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    Default open toe compression stockings- where to buy?

    I was advised today by my midwife to get some compression stockings for flying. she said it helps guard against dvt etc.

    I'm after some open toe stockings if possible. something I can wear thongs on the plane with without looking like a total banana 😂

    I've googled all the usual places and they all seem to have the closed toe version.

    I'm not too fussed about the colour but open toe would be good as I like to fly in thongs and be able to slip them on and off easily.

    anyone got any ideas?

    thanks in advance

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    Ask a physio. They might have a supplier that does open toes.

    Barring that, get some closed ones and get someone to cut the toes off and sew it up!

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    Kmart sells compression footless gym tights. Not sure how great they are but they look reasonable quality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moxy View Post
    Kmart sells compression footless gym tights. Not sure how great they are but they look reasonable quality.
    oooh thanks! any excuse for a Kmart run

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    Lorna Jane also sell compression tights but they're way more exy. You can probably find them at any sports shop though. They're not the medical grade ones so I don't know how they stack up to those.

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    Just in case you were planning to hit the Qantas club - they don't allow thongs anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    Just in case you were planning to hit the Qantas club - they don't allow thongs anymore.
    ha! I'm too much of a pauper for qantas club! 😂

    we're flying business (yay!) but I don't think we are club members. not like I can drink anyway so I'll happily sit in the normal waiting area with the rest of the rabble 😂

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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    ha! I'm too much of a pauper for qantas club! 😂

    we're flying business (yay!) but I don't think we are club members. not like I can drink anyway so I'll happily sit in the normal waiting area with the rest of the rabble 😂
    I only ever got in because I used to fly so much for work. No membership = not working = me happy 😋

    If you're flying business you can get in though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    I only ever got in because I used to fly so much for work. No membership = not working = me happy 😋

    If you're flying business you can get in though.
    ahhh ok. well will keep it in mind. I'll wear non-thong type shoes that I can still slip on and off on the plane.

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    thanks!!

    I'll have to read up on the dress code for business lounge!!

    I bought some closed toe ones from a pharmacy. I believe they're medical grade. they'll have to do I guess.


 

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