HOW TO WEAR LEGGINGS UNDER A DRESS
With so many shoes being more suited to bare feet, and fewer and fewer women wearing hose or tights, knowing how to wear leggings with a dress helps on the days when you don't want to have completely bare legs. On the face of it, this is easy - simply put on the leggings, toss the dress on over them, and go. You also want to be sure you get the length and style right and don't look silly when you're trying to look sophisticated, however.
Tips for Pairing Dresses and Leggings
The basic rule is to keep it simple. If the leggings are a color or pattern you wouldn't wear as tights, then don't wear them.
WHEN IS IT SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE TO WEAR BLACK TIGHTS?
The million-dollar fashion question, the one I’m asked every day without fail from the third week of August for three months, concerns the date from which it is socially acceptable to wear black opaques. To which the simple answer is that the rule is the same for black tights as for oysters: only when there is an R in the month.
Quick shout out to the fishmongers, who are at this very moment are no doubt mobilising to point out that it’s not that simple: I know. (Something about breeding seasons or refrigeration; whatever.)