December 12, 2012 - Easy Outfits, Style, Trend Watch

Trend Watch | Winter Legwear

When No nonsense contacted me to create some looks using their tights and leggings, you didn’t have to ask me twice!  Colored tights are something I was already wanting to add to my fall/winter wardrobe.  They are an inexpensive way to bring new life to sweater dresses and add a pop of color to basic black skirts and dresses.  I was on the verge of buying a bright yellow pair but held out for my products to arrive…and it paid off.

The first thing out of the box was a bright yellow pair of tights.  YES!

In that box was also the comfiest pair of skinny jeans leggings.  If you know me, you KNOW how much I love dark wash skinny jeans and you also know how much I love leggings.  So imagine how over the moon I was with something that combines BOTH!

Umm, can I live in these things?

When I pulled the No nonsense tights and leggings out of the packaging, the first thing I noticed is how incredibly well made their tights are.  They’re a medium weight and offer just the right amount of support.  There’s nothing I hate worse than tights that are too loose or don’t make me feel “held in”.  These did the job perfectly and felt as high quality as some much more expensive tights I’ve bought from specialty stores.

Here’s how I paired up the yellow tights with my Payday Pretty sweater dress.

[Sweater dress:  Ross (Same)/Scarf:  Gift (Similar)/Tights:  No nonsense/Boots:  Loft (Similar)/Necklace/Bangles:  Forever 21/Earrings:  Rue 21/Watch:  New York & Co. (Similar)]

When I slipped into the skinny jeans leggings, I knew I was in trouble.  They are so incredibly comfortable and forgiving.  So basically, I can eat my way through the holidays wearing these suckers every day and indulging in every sweet I want.  Woo hoo!

I paired them up with my other Payday Pretty find – this gray cableknit long cardigan.        [Sweater:  Ross (Similar)/Shirt:  Target (Similar)/Scarf:  Rue 21 (Similar)/Leggings:  No nonsense/Boot socks:  Target/Boots:  Lucky Brand (Similar)/Earrings:  Target]

Thank you, No nonsense for these easy, inexpensive ways to add some new life to my wardrobe!

Check out other ways to style No nonsense tights and leggings here:

It’s Your Turn:  How are you incorporating tights and leggings into your winter wardrobe?  Tell me in the comments.

Find your pair of affordable No nonsense tights and leggings here.   I was sponsored by No nonsense for this opportunity. All opinions are my own.

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38 Comments

  • Oh My Goodness!! I love both of these looks! I didn’t realize that No Nonsense made such great items (I wore their pantyhose back in the day)! I have been wanting to incorporate some tights and sweater dresses into my wardrobe, and I love the way you wore those yellow tights – what a great sweater dress for them! The leggings look toooo comfy and I have a similar sweater, so I foresee myself recreating this look! When I saw the scarf I couldn’t wait to see where you bought it…RUE 21!?! Yeah! Oh, and I want the boots–both pairs! 🙂 I think you have just given me a few more items for my Christmas list today!

    • PrettyOn

      I have found scarf nirvana and it IS Rue 21! Friday’s post will have more details but oh my goodness. They have an awesome selection!

      • Well, I now know where I’ll be heading tomorrow! I tend to find the cutest accessories at Rue 21! I’ll be looking forward to reading your post Friday!

  • I love those boot socks. Popping in from the Pleated Poppy : )

    Bisous
    Suzanne

  • I love both of these outfits! The yellow tights are amazing with that dress, and I absolutely love how you styled the jeggings, with the boot socks, that amazing sweater, the stripes, the scarf… ahhh I love everything about it!

  • Im on the road right now, hope I can make it home in time to link up! Loving the outfits!!!

  • Seriously love your outfit! Those yellow tights are adorable!!! Oh and I of course love the dress you got 🙂

  • yes to both your boots! i want them 🙂 and you look like somebody- do you get that all the time? i can’t place who but i will think of her and tell you.
    have a great day!

  • Maria Johnson Hurt

    Even though it isn’t time for payday pretty, I so just went to Ross and bought that! It was a sweater at my store – I had to go up to a large for length. But yeah!!!

