Legwear

What color hosiery should I wear?

What color hosiery should I wear? The dress I’m wearing is black (asymmetric hem line) over a white straight skirt. I am wearing black open toed shoes. Wearing sheer hosiery, that is nude or beige color with open toed shoes, is not considered fashionable and not accepted by the fashionista’s today.  Sheer black hosiery with…

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What legwear options do I have for a LBD in the winter?

The legwear options available today are awesome. Sheer black and sheer neutral stockings and black tights are the most basic legwear choices to wear with a LBD. However there are many black patterned, black lace, fishnet stockings and colored tights that can look fabulous with a little black dress. If you wear black shoes and…

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Would it be appropriate to wear stockings for an evening wedding?

Would it be appropriate to wear stockings for an evening wedding? I am undecided about stockings / hosiery. I know the fad is to go without these days. I have several spider veins that I’m self conscious about so I wear leg makeup which helps, but does not cover all of them. It is appropriate…

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Are black tights appropriate to wear at a dinner party?

Black tights are a fashion trend and are definitely appropriate to wear to a dinner party. Tights are snug and stretchable and there are many types: sheer or heavier weights, opaque, colored or patterned. Tights are a better option than bare legs in the fall and winter. They will help brave the chilly fall and…

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Should knee highs or socks be worn with ankle pants?

Knee highs, socks or no stockings/nothing are all “in style” with ankle pants. Where you are headed in your ankle pants, your style (edgy or more conservative) and the weather are three things to consider when deciding if you wear knee highs, socks or nothing at all.  In the summer when it’s warm or hot…

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Can I wear black or burgundy tights with burgundy booties – with jeans? With skirt? I have peeptoe suede burgundy booties I want to wear in cold weather.

Your peeptoe, suede, burgundy booties sound fabulous. Black tights would be awesome with burgundy booties and would keep those toes warm. Another option would be black patterned stockings. Black and burgundy are a great color combination. Black tights and burgundy shoes would look great with a black skirt or jeans. It might be difficult to…

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