Tights for all the heights! These are the petite tights in our petite-regular-long tights line-up. Named after Oiselle Staffer, Ally, they're specifically designed for women of petite stature - but big personalities! They use our Plya™ Interlock fabric which is both lightweight and compressive. Side pockets and pintuck detailing make them the every day tights for any run, any workout, and daily pursuit.
- Plya Interlock fabric (polyester / spandex)
- interior drawcord
- pintuck details at ankle
- rear zip pocket
- two side leg pockets
- 23.5" inseam
These tights are buttery soft and so comfortable! I wore them in 30° weather and I stayed very warm. Length is perfect, great compression without being tight on the waist or over-constricting. Love the lapis flying bird print! For reference I am 5’2 and 125 lbs and the size 4 fit perfectly. These are true to size. Thank you Oiselle for making tights for us petite birds!
I was initially pretty disappointed with these, since they kept sliding down, like other commentators mentioned. Maybe this is obvious to everyone else, but there's an internal drawstring (???) that I entirely missed the first time I used these. It's a little finicky to tie (I had to watch several Youtube videos to figure it out, which seems a little too high maintenance for a pair of running tights), but when tied properly, these stay in place comfortably during runs. If these aren't staying up for you, use the drawstring! I ordered a size down from my usual Oiselle size (I'm 5'2", 130 pounds, normally order a size 8 but bought a size 6 in these tights and still found them to be roomy), and still needed the drawstring for these to work. I appreciate that the back pocket is big enough to carry my phone!
The problem I typically experience with tights is that the waist is a tough too big, therefore I am constantly pulling up my tights. Not with the Ally tight! Yes, the waist is higher but I love it. I do not find the waist to be too tight, it makes me feel covered. I am 5'3" and the length is perfect for me. The material is a bit lighter, but that makes is a tight that works in many situations and for multiple seasons. I typically only wear a thick tight when the temps are below 25 degrees. This is a fantastic tight, I am very pleased with my purchase.
I'm 5'4", 140lbs and ordered size 6. They fit, maybe a little on the big side but not enough to size down. The waist is VERY high rise (way above my belly button). I'm personally not a fan of the fabric. It is on the thinner side, not very compressive, and a little slippery/shiny. I prefer the fabric used in the triple threat tights.
I'm 5'1, 125-130lbs. I ordered a 4, but could probably size down to a 2 in these if it weren't for the ridiculously high waistband. (I generally wear a 25 or 26 petite in jeans, xs or size 2 in patagonia, xs petite in athleta, and a small in janji for more helpful reference than weight.) I have longish legs for my height, which means I have a shortish torso for my height. The top of these leggings come a solid 2 inches above my belly button/natural waist and cover my lowest rib...maybe the two lowest ribs. It's very awkward looking. I would think that since they're the only pair of tights oiselle makes for shorter people, they'd adjust the rise accordingly, but apparently it's just a shorter inseam. I didn't want to deal with a return, especially since I bought them on sale, so I just fold the waistband in half to make them a normal high rise. Unfortunately, this makes the pocket more or less unusable. I won't wear them to run in anyway, since the waist is kind of loose and would probably slide down.
Love these tights. They are a perfect full length for me (5’1”) without any bunching or gaping at the ankle. I wear a size 4 in other Oiselle products (e.g. pocket joggers) and found these true to size. I also love love love the zip pocket across the back waistband that allows me to stash my phone on my run without any bouncing or sagging. I hope these return for next season without any changes - they are perfect as is.
I am 5’5 and my weight fluctuates these days between 123-128. I originally ordered a 6 because that is what I wear in Lululemon.
The 6 was way too big. I did an exchange for a 4. The 4 is a good fit but there is a little extra fabric in the front but I wouldn't size down because I think the 2 would be too small everywhere else.
The material is excellent quality, I love the pockets, and adore the fine detail at the bottom of the legging.
Overall I would buy these again!
I really wish the fit on these was better and more consistent with other styles. I have a few other pairs of Oiselle tights that are 4’s and they never budge. I could probably size down to a 2 but prefer not to have my waist/breathing feeling restricted for hard track workouts. I stuck with a size 4 since these were supposed to be made for petite (I’m 5’4”) and based off of majority of the reviews. They are way too big in the waist (gapping in my back) and crawl down terribly the one time I ran in them. Saggy in the crotch too for a tight.
They aren’t all bad, great pockets and material is great. But I won’t be able to use these and will probably end up selling since I can’t return.