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: