Several years ago, legwarmers surfaced back on the style radar. This
season, the reborn 80s fad of choice is footless tights or leggings. Not
only have they shown up all over the runways, but they have become favorite
fare of young leading ladies.
Leggings and skirts are truly a dynamic duo. If you have qualms about
showing off your stems, add a pair of leggings in to the mix. Leggings
enable skin-shy women to pull off skirts of all lengths. Choose a color
that coordinates with your top, and keep in mind that dark colors are always
Peeking out from a sturdy shirtdress, tights add an extra layer of style,
often in the form of a pattern or color. When it comes to sun dresses and
other breezy numbers, take caution: most flirty frocks are just too light
for tights. A good rule of thumb is that if the dress demands heels, stick
to bare legs. On the other hand, flats and sandals work, leggings will too.
If you want your tights can take the spotlight, pair them with a tunic.
Standard tees and tanks simply wont work unless youre a model or an
aerobics instructormake sure your top hem touches your upper thigh, and
youre good to go.
High heels tend to look very retro dance queen teamed with tightsand not
in a good way. Avoid heels of any height and instead opt for ballet flats,
skimmers, moccasins, and slides. With stylish flats, you can pull off
tights with casual ease.