Baby, It’s Cold Outside…

It might not be the thermals or hot chocolate and marshmallows time of year just yet (actually, we don’t need a seasonal excuse to have hot chocolate and marshmallows – they taste good all year round) but there’s a definite nip in the air.  Mornings are darker, scarves are being dug out of the bottom of the wardrobe and the only thing to look forward to is that we can finally start wearing all of our new season fashion that we bought back in July.

One thing we do definitely miss in the summer is wearing our wool tights.  Is there any better feeling than toasty warm pins when it’s frosty outside?  Red magazine obviously agrees, as last week they published a gorgeous wintery shoot, featuring loads of cosy looks.  Thankfully, they used some of the wool hosiery supplied by, so we can see exactly what to wear our tights with for the ultimate in cold-weather cool…


Chunky Knits

The bigger, the better, as the saying goes; and that’s never been more true than with your knitwear this season. Anything chunky, thick or oversized goes – keep the colours neutral though (finally, an excuse to wear plain black wool tights) to make it less busy and keep it all about the texture.

2) Dainty Details

We never would have thought about doing this – but the proof is in the pudding and as the model looks amazing we’re going to give it a try!  Team grey ribbed tights with a super girl palette of grey, cream, pale gold and baby pink.  Think satin, embellishment and brocade – any fussy details will girl up the ribbing or cable design.

3) Family Affairs

Match your tights to your children’s for super cute and cosy style. Pex and Country Kids both do gorgeous thick tights for little legs, and you can take your pick from our huge range of wool tights.  Be daring and go for a bold colour (We think red looks amazing!)  or try something completely different, like the FAST at Jonathan Aston Woollies Leggings, which have a bold diagonal stripe design.

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