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Nude shoes, no tights?

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lotsofboats Mon 10-Feb-14 17:10:29

Hi all

Just hoping to pick your brains.
I am planning my outfit for a (rare!) valentines date with hubby - Just going for a nice meal in a local restaurant.

I have a rust red dress and would like to wear my trusty nude heels, but would it look wrong with no tights in the middle of feb? Or are nude tights a better option? or are they nasty??
I am not sure if nude shoes and thick black tights would look very good?
Shameful, I know, but I don't have any black heels!? (I don't get out much).

LadyVetinari Mon 10-Feb-14 17:17:14

Black tights wouldn't look right. Nice nude tights (i.e. not thick, snagged, wrinkly, orange, or uber-shiny) would be fine, but I like nude fishnets the best as they're subtle but more modern.

Hope you have a lovely night!

lotsofboats Mon 10-Feb-14 17:34:13

That's a brilliant idea! Thank you. smile

LadyVetinari Mon 10-Feb-14 17:37:51

Welcome! smile

southbank Mon 10-Feb-14 17:50:18

Can I ask where you get your nude fishnets,I always used to get very good ones in Primark beleive it or not! But now it seems they no longer do them,I have also tried m and s,sainsburyd and asda nobody stocks them.
Any suggestions?!

Amethyst24 Mon 10-Feb-14 18:39:21;20;10;5;15;25:popularity:0:1:396433

LadyVetinari Mon 10-Feb-14 19:51:16

Ebay, <£2 per pair smile.

lotsofboats Mon 10-Feb-14 19:55:50

I have just bought a pair on ebay grin

southbank Tue 11-Feb-14 16:11:58

Thanks for the link,and of course why on earth didnt I just look on eBay?!

LadyVetinari Tue 11-Feb-14 16:35:11

Southbank - for some reason, I didn't realise until I'd tried all of the high street shops either! blush Now, if only a retailer would start selling them in packs of five...

polyhymnia Tue 11-Feb-14 16:42:58

Of course if you're sitting at a restaurant table your legs won't be visible anyway. If it were me I'd rather wear nice boots. But if nude heels make you feel good , agree nude fishnets a good choice.

DrNick Tue 11-Feb-14 16:46:41

NUDE TIGHTS low denier

DrNick Tue 11-Feb-14 16:46:53

nude fishnets look like old ladies thing

LadyVetinari Tue 11-Feb-14 17:17:25

DrNick -Maybe the old lady who inspired the Jenny Joseph poem... They can be lovely, as long as they're the right colour for your skintone. I hear that they're very popular on The Continent wink.

southbank Tue 11-Feb-14 18:01:38

nude fishnets really aren't an old lady thing!
They look great if you want an alternative to nude tights,I think on my legs they look better tbh.
I have had lots of positive comments when I've worn them

DrNick Tue 11-Feb-14 20:31:49

Lol at continent. Haven't heard that for years

Maverick66 Wed 12-Feb-14 19:05:22

Think Kate Middleton - she always wears nude low denier tights smile

Financeprincess Wed 12-Feb-14 19:27:56

In the nicest way, for the love of God, do not follow the Middletons' frumpy styling choices.

Nude fishnets are a bit chancy in my experience. They can make your legs look really pasty unless you have a very healthy layer of fake tan on underneath. I'd be brave and risk bare legs.

Nude tights or nude fishnets. Bare legs would be bonkers imho.

polyhymnia Wed 12-Feb-14 23:12:35

Wear nice boots! It's February!

Floisme Thu 13-Feb-14 08:09:53

I'm with Polyhymnia. You're all insane! Put some boots on!

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