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USC Meets Pretty Polly

Pretty Polly has been dressing legs beautifully since 1919, and is renowned worldwide as an iconic British superbrand. The versatile & statement designs from Pretty Polly have gained the brand a superior celebrity following including Jessie J, Agyness Deyn and Fearne Cotton who've all been spotted wearing their tights!

Q1. Hey guys! Great to catch up with you. Could you start off by telling us a bit more about the Pretty Polly brand?
Hi USC! Pretty Polly is all about fun, flirty fashion! We have been making hosiery in our Derbyshire factory since 1919 and continue to produce more than 90% of our products here. We are a very proud British heritage brand with a keen focus on quality, innovation and fashion forward design. It’s about making your legs look gorgeous from day to night!

Q2. What are the key inspirations behind your designs, and what should we be keeping our eyes peeled for in this seasons range?
Pretty Polly is well known for its designer collaborations and this season is no exception. We have teamed up with the amazing jewellery and womenswear designer, Joanne Hynes as well as East London design collective, PATTERNITY to bring you some beautiful, statement legwear! Each range gives a completely different look but are equally eye catching and very fashion forward. If you are looking for a sexy silhouette, I would definitely recommend the Joanne Hynes ‘love’ tights. The heart detail is super cute in contrast to the corset-esque body detail! When it comes to your everyday opaques, we have now added a silk finish to our 80 denier product to give a softer, more luxurious feel.

Q3. Tights with peep toes – are we rating or hating this?!
We definitely rate them! Perfect for a flawless bare leg look with your favourite peep toe heels. No-one wants corn beef legs at the Christmas party!!

Q4. Tights are a wardrobe essential for A/W, especially for the upcoming Christmas party season – do you have any tips for keeping your tights in the best condition and avoiding the dreaded ladder?
Always wear gloves when putting on a sheer pair and always roll, never pull them up the leg! When it comes to washing your hosiery, always do it by hand. A good tip is to store your hosiery rolled up inside toilet roll tubes. That way you can label the cardboard and save time trying to find the right pair in the morning!

Q5. If you could sum up the Pretty Polly girl in 5 words what would they be?
She is fun, flirty, fashionable and not afraid to be herself! ……..Ok, that’s not 5 words, but the Pretty Polly girl wouldn’t worry about that!!

Shop our current range of Pretty Polly tights online here, and stay tuned for our new season arrivals!