Mommies wouldn't balk at the sight of tights in the girls' section but what if she saw them hanging near the boxers and briefs? Ladies enjoy the comfort and warmth they provide so why shouldn't their male counterparts? In the Victorian era, men wore tights regularly just like their lady friends. Perhaps in an effort to bring a blast from the past, the Swedish clothes manufacturer H&M is bringing tights back in a whole new way.

The $12 pair of navy car adorned stockings may have some mums and pops looking confused or horrified. Still some may find them practical and brilliant.

What's your take on them?