  • I love the bright yellow tights and that second outfit is AMAZING! I love love love your scarf! So cute. I love wearing colored tights with everything in the winter!
    -Jessi
    haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

  • I love tights and these outfits are styled in such a fun way!
    Ginny
    mynewfavoriteoutfit.blogspot.com

  • I love the yellow tights! I have never owned yellow tights. Seriously considering a pair. You look great in them!

  • You are so adorable! Love the leggings and that scarf is fabulous! Thanks for visiting my blog 😀

  • Oh man those jean leggings are calling my name… dangerous!

  • ok…that dress is ridiculous. And you are rocking it! and I love the tights, how fun.

  • those tights are amazing! i have to find some asap, would target or walmart have them?

    Chioma
    C’s Evolution of Style

  • CC

    LOVE both outfits, Alison! I so want to try the No Nonsense brand but none of the stores around here carry the leggings or tights. ;( I have quite the collection of colored tights and love them. They make winter drab outfits so much happier. 😉

  • Wow, who would have thought that yellow tights could be worn is such a classy way! Love this look 🙂

    http://cstyledesign.blogspot.com

  • that striped sweater dress is the absolute bomb
    i am in love with it
    i love tights and am glad it is finally getting cool enough to pull them out around here
    brett

  • You look fab! I love the yellow tights with the oversized sweater – oh so adorable! Thanks for being part of Wardrobe Weds this week 🙂

  • The yellow tights go perfectly with that sweater dress! I LOVE your grey boots..they are so cute! Thanks for linking up!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    Earrings Giveaway!

  • oomph.

    i had a chance to try the tights and leggings, too…they ARE super comfortable! but i am LOVING your boots here. both of them!

    [oomph.]

  • Hi there Alison. My name is Ada. I am a huge fan of Heather’s blog over at http://hkstylejourney.blogspot.com/ and I see you always leave her comments. But every time I clicked by your name, I couldn’t see a link to your page. Today, Heather posted a blog and gladly she had your link in there so consider me your newest fan & follower.

    I am a huge fan of tights and knee-high socks and leg-warmers. I think every mom or mom-to-be needs them in her closet. You have styled both of these pairs so well and I especially love the first outfit with the long, multi-colored stripped dress. The mustard stands out so much. I purchased some bright-colored tights a couple of months ago, including mustard and cannot wait to wear them after my pregnancy. I am due with my first baby at the end of January. =)

    I would love for you to stop by my blog, check out my style & follow me.

    P.S. You are real pretty.

    Have a Fantastic Weekend, Ada. =)

    • PrettyOn

      Aww, thanks Ada! I’m so happy we found each other. You are so cute!

      Aren’t colored tights the best? They make every dress better. I am loving them, they add just the right amount of warmth to my sweater dresses.

      Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    • PrettyOn

      Oh and congrats on the baby, how exciting!!!

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  • Ok, sold! I need those jeggings! They look so much like real jeans. Not like the cheaper looking ones. And that yellow! So bright! So bold! Loving it all!

    • Even better – my grocery store and local Rite Aid sell them!

  • I would have never known what to do with yellow tights, but YOU rocked it!!! Love this look!!

  • Blog hopping – wow I love the yellow!

  • Hello!

    I found your blog through the Aloha Blog Hop. I love your Nonsense tights, I love wearing tights especially the fancy ones but I’ve never tried theirs I may have to. Have a good weekend.

    Carissa
    Lillies & Silk

  • The tights are perfect with the sweater! Love both outfits!!!

    Love,
    Rubi
    http://www.lilyamongthornsblog.blogspot.com

  • I found your blog just through a series of clicks. I have to say that your styles and ability to layer are just amazing. I can definitely learn a thing or two from your photos. LOL. Can’t wait to more link ups!

  • Love these outfits, so cute! The bright colors are a perfect way to brighten up wintertime! Coming over from MMB Sunday Style!

  • What a fun outfit! I love all of the colors!

    -Karen
    http://www.yourstylistkaren.com

  • I LOVE how you styled your bright tights! If you get a sec, I’d love to hear your thoughts on my latest post. xo

    http://www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com
    http://www.daisyraeboutique.com

  • What a fun + well thought out post! I love the colors you used and the layering…perfect for winter! Thanks so much for linking up today!
    xo – Marion

  • Love both outfits. Those tights are so fun! I love tights. I love leggings too. And I love the stripes. You look great!