Rex Features There are three fundamental questions that must be addressed at this point in every year. And, drumroll, question three: The first two are mere detail; the third is everything. The opaque tights issue is a thorny one in fashion. It divides women along class and generational lines.
Her tiny brown toes pointed and flexed inside her pink ballet slippers. Ballet culture is European-dancers donning pink tights and slippers to give the illusion of a long, white skin leg line. Many Black women go through the tedious process of looking for hosiery to complement their skin. Mismatched nude tights can make Black legs appear ashy. Most sheer colored nylons and tights on the market are made to complement white skin.