Amina Inloes, Amina Inloes is originally from the US and has a PhD in Islamic Studies from the University of Exeter on Shi'a hadith. She is the program leader for the MA Islamic Studies program at the... Answered 3 years ago

The purpose of hijab is modesty and decency. The means of doing that is left to the individual, rather than specifying that certain clothes are allowed or unallowed, especially because what looks modest and decent on one person may look different on another, and fashions are always changing.

If you are asking regarding your daughters, perhaps you could talk with them about what appears modest and decent.

Regarding tights, it could be argued that they are not generally considered to be "clothing" in an outerwear sense. 

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