By Carla Engler
1. Get comfy with a mid-heel boot. Tights, Hanes.
2. Team up an oxford with stripes for a sporty feel. Tights, Hue by Tibi.
3. Black-and-gold tights add luster to this bowed flat. Tights, DKNY.
4. Victorian boots add funk. Tights, Spanx.
5. Mod tights mate artfully with shoeboots. Tights, Hue.
6. Lacy suede dresses it up. Tights, Spanx.
7. Bold dots are a smart detail. Tights, No Nonsense. *Pattern and texture is the best way to update your regular tights.
Originally published in Ladies' Home Journal, October 2008.