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Black or Nude Tights?

(12 Posts)
TheOtherGirl Sat 11-Nov-17 22:23:58

Going to a ball in 2 weeks. I'm wearing a black dress from Zara, high neck, loose mesh sleeves and sits just above the knee. It's relatively plain so I am spicing it up with some ornate dangly ear-rings.

But I also want to wear some gorgeous embroidered red Karen Millen pointy mules too.

Thing is, do I go black or nude tights? But not sure this would work with mules as would they stay on my feet??? I could get my legs spray tanned and go bare, but it's a winter ball and I just wouldn't feel comfortable.

Any clever ideas?

NC4now Sat 11-Nov-17 22:27:14

Are the shoes open toed?

neveradullmoment99 Sat 11-Nov-17 22:28:32

You could try a very fine fishnet tights however since you have mesh sleeves, not sure if that would work?

IJoinedJustToPostThis Sat 11-Nov-17 22:28:43

I wouldn't wear black tights to a ball. Nudes or nothing.

neveradullmoment99 Sat 11-Nov-17 22:29:14

Mules may be very awkward with tights and may slip.

Hellywelly10 Sat 11-Nov-17 22:44:26

Nude tights answer different shoes.

Hellywelly10 Sat 11-Nov-17 22:44:52

And not answering

TheOtherGirl Sun 12-Nov-17 09:52:52

The mules are closed toe. I have tried them on with tights and they're too slippy. Damn.

Still, now it means I get to buy new fancy shoes smile

neveradullmoment99 Sun 12-Nov-17 10:09:40

Go for shoes with some sparkle? Sparkle at the heel might be nice and if they are black then you could just wear black tights.

Chewbecca Sun 12-Nov-17 10:35:12

Can't wear black tights with red shoes, no. If you really want to wear the shoes, I'd say bare legs with fake tan if they are 'blue'.

LockedOutOfMN Sun 12-Nov-17 13:22:06

Nude tights and something inside the shoe to stop them from slipping?

Definitely not black tights.

HoldMeCloserTonyDanza Sun 12-Nov-17 17:04:48

This may not be helpful if you’re really set on the Zara dress but I’d always wear a full length dress to a ball. I mean you can wear an above-the-knee dress any day!

I like to seize every opportunity to overdress, mind

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