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  • Lace Tights, Thank You Chanel!

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    Thank you Karl Lagerfeld for inspiring me to want to spice up my hosiery drawer with lace tights again! Lace stockings have been looking "off" for a few years. Add just a few sartorial twists and they look so right again. Mostly due to the styling at the Chanel Paris In Rome Show at Cinnecitta Studios where the models wore mules along with lace tights. "The mule... It's a typical Chanel shoe, open behind, but we had never done it. With a lace stocking,...
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  • Stylist Advice- Sheer or Opaque, what type of pantyhose to wear with what?

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    There are so many different types of pantyhose- sheer, demi sheer, nude, opaque, tights, lace, and the list goes on and on. Let’s help this reader, and you, figure out what type of pantyhose to wear with what.   I have a draw full of black pantyhose- sheer, opaque, very opaque, and a few textured (hate them as I think they make my legs look fat). The thing, is that I never know what kind of pantyhose to wear with what…

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  • Stylist Advice- Should I Wear Nylons to a Formal Business Dinner?

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    Hi y’all. I’m recuperating with a fractured ankle so Naveed is doing this week’s Stylist Advice question… -S.H Dear Sharon:It’s been awhile since I’ve had to wear a dress to an evening event during winter in the Northwest. I’m so torn on the proper thing to do when it comes to nylons. It’s a business banquet with Sr. executives from my husband’s company – I really want to be polished as I’m representing him in front of his people. What would you recommend? I’m thinking…

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  • Stylist Advice- How to beat cold feet? Bootights & sheepskin insoles to the rescue

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    Dear Sharon,  I’m hoping you can help me out. Now that the temperature is dropping I finally get to break out my boots. Happy me! I love wearing tights with boots but find that my feet are always freezing, especially at work. I really need to beat cold feet while looking stylish and office appropriate. >> RELATED: Style Guideline for Women Entrepreneurs I usually wear an ankle sock over my tights for added warmth but they tend to slip down and bunch up…

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  • Stylist Advice: When Can I Wear Nude Stockings?

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, has made wearing pantyhose mainstream, and even chic!

    Can I wear stockings in beginning of September or is there a time of year when I can wear nude stockings? My legs are horrific… I am 58 and have a lot of marks and spider veins. I had a housecleaning business for 18 years, so my knees are discolored. What is the best shade of hosiery to wear? Is it nude or  should the hose color to match dress— with closed shoes, of course?  (via Fashion Advice) >>MORE: Stylist Advice and Pantyhose  Trends may…

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  • Celebrity Style- Katie Holmes Knows What Color Hose to Wear with a Navy Dress

    Katie Holmes wearing a CARVEN indigo ruched stretch-wool dress to Marie Claire Magazine’s Second Annual Women on Top Awards

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A Carven indigo ruched stretch-wool dress played down to look perfect for day. A navy dress– particularly in the fall or winter– can get a bit tricky when it comes to deciding what color hose to wear with it. Summer months are a no-brainer with bare tan legs and tobacco, nude, or bold colored shoes. But, what to do when it gets cool out? Navy hose and a navy dress can get a bit old…

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  • Senior style for forgoing pantyhose: Adjust your fashion sense for your age

    Adjust your fashion sense for your age… Senior style for forgoing pantyhose

    Adjust your fashion sense for your age… Senior style for forgoing pantyhose Here’s a spin on that proverbial chestnut: hose worn with open shoes. I’m old, and my legs show it. My old gams look much better in hose, obviously. Hose does for my legs what Ultima II does for my face! So, I know pantyhose worn with open shoes is a no-no, but I’ve seen old girls like me without hose, and it ain’t pretty! Is there any advice…

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  • Men In Panty Hose- Love It or Leave It

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    Men’s Pantyhose- Love It or Leave It! Quick Fix, Makeover Style Solutions In A Snap from Focus On Style by Sharon Haver- Fashion, beauty, and style tips and advice from the online fashion magazine to help you look great in an instant

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