This article will look into the many purposes and uses for the classic garment fishnet tights.
Throughout history, fishnet tights have often been seen as a sexy garment only to be worn on occasions when such a look is trying to be achieved.They have been seen throughout a variety of films including Chicago, and have also made a reputation for themselves at the infamous Rocky Horror Show.
Whilst fishnet tights are fabulous for all these purposes, they need not be restricted for such controversial use.
Fishnet tights have become a popular garment for everyday wear, worn with your favourite t-shirt and denim shorts they create a great outfit. A popular trend that has been seen on catwalks throughout fashion shows recently is that of the ‘grunge’ look. Fishnets are the perfect accessory to channel the grunge look and worn with other black accessories they can really compliment your outfit.
Despite fishnet tights being great for everyday wear, this need not diminish their use for fancy dress purposes.
Whether attending a fancy dress party as a superhero or as a children’s TV character, they can add an extra element of design to your outfit.
Many people fear wearing tights as they believe they are easy to ladder and therefore not worth the price tag. However, the great thing about the tights is that if they should ladder, this just adds to the grunge design and again helps you to stand out from the crowd and individualise your outfit.
Fancy dress parties come in all kind of wacky and wonderful ideas. Halloween parties are also a great place to wear your favourite hosiery. For a spooky and scary look, whip out your fake blood and get ripping up your legwear for a truly frightening look! Why not rip your hosiery adding in hole shaped detail, and then with your fake blood draw out cuts and scratches in between the holes, this is bound to give off a scary look!
Fishnet tights can also make great accessories to other outfits. If you a old ripped pair that you no longer wish to wear, do not throw them away! Pack all your old tights into one leg of a pair of black opaque tights, secure the top of the leg together and this can easily be used as a cat’s tail for a Halloween fancy dress costume!
Fancy dress costumes can often be pricey in cost, fishnets allow you to buy a simply cheap costume and then through the use of accessories spice up your outfit and make it the best outfit at the party but at a cheap cost!
Conclusively, fishnet tights make a great accessory for not only fancy dress but they are fit for all purposes. Every hosiery drawer should most definitely have a pair of fishnets- no matter what the occasion! They come in all shapes, colours and sizes so you are bound to find a perfect pair for you. Why spend loads of money on a fancy dress costume when you can just as easily create your own through accessorizing with fishnet tights!