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4 Ways To Have Fun With Your Tights This Season

4 Ways To Have Fun With Your Tights This Season

Tights have a great deal of practical use, but your appreciation for them doesn’t need to stop there. Having fun with tights is really making the most of your hosiery wardrobe, and maximizing your style potential with every outfit you put together. At Hoseriee.com, we have everyday tights and quite a few fun picks as well, and our top 4 ways to have fun with your tights include:

  • Do the 90’s color block – Color blocking has been a huge deal in fashion for several years now, and the big trend for 2019 is all things 90’s coming back again. Why not pair the two trends together with the perfect pair of tights? The classic plaid schoolgirl skirt is having a moment once again, and it’s the perfect opportunity to pair with a colored tight to color block the bottom half of your look. A springtime plaid skirt with yellow can be paired with our Cortina 40 Semi-Opaque Tights in Bright Colors in Soleil for a perfect 90’s retro meets modern color blocking look.
  • Give yourself a quirky pop – Your hosiery is the perfect place to add in a quirky pop to your look, even if you’re geared up to go to the office. A patterned pair like our Assenzio Pantyhose with Floral Design is subtle enough to be office appropriate, but still bold enough to bring your personality into your look.
  • Layer with socks – Tights and socks may seem like they’re not fit for one another, but this chunky layered look is a sure way to add in a unique sort of refinement. One wearable example of this look would be to pair a skirt with fishnet hosiery, then layer chunky socks before choosing a bootie style footwear.
  • Don’t fear white – White tights don’t lose their chic appeal after one hits a certain age. If you’re planning to wear a bright colored shoe, pairing with white tights is the perfect way to make them pop.

There is no wrong season, and no wrong way, to have fun with your tights. To find your next favorite pair of tights you can use to transform and have fun with your wardrobe, check out our inventory at Hosieree.com today!

Chic Ways To Wear Colored Hosiery

Chic Ways To Wear Colored Hosiery

Colored hosiery can be a real challenge for some, but one worth taking on. On runways, top fashion designers are using colored hosiery to spice up looks of all kinds, but many women find it tough to take those looks and translate them from the runways to everyday walkways. There are a number of chic and failsafe ways to wear colored hosiery, and we at Hosieree.com want to show you just a few you can try out during any season.

If your outfit is rather monochromatic or heavily based on neutrals, you’re giving yourself the perfect backdrop to show off your colored hosiery. Dove greys, whites, browns, tans, or any neutral you may choose can be paired with colored hose for just that pop of color you’ve been looking for. For spring, a dove grey outfit paired with our Cortina 40 Semi-Opaque Tights in Bright Colors in Lilla will really give your outfit a fun and simple seasonal pop.  

If pastels and bright jewel tones are something you’re interested in for your colored hosiery collection, there’s a really simple way to go about these looks without ever sacrificing a “grown up” look. Brightly colored hosiery like our aforementioned Cortina 40 Semi-Opaque Tights in Bright Colors in a shade like Tropical can intimidate some with the worry of looking too immature in such a bold hosiery choice. However, one can pair this hosiery with minimal oversized silhouettes to achieve a look that’s really eye-catching. Additionally, such a retro-friendly orange shade is ideal for pairing with 60’s inspired mod looks with absolute ease.

Lastly, cropped denim is an absolute springtime staple. When it comes to hosiery, that few inches of ankle popping from the hem of your jeans should be viewed as a canvas, not as wasted space. A bold knee-high or sock in a bright shade uses this space to bring a new style layer to your entire ensemble. Our Attraction Rete Fishnet Knee Highs in Rosso are the perfect pairing for a cropped denim look, and guide the eye right into a bold or sleek shoe choice.

Colored hosiery is a great way to have a little fun with your outfit, and that fun can have a distinctly refined and high-fashion look. To find the perfect hosiery to have a little fun with your wardrobe, check out what we have at Hosieree.com today.

5 Types Of Hosiery You Need To Prepare For Spring

5 Types Of Hosiery You Need To Prepare For Spring

With winter winding down to a close, and spring close on its heels, it’s time to think about your spring and summer hosiery wardrobe. The warmer months aren’t a reason to put away your hosiery for the year, and just an opportunity to incorporate new styles into your everyday wear. At Hosieree.com, we have the hosiery that will dress your legs in luxury this spring, and the 5 types we suggest for every warm weather wardrobe are:

1.   Breeze Summer Pantyhose by Cecilia De Rafael – Lightweight, cooling, ultra-sheer, and perfect for warm spring and summer days are the Breeze Summer Pantyhose by Cecilia De Rafael. This hosiery selection is made from a unique Nilit material, which is able to lower the temperature of your legs by 3 degrees, making this the perfect selection for those times you want to cool down while still remaining completely elegant.

2.   Etoil 10 Ultra Sheer Pantyhose – There are few looks as elegant as a sleek, black, sheer leg, and this isn’t a look you have to leave in the fall and winter months. The Etoil 10 Ultra Sheer Pantyhose in Nero have a matte finish and 10 denier, so you’ll always be kept comfortable and cool.

