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HOT CELEB TREND: FISHNETS

Kesha sparkles in fishnets

Kesha sparkles in fishnets

Time and time again, we count on our favourite trend setting celebs to keep us in the fashion loop. In case you’ve missed what our rock and roll idols have been wearing, we’re here to let you in- it’s fishnets! Whether part of an edgy look a la Demi Lovato, the colourful Katy Perry, or the glittering glow of Kesha, fishnets are in- and MyTights have just the styles to nail the trend fishnet hosiery with ease.

1: Classic Appeal

For the timelessly classic fishnets, try the Levante Fishnet Tights. These gorgeous Levante tights have a traditional fishnet design, offering a similar warmth to sheers and making your legs feel flawless all day long. Another plus is that these netted beauties have no visible reinforcement, meaning you can wear your open toe shows to your heart’s content.

2: Bright and Bold

Katy Perry bold in coloured Fishnets

Katy Perry bold in coloured fishnets

We all know that Katy Perry is a fashion icon unafraid to walk on the wild side. If you’re like Katy and dare to be different, we’ve got just the tights for you. The Pamela Mann Fishnet Tights will satisfy your crave for colour with every shade you could desire! At a price that leaves your purse happy, these fishnets are the perfect addition to your wardrobe. For other coloured fishnets, try the Trasparenze Rita Fishnet Tights.

3: Fishnets with a Twist

Just when we thought fishnets were as fashionable as it gets, Oroblu proves us wrong. With elegant tricot style seams running up the outer leg, the Oroblu April Tights will leave you looking all too chic. For more fishnets with a twist, try the Aristoc Mock Suspender Fishnet Tights with a gorgeous lace trim around the thigh.

4: Subtly Sexy

For all of you trying to ease your way into the fashion of fishnets, micronets are a perfect match for you. With the Jonathan Aston Micronet Tights you can subtly bring the sex appeal of fishnets into your wardrobe. With tiny openings, you can keep the chill away while still catching the breeze on a summer day.

 

Charnos Hold Up Fishnets

Charnos Hold Up Fishnets

5: Hold Up

This one’s for you hold up fanatics- the Charnos Fishnet Hold Ups are just what you’ve been looking for. These hold ups offer a hint of charming frill in the top lace trim. With a clever silicon grip, mixed with small mesh fishnet, you’ll be comfortable on even the longest of days.

No matter the look you’re going for- edgy, classy, subtle, or wild- fishnets are the perfect way to add style to your outfit. With these top 5 styles, you’ll feel like you belong on stage with Kesha herself! If you didn’t get enough of these fashion forward fishnets, make sure to take a look at our full our range of fishnets, to get the look.

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Over Knee Socks: Ashley Roberts Shows Us How

Ashley Roberts

Spring; you’ve got to love it. Not only does the weather get brighter, it also means we can try out some alternatives to those thick opaque tights we lived in all winter. This year we’ve noticed a trend that the team at MyTights are pretty excited about… over the knee socks! Offering similar warmth and coverage to tights but allowing you to show off some skin, they’re the perfect option for nailing a flirty spring style. It’s not only us who are fans, either, with the recent catwalk shows featured a plethora of over the knee socks. It wasn’t just the lesser known designers either, with none other than Tommy Hilfiger himself using the look as part of his American Soccer themed show in New York.

As always, the celebrity pack are always the first to jump on to the trend, with the likes of Cara Delevingne, Alexa Chung and Diane Kruger all showing off their pins in a pair of late. This week, however, it was the turn of former Pussycat Girl Ashley Roberts, who stepped out Stateside in a cute 90s-esque look. Teaming a halterneck mini dress, with over the knee boots and studded boots, we loved the way her socks adding a playful twist to an otherwise grungy look. Are you a fan of her look? If you are, we have an abundance of similar styles on offer. Here’s our top 5:

Trasparenze Dora Wool Rib Over Knee Socks

Trasparenze Dora Wool Rib Over Knee Socks

Best for warmth Trasparenze Dora Wool Rib Over Knee Socks

The weather is spring is unpredictable to say the least, so to make sure you’re fully prepared for the chilly days, these snug over knee socks from Trasparenze combine a 60% wool content with a stylish ribbed finish and array of pretty colours.

