' Nautical Nylons: Seamed Tights for Spring – What Katie Did

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Spring has sprung and we're talking shorts! Practical, versatile and elegant, shorts are a wardrobe staple for warmer weather. And what hosiery solution do we have for shorts? That's right, our collection of seamed stockings are available as tights! 

Nautical Style | Vintage Retro Hosiery Seamed Tights

Whether you're channelling high-waist bombshell cut Marilyn Monroe styles, Rita Hayworth's classic tailored-tennis look or pulling off 1950s girl scout galore, shorts are incredibly versatile. Here, Katie wears a pair from The House Of Foxy ( who are one of our favourite repro brands for their quality and tailoring), which are based on a 1930s design. 

Nautical Style | Vintage Retro Hosiery Seamed Tights

For a nautical touch, try teaming navy with red. For the above look we've styled dark blue shorts with a Bernie Dexter striped top, a Collectif bolero and a knitted red scarf from Katie's collection. Shiny patent BAIT shoes complete the look.

Nautical Style | Vintage Retro Hosiery Seamed Tights

Tights are a much better solution for shorts and shorter-length skirts as you don't have to worry about your stocking welts peeping out of the legs. If you're wearing close-fitting styles too, it means you don't get suspender strap marks through the fabric.

Nautical Style | Vintage Retro Hosiery Seamed Tights

(Guest model appearance from Maisie, Richard and Katie's new rescue dog, who has settled very well into the WKD team, and thoroughly enjoyed being on hand for this photoshoot!) 

Nautical Style | Vintage Retro Hosiery Seamed Tights

Here we've teamed this nautical look (jumper above by Rocket Originals) with our Red/Champagne Seamed Tights. If the weather was a little colder, another option would have been our Black/Champagne Tights, which would also have been a great way of styling these shorts as a winter outfit. 

Nautical Style | Vintage Retro Hosiery Seamed Tights

Our tights are also available in a range of colours to suit all outfits: Champagne/Black, Black/Black, Champagne/Latte, Champagne/Green, Champagne/Red, Champagne/Champagne, Champagne/Pink, Black/Red/ Opaque Black/Red Lace, Opaque Black/Grey Lace, Champagne/ Red Polka Dot and Champagne/ Black Polka Dot. Tell us which are your favourites in the comments below! 

Credits:
Model: Katie 
By What Katie Did:
Contrast Seamed Tights in Champagne/Red, S/M or M/L - £10.00

 

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