What Are Convertible Tights?

What Are Convertible Tights?

People often ask: what is a convertible tight?

Convertible tights are tights that are able to transition from a footed tight to footless. It is mostly used by dancers to transition from dancing in a shoe to bare foot.


Medium skin tone leg putting on footless convertible tights

So how do you transition your convertible tights from footed to footless? There is a little hole in the sole of the foot as in the picture.


Medium shade hand pulling on the hole of convertible tights over a foot

You stretch the hole over your toes and then heel…

Medium skin tone leg putting on footless tights

If you are not a dancer, convertible tights are great if you do not like the feeling of your feet slipping and sliding in your boots (especially in heels). You can make the tights footless and wear socks instead as an alternative. Some women wear convertibles underneath pants for extra warmth and wear them footless as well.