Best for qualityWolford Velvet Over Knees

Our motto for creating a capsule collection is ‘invest, invest, invest’. For something that will stand the test of time and be on hand for springs to come, it’s got to be the Wolford Velvet Over Knees, with their luxurious velvet yarn and 50 denier base that’s perfect for this time of year.

Best for partiesPretty Polly Sparkle Rib Over the Knee Socks

Over knee socks aren’t just reserved for the day! They also make for a flirty accessory to your party dresses. This season, add a new dimension to your trusty LBD in these sparkly socks from Pretty Polly. Covered in a subtle gold glittery effect, they’ll catch the light and crown you best dressed at the party!

Oroblu Lysette Over Knees

Oroblu Lysette Over Knees

Best for everyday wearPamela Mann Over Knee Socks

For a pair that you can rely on every day, the Pamela Mann Over Knee Socks are a must. Keeping you warm and with a soft velvety feel, they’ll become your go-to item. Oh, and they’re super purse-friendly too – you can’t argue with that.

Best for ribbedOroblu Lysette Over Knees

New for SS15, Oroblu have put their own spin on a classic style with these gorgeous over knee socks. Available in three shades, the stylish ribbed finish is perfect for adding texture to your look, while the chunky tops add a preppy touch.

We think you look great, Ashley! Be sure to check out our entire range of over knee socks.

 

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Faux Pas Alert! Kim K in See-Through Leggings

Kim Kardashian (see-through)

CRINGE!

When it comes to listing our top hosiery faux pas, see-through leggings always manage to find their way towards the top of the list. Not always known for her excellent fashion choices, this week it was Kim Kardashian who fell foul of the style no-no, wearing a particularly unforgiving pair of transparent leggings during a Paris workout. Sure, the glare of the camera flash undoubtedly made her leggings appear sheerer than they actually were, but you’d think if you were a member of the world-famous Kardashian clan, that this would enter your mind before facing the prying eyes of the press! Whether a PR stunt or not, her choice of outfit left very little to the imagination, and certainly doesn’t rank amongst her finest sartorial choices. To make sure you never commit such a heinous fashion crime, we’ve rounded up our collection of gorgeous leggings for every occasion.

Best for: Everyday wear

Anyone who’s worn leggings will know just how versatile they can be. Whether with dresses, tunics or longline tees, it pays to always have a quality pair to hand, and we’ve got just the thing with the Trasparenze Honeymoon Leggings.  Made in a matte finish and available in three classic colours, they’re also completely opaque, so there’s no chance of ‘doing a Kim.’

Best for: Patterns & Prints

Oroblu Bouquet Leggings

Oroblu Bouquet Leggings

Especially for the fashionistas, printed leggings are a must-have for the spring/summer seasons. From florals to geometrics, they’re everywhere at the moment, but our favourite pair has to be the Oroblu Bouquet Leggings. We were taken by these as soon as we spotted them arrive a few weeks back, and it’s clear to see why with their elegant floral print and generous stretch.

Best for: High Shine

Hands down one of the biggest trends at the moment, no leggings feature would be complete without high shine. They may not exactly be purse-friendly, but we’re of the opinion that sometimes it’s worth splashing the cash for something extra special, and that’s exactly what you get with the Wolford Estella Leggings. With a gorgeous leather look finish and quilted seam on the knee, wowing your friends is a given!

Spanx Super Skinny Denim Leggings

Spanx Super Skinny Denim Leggings

Best for: Extra Benefits

Nowadays, leggings can do more than just look great, and it’s possible for a simple pair of leggings to trim your figure and tone your problem zones! Who’d have thought it? We couldn’t decide on a favourite for this section, so we compromised with a tie between two brilliant styles, the first of which are the Spanx Faux Leather Leggings. Brand new to MyTights, these vampy leggings will streamline your tummy, thighs and hips, all the while giving you a rock chick look with their high shine finish. Or for the appearance of classic denim, a pair of the Spanx Super Skinny Denim Leggings are a must. Appearing like denim jeans but with the stretch of a legging, your figure will appear perfectly contoured 24/7.

Best for: Colour

Completing our fabulous five are the Trasparenze Dorella Footless Leggings. Dark colours are all well and good, but when the sun’s out, we love to experiment with jazzy shades to brighten our look. With ten colours on offer, these 70 denier leggings offer 100% coverage are perfect for updating your spring look. Our favourites are the vibrant shades of Ottanio and Bordo!

