15 Tights That Will Actually Keep You Warm This Winter
While you may opt to wear pants every day of winter to ensure ultimate warmth, you don't necessarily have to say goodbye to your favorite mini skirts and dresses once the weather turns. Adding tights to your look is the ideal way to give it a little oomph, while keeping your legs toasty and free of frostbite. And gone are the days when your drawers consisted of nude or black pantyhose that would rip after a few wears, the best warm winter tights now are equal parts fun and functional.
If you get cold easily, it's a good idea to look for a thick pair of thermal tights that are either fleece-lined, cashmere, or wool — these are your best bets for warmth. There's no shame in going the practical route with plain black tights, in fact, there are plenty of cool ways to layer them into your look. But if you want to break outside of your comfort zone, then go for one of this season's fun options, like printed hosiery which has become a favorite style of winter tights for women this year. Designers are stamping logos on stockings, making them as covetable as an It-bag or pair of shoes. For instance, the iconic Gucci print comes in a trendy pair of tights you can easily style with a plaid skirt or metallic mini dress. Or on those dreary days, consider a pantyhose in a bold hue that will instantly brighten up your winter outfit while still keeping frostbite far, far away.
Ahead, find 15 tights that will keep you warm, without compromising style.
Best Warm Winter Tights: Patterned
Throw things back to your elementary school days and experiment with a quirky pair of tights. This option from Marc Jacobs is mismatched, a sock trend you probably sported as a kid.
If your style skews sporty, these tights are for you. Fendi and FILA collaborated to create a trendy tight that will instantly give your look a cool feel.
These Gucci tights will take your look to the next level. Couple them with a simple dress or skirt to make them the star of your ensemble.
Though tie-dye is more of a summer print, don't neglect it completely come winter. Sport the fun print with these tights from Collina Strada.
Best Warm Winter Tights: Blacks & Neutrals
On those days where temperatures are in the negatives, fleece-lined tights will be your savior. And even throw them under a pair of loose trousers if you're in need of extra warmth.
These heattech leggings will allow to wear all your favorite skirts and dresses, even when the snow is falling.
These tights have insulated yarn to give your legs the ultimate shield from the cold. And at $11.99, consider buying all the colors.
A sweater in tights form? Yes please. This wool-blend sweater option is key in staying warm this season.
A luscious pair of cashmere tights is the ultimate way to keep your legs from freezing.
Best Warm Winter Tights: Colored & Bold
Ditch the pants and wear this cool pair of logo-waist tights from Marine Serre. Couple the tights with a cropped sweater so the waistband is visible.
Go outside the box with a bold orange pair of tights. The color is appropriate for fall and spring, too.
Add a lovely pop of color to a neutral look with a pair of lilac tights.
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