Over-the-knee socks are a wardrobe staple for the cold months. They keep you warm and also help add dimension to just about any outfit. Still, it can be a little tricky to properly style them without looking like a schoolgirl (I get it).
Fortunately, you can adopt a few easy styling tips to wear this transitional piece successfully and benefit from the additional warmth they provide.
Here are 6 style tips to wear over-the-knee socks in a fashion-forward manner!
Wear them with sheer tights
Combine over-the-knee socks with a pair of sheer tights for extra warmth and for a more mature look. Choose tights that are sheer to create a contrast and add dimension to your look. This combination is sure to become a fall/winter go-to.
Have fun with different patterns
Wear sheer tights that have various patterns such as polka dots, hearts or stars with your over-the-knee socks. This little detail will allow you to constantly reinvent your looks and again add dimension to your outfit, which will have you looking like a street-style star and not a schoolgirl.
Play with proportions
For a fashion-forward look, be sure to play with proportions when styling your over-the-knee socks. Keep your look conservative, by wearing layers such as a long coat and cardigan over a dress or skirt.
To create the perfect layered look, you need to show where your over-the-knee socks end and allow your tights to show. Opt for skirts and dresses that are reasonably short and combine with longer, and more conservative pieces.https://www.instagram.com/p/BCYL32dOPvv/
Layer them under boots
Switch up the look of your high boots with a hint of sock peeking out the top. Over-the-knee socks can easily fit under a pair of high boots and will provide additional warmth.
Opt for heels
Combine over-the-knee socks with a pair of booties that have a bit of a heel to instantly lengthen your legs. Again, this little detail will allow you to look more mature and will keep your look proportional.
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