3.   Fresh Up Footlets – Hosiery doesn’t only encompass pantyhose and tights. Fresh Up Footlets have a climate control and odor neutralizing effect that keeps your flats and summer sneakers fresh even in the warmest spring and summer days. The Footlets are built with all-day comfort in mind, and a no-show shape that works with every warm weather shoe!

4.   Nirvana Super Transparent Summer Tights – Soft, comfortable, durable, and completely transparent, the Nirvana Super Transparent Summer Tights by Cecilia De Rafael are a must-have hosiery piece for all spring and summer wardrobes. With a natural suntanned effect, they’ll look just as good as they feel.

5.   Toeless Summer Pantyhose with Open Toes – Open toed pantyhose are an absolute must, and not just for the spring and summer months. These 7 denier sheer pantyhose are toe-free, making them an easy chic choice for open toes, peep toes, and even sandals. The Toeless Summer Pantyhose with Open Toes have a completely invisible look perfect for every outfit.

We have all of the hosiery pieces you need this spring and summer at Hosieree.com. To see what pieces will complete your warm weather wardrobe this year, check us out at Hosieree.com today!

What You Need To Know About Pairing Hosiery With Shoes

What You Need To Know About Pairing Hosiery With Shoes

Your hosiery is a huge part of your look, and your shoes are a huge part of your look – so how do you make sure they’re both working in harmony? Pairing the wrong shoes with your hosiery can break your look, while making the perfect pairing will elevate your entire style to another level. A few tips for making perfect shoe and hosiery pairings include:

  • Follow a rule of two – When putting together a full outfit with your hosiery and shoe look, you won’t look “clunky” or clashing if you follow the rule of twos. This rule states that pairing matching elements should be done in twos, and in doing so, you can play with color in just about any way you please. For instance, if you plan to pair navy tights with mustard colored shoes, make sure the dress features shades of navy and accessorize with a mustard belt to tie in the shoe look seamlessly.
  • Be mindful of your shades – Wearing tights with matching colored shoes makes for a great monochromatic look that flawlessly elongates the leg, however it doesn’t work every time. The trick to use is to make sure your shoes are a shade darker than your hosiery or an exact match; never a lighter shoe paired with a darker hosiery choice. Black hosiery can always be paired with a black shoe, but colored hosiery like our Cortina 40 Semi-Opaque Tight in Bright Colors in Cielo is perfect for pairing with a navy shoe choice for a monochromatic look.
  • Elongate your ankles – If you plan to wear a bootie with hosiery, it’s always advised to match the color choice of your hosiery with the color of your shoes. Breaking up color that high up on the ankle can look “clunky”, or shorten the leg, while pairing shades will do just the opposite. For a black bootie, an opaque black hosiery option like our Coral 60 Ultra Soft 3D Opaque Tights with Satin Sheen in Nero is a safe and stylish bet.

Pairing the right shoes with the right hosiery will give your look a perfect polish. To find your next perfect pair of hose to complement your shoe collection, check us out at Hosieree.com today!

5 Ways To Make Your Legs Look Longer And Leaner

5 Ways To Make Your Legs Look Longer And Leaner

The appearance of longer and leaner legs is something that many women strive for. At Hosieree.com, our products strive to bring out the most from your legs, which includes giving you a longer and leaner appearance with many of our options. However, there are a few ways a woman can really bring out the beauty of her legs, and 5 ways to make your legs look longer and leaner today are:

  • Wide-leg pant – Wide leg pants work magic on the length of your legs. With a wide leg pant, you’ll want a smooth transition from hip to leg, not a dramatic bell-bottom shape, and you will want the bottoms of your pants to nearly cover your footwear completely. While it may seem like a wide leg pant would add girth to the leg, they actually do just the opposite. If you’ve been toying with the idea of pairing chunky platform shoes and colored hosiery, doing this under wide leg pants is a great way to break into the trend in a safe but fun retro way.
  • Go high-rise – High rise pants and skirts give the illusion of your legs starting quite a bit higher than they really do, thereby giving you a good few inches of perceived length. High-rise pants and skirts can be found in edgy styles, perfect for pairing with fishnet hosiery, or classic styles that go well with your traditional nude hosiery socks.
  • Use your seam – Seamed hosiery has been used to elongate and slim the leg for decades, and there’s good reason for it. Simply put, the simple addition of a seamed pair of hose draws the eye up the leg, providing the illusion of greater length and a streamlined appearance. To see the proof for yourself, our Hyde Park Back Seam Pantyhose are a classic example.
  • Don’t underestimate nude hosiery – Nude hosiery has the same effect as tanning or sunless tanner, but they tend to be much healthier for your skin and your hosiery can always be removed at the end of the day. The polished look a pair of nude hose lends to the leg naturally elongates and slims. Our Trasparenze Brigitte Gloss Pantyhose feature several nude shades perfect for pulling off that polished look.

