Wearing floral print tights can be a little unnerving. Come to think of it, the eyes are drawn to your legs, like litterally, all eyes. Do you have great legs? Well-toned, well-shaped and lengthy legs? You can´t help but examine your legs first before you start planning for an outfit.
Remember, floral prints, especially if shocking oversized prints, adds weight and volume. So if you have bigger and shorter legs, you might like to step back and reconsider.
But otherwise, as long as you have the confidence, regardless of your leg shape, these are the ways to wear floral print tights.
Pick one color somewhere in your floral print tights
Vintage Flower Print Tights, $7.50
In order to not overwhelm the look, pair the floral print tights with a bright color which you picked somewhere in the print. Ideally, you´ll look great if you wear a tunic dress with your tights. Pick the color for your shoes from the print too. You can either match your shoes and dress, or you opt for a darker shade of your dress color, provided it blends well with the tights´print.
Tame your floral print tight with dark colors
Mosaic Flower Print Tights, $6
Just like you need to tame an animal print, you also need to tame a floral print tights. This is especially true if the print is quite heavy. Pick the darkest color in the print for your dress or separates, or you can go for black. Make sure to stick to this dark color for the rest of your outfit – tunic, shoes and bag. That´s how you tame.
Soften your floral print tights with white
Retro Flower Print Tights, $10
If you are dealing with a multicolored opaque, the best approach is to soften it with white. The idea is similar to “taming” but you are to work more with light colors. If you pair this multicolored retro flower print tights with black, for example, it creates contrasts which highlights the prints way too much.
So unless you´d love to bring more attention to your legs, you´d like to take the softer trick. Floral print tights are fun and bold, and they´ll surely make your legs look great and noticed. Thick floral print tights are best to inject spring feel to your fall and winter fashion. For warmer days, opt for thinner, more see-through tights.
So now your turn … how would you wear floral print tights?
Very timely fashion tips from my favorite fashion guru. I’ve been contemplating on buying a pair of those printed tights but didn’t actually know how to wear them with a style. Thanks for your great posts, as always.