Tights Dept. (Tights Department) is an independent Irish owned legwear specialist store which has both an online shop and retail outlet located in the heart of Dublin City. Established in 2013, it started out as a pop-up store on Dawson Street, the following year moved to a more permanent premises in the Royal Hibernian Way and now since 2017 it is in a bigger and brighter store in Dublin's iconic Stephen's Green Shopping Centre, located on the middle level (a few doors down from TK Maxx).
Tights Dept. sources most of its stock from Italy, "the Italians know a thing or two when it comes to quality and of course style" says Katie. The remainder of their brands are mostly from elsewhere in Europe with the exception of a few brands from the USA.
Tights Dept. stocks a full range of both classic and fashion hosiery which includes: tights, socks, hold-ups, stockings, suspender belts, leggings, jeggings, footless tights, leg warmers, gym wear, underwear, bodystockings and men's socks. The store also has a classic collection of tops, vests and shapewear.
Brands include: Omsa (Italy), Trasparenze (Italy), Silvia Grandi (Italy), Osé (Italy), Emilio Cavallini (Italy), Omero (Italy), Ibici (Italy), Oroblù (Italy), Happy Socks (Sweden), Ysabel Mora (Spain), Pamela Mann (UK), Pretty Polly (UK), Bonnie Doon (Netherlands), Carpatree (Poland), Leg Avenue (USA), Gio (UK), Zohara (Israel), Foly (Italy), Lisanza (Italy), Cette (Belgium), Seven 'til Midnight (USA), Julie France (USA), Gipsy (UK) and Nylon Dreams (UK).