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Laura’s Choice: Street Style

It’s official: the whole world is wearing hosiery! From high-profile celebrities through to normal folk on the street, I’ve noticed a huge surge in the number of people accessorising their outfits with tights, leggings and socks in recent months. And if the recent catwalk shows are anything to go by, the hosiery takeover doesn’t look like it’s going to end anytime soon. In fact, they were so popular on the runway that every single model at Diane von Furstenberg’s New York show wore a pair of gorgeous spotty sheers. If that isn’t evidence enough, then I don’t know what is! It’s no secret that the people of London are a seriously stylish bunch, so we took the opportunity to mark the hosiery domination, taking to the streets this week to see what the Great British public have been wearing on their legs. And you certainly didn’t disappoint. Here’s our round up of our favourite street style looks and how you can recreate them at the drop of a hat…

 

Taking it back to basics: the classic opaque

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Aristoc 50D Opaque Tights

Aristoc 50D Opaque Tights

Bold patterns and prints are all well and good, but if your outfit itself is rather busy, only a pair of classic opaques will do. We spotted this lovely lady at Victoria Rail Station, accessorising a stripy cropped tee, denim skirt and black boots with her trusty black opaque tights. Showing us all just how versatile your basics can be, you can recreate the look with the Aristoc 50D Opaque Tights, which are a great middle ground between everyday value and quality manufacture. Just £9 a pair but with enough quality to warrant a much higher price tag in my opinion, they’re also made in a 30D version for when the sun has his hat on. Or if you’re in the market for something a little more high-end, my favourite opaques are the Falke Seidenglatt 70 Tights, with a gorgeous glossy finish and choice of 4 colours. Highly recommended!

Fashionista? Say it with patterned leggings

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If you’re the kind of person who likes to stand out and grab the style crown with both hands, patterned leggings should be your port of call. Ideal for jazzing up an otherwise basic outfit, they’re comfortable, flattering and most importantly, enjoying a real fashion moment of late. Feeling inspired? So were this fashion-forward twosome. Beginning with the geometric pair below, our eyes were immediately drawn to her quirky monochrome legwear, which she teamed with a distressed leather jacket and statement tee. If you’re a fan of this effortlessly stylish look, mirror her ensemble in the Oroblu Butterfly Leggings, with their unusual butterfly print and mix of eye-catching colours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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From one great pair of leggings to another, any budding rock chicks should take note of the vampy ensemble above. Pairing an oversized black tee with burgundy boots, our favourite part of her look was without doubt her shiny paint splattered leggings.  What do you think? If you’re as taken by her legwear as us, copy the trend with the Pamela Mann Leather Look Leggings, with their maximum impact mock leather finish befitting of Kate Moss herself. Or to add a splash of colour to an all black outfit, the Trasparenze Graphium Leggings are just the ticket, boasting a pretty paisley print and choice of two colour combinations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pamela Mann Leather Look Leggings

Pamela Mann Leather Look Leggings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bored of your sheers? Nets are the answer

The title for #1 legwear look that we came across on our travels has to go to the gorgeous net tights sported by the lovely lady below. I’ve always been a huge fan of net tights, a) because they’re so incredibly versatile (I layer mine over sheers to make them work all year round) and b) because they’re just so much more interesting than plain styles. Teaming her floral patterned nets with a summery dress and lace up boots, this look was the perfect way to welcome in all the glorious sunshine we’ve been enjoying of late. Luckily, we have just the pair on hand to recreate this style in the form of the Oroblu Elaine Tights, made from a fine tulle base and being covered in elegant floral motifs that ascend up the leg. Or for something a little quirkier, treat yourself to the Jonathan Aston Oxygen Tights, with an unusual net design reminiscent of the art-deco period.

 

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Oroblu Elaine Tights

London, you did the MyTights team proud!

Until next time…

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Laura’s Choice: Hold Ups!

