As we make our transition into fall, tights are the perfect way to wear our favorite summer pieces into the chillier temperatures. That's precisely why there's no better time to look into the benefits of wearing nude tights. After all, it's way too easy to whip out your trusty black stockings — or in other words, way too boring.
Nude tights, like all tights, provide you with all the support and stability you need in a stocking, but do so in a kind of invisible, magical way. Instead of having to work yet another accessory into your outfit, worrying about everything matching, or trying to figure out which styles go well together, nude tights do their thing without requiring any extra effort. They're a foolproof way to stay comfortable in those short skirts and dresses come the autumn, but also keep you warm and act as an extra layer. You can even get ones with fun designs and patterns on them if you want to create an optical illusion.
Here are just six reasons why you should consider wearing nude tights this fall. Even if you've always thought they are a little weird and pointless (I'm totally guilty of that), they really do change the game when it comes to transitioning your wardrobe into a colder season.
One of the major pros of wearing nude tights is that they blend in seamlessly with almost all of your outfits. Without having to change anything or worry about things matching, nude tights can provide you with a good, solid foundation for any kind of outfit sans pants or shorts.
Many brands today make nude tights in a variety of shades to give everyone the chance to wear a virtually invisible layer of warmth. From Frangi Pangi to Pendeza and even to online ballet shop retailers, nude tights are available in various shades. If you get a pair that's just right, you'll look like you're totally braving the cold in no pants. Impressive sartorial achievement, no?
It's always comforting to have an extra layer between your bum and your clothes. If the subway vent lifts your skirt up or you're concerned about your short dress when walking up stairs, nude tights will be your savior. Sure, regular tights would do this as well. But nude ones are the perfect solution if you want to seem totally bold in that mini skirt.
Tights are already wardrobe staples, but when they're innovative and creative, it makes them all the better. While you might prefer your simple nude tights for invisibility purposes, embellished or otherwise decorated nude stockings will make it look like you have awesome polka dots or sparkles on your legs. Who wouldn't want that?
5. They're Royalty Approved
Kate Middleton often wears flesh-toned tights under her skirts and dresses. Even though they're hardly noticeable, they give her a certain chic and comfortable look. Plus, the tights offer just a subtle sheen on her legs that's both pretty and ladylike.
Most of Queen Bey's on-stage outfits also featuring skin-toned tights that not only give her legs extra support when she's dancing, but also have her sparkling from every angle. If a queen and a duchess can wear 'em, they must be good.
Let's talk about the Grandma factor. Nude tights are most likely a staple in your Nana's wardrobe. You might be asking, "What if I don't want to look my 77-year-old gran?" But to that I say: Have you not heard that granny chic is totally in right now?
Plus, it's always nice to make Grandma proud.
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