Legwear

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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Is it chic to wear black tights with pastel & white clothes?

White clothes and pastel color clothing can be worn with black tights. Designers have been showing black legwear with their light color fashions on the runways for several seasons, condoning the look. That being said whether it is chic depends on how the outfit looks with the black tights. It’s not the easiest look to…

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Does wearing pantyhose make you look old?

Wearing pantyhose can be stylish with certain clothes for certain occasions. Pantyhose / stockings will add polish to your outfit when going for a job interview or attending a formal event with a cocktail dress. Also if you have cellulite. spider veins or other flaws sheer pantyhose is a must. In addition when the weather…

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Should the bride’s Mother wear stockings?

The bride’s mother or women in general look more polished wearing stockings. However what is stylish and fashionable has become very flexible these days. Use common sense when making fashion decisions. If the wedding is in a very hot and humid climate it might make sense to go without stockings. If your legs look better…

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