At Hosieree.com, we want you to look your best. To find your next pair of slimming and elongating hose, check out what we have at Hosieree.com today.

Do I Always Have To Handwash My Hosiery?

Do I Always Have To Handwash My Hosiery?

Handwashing hosiery is the best way to take care of your hose, it’s true. When buying high-quality European or American made hosiery, like our Italian made Regina 40 Den Thigh Highs, the main goal is to keep your hosiery in its best shape through years of wear, and we at Hosieree.com understand well the interest in taking care of your hosiery investment. However, particularly in the winter months when hosiery is a near-requirement, handwashing hosiery over and over again can be daunting when you’re busy juggling an already full schedule.

While machine washing hosiery regularly isn’t recommended, there are ways it can be done occasionally without doing damage to your hose. First and foremost, you’ll want to opt for the most gentle detergent possible, and you’ll want to make absolute sure that the detergent you choose uses absolutely no bleach. Baby detergents and wool detergents tend to work best when washing your hosiery in a washing machine. Next, you’ll want to turn your hosiery inside out before getting them ready for the wash. When hosiery is left as worn, you risk lint buildup and pilling on the exterior of the hosiery, which can be easily prevented simply by turning them inside out.

When washing your hosiery, you don’t want to put hosiery into the machine unprotected. Snags, pulling, and all kinds of damage can befall your hosiery when its exposed to the inner workings of a washing machine, and it should always be placed in a hosiery bag or a closed pillowcase before going into the machine. This kind of protection allows the water and soap to get through, but adds a layer of protection before the hose itself.

When washing, always use cold water on a delicate cycle, as this protects the color and texture of your hosiery. Any type of heat or rigorous washing can pull color and form from your hosiery, even if the hosiery is kept in a hosiery bag while being washed.

While washing hosiery in a washing machine is occasionally okay, hosiery should never be dried in a dryer. Ideally, hosiery should be placed on a clean dry towel after washing, and rolled with the towel to gentle take moisture from the hosiery. After being lightly towel dried, hosiery should be laid flat and allowed to fully dry before wearing.

Even with the best care, your hosiery may not last you forever. At Hosieree.com, we have all the hosiery you need to replace your old favorites, and you can check out what we have in our stock today.

The Benefits Of Investing In Compression Hosiery

The Benefits Of Investing In Compression Hosiery

For runners or frequent fliers, compression hosiery is far from a new or foreign concept. However, for the rest of us, compression hosiery might not be something that comes to mind first when we consider necessities for our hosiery collection. However, compression hosiery is worth a thought even if you’re not planning to train for a 5k or book a flight anytime soon.

Compression hosiery works to promote venous blood flow through the leg and back to the heart, combating the effects of gravity. For runners, this blood flow helps to keep oxygen flowing throughout the body, on an airplane it combats the effects of gravity and pressure changes, and if you’re sitting at a desk for much of the day, it helps in this regard as well. Just like when you’re on a long flight, gravity will cause blood to pool in the legs. This can lead to discomfort, restless leg syndrome, and even blood clots, which is why, whether on a plane or at a desk, it’s recommended to take breaks every hour or so for a short walk to get the blood back flowing again.

Today’s compression hosiery isn’t yesterday’s compression hosiery. The compression hosiery of yesterday was rarely fashionable, and could rarely pass for elegant hosiery pieces. However, our Diagonal 70 Fashion Knee-Highs and Riposante 40 Support Tights both feature compression elements, and both prove that elegance can be found in compression hose.

Compression hosiery deserves a space in every hosiery collection, and after using compression hosiery just a few times, we at Hosieree.com are confident you’ll see just why these pieces are so important. To see what compression hosiery we have in store for you, check out what we have at Hosieree.com today.

The Top Hosiery To Include In Every Wardrobe

The Top Hosiery To Include In Every Wardrobe

Perhaps you’re new to hosiery, or you simply keep it to the basics and don’t think much further than that. At Hoseriee.com, we know the power great hosiery has in your wardrobe, and how your looks can be transformed in seconds simply by wearing the right hose. The top hosiery pieces that should be included in every wardrobe are: 

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How To Make Your Hosiery Last Longer

How To Make Your Hosiery Last Longer

High-quality European hosiery is quite an investment into your wardrobe. These are the pieces that really set your looks, they help your favorite staples transition season to season, and they keep your outfits on trend year after year. Because your hosiery is so important to your wardrobe, you’ll naturally wish to keep it in the best possible condition for longer, and there are a few ways you can go about doing just that. 

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Tights To Give Your Winter Looks Some Edge

Tights To Give Your Winter Looks Some Edge

If you’re looking for a little edge to incorporate into your winter looks, the right tights might be just what you’ve been searching for. Tights are the ultimate cool weather accessory; turning summer clothes into fall staples, elegant dresses into comfortably warm ensembles, and adding layers to just about any look. So what about edge? If you’re looking for a rock-concert ready look for winter, the right tights are going to give you just that. 

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