Runway Flash – Gam Rock

Glitz is taking a gritty turn on the runways, with bedazzled legwear outfitting punk- and grunge-inspired ensembles. Capturing the D.I.Y. spirit of the era, sheer tights and trouser socks are sporting an edgy jumble of rhinestones, studs and sequins. Foil applications and Lurex fibers offer smoother, subtler shine; and coarse, heavy-gauge yarns further dim the sparkle. – Nivara Xaykao

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  • I wear tights frequently, and I have a huge collection of tights in neutrals, colors, and patterns. I love how they spice up an outfit. I live in Minnesota and winters are COLD and LONG, so tights are necessary to keep my outfits feeling fresh. I size up to keep them from digging into my middle section, making me look like a snowman. I also have long legs, so the larger size ensures they are long enough for me!

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