When I was 6 years old, I was out with my mother at the grocery store and saw a woman wearing pantyhose, red high heels, and blue eyeshadow. The way she was dressed looked like how I felt deep in my soul. On the way home, I told my mom I needed pantyhose, red high heels, and blue eyeshadow immediately.
Still not convinced? Here, we round up 10 fun and grown-up ways to wear them for the season ahead. If the latest collection from Tom Ford is anything to go by, when it comes to tights: the bolder, the better.
Our aim is to share our love for hosiery and to solve any unanswered tights questions you may have. A: Why not? Tights are like makeup for your legs!
I belong to what might be one of the longest running women's groups in the country. We began during the era of consciousness-raising mothers in our early 20s, we discussed nursing bras as much as bralessness and supported each other through divorce, death, and contemplations of cosmetic surgery. So far it's a no. We've argued over Hilary vs.
One of the easiest ways to do just that is with a pair of tights. That being said, they can also leave you at a loss for styling them without feeling like you walked right out of elementary school. Not to worry, we pulled together our favorite winter tights outfits to prove to you that they can be just as chic as anything else you wear.
Remember the Hosiery Index? It's an economic theory that says women tend to spend a little bit of cash on something small like tights when the economy is down, and it's definitely on the rise this season. Squeeze a few more weeks out of your spring and summer dresses by adding a cozy pair--just check out our Dos and Don'ts before you do!
To wear pantyhose, or not to wear pantyhose, that is the question. Women the world over are torn between sporting the itchy, easily-torn accessories or going out bare-legged. While pantyhose may not be the most comfortable part of an outfit, they do bring an element of sophistication to an otherwise semi-formal ensemble.
Wearing nylons is appropriate for all seasons, especially for warmth during cool or breezy weather. Nylons that complement office wear can give a professional look. Although casual summer outings do not call for nylons, this hosiery provides a finished appearance for dressier social functions, such as summer weddings or garden parties.
Dahan, 33, a Montreal-based mother of two and co-designer of Mackage, a brand of downtown chic outerwear. Not long ago, few fashionable women could stand wearing pantyhose. Later they began to rely instead on products like Spanx for body contouring, and self-tanning lotions to conceal blemishes.