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Ella shows what an impact a high-end pair of tights can have on your everyday outfits





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Ella shows what an impact a high-end pair of tights can have on your everyday outfits

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It's December, which means you're probably in dire need of some new winter tights—whether you've just put off buying them until now or you've already ripped the ones you have. Since there aren't too many quality stores in Manhattan dedicated solely to the category, keeping your bare legs covered in pairs that don't pill, snag, or get saggy can be a bit of a feat.

Nevertheless, we're here to help. we've listed nine places to shop for tights, from the luxe Wolford and Fogal boutiques to your local H&M. Did we miss your go-to spot? Leave it in the comments below if you're willing to share.

FOGAL
This Zurich-based brand offers a wide array of very elegant and luxurious legwear, in lots of different colors and styles. Pricing is on the steep side, but if you're looking for soft, high quality hosiery, it might be worth the splurge.611 MADISON AVE NEW YORK, NY 10022
(212) 207-3080

UNIQLO
Among other things, Uniqlo landed a spot on our list for their revolutionary Heattech tights. For $12.90 each, they'll keep your legs from feeling the full effects of the city's bitterest wind chills.666 5TH AVE NEW YORK, NY 10103

H&M
H&M carries your basic black, gray, and brown opaque tights, but larger stores—like the Fifth Avenue flagship—always have a hefty selection of bolder hues mixed in, too. No, they may not be the made of highest quality materials, but they're perfect for emergencies 640 5TH AVE NEW YORK, NY 10019

ANTHROPOLOGIE
Peony prints? Check. Cute animals? Check. Anthropologie's tights range from twee to trendy, and include ombre hues, color-blocked patterns, and polka dots.85 5TH AVE., NEW YORK, NY 10003

WOLFORD
Probably one of the most famous and trusted names in hosiery, Wolford boasts a collection of luxurious tights with a "timeless elegance."122 GREENE ST NEW YORK, NY 10012

AMERICAN APPAREL
When it comes to tights, American Apparel runs the full gamut. Their stock includes everything from basic opaque pairs in all imaginable shades, thigh highs, stirrups, those that are butt-less, and wacky prints.712 BROADWAY NEW YORK, NY 10003

THE SOCK MAN
Since 1983, the Sock Man has been serving up a multitude of tights, socks, arm warmers, and more to the throngs of shoppers on St Marks.27 ST MARKS PL, NEW YORK, NY 10003

THE SOCK HOP
The Sock Hop's legwear collection goes far beyond nylons. This Nolita shop carries tights from Falke, Henrik Vibskov, Maria La Rosa and more in a multitude of fabrics, including wool, cotton, cashmere, and silk. .248 ELIZABETH ST NEW YORK, NY 10012

TOPSHOP
Looking for tights covered in roses, peace signs, or panthers? Or how about feathers, Aztec prints, and ying yangs? Head to Topshop if the word "trendy" doesn't make you run for the hills. Or if you need a thick pair of Fair Isle tights for the holidays—they have those too.

Feeling Festive: The tights edit

Without trying to sound melodramatic tights are one of the most underrated items of the modern woman’s wardrobe. We ladies take for granted our tights; back in the day before tights were the norm it was all girdles and stockings which sounds supremely uncomfortable and immensely impractical. With hemlines rising in the 60’s women needed an alternative to stockings and that brought along the birth of tights as we know them now.
Although let’s not forget that women weren’t the first of the sexes to don a pair of tights, originally men wore thick tights to make horse-riding a little easier but spotting a man in a pair of tights now is as rare as a lunar eclipse – unless you live next door to superman!
So it’s safe to say that we’re big fans of tights, we might even say that they are one of the most essential wardrobe item! Every girl has a pair or two from plain black for work or school to those clever little nude ones perfect for going out if bare legs just don’t appeal to you in mid-December! We’ve put together a little list of some of our favourite festive tights available online and also drawn up a couple of handy hints and tips to keep your tights in good condition so you don’t have to go through 500 pairs a year!

