As you can see in the examples we’ve gathered below, vintage 80s tights, pantyhose, and nylons brought a splash of color and texture to every outfit, with an array of dazzling hues and inventive patterns.
The fashion advantage: Hanes women have it (1985)
Twenty elegant colors and eight glorious textures that turn any entrance into an event.
Pink knitted 80s tights from Trimfit Legwear (1984)
No-Nonsense Fashion Color textured 80s tights for women (1986)
Danskin Traction Tights in a variety of colors (1985)
80s Hanes colored tights and pantyhose (1984)
Sheer Elegance Silky Support pantyhose (1985)
Vintage ’80s pantyhose: Sheer Energy makes me feel like dancing (1981)
Sheer Energy pantyhose (1985)
The power of Sheer Energy pantyhose comes from special springy fibers that massage and soothe your legs. Sheer Energy’s all-day massage makes your legs feel lively, energized…and you feel ready to light up your days — and nights. So put on the power of Sheer Energy. In Control Top, too. Nothing beats a great pair of Leggs!
Silky Sheer Elegance pantyhose from 1987
Vintage ’80s pantyhose: Silk Sheer Elegance nylons (1982)
New L’eggs colors at Radio City Music Hall (1985)
L’eggs pantyhose: They’re made for the way you’re made (1981)
Sears Hug-Alon Pantyhose (1987)
Vintage fashion 80s tights: Solid, patterned & textured (1983)
Vintage “pantihose” from the eighties: Cable and chevron-textured (1983)
Berry-colored 80s tights (1984)
Vintage ’80s pantyhose: Color yourself in Hanes (1985)
In a sensational selection of tantalizing textures and colors to suit your every mood. Gentlemen prefer Hanes.
Hanes True Reflections nylons (1983)
You’ve always dreamed of a choice of pantyhose in just your shade–and now they’re here! Ten sheer new shades of TRUE REFLECTIONS. You’ll find one — or more — that flatter your skin tones beautifully.
True Reflections hose come in Sheer, Light Support and Control Top, plus four sizes, including Queensize and Extra Queen-size, so you can find a perfect fit, too. Try new TRUE REFLECTIONS for more shades, super sheerness and fabulous fit. It’s just what you’ve been asking for! Available at department and specialty stores.
Available in these colors: Sand, sunset, pecan, mocha, cocoa, suede, born brown, coffee, midnight brown, off-black. Ten sheer new shades. To fit the way you’re made.
L’eggs designed to fit most every body (1984)
When you put on a pair of L’eggs, you’ll feel like they were tailor-made to fit your body. Whether you’re tall, small, round or slim, Memory Yarn* makes every pair of L’eggs curve where you curve, stretch when you stretch, and move right along with you.
When you buy a pair of L’eggs pantyhose, you can feel confident that they’ll adapt to your particular shape because L’eggs are designed to fit most every body. Nothing beats a great pair of L’eggs
Retro G-seamed tights by Givenchy for Round-The-Clock (1980)
Textured is the look: N0-Nonsense fashion color nylons (1986)
Look to new Fashion Color Texture for the finishing touch …to your legs! Diamond Lace, Delicate Dots and Chevron. In Black, Creamy Ivory, Misty Grey panty hose and knee highs. Now for a limited time in specially marked displays at participating stores.
Vintage ’80s pantyhose: Silk reflections on Amy
Reflections on Amy — she favors lazy lunches to late suppers… buys hardcovers instead of paperbacks… ohh, and Amy’s legs… the nicest legs.
Burlington Sheer Indulgence pantyhose from 1988
French-cut Underalls silk pantyhose (1987)
New! Silky! Sexy! Clingy!
Hanes Alive support pantyhose (1982)
Just My Size pantyhose for plus-size women, from 1985
Get more leg room, more hip room, more livin’ room! Just My Size from L’eggs is here — the beautiful pantyhose for tall or fuller figures. Just My Size pantyhose comes in four sizes. And talk about styles! There are five to choose from. Just My Size pantyhose. Because every woman deserves a great pair of L’eggs.
Vintage ’80s pantyhose: A wardrobe of great-looking L’eggs
No-nonsense fashion color panty hose 1985
Rich navy, Misty grey, Vintage wine, Creamy ivory & sheer black
No-Nonsense nylons in colors from 1985: Mushroom, soft white & rose blush
1980s Coloralls: Pantyhose & panties all in one(1987)
Leg Looks pantyhose in tones and textures (1983)
How do you make one dress look like a million?
It’s here! The new, soft undie in Undie L’eggs nylons (1982)
DIM French pantyhose in red (1984)
Super Shaper and Sheer Caress pantihose from 1983
Brooke Shields’ line of tights and socks from ’83
Vintage colored Lycra 80s tights
The stirrup tights, paint-spatter leotards and legwarmers could not possibly be more 80s.
Vintage 80s tights for dance & workout wear
Retro workout wear from the 80s – Colored tights
Wide-band knee highs – sheer toe & reinforced toe (1982)