Today as I put on my purple DKNY tights (see below – my infamous Plum tights were just $14.50 – to buy, click here!) I felt like singing Duran Duran and strapping on my hot pink slap bracelet. When I first saw models strutting their stuff down the catwalk at Fashion Week in shades of electric blue, sunshine yellow and neon orange on their tiny gams, I thought to myself – oh great, here’s another hard-to-pull-off fad. And I was right. It is a fad and it is tricky, but you know what? It’s fun! Sometimes fashion should just be a good time and you should enjoy what you wear, so pick your favorite color and go with it.
I’m a little reluctant on the red pair Leighton Meester’s been wearing. It’s a little over the top and the red is so harsh – neon colors are so much cooler (and retro!). If you’re going to rock the colored tights, I say keep everything else neutral and forgo the matching. Such bold colors call for an otherwise muted outfit. But that doesn’t mean you can’t crank up the Duran Duran on your iPod.
[Photo via ShopStyle.com]