Top 10 Christmas Tights


1)      Pamela Mann – Holly Christmas Tights - £8.49 - Pamela Mann
These brilliantly festive tights are perfect for Christmas day and will add a touch of festive cheer to any outfit with the cool holly print. We’d team these babies up with a crimson dress to tie in the holly berries.
2)      ASDA – Red and white striped tights - £2.50 - Asda
Have any Christmas fancy dress on the horizon? Well these cool red and white striped tights are a perfect addition – we’re thinking along the lines of an elf or candy cane.
3)      Celeste Stein Christmas Ornament glitter tights - £15.95 - Celeste Stein
If you’re looking to outshine the Christmas tree this winter then these tights from Celeste Stein will help you get there! With glittery tree ornaments you will certainly be the centre of attention on the big day.
4)      M&S - Limited Edition Sparkle Baroque Tights - £12.00 - M&S
Baroque is one of our favourite trends this season so what easier way to rock a trend than with these awesome sparkly baroque tights from Marks & Spencer?
5)      Topshop – Wine brocade glitter tights - £15.00 - Topshop
Topshop always has a fantastic range of interesting tights and we think these brocade tights are brilliant for the office Christmas party, great with a little black dress!

Top 5 Tights for NYE


1)      Nasty Gal – Ombre Tights fuchsia - £27.80 - Nasty Girl
These have to be one of our favourite tights, we love everything ombre so ombre tights is a double winner for us. They come in a range of colours but we think these pink tights would be great for Christmas Eve fun!
2)      ASOS – Patterned Sheer tights - £8.00 - Asos
We think these ASOS patterned tights are really great value for money and they’re go perfectly from daywear to eveningwear too, so you can go straight from the office to the bar!
3)      Sneaky Fox Heart Print Tights - £25.00 - Sneaky Fox
How great are these Sneaky Fox tights, nice and subtle you can wear them with almost anything, the heart details on the knees are super cute. 
4)      Jonathon Aston nude starburst diamante tights - £14.99 - Johnathon Aston
You simply can’t go wrong with a pair of nude tights, after all princess Kate loves them! These Jonathon Aston tights come with a cool diamante pattern on the knees!
5)      House of Holland – Dogtooth Tights - £12.00 - House of Holland
These tights might not be traditionally festive but we just had to include them because they’re such good fun and really add some colour to any outfit!
Looking after Tights 


Spending anything over a couple of pounds on a pair of tights might seem a little steep, especially if they ladder and tear within hours of putting them on. But a great pair of tights is a great addition to any wardrobe and so don’t worry about wasting your money; follow these helpful tips to make sure your tights are a bit more of a good investment!
·         Avoid sharp objects; when putting on or taking off your tights make sure you remove all of your jewellery. If you have long nails make sure any chips are filled down to avoid them snagging on the material. Use a moisturiser on any particularly rough skin that you might have on your feet or hands and if you often find you rip your tights when putting them on you can use rubber gloves to avoid any mishaps.

·         Take care when washing; many people will shove their tights into the wash with everything else but if you want your tights to have a longer shelf life then consider washing your tights by hand. If like most people you simply don’t have the time to wash your things by hand invest in a hosiery bag so the material doesn’t get caught whilst in the machine. Put your tights on a cold wash and avoid heavy duty bleaches. Turn your tights inside out when washing to avoid a build-up of lint

·         Don’t hang your tights up to dry; hanging tights on a drying rack can stretch out the material making it hard for them to spring back to their original shape leaving you with baggy tights – no one wants that!

·         When you see a whole or ladder appear make sure you carry around a trusty clear nail varnish with you and simply paint over the offending tear. The clear varnish will help prevent the ladder from getting any bigger!

