Who Got It Right? Red Tights Can Be Tricky

02/07/2007 at 02:00 PM ET

Colored tights can be a tricky trend for the savviest fashionista — what to pair them with? how not to make your legs look larger than necesary? — and it’s pretty bad when you get it wrong. Joss Stone is always out there with her clothing choices, and her appearance at the Monday night Marc Jacobs show was no different. A few tips for Joss: a) don’t wear textured tights with a textured dress, b) wearing mini dresses with colored tights is too much of a good thing and c) never match the color of your tights to your shoes — and hair! Rachel Bilson gets it right, keeping her red tights matte and everything else black so there is just a hit of bright color. Tell us: How do you wear colored tights?

Photo:grant lamos/fashion wire daily; Jeff Vespa/WireImage

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jessie on

I think she could go without the tights and go with some tan ones

Emily on

I like Rachel’s look better mostly because I believe she looks more sophistacted. Joss looks a little too rock and roll-ish for me. It is a little far-fetched from who she really is. I have never seen Joss so wildy dressed.

deb on

My tights match the color of my shoes – a fashion trick that elongates the leg. It’s OK to be kooky and avant-garde with the bright colored hosiery when you’re young – but forget it if you’re over the age of 20.

who cares on

I like joss’s look, it is fun and quirky. her hair ROCKS!!! plus she looks a lot happier than rachel. rachel looks good and pretty, but i hate HER! even though she dresses nicely. i wish she would take some risks once in a while. she is so blahishy niceishy dressed. u know?

Angela Seal on

Rachel Bilson by far looks better in the tights, Joss Stone most definately over did it. It just looked like her legs had a sun burn.

Meaghan on

Rachel definatly pulled it off sooo much better than Joss did… and is it just me or does Joss look like she was going for a Pink look?

Dany on

i think rachel looks best!!! i love her on the O.C.!!!!! i find rachel really cute and she pulls of the look best.

Lauren on

Rach look great in red so ill go with her!

Torri on

Of course it’s obvious that Rachel Bilson looks better…but Rachel is young and she should dress younger.This oufit seems mid 50’s to me.Joss on the other hand is completley opposite. She looks like a 4 year old in her mommy’s clothes and a wig trying to dress like pippi longstocking. it’s time to groww up a little Joss.I love you, just not in this outfit.

Rachel on

Rachel looks amazing as usual, so sheek, Joss just looks like she’s trying to hard, bring back her old look!

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