Aristoc Ultra Shine Hold Ups

Aristoc Ultra Shine Hold Ups

It dawned on me this week that we often neglect a particular hosiery style when it comes to rounding up our top picks. Not because we don’t love them, but mainly because they’re better suited to the warmer weather, and let’s face it, we don’t often get the chance to enjoy a true summer climate. As I type this however, we’re enjoying our warmest week of the year, and with the sun making an appearance almost daily now, it seems the perfect time to pull together some of our favourite hold ups! Giving a similar look to tights but being significantly less restrictive, hold ups are an extremely popular option, and it’s easy to see why. Practicalities aside, they’re also brilliant at adding some sophisticated sex appeal to your look without giving too much away. So whether you’re hooked on hold ups or want to try them for the first time, MyTights.com is your number one destination…

Everyday Elegance

Just because hold ups are associated with a sultry look doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them on an everyday basis. If you’re a fan of high shine hosiery, it simply has to be the Aristoc Ultra Shine Hold Ups, part of the bestselling Ultra Shine range and proving the perfect affordable (and glamorous!) option for regular wear. Or if understatement is your middle name, you’ll want to find a matte option, our favourites being the Charnos Run Resist Sheer Hold Ups, perfect for the office and made with run-resist yarns to safeguard against those pesky snags from forming. Feel the cold? We stock opaque hold ups too! A great choice would be the Charnos 60 Denier Hold Ups, not too thick to make them redundant for this time of year and available in both black and navy blue. One in each colour?

Pushing The Boat Out…

Treating yourself is important, and it’s no secret that building a collection of luxury basics is one of my top hosiery tips. If its quality hold ups you’re after, the same old names crop up, namely Wolford, the pick of the pack being the Wolford Fatal 15 Seamless Stay Ups. Made without seams for unrivalled comfort and eliminating the chance of VPL, you’ll be wearing these for years to come. Another brand famed for their quality is German label Falke, and their hold ups are no exception. Be sure to check out the Falke Matt Deluxe 20 Hold Ups, standing out from the crowd with an exceptionally soft finish and 7.5cm lace tops to rack up the style points.

Trasparenze Argo Hold Ups

Trasparenze Argo Hold Ups

Fashion, fashion, fashion

Staying on trend is important, so you’ll be pleased to hear that our hold ups selection stretches further than just classic sheers. Making florals sexy, the Trasparenze Argo Hold Ups should be at the top of your list, with a mix of intricate floral motifs and pretty polkadots against a micronet base. To try your hand at a more traditional fishnet, my recommendation would be the Levante Fishnet Hold Ups, offering all the allure of fishnet tights but in hold up form. Last but not least, the Oroblu Arlene Hold Ups are a new addition to the MyTights collection, and one that I think will be particularly popular in the coming months, with their ornate florals stretching across a 20 denier leg. Ideal for summer dresses!

Bare legs never go out of fashion…

Falke Shelina Hold Ups

Falke Shelina Hold Ups

Call it the Kate Middleton effect if you will, but the days of natural looking hosiery being considered frumpy are truly in the past. Perfecting the appearance of your skin and covering up any blemishes or uneven skin tone, a pair of bare leg look hold ups are a must. The best on the market, in my opinion are the Falke Shelina Hold Ups. Also available in a toeless version, these gorgeous hold ups have an 8 denier appearance and come in a variety of skintone shades. Find the correct shade for you and nobody need know you’re wearing hosiery at all! For something slightly more affordable, British brand Charnos have also branched into the bare leg market with their Charnos Simply Bare 7D Hold Ups. At just £6 a pair and coming with a lightweight 7 denier appearance, there’s no easier way to fake a holiday tan and enjoy a flawless complexion.

Feeling inspired? Hold ups really can work for everyone! Tights are great, but as the saying goes, variety is the spice of life, so why not try something new this spring?

Our full range of hold ups can be found here.

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Laura’s Choice: Top Trends!

Now the fashion weeks have come to a close and we don’t find ourselves continually refreshing the websites of just about every fashion magazine in existence, we’ve taken some time to consider what the key trends are likely to be for the upcoming months. In typical MyTights style, we’ve gone one step further, not only highlighting the key trends but letting you know how you can recreate them at the drop of a hat. Just call us your very own personal shoppers…

Trend 1: Coloured Opaques

Pamela Mann 50D Tights

Pamela Mann 50D Tights

Coloured opaques were quite simply everywhere, from London to New York and even making a stopover in both Paris and Milan. It seems like the fashion world has gone crazy for coloured tights, and rightly so in our opinion. Capable of updating your look and reigniting your love for that dress you bought 5 years ago and have never worn, why stick to black?

Winner: Pamela Mann 50 Denier Tights

There could only be one winner in this category for us. Forever finding their way on to our bestsellers list, these 50 denier tights come in no less than 20 beautiful colours, from classic shades of black and navy blue through to the delights of daffodil yellow. There really is no better way to make your outfits look good as new, and coming in at just £4.95 a pair, you’d have a hard time arguing against treating yourself to a pair of these.

