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Party Tights

Jessica Wagner

Statement Stockings

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house; Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.

The holidays are here and along with them the most festive of galas. I have number of Christmas celebrations to attend this season, (one of them being the Nutcracker Ballet -- I can’t wait!) all will be complete with my favorite leg wear – statement stockings.  

Getting glammed-up is a part time hobby of mine! While I adore a good party dress I abhor being cold. The best way to keep warm in a twilrly dress is with an extra layer to protect your exposed limbs.

While tights can be practical they can also be styling accessory. I first introduced Berkshire tights (here.) Today, in collaboration with Lipton Publicity, I want to break down a few striking options for a wintery-wonderland look.

FISHNET

From street-style, to the runway, to Instagram, fishnets have gone from being “tights” to a full out "it" layering piece that's completely versatile. Not only have these stockings been worn under everything from skirts to jeans to shorts, but fishnets have found their way to becoming a defining trend of 2017 (as seen here, and in nude form here.)

Fishnets are a great way to add some texture with a subtle touch. You can elevate your fishnets with a bright color or stay black – creating an even more dramatic look with this print. Check out this post here for a sweet pair of thigh-highs that bring about the holiday magic!

Drawing inspiration from the Christmas classic "A Christmas Story" –a FRAGILE leg lamp– complete with a full skirt and a little fringe, (glow of electric sex!) just add an elegant stiletto heel and you’re Yuletide {and party} ready.

Bandana embroidery done locally by Jones & Co. She has an amazing selection of items and can embroider anything you bring her way! Would make such a cute Christmas gift!


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SLIMMING
"Get Skinny" Microfiber Shaping Tights

Get skinny in some slimming opaque tights for a full coverage look that also offers support. These will allow room for seconds of dessert and also come in a microfiber for the real cold temps to help you stay warm and cozy.

These go perfect under any little black party dress. I love how Berkshire makes their tights super soft but they don’t sag or bunch up. It’s a smooth look - flattering under a skirt or even under cropped ankle slacks. You want your tights to fit properly, and Berkshire has options for every size and shape. This slimming style is seriously comfortable. Lets's be real, no one wants to be walking around like a penguin with their legs glued together, plus they breathe. (YAY!)

I found this pair easy to slide into. I even put mine on standing up, not horizontal on the bed! A good set of shape-wear tights will hit the right places and show off the contours of the leg. This is a great option for a natural and slender look, in any shade.

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SHEER ANKLET

Another look I have been attempting to master is the heels + socks. It’s a little tricky to get just right, but I found a great way to experiment with this look is with sheer anklet socks.

You can see a sheer set of tights I styled with Hunter boots last winter here, and a dainty dot pair here, but what's fun abut these socks is their charm - a slight cuff and ruffled anklet make for a simple and sweet look. 

I can not tell you how long I’ve wanted to pull-off this combo, but you know how it usually goes?Either you don’t have the right shoes, or you don’t have the right socks or it’s not the right time. Well, now the stars have finally aligned and I did it (or so I think!) Classic turned into an eccentric statement.

Try sheer socks with a pair of heels to avoid a blister, or add some protection to your feet. I played it rather safe with the simple black, but I have a drawer full of stockings that I envision charming combinations of sandals and socks. (Glitter! Stars! Tulle!) Perhaps this will be the year. Until then, if you are looking for a new way to style you socks or want to add a little style without a full tight, give it a try and be sure to share you looks with me!

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Outfit Details:
Fishnet Tights - Style 8010: Berkshire c/o
"Get Skinny" Microfiber Shaping: Berkshire c/o
Sheer Anket Socks - Style 6753: Berksire  c/o

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DIFF - Charitable Eyewear

Jessica Wagner

Autumn Shades

Together we can make a DIFFERENCE

I am so happy to support DIFF Eyewear. You guys know my affinity for sunnies and these are seriously the tops. You may have seen me post about DIFF in the past (here and here.)

For every pair of sunglasses sold, DIFF donates a pair of reading glasses to someone in need! 

