blabeled as not very chic and almost snubbed by celebrities. After years in which tights have been replaced by bare skin even with temperatures approaching zero, here is reappear socks at the legs of the stars: a trend approved by the catwalks, which for the current Winter 2023 (but also for next Spring-Summer) are filled with tights rainbow. Red and burgundy, pink and fuchsia, light blue and navy blue: the opaque alternative for those who suffer from the cold to the ultra-sheer black models, which are also experiencing a golden moment.
The novelty is not only in the colourslegacy of the sixties. Rather, today the street style and red carpet protagonists, from Kendall Jenner to Bella Hadidindicate how to combine colored socks with a contemporary style, day and night, and make them as elegant as the total black equivalent – boycotting the unsightly goosebumps and playing with monochrome outfits sure success.
Kendall Jenner’s burgundy tights
The first detail to keep in mind when choosing rainbow tights, in fact, in modern times, is the nuance of the rest of the outfit. If in the past material contrasts were preferred, today the color-block is replaced by the single-color. He knows it well Kendall Jenner27, recently spotted wearing the latest in trendy colorful hosiery: tights burgundy that the It Girl combined with the suede mini dress by Bottega Veneta in the same shade. The look for the post Grammy Awards dinner proposes the n°49 seen on the catwalk of the Spring-Summer 2023 Maison, with black slingback pumps (Kendall adds the Sardines bag mini version and gold earrings).
The most refined version of opaque red stockingsa return trend that is going crazy on Instagram and TikTok.
Bella Hadid’s blue tights
Same styling tip, different color of tights and occasion of use. Bella Hadid, 26, paparazzi on the streets of New York, suggests a way to combine colored opaque tights in the most original daily outfit. First of all, like her “colleague”, she chooses the same tone for the dress, a soft knit model with oversized proportions. For the feet, a pair of comfortable chunky boots (Prada); in the head, in contrast, the crochet cap of season of Gimaguasin style Where’s Wally? – the mythical character of the series of children’s books created by the English illustrator Martin Handford.
Selena Gomez fuchsia tights
Among the brands that brought back colored tights in 2023, it is also numbered Valentine. The craze Pink PP in fact it also passes through colored socks. And the style cue to match them is always the same: maxi sweater worn as a tone-on-tone dress also for Selena Gomez30 (before her, too Gigi Hadid). And the inevitable matching platform pumps: this time the reference is one of the total looks of the Fall-Winter 2022/2023 fashion show, entirely played on shades of fluo pink.
The ploy of wearing high shoes in the same color as the socks optically lengthens the legs: to be copied.
Colored socks, the low cost versions
Danger of easy stretch marks? You don’t need to invest in an expensive pair of colorful designer socks. All the low-cost brands specialists now offer versions identical to those on the catwalk, which mimic nuances and coverage. And yes, it is possible to replicate the look with an investment that goes from fifteen to thirty euros: just take a look at the selections of Calzedonia. A matchy matchy maxi knit and off you go, the game is done. For modern Twiggys.
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