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What on earth does one put on one's legs?

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Tvseemstobemyhobby Wed 05-Nov-14 20:28:47

Going to a wedding in Glasgow in a few weeks time. The wedding will be inside but we will be walking across town from our hotel.
Have a fabulous dress that is predominantly black but with splashes of a bright colour too. What on earth do I put on my legs?
Too cold surely for nothing, even with a spray tan.
Natural/tan I may be 42 but my head still thinks I'm 25 and the thoughts of tan tights make me rock backwards and forwards a little.
Nearly black tights..... do they even exist anymore/acceptable?
Any suggestions?

SofaCanary Wed 05-Nov-14 20:30:51

Naked legs and a fabulous long swishy coat.

HorraceTheOtter Wed 05-Nov-14 20:33:20

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zippyandbungle Wed 05-Nov-14 20:36:54

Marks and spencer do fab natural oil look tights. I can't remember the name but your legs just look naturally moisturised. I'm 42. If I can find them I'll post a link.

Comito Wed 05-Nov-14 20:39:45

Second zippy. M&S's nude tights are really nice and definitely not the American Tan you're thinking of. I wear them all the time.

mooth Wed 05-Nov-14 20:53:43

I do wear nude tights, for 'do's'. You could go down the nude fishnet route, if you were really feeling really anti nude sheer. I actually would avoid the nearly black option (too 'nineties) but I sometimes flirt with the sheer black with dots alternative. Very Clemence Poesy.

YoSaffBridge Wed 05-Nov-14 20:56:41

Tan tights. Just get a very thin denier and a decent brand and they'll look great.

Framboisier Wed 05-Nov-14 21:07:28

Surprisingly, boots do great tights - bare look, 7 d in natural.
2 pairs for £6, and quite robust for so thin a pair

Or M&S bare oiled, think then are 5 denier

Definitely NOT Nearly Black!

burnishedsilver Wed 05-Nov-14 21:10:29

Is opaque black out of the question? It depends on the dress and the shoes of course.

SadSetter Wed 05-Nov-14 21:14:28

It's in Glasgow. Fake tan grin

olaflikeswarmhugs Wed 05-Nov-14 21:16:43

No nude right . I'm 28 also from your neck of the woods (well WoS anyway) and I would get a spray tan and go bare legged . What are you wearing on your feet ?

Liveinthepresent Wed 05-Nov-14 23:08:01

Falke Shelina tights or hold ups. Almost invisible. I love them.

SarahBeenysBumblingApprentice Thu 06-Nov-14 07:19:21

Anything other than sheer black tights!

Bare if you're not nesh. (I'm too nesh for bare.)

Good quality nude tights- being good quality stops them looking "old lady".

Micronets or opaques otherwise.

(I'm 36 if that helps).

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