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Rich seam: why the fashion pack is back in love with tights14 Nov 8:25am

Rich seam: why the fashion pack is back in love with tights

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Phoebe Philo led the catwalk hosiery revival – now the rest of the fashion elite has cottoned on, producing covered up, confident and cool styles that have filtered down to the high street The old adage that what goes up must come down is never as apt as with tights. Aside from the obvious, they are frequently described as a fashion staple yet, realistically, they are anything but. In fact, until recently, fashion circles were widely of the opinion that there was nothing more naff than a pair of tights. Tights were for sensible people who took the time to look at the weather forecast before they left the house and prioritised laundry, homework and bed over a lengthy leg-grooming session when they got home. But, this season, there is good news for secret aficionados: tights are back. The renaissance has been building slowly since designer
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