Miss Dottie (See Jane Speckled)

Since I reside in a city that insists on having arctic winters, tights are a necessary evil.  Sure, they’re fun at first when the temperatures are a mild 35 degrees (that’s nothing for Chicago winters), but once winter really starts to pick up, long after the holidays, you’ll yearn for the days when you could wear bare legs to the office.


I found dotted, hose-like socks from H&M (worn here and here) and fell in love with the twist on a hosiery basic.  Since then, I bought these black dotted tights from The Gap a few weeks back and I can’t stop wearing them.  Unfortnuately, they seem to snag a bit more than normal tights; however, the price can’t be beat (2 for $20), so I wont break the bank buying several pairs to last me through winter.

A few more reasonably priced options (all under $15) include:


  1. 2 for $20 is a great price!:D

    I love wearing tights too, luckily I live in Los Angeles, doesn't really get too cold!

    Happy Tuesday!:D

    ***** Marie *****

  2. These are so cute. I love the dotted tights look too and have bought a few great pairs from Forever 21 that were really cheap. Of course they don't last forever either, but at $4/each, I can handle throwing them away after a few wears. I also love Anthropologie tights. They're a little thicker and last longer. I'll have to check Madewell's selection now. Thanks for the tip!


  3. Tights are a MUST here in Chicago!!!! I agree fun at first horrible by Jan 15th! I have worn the twice since the weather has started turning, I don't want to succumb just yet! I have bought a few thick pairs at Nordstrom rack lately – they are like sweaters for your legs!

  4. Talk to me! I need to check those Gap babies out…I have a polka dot pair and a sparkly pair from J.Crew (aka money pit) and love them, but let's face it they're not 2 for $20!! And ps-come Spring I basically want to burn tights and run off screaming into the night!


  5. I just came across your blog & it's adorable! I am loving these tights… this is the first I've seen of black with dots – it's such a cute change from the usual sheer with black dots! Following you now through bloglovin!

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