We like to think of tights as pants without the price commitment. It's a bit easier to try new patterns and colors; plus, they have the ability to add a bit of the unexpected to any outfit. We've pulled together a list of the twelve best tights out there that will take you from day to night throughout the winter.
And yes, it is possible to wear tights in the depth of winter. One option is layering them - it's easier and more comfortable than you think. There are also truly cold-weather-ready tights out there that will keep you much warmer than your uninformed, pants-wearing friends.
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