Runner up: Falke Pure Matt 50D Tights

Coming in at a very close second place, German brand Falke have taken the trend for colour and added a luxury quality in a way that only Falke can. Available in seven colours and boasting a matte finish, they’ll stand the test of time and offer you a fun and colourful style day in, day out.

Trend 2: Fishnets

trasparenze rita

Trasparenze Rita Tights

Fishnets are never far from the top of my hosiery drawer, so I was thrilled to see them enjoying a ‘fashion moment’ on the catwalks. Whether worn on their own or layered over some funky coloured tights, nets are the perfect way to take your wardrobe favourites from drab to fab.

Winner: Trasparenze Rita Fishnet Tights

One of my must have hosiery styles, rarely a week goes by where I don’t pull on a pair of these fishnets. With a slightly larger net than would be considered traditional, they’re brilliant for layering over coloured tights or fashion styles and adding some sophistication to your look without giving too much away. I’m not ashamed to say I own a pair in every colour, and so should you!

Runner up: Jonathan Aston Oxygen Tights

Landing in our offices just a few weeks back, the Jonathan Aston Oxygen Tights are perfect for those of you who like to stay on trend but create an individual look at the same time. Nobody could argue against these tights being net, but the art deco design and quirky look makes them a fashionistas dream.

Trend 3: Spots

Wolford Poppy Tights

Wolford Poppy Tights

We weren’t surprised in the slightest to see spots making their mark on the catwalks, having been the pattern of choice of the A-list for months. Decorating the legs of every single model at Diane von Furstenberg (New York) and Giles (London), dots are the best way to stay on trend while retaining an elegant look. I’ve fallen hook, line and sinker for them!

Winner: Wolford Poppy Tights

Incorporating hundreds of tiny dots but with a whimsical Wolford twist, these 20 denier tights are covered in asymmetrical spots that will send the double takes in your direction. With the spots being denser at the ankle and dispersing as they ascend up the leg, these fashion sheers succeed at being feminine yet funky.

Runner up: Oroblu Adelle Tights

More of a classic polkadot style and one I’ve worn countless times, these 10 denier tights have an all over dotty design that adds a delicate and charming touch to your wardrobe. Understated enough for work and stylish enough for a night out, take your pick between black and navy blue.

 

 

Trend 4: Wet Look

Trasparenze Callophrys Leggings

Trasparenze Callophrys Leggings

As much as we’ve admired wet look styles over the years, they’ve never really had their big fashion break, sticking firmly in the wardrobes of the likes of Kate Moss. Until now that is! Even appearing at Saint-Laurent and dressing the legs of Beyonce in recent weeks, a vampy style awaits us all.

Winner: Trasparenze Callophrys Leggings

All the merits of a traditional legging but with a high shine finish to enhance your glamour credentials, the lightweight finish and elastic waistband make them brilliantly comfortable to boot. Great with oversized tees and tunics, bringing out your inner rock chick has never been easier.

Runner up: Pamela Mann Wet Look Leggings

Made in a mock leather fabric, these ultra-shiny leggings are your go-to option for bring a grunge-glam twist to your look. Cut off at the ankle and far more comfortable than the skin-tight fit would suggest, pair them with a longline statement tee and heeled ankle boots.

Who knew being on trend could be this simple?

Until next time…

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Maternity Tights: Fearne Cotton Shows Us How!

Fearne rocking her fab maternity style!

Fearne rocking her fab maternity style!

As far as women go, Fearne Cotton is one of our favourites. Announcing earlier this month that she’s leaving her post on Radio 1 after ten years in the hotseat, it’s taken us quite some time to come to terms with the revelation. What are we going to do without our daily dose of the DJ who puts the effortless into cool? However, it doesn’t look like Fearne’s about to drop off our radar any time soon, having been papped almost daily since her big revelation. Of course, we all know the reason behind her departure is a happy one – she’s pregnant with her second child! Good on you, Fearne! As well as continuing to showcase a quirky style, one thing we’ve noticed about her recent outfits is that each and every one of them has featured a pair of tights. While Fearne’s kept tight-lipped about when her due date is, we would imagine she’s treated herself to a few pairs of maternity tights to support her growing bump. As a high-profile celebrity mum to be, we thought this was a great excuse to round up some of our favourite maternity tights on offer at MyTights.com!

