Pros: sturdy, smooth cotton twill, feels soft to the touch; pretty patterns
Cons: that ridiculous over formed calf on the Minnie post 2012 re-design: I will be getting the legs slimmed/straightened on both pairs.
Verdict: the navy flowered Minnie's remind me an awful lot of the patterned tights by Cynthia Rowley featured by Pink Peonies recently. The resemblance of the pattern is uncanny. (See here:
Both are flattering in the standard Minnie way. Keep both.