Stop & Stare hosiery does exactly what it says on the tin - it makes others stop, stare and ask whether it's a real tattoo on your legs! Made on sheer 'make up' look hosiery and decorated with unique and eye-catching (just as you are!) tattoo designs, our products are inspired by and created for girls and guys (yep, we dress a lot of #brosinhose!) who love to express their daring side.

We get inspiration from the little things around us!

Set among the ever-inspiring hills and scenery in rural Ireland, Stop & Stare brand is a creative collaboration between two mumpreneurs, united by a common vision that when it comes to beautiful and bold patterns, our legs is a perfect place to display them. And with Daria's background in hosiery retailing and Marina's in fashion design and textile production, we believe we have the best skillset in the country to translate that vision into head-turning tattoo tights.

The idea was borne from the lack of exciting and fresh designs from the mainstream tights brands - and living in Ireland with its strong gusts of winds, our legs are clad in tights 360 days a year! We both have real tattoos, but we never quite embraced the idea of getting them done on our legs, so tattoo-like prints on nude tights have become a perfect idea and solution for us. At Stop & Stare, we aim to create designs that are bold and loud yet beautiful and flattering - plus the rest of your legs get an airbrush treatment too thanks to the premium Italian hosiery we use as a base. 

There are so many reasons to fall in love with our tights – not the least important one is that at only 20 Denier, they have been tested to last as many as 9 full days of wear in heels! In addition, all our products (tights to begin with) are made with patented Lycra® fibers - think excellent elasticity, second skin fit and perfect recovery after wear. In addition, flat seams and cotton gusset (for extra comfort), as well as sandal toes and sheer-to-waist brief (for your favourite peep toes and mini dress combo) come as standard on all styles. Plus, we use child-safe and Oeko-Tex® certified inks for all our design printing - for extra peace of mind. 

So, enough said for now - please feel free to get in touch with Daria or Marina if you have any comments, suggestions, ideas for some custom-designed tights or simply to say Hi! Just drop an e-mail to - we promise to reply within 24 hrs because when we are not printing our beautiful products in the studio, you'll find us with our computer heads on.


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