Now, it’s not uncommon for women to be slightly dubious about wearing maternity tights during their term, but you needn’t worry. Maternity tights are a completely safe option that boost comfort and provide some much needed support for your bump, particularly in the later stages of your pregnancy. Many of them are made with a panel that sits beneath the belly to reduce the pressure on your lower back. Made from nylon, maternity tights will grow and stretch as your baby does, so there’s no need to keep replacing as your bump grows outwards. If you like the idea of maternity tights, the good news is that MyTights.com have searched high and low across all of the leading brands for the very best styles. Often associated with being frumpy and unflattering, our selection will keep you bang on trend and make your expectant months a stylish affair.

Mama Spanx Maternity Tights

Mama Spanx Maternity Tights

1) Mama Spanx Maternity Tights - the ultimate in maternity tights from everyone’s favourite shapewear brand, these 20 denier tights have a high-waisted panel to offer you much-need support before your baby is born. Appearing like regular tights with their slight sheen finish, these maternity tights come with a special panel that sits beneath the tummy, offering support to the lower back and making you feel a little more confident about your growing frame. Smoothing over the bump in a completely safe way, choose between black and nude.

2) Trasparenze 20 Denier Maternity Tights – another 20 denier offering but a little more affordable than the Spanx tights, these maternity sheers are made with a stretchy and generous fabric that will expand with your growing sprog. Made using natural cotton to ensure you don’t overheat, the flat lying waistband will rest comfortably over your bump without showing through tighter clothing styles. Beats a pair of unflattering trousers, right?

3) Trasparenze Perdue 70D Maternity Tights – great if your expectant months span across the winter, these 70 denier maternity tights offer a similar support but with a thicker denier to keep you feeling lovely and snug. Coming in three colours and made with a cotton/Lycra composition, they have a great amount of stretch to accommodate your bump and make these precious months extra special.

Giving you more time to put your feet up and relax!

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Rihanna Shows Us All How To Style Ankle Socks!

We’ve been hooked on Rihanna ever since she brought Umbrella to our airwaves way back in 2007. Altogether now… ella, ella, ella, eh. No? Okay. Continuing to assert her presence not only on the music world but the fashion, she truly is one of a kind. Sure, she might get it wrong sometimes. For instance, this week she was spotted wearing socks and sandals, but it doesn’t matter when she pulls outfits like the below out of the bag!

 

Style perfection!

Style perfection!

 Having been announced as the new face of cosmetic brand Dior (and being the first black woman ever to take the accolade, FYI), Rihanna was this week photographed at the premiere of her new animated movie Home in a cute as a button teal dress with a cute bow print. Accessorising with a matching jacket, pointed teal heels and black ankle socks, Rihanna showed everyone how to look great without falling foul to an OTT look. For us, the star of her outfit was her socks, working to dress down the ensemble and give off a flirty edge that was perfect for the relatively low key premiere. Are you crushing on her socks? Each and every one of us can recreate it, and even better, at an affordable price!

Trasparenze Monique Ankle Socks

Trasparenze Monique Ankle Socks

To copy her look to perfection, look no further than the Trasparenze Monique Ankle Socks in Nero. We’re sure Rihanna spent a whole lot more on hers, but these opaque ankle highs are near on identical, and will set you back just £3.85 a pair. What reason could you possibly have to say no?  If patterned dresses aren’t for you, how about running Rihanna’s look upside down with a plain dress and pair of patterned socks? The ideal way to do this is with the Jonathan Aston Illusion Socks! Made with thin diagonal monochrome stripes that meet in the middle to create a chevron effect, they’ll look great with killer heels and a black skater dress.

Pamela Mann All Over Hearts Anklets

Pamela Mann All Over Hearts Anklets

New to SS15, another one of our favourite styles are the Jonathan Aston Crystal Socks, which are perfect if your outfits are lacking a little in the personality department. With their ribbed finish, the satin bow at ankle height is perfect for giving your outfits an on-trend look (if it’s good enough for Rihanna…) Feeling romantic? Opt for the Pamela Mann All Over Hearts Anklets, with their chic sheer base and mix of opaque love hearts. Not only giving your outfit a super-cute twist but also seen on fellow fashionista Fearne Cotton, we love to wear ours with black party dresses!

Keep up the good work, RiRi!

