When confused 'dress legs in nude colours'

Published: 04th April 2008

When confused 'dress legs in nude colours'
When in doubt of what shade to wear, skin coloured tights are best, an expert has commented.

Fashion adviser Jean Patteson, writing for the Orlando Sentinel, made the suggestion when a troubled tights-wearer wrote to her asking for advice.

The woman was concerned as she had bought a cream suit printed with light yellow roses and was not sure whether she should match it with off-white tights and black or cream shoes.

Fortunately, reporter Ms Patteson was refreshingly assertive about the most suitable option for the concerned consumer.

"When in doubt, wear nude hose. That's my rule of thumb. And nude, by the way, means the same shade as your skin," she stated.

However, such advice flouts the latest tights trends, after a number of prestigious designers have wrapped their models' legs in bold, bright and patterned tights at many of the recent fashion events.

One designer even sent a model down the catwalk in brightly-coloured hosiery with chunks of glass strapped to the sides - a far cry indeed from nude legwear.

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