Tuesday, April 22, 2014

not your granny's hosiery

{ What I Wore to a wedding: J.Crew dress // H&M clutch // Antonio Melani heels (pays to go shopping with your mom!) // hosiery ℅ Hanes }

all photos | Zipporah Photography
This is my go-to wedding dress. I actually got it Senior year to wear to a college formal, but it continues to find it's way to a wedding at least once a season. Fun polka dot print, forgiving shape for wedding buffet over-indugences & pockets… what's not to love!
Alas, it is time for events that call for pretty dresses - graduations, Mother's Day celebrations, weddings, etc… but after not seeing the sun for many months, my legs aren't quite spotlight ready!

I've got to say, I was unsure when Hanes approached me about reviewing their new ultra sheer "Silk Reflections" sunkissed line of hosiery… I mean, my grandmother wears hose, but I only wear them for warmth October - January.

But after trying my shade (Nude Bronze) & finding it to be a perfect match - my skin + a hint of sun kissed bronze - my legs are ready to shine! The ultra sheer material is super comfortable, & so far, I am finding it relatively snag-resistant. I can't be the only one that snags new tights/hose in the first 5 minutes of wear… the universe hates me!
So, take another look at hose! Hanes Hosiery has tights to complete all your looks for wedding season & beyond, from silky, run-resistant sheers and patterned tights to Sunkissed tights with a bronze glow! And right now, Hanes Hosiery is hosting a Save the Date Sanity Facebook sweepstakes. It is a fun, easy way for you to win free tights & cash prizes!

The sweepstakes ends April 25 so hurry on over to enter to win the grand prize: $1,000 & a sampling of tights valued at over $250. Also, daily winners will be selected each day through Friday to receive a sampling of tights valued at over $50. Anyone 18+ in the U.S. can enter once a day for a chance to win the daily giveaway and the grand prize!

So, would you wear hose? How do you get your legs ready for wedding season?

21 comments:

  1. That's pretty amazing -- I can't even see them, but your legs look amazing! Love the dress that keeps on giving!

    xo Jen
    Skirt The Rules

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  2. I can hardly tell you have them on–your legs just look great!

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  3. I can't even see that they are on your legs! That is so awesome Jessica!


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  4. Wow you can't even tell! Your hair is adorable in this bun, btw!

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  5. such a lovely dress! looks great with the heels! we have a giveaway on our blog, don't forget to check it out!! :)

    Saci
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  6. I may have to give hose a try & I love that you've had that dress for years!

    Maddy

    http://cassidylou.com

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  7. Great post! Love that dress on you. I've been wearing my senior prom dress for years!

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  8. Adorable dress, & I love your shoes!! Can't even tell you're wearing hoes.

    Kristina does the Internets

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  9. Wow, those look so natural! I'll have to pick some up for church.

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  10. I totally cannot even tell! Looks amazing!

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  11. I admit that I rarely (if ever) wear tights, but I can't even tell you're wearing any here! Sounds like an awesome product! I'm also loving this dress. One of my goals this year is to invest in a few timeless dresses just like this one!


    Kaitlin
    www.teaandsequins.com

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  12. Oh I wear hosiery all the time. In my post later today, I am wearing them too. That dress is gorgeous as are the gold pumps. I have a dress in that style. You looked flawless at the wedding. =)

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  13. Jessica,

    Thank you for a positive reaction to a hosiery product. Few and far between these days. Hanes makes some really well engineered products.

    By the way it is "hose" not "hoes". Spell check will get you every time..........

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  14. Haha, spell check totally did get me! I was thinking of gardening instead of women's clothing! Thanks for catching that!
    xx

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  15. that dress is gorgeous!

    xxoo,
    nikki

    www.dreaminneon.blogspot.com

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  16. This is perfect timing for me to read this because I have to get an outfit together for an outdoor summer wedding, and I do think I'm going to need to wear hose. Thanks for the review!


    Bailey
    aka Bailey

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  17. I say, "gosh dang!" I didn't know you were wearing hose. They don't look like granny hose to me. I wish I was taking you to the wedding.

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