Pantyhose – also called tights – are a type of hosiery that covers the whole lower half of your body, from the waist or hipline down to your toes. The exception is footless pantyhose, which is cropped at the ankle and looks similar to a pair of leggings. Unlike leggings however, pantyhose is intended to be worn under clothing and will be thinner. Want the practicality of pantyhose but the aesthetic appeal of stockings? Try garter pantyhose, a style with cut-outs at the crotch and hips to mimic the shape of a garter belt.