Some helpful hints to help avoid going through tights so quickly; look after them properly and they will last! When thinking about buying your next pair of tights go for something a little different than the standard 60 deniers! A decent pair can create an illusion of slimmer or longer legs. If you want your pins to appear longer try a vertical pattern and likewise with skinny legs to make them seem shapelier; a horizontal pattern will create a great silhouette!  So there you have it, whichever tights you choose to rock this Christmas; make sure you have a good one!
This guest blog post was written for free by Lucinda Bounsall from farfetch.com

Featured blogger- fashionwasmysecondlove


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How do you get your inspiration for the outfits you wear ?
I get inspiration from reading magazines and blogs but also from thing I see on the streets. 

Who has had the biggest fashion influence on your outfits ?
That would be me, I wear what I like.



What made you start posting your pictures on your blog ? 
I tried blogging earlier, but I did not have enough patience to get good pictures and keep readers. After my sister started a blog in May this year I really liked to get started again too. So I did.

What blogs and websites do you follow and why ? 
I follow several blogs and websites. One I have been following for years is Daily Fashion Boost. I absolutely love the style of Sam, the girl behind this blog. Very inspiring.

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Would you describe yourself as a trendsetter or fashion follower ?
I guess I am a little bit of both. I only follow trends when I like them and always try and give it my own twist.

How would you describe your style ? 
My style is feminine and most of the time colour full. Fashion items that are remarkable for my style ar notable tights and high heels. I always wear skirts or dresses, never trousers.

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Does the hosiery you wear dictate the clothes,outfit you wear ?
It depends. Most of the time I wear tights with prints. When a print is very notable I like to keep the rest a bit calmer. I always start building my outfit from one piece, sometimes I start with my hosiery, sometimes with something else.

What is in your hosiery drawer or closet ? 
Most of my tights are black with a print. I also got a few coloured pairs, red, blue and Brown. I got some ticker pairs for in winter and besides tights there are also over knees and regular Socks in my hosiery drawer. The regular Socks I wear to protect my tights from zippers in my shoes.

How do you choose your hosiery ? 
Sometimes I pick my hosiery first and then choose what other clothes to wear with it. Other times I pick a dress fist and choose what kind of hosiery to wear with it.

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Where do you shop for hosiery ? 
I shop at several places for hosiery. Shops like Pieces, H&M and Primark often have nice tights. Lately I started shopping tights at Ebay. You can find really cool ones there. 

What was the last item of hosiery you brought, how much you spent etc ?
A pair of striped tights from Primark. I believe they were 3 euros.

Do you prefer sheer or opaque tights,stockings or holdups,socks or knee highs,sheer toe or reinforced ? 
I prefer opaque tights, stockings, knee highs and reinforced.

Do you ever wear 10 denier tights or sheer hose if so how long do they last you ?
I believe most of my tights are 20 denier.

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How does wearing tights make you feel emotionally ? 
Wearing tights makes me feel more feminine. I feel best wearing feminine outfits, it makes me more confident. When I go to the gym I have to wear trousers and they always make me a bit insecure. I feel more like myself in a dress or a skirt.

Do you prefer the feel of tights to pants? 
I prefer the feel of tights above pants. I personally think tights are a lot more comfortable.

When do you wear hosiery,daily-once a week etc ?
Most of the year daily. Except for the bare legs days in summer. 

What is your hosiery staple ? 
I actually would not know. (What is meant by staple? English is not my First language.)

What are your style tips for wearing tights ?
Do not be afraid of notable tights with a print. Start building your outfit from a pair of tights for a change. If you keep the rest of your outfit a bit calmer, tights with a print can really be an upgrade. 

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How do you put on tights?
I get the toe from my tight to the holes and then get them around my legs.

Whats the strangest place you have put on hosiery ?
That would be in a car.

Do you keep a spare pair of tights in your bag ?
No I don’t. I just make sure I do not ruin them.

The best and worst things about hosiery, Love-hate ?
Nice hosiery can really upgrade an outfit and make your legs look good. But I really hate it when a nice pair of tights gets ruined.

