Tights with Sandals & My Refined Style Link Up!

February 4, 2016

Maybe you’re thinking, what the heck is this gal up to now?  Tights with sandals?  

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Yep, I’m breaking more old rules and taking on another controversial trend!



But it’s not like I thought it up.  Alexa Chung has been leading the way.
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The trend did make this spring/summer dress winter-worthy (well, California winter).  Want to wear one of your favorite dresses out of season, but not liking this trend? Keep the tights and cardigan/wrap, lose the sandals, and add boots or booties instead.

If you want to give this trend a try, my only advice is wear it with confidence and attitude.  You have to look like you did it on purpose, not like you just didn’t know any better!

Outfit details:  Dress via Thred Up, Prada shoes – vintage/consignment, wrap – H&M, Jewelry –Salt
Some great sandals to wear now with tights or socks and later without:



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12 Comments

  • Reply Doused In Pink February 4, 2016 at 12:53 pm

    Love the tights with sandals! This is such a fabulous look!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

  • Reply kim tuttle February 4, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    You rocked this look lady! (As you usually do) that dress is gorgeous and the sandals pull the entire look together. It is bizarre to think of wearing tights and sandals together but it is very stylish and actually pretty comfortable right? Lol thanks for hosting the link up – hope you have a great weekend! Xo
    Kim
    http://www.theknottedchain.com

  • Reply Pam @ over50feeling40 February 4, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    I like this dress on you…good print! And you picked the right topper for it, Dawn!

  • Reply Andrea Nine February 4, 2016 at 3:48 pm

    What a fabulous dress my friend! The tights and the sandals are superb and can I say, you have the best model poses!

  • Reply Jen Lawrence February 4, 2016 at 6:35 pm

    What a great look! I love Alexa Chung's style as well. Swinging over from Jennifer's blog.

  • Reply Jennifer Connolly February 4, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    This really works! Great look on you. It's wonderful to host My Refined Style with you.
    xx Jennifer

  • Reply Brooke of Passport Couture February 4, 2016 at 8:24 pm

    I love how you layered tights with sandals, it actually looks very stylish and sophisticated. The dress you chose has great patterns and colors!

  • Reply J. Elle February 5, 2016 at 12:26 am

    Beautiful dress and I love how you styled this trend! I seriously want to give this one a try soon. 🙂

  • Reply Elegance and Mommyhood February 5, 2016 at 5:44 am

    OMG that dress! It is like modern pop art floral and you know me, I absolutely, most definitely love red. Love how you winterized that lovely dress. Perfect VDay date night look. Love the fun shoes, too.

  • Reply Lanae Bond February 5, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    That is a lovely dress and I love how you are wearing tights with sandals. That is something I have never done but would not mind doing!

  • Reply OceanBlue Style February 5, 2016 at 2:44 pm

    really love that style because I linked one up;-) And its so sophisticated with that dress and really feminine too Dawn. Also color mix is really amazing. Sabina

  • Reply Nicole Mölders - High Latitude Style February 6, 2016 at 8:28 am

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. This dress is really fun. I love these abstract patterns. You perfectly grounded it with the black tight

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