Unsolved Mysteries: Freeze your calves in wool tights with cutouts

Lord knows this is a minor gripe compared to some fashion issues we could mention, but can anyone explain to us why you’d want to wear a pair of cosy, wool tights… which leave your calves totally bared to the elements? Are calves the new armpits? Do they have a tendency to get really warm, while the rest of the legs remain cold?

Further to that: why would you want to pay $79 to bare them to the elements?

Answers on a postcard (or in the comments box if it’s easier…).

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  • October 20, 2010


    I like them. As an idea…

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  • October 21, 2010


    Seems like a practical way to turn “my wardrobe has a moth infestation” into a fashion statement without any extra expenditure :P.

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  • October 21, 2010

    Rock Hyrax

    Perhaps it’s to preempt the problem of ankle boots rubbing those frothy bits on your tights?

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  • October 22, 2010


    id actually buy them or am i mad? lol :O)
    well maybe there a bit to expensive!!

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  • October 18, 2011


    I go to great lengths to make sure my tights DON’T have runs in them. Maybe I shouldn’t have thrown those ripped pairs out… Nope, I’m glad I did.

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