When paired with ballet flats or sky-high wedge heels for everyday wear, black opaque, red or even purple tights are a must have item in the modern woman’s fall wardrobe.
Here’s how to wear opaque tights to work, play and anywhere in between.
Focus on fit. A pair of tights looks best on a woman’s legs when they skim over the body smoothly. Since your tights will stretch after you wear them a few times, women of all sizes and shapes should plan for bagging and sagging fabric around your knees and ankles.
To prevent droopy tights, select that mimics your dress size. For example: if you wear a size 0 – 6 dress, a pair of small tights should fit. Want brands make the best tights? Hue, Wolford and Donna Karan sell a selection of fabulous matte and opaque tights will no shine, vibrant colors and additional Lycra for comfort.
Wear fluid top, minidress or tunic. Whether you are pencil thin or a curvy, full-figured woman, a tunic top flatters all figures. To keep the proportions balanced (between your thin and long legs and the flowy tunic top), cinch the tunic with a thick wide belt to draw attention to your waist.
Most importantly, keep all your minidresses should rest about three to four inches above the knee. Why? Longer dresses worn with tights may look matronly; while too-short tops will show too much stomach when you are sitting or bending down.
Polish your daytime leggings look with bold accessories and statement accessories. Classic designer handbags, understated costume jewelry, and sophisticated black suede boots can turn your tights from biker chick to elegant and glam goddess instant.
To mimic the celebrity style of your favorite stars and celebrities, wear your black tights with bright white dresses and high-heeled platforms or with big silver bangles, large-flowing dresses and colorful printed hosiery.
Sleek and slimming tights of a textures and colors are the perfect style items for women who want to add a little unexpected style to their bare legs. By pairing your tights with these style tips you’ll be the best dressed woman in the building without fear of looking like or dressing like a little girl gone wrong.