Not what they used to be.
I've been buying these compression tights for 11 years to cocktail and dance. For many years these tights were real compression and I loved them. Then, Danskin stopped offering them for a couple of years because they said that their manufacture in China was changing. Unfortunately, these tights are not as good. I still wear them because compression are hard to find, but they don't compress very well at all. Also. the waistband is too tight. The colors have changed a bit too, and the Light Toast is a bit too light now and the Toast is a bit too orange. I'll be looking for another brand. Bummer.