This fall and winter, I resolve to step up my tights game. Yes, yes, I’ve been accused of being a purist for opaque black tights, but it’s time for change. A colorful change. And these 11 pairs of patterned, printed tights should shake things up just fine. Check out some of my top tight picks above!
Some women dread the arrival of fall, aka “tights weather,” but I welcome it with unbridled glee. Tights are an easy way to add interest, color, and texture to fall outfits, and I’m always eager to add new styles to my sock drawer. Ready to get in on the action? Click through to check out 10 fabulous patterned pairs, all for 25 bucks or less…
Tights seem to be the final frontier in the fashion world, and, at last!, they’re getting explored with Christopher Columbus-like voracity. During Fall 2009 fashion weeks, Marc Jacobs showed some tights with interestingly placed blocks of color and fun stripes, but there are even wilder tights available outside the U.S., like the ones pictured at left and after the jump, which are sold in France.
The ants-crawling-up-your-legs tights would be perfect for a picnic in October. The X-marks-the-spot tights should be worn when you’re visiting your plastic surgeon for a knee lift. You might not want to put on the veiny tights if you have a date with Robert Pattinson, or any vampire for that matter. And the mouth-below-the-knee tights? Well, those are for the girl who has an upper-shin erogenous zone she wants to point out. [The Trendy Girl] Keep reading »
When I was in high school I butted heads with the evil nuns because I wore patterned tights with my uniform. They said I was a distraction to the other students. After I graduated, they changed the rulebook, making solid color tights the only acceptable hosiery. I still appreciate hosiery that is different, even though I’m older. This season patterned, woven and even sparkly hosiery and footless tights are in style. And now that it’s getting chilly outside, you can wear these stunners with all your dresses, even some of your summer dresses. One of my favorite looks for this time of year is an over-sized Oxford shirt (one that hits mid-thigh) worn with footless tights and heels. I’m absolutely dying for the Falke leggings and the HUE floral leggings below. Tell us in the comments which stunning hosiery you would wear and how you would wear them. Keep reading »