Do you recycle your tights if not how many pairs of tights do you throw away each month ? What was the last pair you put in the bin,trash ? 
I do recycle my tights. The last pair I have thrown away are my ombre tights form Ebay. They were ruined so I had to. I never like throwing away nice pairs.


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Hipster haircutshave developed exceptionally in recent times plus some of the old style variations have elected to return. According to how old you are, face form or occupation you possibly will not have the ability to sport only any kind of coiffure. There are many styles provided by the final centuries that you could put on today.
1.      Squad Hipster Haircuts
The actual crew cut makes money a short while ago. This specific design and style is trim near to the scalp, is actually tapered around the back and sides, and has got small bangs as well as an inch approximately of tresses at the top. Typically the crew cut is a well-liked army coiffure since it is small upkeep. This specific appearance is suitable for virtually any event no matter if official or casual.
Hipster Haircuts
2.      Comb Cut
The comb cut is comparable to a crew cut, yet is a bit lengthier at the top. This kind of coiffure has tapered back and sides, as the top as well as bangs remain longer to allow them to be combed backside. The comb cut is simple to keep since you simply need to comb it back and it is actually long enough exactly where it stacks up a bit over top of your scalp. This specific hairstyle is perfect for any special occasion.
Hipster Haircuts
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The particular shag coiffure is fantastic for guys with moderate size hair. This specific hairstyle typically starts at chin area size or even can easily get to the shoulders, without or with padded bangs. Layers are often trim throughout your tresses to help you provide that shaggy glimpse. The style is actually minimal upkeep and it is simple to design by making use of mousse and also tousling tresses with fingertips.
Hipster Haircuts
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This kind of coiffure was developed in demand by the rock and roll party, The Beatles, during the '60s as well as '70s. The style merely is effective on guys with in a straight line, great tresses but not ideal for those who have any organic snuggle. The design is really a straight-haired deviation of a baby trend, in which the bangs are usually trim straight all over, simply over the eye-brows and also the backside tresses are trim in a straight line all over chin area size.
Hipster Haircuts
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How Do You Want To Look In Different Hairstyles

It is not important in case you have worn out the hair exactly the same way for quite some time or for a long time; testing out different hairstyles is usually exciting and fun. It's also daunting, particularly if you are thinking about getting the haircut or dyed. Luckily, lots of means these days can assist you choose precisely what seems perform best together with your facial area prior to taking the bounce and alter hair. Regardless if you are contemplating an easy alternation in your part or perhaps a full alternation in your lifestyle, you'll find suggestions in gossip columns, on the web and in a hair salon.
Recommendations for Different Hairstyles 2013
1.       Come up with a memory book of different hairstyles which suit your needs. Accumulate numerous magazines and thoroughly check out the pages of content, trimming out images of tresses which you believe look great.
Different Hairstyles
2.       Once you have gathered a number of images, go through all of them and find out if all the images that you simply chosen are the same possibly several kinds of styles interest you. Insert the images right into a bare note pad, and also write a few specifics close to each image about precisely what attracted your attention, may it be the hue, size or kind of the tresses.

3.       Look out for guides throughout these mags concerning how to design and style your tresses. Generally, magazines will certainly manage guidelines on how to replicate the celebrity's different hairstyles along with the cut you currently have.
Different Hairstyles
4.       Testing out these techniques is a great way to test out various appearances unless you need to make a long-term dedication with a brand new trim or color.

5.       Take advantage of the virtual remodeling sources available online on web sites such as "Seventeen" or even "InStyle" to use fresh styles with your personal image. Of these sites, you have to add a definite image of your face. You need to be looking straight in front, without any lean in the neck, just like an image you will probably find over a driving license.
Different Hairstyles
6.       Once you add your image, you can test out countless different hairstyles and shades to discover what might seem ideal along with your face.
Different Hairstyles
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Daily tights inspiration