It is a little known fact that finding tights for babies is like hunting for the last Tickle Me Elmo at Christmastime circa 1996 (or whatever practically impossible scenario you can come up with to insert here). I had no idea that baby tights were such a small market, especially for tiny babies, but I quickly learned this while trying to dress my eight pound winter baby in tights and dresses. I searched high and low and was only able to round up a single pair of black knit tights (*Note: I bought them out of every black pair, since there were only three) and Fern lived in them for the first few months of her life as they fit her skinny baby legs far better than pants.
Since then I’ve managed to find a few other cute pairs, but luckily what brick-and-mortar stores lack in the baby tights department, online stores more than make up for.
Here is a round up of some of my favorite little baby tights – hopefully this list will save you the frustration of being tights-less when the colder weather arrives!
Classic Stripe Tights 1 of 10You can never go wrong with classic stripes in black and white.
Tights ($15.00) from Polarn O. Pyret
Green Baby Tights 2 of 10These are a fun and unexpected shade for tights. A great way to inject a shot of color into a simple neutral outfit.
Tights ($4.95) from H&M
Dotty Dots Grey Tights 3 of 10I'm a sucker for polka dots - what can I say?
Tights ($12.00) from See Kai Run
Stars Tights 4 of 10I love Bobo Choses great tights selection and these are my favorite. Tan and black are both great wear-with-everything neutrals and the stars add a wonderful bit of whimsy.
Tights (22,00 â‚¬) from Fawn & Forest
Black & White Star Tights 5 of 10Star tights on a budget - the price really can't be beat!
Tights ($5.00) from Target
Ruffle Bear Tights 6 of 10These are a little more cutesy than what I would typically go for, but come on...how could a little bear on a baby bum possibly be anything but cute?
Tights ($9.95) from Baby Gap
Multi-Stripe Tights 7 of 10I don't usually get too crazy with colors when it comes to dressing my baby - I definitely prefer neutrals - but this is a cute way to do multi-colored clothing. I love that the bold colors are paired with a simple stripe. Perfect!
Tights ($10.00) from Carter's
Great Grey Basic 2-Pack Tights 8 of 10Every little girl needs some good basics in her wardrobe and these grey tights will provide that and you'll definitely get your money's worth out of them since they'll match everything.
Tights ($16.90) from Zara
Flower Stripe Tights 9 of 10I love the fun Betsey Johnson-esque feel of these adorable little tights.
Tights ($7.94) from Old Navy
Baby Triangle Tights 10 of 10I adore geometric patterns and these are so fun in bold primary colors.
Tights ($24.84) from Smallable