Dress and tights

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Isabelle70 Thu 28-Oct-21 10:01:25

Would black woolly tights and black lace up boots go with this dress?
I wouldn't normally wear such dark tights with a light coloured fabric but that but my fashion rules from too long ago....

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SummaLuvin Thu 28-Oct-21 10:20:50

From a 100% aesthetic view I favour the look of sheer tights (black or brown) with black boots in cold weather, I think it looks more interesting and keeps the legs/feet from just being a dark block. I also love some of the Calzedonia sheer patterned tights with plain skirts/dresses.

However

In reality, by December/January and it really is very cold then my aesthetic preferences go out of the window for everyday casual and I do think fleece lined or wooly tights would be ok, especially, with a winter coat over the top. If I knew I was going to be mostly indoors I would stick with sheer black as I won't be as affected by the weather and don't want to over heat, and would be more likely to make a 'fashion-conscious' choice.

CaMePlaitPas Thu 28-Oct-21 10:26:38

Totally agree with pp, sheer tights I think look a bit more modern but in the cold dark months of January and February who bloody cares, it's about warmth! grin

lindyloo57 Thu 28-Oct-21 15:39:38

Love the dress , where is it from.

AnnieSnap Thu 28-Oct-21 15:48:01

I think it would still look good 🙂 Where is the dress from?

Isabelle70 Thu 28-Oct-21 15:55:40

@lindyloo57 @AnnieSnap it's from John Lewis the And/or range.

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lindyloo57 Thu 28-Oct-21 16:04:04

@Isabelle70 Thanks x

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AnnieSnap Thu 28-Oct-21 16:04:31

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picklemewalnuts Thu 28-Oct-21 16:05:02

Who would ever have thought american tan tights would come back...

lindyloo57 Thu 28-Oct-21 16:39:20

Dam, its sold out in my size.

Isabelle70 Thu 28-Oct-21 16:55:01

@lindyloo57 it arrived today and is going back! I sized down as per the reviews and the size 12 is 28 inches wide pocket to pocket and it doesn't suit me. A shame as lovely fabric and print

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lindyloo57 Thu 28-Oct-21 17:38:06

@Isabelle70 hi, 28 inches, is that the hips, so it doesn't come up large, I usually wear a 10 or 12 depending on make, like today shopping with my DD I brought a fitted shirt in Newlook in a size 12.

Isabelle70 Thu 28-Oct-21 17:45:25

@lindyloo57 I have packed it back up but yes I would say at the hips, the 28 was it laid out flat. I am a 14 and the size 12 fitted on the bust but was just too voluminous in the waist and skirt area for me.
They have the fabric in a skirt too but that's out of stock 😞

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