grey
  • Natural
  • Marine

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.

Product Codes

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

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Delivery Fees

We offer free UK delivery on all orders over £40. Please see our delivery fees below:

UK Delivery

Order Value UK Delivery Cost
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Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Class 2 Black Compression Tights 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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