5 Tips on Getting the Most Out of Your Leggings

Women's leggings, tights and skinny jeans – or jeggings are still a hot fashion item. They are even hotter now that the temperature has dropped and you're looking to keep warm. Finding fresh looks and new ways to wear your favorite tights can get tough. You could end up wearing the same old boring combo again and again. To keep your winter favorites from becoming your winter woes, try these tips on getting the most out of your leggings.

Shorter hemlines have some of this season's dresses looking more like tunics. You can see button-down shirts, chunky knits, oversized tee and singlet styles in stores this winter.

Dressing your tunic up with a chunky or elasticised belt can glam up your tights and tunic combo. Worked back with the perfect boots, this look can be worn out on the town. Remember to also accessorise it with a cute bag and some chunky earrings to really get the most out of your outfit.

Mini skirts are very popular, and they come in many different shapes and styles this season. From wild and colorful prints to structured hip-hugging styles, the perfect mini can really dress up a pair of tights or leggings. You could be bold and wear purple, red or yellow tights with some of the colorful patterned prints from labels like Ladakh, Anise and Cooper St..

A mini with tights is a great way to keep warm and dress up your favorite wardrobe item – tights!

Tights and leggings will look fabulous this winter when teamed with this season's blazers, and cropped statement jackets. Pairing your beloved black leggings with a fresh and funky jacket will give you a whole new look to play with. This combo looks even better when worn with a long or oversized tee. An outfit like this screams casual chic and is perfect for window-shopping expeditions or casual fun with the girls.

Sometimes it's easy to overlook the dramatic quality that tights can bring to an outfit. This season you can snap up some lovely embellished tights and leggings. A hot trend is cut-out detail down each leg. You can get fishtail cut outs on the outside leg line or sheer patterns that span the leg. Tights and leggings come in different fabrics and textures and can really glam up any outfit. There are tights with sparkly flecks woven into the fabrics or leggings that are bejeweled with diamante or brass studding. You can also get multi-colored and textured tights such as gray cable knit or navy ribbed – the list is endless!

Baggy Jumpers & Oversized Tees
This look is probably already part of your repertoire. The comfort factor of your Living Doll tights or Anise leggings is high in this combination and it is so easy to wear everyday. Playing up the sporty, casual theme of the oversized tee or jumper can be highlighted by wearing the perfect pair of sneakers or cute canvas lace-ups. Throw on a cute accessory like a chunky neck pendent and keep the colors pastel and gray marl. There you have it, the perfect casual weekend outfit.