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Quick question: is it totally unacceptable to wear...

(29 Posts)
Fadingfast Wed 28-Nov-12 20:49:56

Dark tights with peep toe shoes?

I have a rather lovely pair of champagne peep toe shoes that I fancy wearing for a Christmas do tomorrow evening, but I will need to wear dark tights with my dress.

Yeah or nay?

Charliefox Wed 28-Nov-12 20:53:21

Well I'd say no but you do see the winkleman sporting this look and I think she looks quite fetching.

Sleepwhenidie Wed 28-Nov-12 21:11:51

Sorry, a big nay from me too.

toofattorun Wed 28-Nov-12 21:16:11

I would do black with black but not with champagne.

CajaDeLaMemoria Wed 28-Nov-12 21:17:03


Not ever, but especially not with light coloured shoes!!!

SenoritaViva Wed 28-Nov-12 21:19:02

Never. Pet hate.

Bluestocking Wed 28-Nov-12 21:19:37

Oh no, never in a million years, you will look like a crazy lady who wants to wear her champagne peep toes but has been advised by her health care professionals that she needs to keep her 150 denier max support tights on at all times to stop her varicose veins from taking over her entire body.

HokeyCokeyPigInAPokey Wed 28-Nov-12 21:19:55

I would with black, but only black.

MarianForrester Wed 28-Nov-12 21:20:00

I actually think it can look good as long as the toe seam us avoided.

StinkyWicket Wed 28-Nov-12 21:20:21

No. Not ever. No.

HotBurrito1 Wed 28-Nov-12 21:20:52

Nope, brave the cold or lose the shoes.

TeaBrick Wed 28-Nov-12 21:21:27

I think it looks ok, but it's obviously something that polarises opinion. Have you tried it on yet?

TeaBrick Wed 28-Nov-12 21:22:36

I actually think sometimes that it looks weirder to see someone's crushed up bare toes in a peep toe.

MarianForrester Wed 28-Nov-12 21:23:45

"Is" is avoided. Not us.

Fadingfast Wed 28-Nov-12 21:25:13

<Sigh> so that's a resounding no then..

Bluestocking do I know you? How did you know about the varicose veins?

Bluestocking Wed 28-Nov-12 21:31:10

Hi Fadingfast - I'm sure we don't know each other but I feel awful now! blush
What are your other shoe options?

Fadingfast Wed 28-Nov-12 21:40:19

I don't have varicose veins but I am a crazy lady who really wanted to wear them...wink
Back to boring black it is.

freerangeeggs Wed 28-Nov-12 21:43:06

Ooh awkward...

Fwiw I actually like peep toes with tights underneath. Topshop was all about the peep toe/tights look a few seasons ago. I actually think it looks nicer than bare toes.

I wouldn't be sure about champagne though, I'd have to see them. I like bright colours with dark tights.

HotBurrito1 Wed 28-Nov-12 21:43:31

Can you re-jig the whole outfit? Wear a paler dress, sheer tights and the lovely shoes? As a compromise loike?

Bluestocking Wed 28-Nov-12 21:46:22

How about fishnets? I am a crazy lady who loves fishnets, and I think they look fine with peeptoes, especially with painted toenails sparkling away under the net.

addictedismoving Wed 28-Nov-12 21:48:16

Can you wear black leggins instead of tights? (Or is that also a huge no no)

HotBurrito1 Wed 28-Nov-12 21:48:53

Mmm fishnets and peep toes can work (nods).

Fadingfast Wed 28-Nov-12 21:52:24

Nice idea but I don't have any paler dresses, apart from one I wore for a wedding and would make me feel overdressed in a wedding sort of way. Generally pale things look terrible on me anyway, due to my pasty skin tone. And no time or money to buy anything new sad

Fadingfast Wed 28-Nov-12 21:53:57

Fishnets! Yes!!! Great idea, thanks grin

HotBurrito1 Wed 28-Nov-12 21:53:58

Fishnets it is then!

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