tights.jpgWhether it's a love of fashion that's driving your or just a strategy for basic survival in the cold, tights are in this season. There are some wonderful tights out there, many of which we've featured on this blog. But haven't the prices got a bit out-of-control recently?

The likes of Bebaroque et. al. are charging way more than any sane person would pay for a garment with the tendency to ladder - however careful you are with your nails, you can never quite predict what will happen when your tights come into contact with velcro, jewellery, car doors or the dreaded cigarettes.

So, I've been on a hunt for exciting and attractive high street equivalents. Everything in this selection is £10 or less.

Read on over the jump for details in each case...

From top left, clockwise:

Large-spot sheer tights, £6 at Marks & Spencer

Jonathan Aston spot-seam tights, £8 at MyTights

Purple animal print tights, £8 at Dorothy Perkins

Jonathan Aston houndstooth check tights, £6.99 at Tights Fashion

Red 100 denier opaque tights, £8 at Oliver Bonas

Henry Holland stocking effect tights. £10 at TightsPlease

Heart detail tights and Stripy tights, both £8 at Topshop