The Pantyhose Debate

If your daughter doesn’t own a pair, forget about it
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Nature’s Best

Thought nude hose were concealing? Get the ultimate camo in warm shades of oatmeal, cocoa and gray. DKNY Hosiery Comfort Luxe Opaque Tights in chocolate, flannel grey; $14.50;
photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Top Tights

When re-hauling your lingerie drawer, make sure to include a pair of classic opaque tights for a quick dressing up or dressing down. Donna Karan Modern Matte Jersey Hosiery in black, $24;
photo courtesy of Neiman Marcus

Surprising Shades

Put a spin on classic (and sometimes drab) dresses and skirts with jewel toned tights. SPANX Tight-End Tights in cabarnet, midnight, garnet, marine, $26;
photo courtesy of Spanx

Nice & Nude

Fishnets aren’t just for hussies and pin-ups. Sexy squares get a make-under when done in flesh tones. Wolford Sixty-Six Fishnet Thigh Highs in honey, $42;
photo courtesy of Wolford

Flash Forward

Incorporate the sequin and shine trend that’s currently absorbing fashion’s finest with a woven nylon blend. Hue Lurex Control Top Tights in black/gold, $12.50;
photo courtesy of Bare Necessities

The Pants Alternative

Leggings provide more coverage than tights or hose, making them a chic option to wear with longer tunic tops. Three Dots Leggings in black, $98;
photo courtesy of Bare Necessities

Bronze & Go

If the only thing holding you back from bare legs this spring is a lack of color-sister, get over it! Easy bronzing sticks make swiping on a glow a cinch. Michael Kors Leg Shine, $10;
photo courtesy of Sephora

Mad Science

Think spray-on pantyhose sounds like the creation of a crazed chemist? It’s DIY with this easy spray, lab coats and bubbling test tubes begone! Dior Bronze Sun Powder Spray, $60;
photo courtesy of Sephora

Nude It Is?

And if you’re fully committed to nude-toned tights and require them professionally? Shop for a pair with with built in shapewear. Assets by Sara Blakely Perfect Pantyhose in buff, $12;
photo courtesy of Assets by Sara Blakely

First Published Mon, 2010-03-01 15:28

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