 

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Retro Perfection: Emma Roberts in Knee Highs

Emma Roberts rocking 70's chic!

Emma Roberts rocking 70′s chic!

Oroblu Parisienne Knee Highs

Oroblu Parisienne Knee Highs

Being the niece of Julia Roberts, Emma Roberts was always destined for big things. Emerging in recent years as one of the brightest young stars in Hollywood, it appears like the 24 year old actress knows a thing or two about style, too. Being papped this week on set of her new television series Scream Queens, Emma looked fabulous in a retro inspired outfit, comprising a faux fur jacket, white blouse, dogtooth skirt and gorgeous blush pink knee high socks. Sure, she has the wardrobe department to thank for her old school look, but Roberts pulled it off with panache.

Now, of course most of our attention focused on her socks, and what a pair they are! Finishing just below the knee and coming with a fashion-forward ribbed design, they added a sweet, flirty appeal to her look and made her look as if she was straight out of the 1970’s (and we mean that in a good way!)

What do you think about her socks? If you like them as much as us, the good news is that it couldn’t be easier to follow in Emma’s star studded footsteps. Here’s how you can recreate her look…

1) Perhaps the closest way to rival Emma’s look would be with the Oroblu Parisienne Knee Highs. Also coming with a chic ribbed design, these opaque socks come in both black and a deep burgundy shade, proving the perfect accessory to retro swing dresses and 70’s patterns. Emma Roberts who?!

2) If the blush pink shade of Emma’s socks appealed to you, opt for the Trasparenze Cinzia Knee High Socks in Rosa. A gorgeous soft pink colour, these 70 denier socks are actually available in 18 additional colours. Something to match every look, stocking up on these wouldn’t be the worst idea in the world…

Charnos Chevron & Diamond Knee Highs

Charnos Chevron & Diamond Knee Highs

3) Retro fashion is all about jazzy patterns, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with the Charnos Chevron & Diamond Knee Highs (2pp). Two pairs of sheer knee high socks, with one boasting a 70’s-esque chevron design and the other a stylish diamond; the hardest part will be choosing which pair to wear!

4) Take a walk on the wild side in the gorgeous Pretty Polly Animal & Stripe Knee Highs. What you’ll get here is one pair of sheer knee highs in a classic stripe and the other boasting a retro animal print. Great with flirty hemlines!

We look forward to the series if this style is anything to go by!

Check out our entire rnage of knee high socks!

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How To Own Ankle Socks!

Trasparenze Monique Ankle Socks

It’s that time of the year again where we can begin to get excited about our spring wardrobes. If you’re struggling for inspiration, MyTights is here to let you in on a little secret that’s making its way through the fashion world of late. The secret in question: ankle socks!

There are quite a few different ways to go about the look, but let’s first talk basics. We all have those heels we love to drool over in our wardrobe, but don’t dare wear for the sake of our poor feet. Well the time has come to strap on your tallest stilettos ladies! With a pair of solid Trasparenze Monique Ankle Socks, or Trasparenze Marta 70D Ankle Socks, you can strut your stuff with both comfort and style. This trend setter shows us how you can make the spring time look complete – team your socks with a matching cardigan and a cute summer dress to nail the trend.

Jonathan Aston Delight Anklets

Feeling trendy? Lace up a pair of short combat boots and let the Jonathan Aston Buttercup Socks play peak-a-boo over the top. These cute ribbed socks with a top stripe give your outfit great texture and add an extra dimension to your look.

You can also use ankle socks to perfect your date night outfit. Go for the Falke Shelina Anklet socks to pull off that chic and sheer appeal. This classic look will be sure to get a second look in your direction. Looking for a classy pattern? The Jonathan Aston Delight Anklets are the perfect key to the luxurious look, with their flock floral sheer base and soft scalloped edge. Flawless date night outfit? Tick!

 

Wolford Leonie Socks

Wolford Leonie Socks

Another pattern that makes our hearts throb is the Pamela Mann All Over Hearts Anklet. These anklets are perfect for a day strolling around the shops with their classy yet fun vibe. If you’re more of a polka dot kind of girl, opt for the Wolford Leonie Socks, with their playful mix of large polkadots against an elegant 15 denier base.

From the cosy in cotton look to a look that will make heads turn and hearts stop, ankle socks will make you the talk of the town. Be sure to check our entire collection of ankle socks before you leave!

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