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Rodarte-esque Etsy Tights

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Fashion Trend Guide searched high and low for an reasonably-priced version of Rodarte's woven, webby, torn tights, and actually had some luck. "A talented young woman named Samantha has mastered the enviable task of creating a DIY version and is selling them in her Etsy shop...I didn't hesitate to email Samantha with my measurements for a custom-made pair. A few days later they arrived in all of their glory, sexy thigh highs with hot pink ribbon tied flirtatiously around the top...They look identical to the runway versions, fit perfectly, come in a variety of colors (hot pink, purple, green, etc.) and are about 24 times more affordable." [Fashion Trend Guide]