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Shades Hosiery Club – Nude Pantyhose for Women of Colour!
What are the shades of pantyhose - Answers
Looking for the Perfect Lingerie Guide? Click here! It's one of the first pieces where I discussed both my ethnic identity and how it related to my experience of lingerie i. It's also one of the most well-received articles we've ever published on the blog. I was writing under the name 'Stockings Addict' at the time and though I don't focus exclusively on hosiery anymore, I'm still pretty passionate about my legwear. Lately, as the weather's grown colder, I've gotten a lot of inquiries about nude tights for darker complexions. So I think it's time to update the info on the blog with a few brands I've personally tried lately.
What color pantyhose should I wear to the office?
They were never even close to the color of my brown legs. Sure, I could go with black tights, but living in a region where the weather can quickly turn cold and my outfit of choice requires my naturally beautiful leg color meant it was time to find some nude tights to protect my future outfit choices. The search term "nude tights for women of color" had me at least five pages deep into Google before I found anything that could match my skin tone. Of course, some lingerie brands are actually starting to realize that humans aren't all the same light beige color, but nude tights for WOC are apparently still few and far between. For the sake of all brown-legged babes that want a pair of nice nude tights for their skin tone, I bring you the fruits of my Googling labor.
Choosing the color of stockings, pantyhose, or tights is not always straightforward because there are many color choices. Knowing what to match with your skin tone or your clothing can help you a lot in choosing the color. There are more than just neutral colors, such as skin-toned and black, however; there are fun colors as well, and those have their own special "rules. Keep the rest of your outfit simple. Professional stylist Susan Kim recommends: "If you want to show off a pair of tights in a bright shade or a bold pattern, like red polka dots, go with a more subtle dress or skirt.