A reader wondered if colored tights were ever appropriate to wear to work in conservative offices…
2019 Update: We still stand by this roundup of the best tights for work, and links have been updated below. You may also want to check out our more recent discussion of sleek, strappy heels for work. Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re … Read More about The Very Best Tights for Work
Which are the best tights for work, and where can you find them? What about half-slips for underneath workwear? Reader K wonders… I work in a very casual office, but with winter upon us, I would like to change up my typical pants/sweater wardrobe to add more tights. Can you do a post on the best tights out … Read More about The Best Tights and Half-Slips for Work
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on when is it time to stop wearing tights to work — links have also been updated below. You may also want to check out our most recent roundup of Sleek Strappy Pumps for the Office if you are searching for the perfect shoes to wear with … Read More about When Is It Time to Stop Wearing Tights and Boots?
What if you like your legs covered when you wear skirts — or your office dress code doesn’t allow bare legs — but you don’t like wearing full pantyhose or tights? Are thigh-high stockings acceptable to wear to work? Are some more appropriate than others? Reader N wonders… I was wondering if you might consider doing a post on … Read More about Wearing Thigh-High Stockings at Work
Are patterned tights appropriate for work? Readers weighed in with a poll…
Are tights appropriate to wear to the office? What sort of shoes or boots look best paired with thicker tights? Reader M wonders: With winter coming on, I would love to see a post about what sort of footwear is appropriate to wear with tights in a conservative office. My current work shoe wardrobe consists entirely of your … Read More about The Best Shoes to Wear with Tights
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on what to wear beneath wrap dresses; if you’re looking for more current advice on which are readers’ go-to underwear picks, check out our more recent discussion of the best lingerie for office looks. What do you wear beneath wrap dresses? Are there camisole-slips? Reader V has … Read More about Slips, Camisoles, and More: What Are Your Go-To Pieces?
What color tights do you wear with a navy suit? Reader B wonders…
What shoes look professional and can be worn with socks? I keep getting questions about this, so let’s discuss. (Pictured.) First, reader J wondered: I was wondering if you have ever covered where to find great workplace-appropriate shoes that you can wear with socks (that aren’t tall boots). The weather where I live is often … Read More about How to Keep Your Feet Warm and Look Professional
Is it ok to go to work sans tights — in February? What else is off limits in winter?
Reader S wonders about tights… I seem to be having a spell of terrible luck with tights this year – I wear a pair two or three times and then find a hole or a run. I’m willing to pay more for tights that last longer, but I’m afraid I’ll just continue to have the … Read More about The Care and Feeding of Tights