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Are tights a no-no with peep toe shoes?

(18 Posts)
tulpe Thu 18-Nov-10 19:22:24

Am planning on wearing a tunic dress possibly with peep toe shoes. Can I wear opaques or do I need to go bare legged?

muggglewump Thu 18-Nov-10 19:23:53

Bare legged.
Tights a no no.

floweryblue Thu 18-Nov-10 19:28:40

no no no no no, think socks and sandals, peep toe and tights is the same thing

LynetteScavo Thu 18-Nov-10 19:29:22


MissBeehiving Thu 18-Nov-10 19:37:46

I think that they can work with peep toes but you need to be careful - see entry here for 11 November. I've worn my black peep toe shoe boots with grey cashmere socks and peg legs. I thought I looked pretty cool wink

mousesma Thu 18-Nov-10 19:40:09

If it's good enough for Kate Moss and Heidi Klum ten it's good enough for me esdays.html

Also socks and sandals not always a no-no if you are young and trendy enough to pull it off Think pretty ankle socks or knee highs and high heels not jesus creepers and wooly socks.

mousesma Thu 18-Nov-10 19:45:54

Just had a look at the blog MissBeehiving linked to (not hers I hope ). Didn't think it possible for anyone to love themselves quite so much [bleurgh] emoticon.

traceybath Thu 18-Nov-10 19:48:25

Its fine tulpe and not at all the same thing as socks and sandals.

Decorhate Thu 18-Nov-10 19:49:45

I think Prada were showing chunky tights/socks with peep-toes in a magazine I saw a couple of months ago.

ja9 Thu 18-Nov-10 19:49:48

hmm, yes i was wondering same - with all those peep toe ankle boots around.... helpful to see the link above...

MissBeehiving Thu 18-Nov-10 19:52:17

lol mousesma smile. Yeah that's me. A twenty something fashion editor living the high life.
<wipes baby snot from shoulder>

traceybath Thu 18-Nov-10 19:52:21

Yeap - there was lots of socks and high heeled sandals in recent vogues although that is a more fashion-look and not one I could personally could pull off smile

HeadlessLegless Thu 18-Nov-10 19:53:52

M&S actually sell toeless tights for peep toe shoes.

traceybath Thu 18-Nov-10 19:57:37

You see toeless tights are to me like those bras with clear straps - I can still tell grin

Its a bit cold for bare legs so if you do feel the opaques just don't work with the peep-toes then how about some nice shoeboots?

ja9 Thu 18-Nov-10 20:51:58

traceybath yes, i'd decided shoe boots where the way to go. but i can't find any i like...

really love these but don't want the platform bit... would also rather ones about half that price...

any ideas where to look?

traceybath Thu 18-Nov-10 20:54:25

I have these as do a lot of S&B'ers and they're really nice.

But still fairly £££

But do look fab with opaques with dresses for going out.

ja9 Thu 18-Nov-10 20:57:10


(very nice btw)

tulpe Thu 18-Nov-10 21:00:37

Thanks for all input

I think I was hoping to create illusion of endless legs......which sadly I don't have I had tried on a pair of platform peep toes when I bought my dress and was amazed at how flattering they were (I had calf definition for the first time ever!). Store assistant suggested bare legs with them but I am worried that bare legs in winter are a bit slapperish - fake tan or no (this is what happens when one grows up in the north - saturday nights are marred by the vision of cornbeef legs everywhere you look )

Had also considered shoeboots TB but do they work for the gently be-cankled amongst us?

Cannot abide the thought of toeless tights <<shudder>> and agree with TB re: similarities with clear straps.

I love the premise of spangly peep toes with opaques but fear I would look more Ugly Betty than Kate Moss

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