How To Rock Shimmery Tights (Without Looking Like An Ice Skater)

Shimmery Tights.
Photo: Macy's, Urban Outfitters, Hot Topic, Zappos Couture

Are we the only ones getting bored with our solid black tights? Yeah, we didn't think so! Get out of a hosiery rut by slipping into an eye-catching sparkly pair, instead. And, don't worry, glittery leg warmers are just as versatile as your usual opaque versions. The trick is to keep the rest of your outfit unfussy so that your legs don't have to compete for attention with, say, a lacy, crystal-embellished frock with puff sleeves and a bow around the waist. In no particular order, here are our favorite ways to wear shimmery tights...

+ Under a sweater dress! HUE Glitter Tights ($20,

+ Peeking through ripped jeans! Lurex Striped Tights ($14,

+ With short shorts and tall boots! Anna Sui All Lurex Tights ($26,

+ With a little black dress! Silver Sparkle Tights ($10,

+ How do you wear glittery hosiery?