Have you ever seen something quite like this? Neither have we: it's Manish Arora's extravagant take on the humble leggings, and we just can't get over the shimmering 'scaled' effect that adorns the lower portion. Made from net, the 'tights' give the false effect of stockings in the now customary style - but in a clever way we've not seen done anywhere before...

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Worn with a pair of gold sandals, they look positively out of this world, and while LuisaViaRoma's model is displaying them over nothing but underwear, we're sure they'd look their best worn underneath a long mesh skirt with slits at the front. Arora sent them down the runway as part of a modern take on traditional Indian women's dress, which is where they take their inspiration.

At £982 they're possibly the most expensive item of hosiery we've ever seen, but they're certainly good to look at! You can see the full effect from all angles here, where they're currently available to buy. Nikki Minaj, it's only a matter of time...