Thursday, October 4, 2012

Fall Style Made Easy with Tights and Leggings

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of No nonsense for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

A new season means I start looking through magazines and stores, searching for ways to update my wardrobe on a budget. So I was really looking forward to trying out these No nonsense tights and leggings.

First I tried on the No nonsense lace tights. Yes, I was scared at first! I haven't worn lace tights since Madonna's first album. But these lace tights were lovely. They had a pretty pattern, and I loved the soft pink tone. It surprisingly went with my favorite Fall skirt with lace edging and embroidery, and it was neutral enough to go with either a similarly pale sweater, or a more richly colored one. To contrast with the femininity of the tights, I paired them with some slighty rugged wedge ankle boots, and finished my look with the cowl my mom knit for me.

Pink sweater: Banana Republic / Teal Sweater: J. Crew. / Lace Tights: c/o No nonsense. Boots: Aerosoles.

One look at the corduroy leggings from No nonsense and I knew they'd be comfortable and warm. It was easy to put together an every day look with my favorite cover-up-my-bum sweater. When it gets colder, I can definitely wear these leggings with boots, but for now, I'm pairing them with some patterned flats, plus my mom's pom-pom scarf. 

Sweater: H&M. /  Corduroy Leggings: c/o No nonsense. Flats: Missoni

Many thanks to my photography assistant, who showed me how to work it.

I was not surprised that the tights and leggings I tried were of such good quality. I've been wearing No nonsense since age 6! No, I wasn't on the 70s version of Toddlers and Tiaras, but I was a figure skater. Back then, we wore panty hose over our thick tights during performances, and yes, I know we wore No nonsense. And just like back then, No nonsense is affordable and available at your local grocery, mass retailer, or drug store. So it's easy to change up your look...grab some milk, grab some leggings. 

But these days, No nonsense is more than the nude, black and white hose of yesteryear. No nonsense is now modern and stylish, yet accessible, and has recently partnered with Jill Martin, author of the NY Times Best Seller "I Have Nothing To Wear!" and Correspondent for Access Hollywood. In this video, she's talking about how to add a punch of color to your basic fall wardrobe, by simply picking up a pair of colorful No nonsense tights.

See more of Jill's expert advice by liking No nonsense on Facebook, following No nonsense on Twitter, and by visit the No nonsense website by clicking the orange button below. 

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7 comments:

  1. steph!

    you're so cute! i've heard about the leggings from No Nonsense. they look so comfy! i'll have to try them out. i'm like you, i would have to wear a bulky sweater to cover up my booty! ;)
    fun post!!!

    xo
    kellie

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  2. Steph, I am SO HAPPY that No Nonsense has come out with a line of leggings! I can't wait to try a pair...and I have a feeling I'll be getting more than one. I used their stockings when I was a baton twirler (sshhhh!) growing up! ;)

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  3. Cute leggings! And I love your little helper's poses, too! Work it! :)

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  4. The corduroy leggins are too cute! Love your little helper. :)

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  5. Both outfits are so cute Steph! I didn't know No Nonsense made leggings - those look so comfy!

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  6. Great post, Steph! You definitely worked those leggings!

    suzy

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