Lace Tights: How to Snag this Runway Trend


The beautiful Emily Blunt graces the September 2010 cover of Elle (UK). She’s pictured here wearing a Valentino lace dress and lace leggins. And you will be seeing lots of lace legwear this season!

Last week was Austin Fashion Week and lace tights were “the” accessory of the week. They were spotted at a fabulous French-inspired runway show, on the Neiman Marcus catwalk and paired with the newest looks from Betsey Johnson. At the Neiman Marcus show, there was a segment called “Rocker Meets Romance,” which featured a variety of day looks and evening looks with an edge. The clothes and shoes were amazing, but the lace tights stole the show.

Find out where to buy Emily’s sexy tights after the jump!

I spoke to a couple of stylists about the reemerging popularity of sexy lace tights and leggins and they all agreed it’s great to see them make a comeback. One stylist said she loves lace tights because they can add a perfect amount of femininity to an otherwise simple outfit. It’s easy to tone down lace with solids or spice it up with a pair of red pumps. Another stylist said lace tights are fun because they allow you to add a variety of textures and patterns to your favorite looks.

Check out MyTights online for lots of great options. Plus, you can learn more about hot Fall trends from Neiman Marcus by watching runway show clips and my interview from Austin Fashion Week.

Jonathan Aston – Sweet Roses Lace Tights – $20 (as seen on the cover of Elle!)

Henry Holland – Lace Footless Tights – $14

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