DIFF creates chic sunglasses that stand up for greater good. I am all about rallying for a cause! They have a grand selection designer options in effortless and affordable styles.  

I have been styling these cat-eye mirror shades to add a bit of glamour to my bundled up fall layers. I love that they can hide my tired eyes from early mornings // late nights. They seriously give me mega-confidence!

Sophisticated, stylish, and just in time for the holidaysDIFF is running their biggest sale ever! Starting Thanksgiving evening through Cyber Monday purchase a pair of sunglasses and help DIFF continue to do good in the world! 

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>> Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales <<

Buy One Pair, 30% off

Buy Two Pairs, 40% off

Buy Three Pairs, 50% off  



A PAIR OF READING GLASSES MIGHT SEEM INSIGNIFICANT, BUT IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD IT’S OFTEN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN POVERTY AND PROSPERITY.
— SHERRY GRIGSBY, FOUNDER EYES ON AFRICA

This is one of the biggest sales DIFF has ever run, no code needed! (Excludes new styles and licensing.) Make a difference today! Wishing you all a happy and peace-filled Thanksgiving!

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Outfit Details:
Sunglasses: DIFF Charitable Eyewear Becky BLACK + FLASH GREY GRADIENT LENS c/o

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Vintage Rose

Jessica Wagner

Shades Of Blush

If there is one thing I can't resist it’s a rose gold shade of dusty pink (and a badass feminist top.)

Besides black, white and navy, there are a few color schemes I constantly gravitate towards. Bold orange-reds. Vibrant or muted yellows. Cool shades of pale blue. And vintage pink. 

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Of course, these are the shades that easily mix and match – constants in any wardrobe that fall into the “neutral” category.  Then there are others that speak.

There are shades that can instantly lift a mood. When simply wearing a color makes you feel good, it better become a regular.

For the last couple years my absolute favorite hue to wear is blush pink. (I know, groundbreaking.) It’s become ever so popular among Millennials, but I love it because of this. Plus, it makes it easy to find. (Hence, the top, the watch, the beret and the shoes!)

Also, if you like my JORD Wood Watch (I've been lusting after one since Rob got his) you can get 25% off to any watch site-wide here.

When dressing, colors can represents an idea – or makes a statement on their own.

Dusty, pale-pink a symbol of romantic love. Maybe it’s a matter of opinion, but in color psychology pink is a sign of hope. It’s a positive, full of warmth and comfort. A color of feeling. Youthful. Feminine. It can read playful, cute, or charming even, but I have come to find it also represents a strength --a banner for the power of female.

My blush femme tee already feels like an old trusty friend. I remember growing up my favorite shirt was a sort of ugly üuber soft worn-out baseball tee of my dads. That's what this reminds me of. Even though this babe is new, she is a plain pink power player full of nostalgia. It’s my favorite on rotation right now. Women, you know what I’m saying. I am all about lifting up my fellow females. She is a shout out to my suffragists who fought before me for their right to vote, and advanced causes for birth control, civil rights and economic equality. The fight we are still fighting. We need gender equality, protection for immigrants, minorities, LGBTQ rights and access to women’s health services, and so much more.

Maybe it’s in my color, but it’s also in my persuasion.

Pink speaks softly. Clearly. Loudly. Strongly. 

Speaking of pink, did you notice the subtle embroidery below my jeans pocket? I had to have these straight leg mom-jeans when I saw the hard-worn details. And raw-edge hems and if you get close enough you will know – girls bite back. 

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Outfit Details:
Top: Verbena Feminist Tee Sweater: Old (similar here) Bottoms: H&M Straight Jeans "Girls Bite Back" Shoes: Forever 21 Knotted Bow Flats (on sale!) Basket: Free People Sunglasses: DIFF Charitable Eyewear Hat: Free People Du Jour Beret in Pink Pearl Watch: JORD Cassia - Walnut & Vintage Rose c/o

Receive an instant 25% off gift code to JORD WOOD WATCHES HERE.  
Codes expire December 19th. 

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What colors seem to dominate your wardrobe? What do you think that says about you? I'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!