Kennett gloves: Latticework cuffs and
wee bows add pretty details to simple gloves. These gloves are made
from wool, viscose, nylon, cashmere and angora ($88.00 at Anthropologie)
Ten-Finger Mittens: Stay warm and
dexterous in this convertible pair, with fingertip-revealing gloves
covered by a mitten-style hood. Made from acrylic and wool, these
mittens come in red, grey, neutral, green and yellow ($28.00 at Anthropologie)
Fall's new legwear has taken the conservative looks of seasons past and splashed them with stripes, dots, checks, and color blocks for gaze-at-me gams. From the runway
to retail, open weaves, jewel tone hues and embellished sheer styles have legs making serious statements as the temps turn cool. Crazy legs are crazy popular for fall. Look for bright neon shades and loud patterns, like this style, or opt for a sheer, more subtle texture and print.
We Love Colors Vertical Jagged tights, $15 at Welovecolors.com.
"Black, gray and Bordeaux are
basics, but don't be afraid of lace and fishnets," says Donna
Karan's Cathy Volker.
DKNY Croco tights, $20 at DKNY.com.
For fall, prints and textures are key,"
says Donna Karan's Cathy Volker. "Hosiery is an easy an
affordable way to update your wardrobe. DKNY offers a variety of
prints that easily transform your everyday work outfit or add a bit
of glam for holiday party dressing. Color is key. The fashionable
cast of 'Gossip Girl' frequently wears DKNY and they aren't afraid of
prints and color."
DKNY Color Block tights, $20 at
Adam Sakara of La Fée Verte says
anyone can pull off the patterned tight trend. "It is not such a
'risqué' or 'in-your-face' trend, which makes it more wearable for
the masses," he says. "It's about making sure that your
hosiery choices are flattering on you - whether they're barely
showing or fully exposed."
La Fée Verte Colette tight, $40,
for information visit lafeevertelingerie.com.
"While printed tights look great
with most shoes -- especially boots and this season's platform heels
-- try to steer clear of multicolored, embellished or seriously
strappy footwear, as well as super casual sneakers or flats,"
HUE by Trina Turk Twotoned tight, $20 at HUE.com.
"In today's economic environment,
patterned legwear is an easy and affordable way to have some fun
updating last year's wardrobe," says Alison Hessert,
spokesperson for HUE.
She says to look for jewel tones, especially
purples, berries and burgundy, as well as neutrals such as gray.
HUE by Trina Turk Later Gator tight, $24 at HUE.com.
Open weave styles in vertical patterns
elongate the leg and are popular this fall," says Spanx's Adams.
"Also, classic and vintage-inspired patterns like houndstooth,
diamond, Swiss dot and back seams have been top picks for Spanx fans.
They are chic, sexy and still totally appropriate for the office."
Spanx open weave Birdseye tight, $28-$42 at spanx.com.
"Patterned and textured legwear
was all over the runways this year," says Maggie Adams, trend
expert and spokesperson for Spanx. "I think women love it
because it's a fun, easy and affordable way to update existing
outfits in your closet."
Spanx Houndstooth patterned tight, $28
"This fall, textured and patterned
tights are on trend and Target offers a variety of control top
options from the Merona collection, perfect for any body type, at low
prices," says Target spokesperson Jana O'Leary.
ASSETS by Sara
Blakely Basketweave tights, $16, at target.com
Blake Lively on the set of "Gossip
Girl" in a chic pair of red stockings.
Diane Kruger paired her Balenciaga
frock with a dotted pair of sheer black nylons earlier this month.
A look from the Chanel Spring/Summer
2010 runway show in Paris.
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Anthropologie's Solden scarf is curvy,
cozy and soft. It is made from acrylic and is available in red,
yellow, gray and ivory. Stay warm and look cute on the slopes or in
the city with this adorable scarf ($38.00 at Anthropologie)
Check out this adorable hip belt! Available in caramel (light brown), dark chocolate (dark brown),
vanilla (creamy white) and made of fine Italian leather, this belt
features solid brass hardware as well as round and pyramid studding
along the leather. It is 1 3/4" wide and is a neat accessory for
any time of year and for so many different outfits ($200.00 at Linea
Source: InStyle Weddings
Team these studded leather black gloves
with your leather jacket and slouchy pants to pack a punch off-duty.
The black short leather gloves have gold-tone pyramid studding on the
back of the hand, a curved base, elastic trim and are fully lined.
They are made from 100% leather and the lining is 100% silk ($395.00