Ga Ga for tights

Celebrity Lady Ga Ga  loves her legwear. This is one entertainer that has tights as her trademark whether she is performing or running around in town. Lady Ga Ga has helped demonstrate to the younger generation that tights are cool and can be fun to wear on a regular basis.
Lady Ga Ga is in pantyhose all the time

think old school fashion flip flops and bare legs are over, it is time to start wearing tights as outwear, as a fashion statement like Lady Ga Ga.
When Lady Ga Ga was a little girl, she would sing along on her mini plastic tape recorder to Michael Jackson and Cyndi Lauper hits and get twirled in the air in daddy’s arms to the sounds of the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. The precocious child would dance around the table at fancy Upper West Side restaurants using the breadsticks as a baton. And, she would innocently greet a new babysitter in nothing but her birthday suit.

In the early days in her sexy legwear, always!!!
It’s no wonder that little girl from a good Italian New York family, turned into the exhibitionist, multi-talented singer-songwriter with a flair for theatrics that she is today:Lady Ga Ga.
“I was always an entertainer. I was a ham as a little girl and I’m a ham today,” saysLady Ga Ga, 22, who made a name for herself on the Lower East Side club scene with the infectious dance-pop party song “Beautiful Dirty Rich,” and wild, theatrical, and often tongue-in-cheek “shock art” performances where Ga Ga – who designs and makes many of her stage outfits — would strip down to her hand-crafted hot pants and bikini top, light cans of hairspray on fire, and strike a pose as a disco ball lowered from the ceiling to the orchestral sounds of A Clockwork Orange.

“I always loved rock and pop and theater. When I discovered Queen and David Bowie is when it really came together for me and I realized I could do all three,” says Ga Ga, who nicked her name from Queen’s song “Radio Ga ga” and who cites rock star girlfriends, Peggy Bundy, and Donatella Versace as her fashion icons. “I look at those artists as icons in art. It’s not just about the music. It’s about the performance, the attitude, the look; it’s everything. And, that is where I live as an artist and that is what I want to accomplish.”

Lady Gaga Performs Just Dance on Tonight Show With Jay Leno @ Yahoo! Video

That goal might seem lofty, but consider the artist: Lady Ga Ga is the girl who at age 4 learned piano by ear. By age 13, she had written her first piano ballad and discovered a love for tights. At 14, she played open mike nights at clubs such as New York’s the Bitter End by night in sheer black pantyhose and was teased for her quirky, eccentric style by her Convent of the Sacred Heart School (the Manhattan private school Nicky and Paris Hilton attended) classmates by day. At age 17, she became was one of 20 kids in the world to get early admission to Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. Signed by her 20th birthday and writing songs for other artists (such as the Pussycat Dolls, and has been asked to write for a series of Interscope artists) before her debut album was even released, Lady Ga Ga has earned the right to reach for the sky.

Early days still working on her Identity, yet always wore pantyhose!

“My goal as an artist is to funnel a pop record to a world in a very interesting way,” says Lady Ga Ga, who wrote all of her lyrics, all of her melodies, and played most of the synth work on her album, The Fame (Streamline/Interscope/KonLive). “I almost want to trick people into hanging with something that is really cool with a pop song. It’s almost like the spoonful of sugar and I’m the medicine.”

On The Fame, it’s as if Lady Ga Ga took two parts dance-pop, one part electro-pop, and one part rock with a splash of disco and burlesque and generously poured it into the figurative martini glasses of the world in an effort to get everyone drunk with her Famous pantyhose legs. “The Fame is about how anyone can feel famous,” she explains. “Pop culture is art. It doesn’t make you cool to hate pop culture, so I embraced it and you hear it all over The Fame. But, it’s a sharable fame. I want to invite you all to the party. I want people to feel a part of this pantyhose lifestyle.”

Classy Sexy side of Lady Ga Ga in Black Pantyhose

The CD’s opener and first single, “Just Dance,” gets the dance floor rocking in her shiny tights with it’s “fun, L.A., celebratory vibe.” As for the equally catchy, “Boys Boys Boys,” Lady Ga Ga doesn’t mind wearing pantyhose and her influences on her sleeve. “I wanted to write the female version of Motley Crue’s ‘Girls Girls Girls,’ but with my own twist. I wanted to write a pop song that rockers would like.”

“Beautiful Dirty Rich” sums up her time of self-discovery, living in the Lower East Side and dabbling in drugs and the party scene. “That time, and that song, was just me trying to figure things out,” says GaGa. “Once I grabbed the reigns of my artistry, I fell in love with that more than I did with the party life.” On first listen, “Paparazzi” might come off as a love song to cameras, and in all honestly, GaGa jokes “on one level it IS about wooing the paparazzi and wanting fame. But, it’s not to be taken completely seriously. It’s about everyone’s obsession with that idea. But, it’s also about wanting a guy to love you and the struggle of whether you can have success or love or both.”

Lady Ga Ga shows her passion for pantyhose fashion in public and for love songs on such softer tracks as the Queen-influenced “Brown Eyes” and the sweet kiss-off break-up song “Nothing I can Say (eh eh).” “‘Brown Eyes’ is the most vulnerable song on the album,” she explains. “‘Eh Eh’ is my simple pop song about finding someone new and breaking up with the old boyfriend.”

For the new tour for this album, fans will be treated to a more polished version of what they saw (and loved) at her critically acclaimed Lollapalooza show in August 2007 and Winter Music Conference performance in March 2008. “This new show is the couture version of my handmade downtown performance of the past few years. It’s more fine-tuned, but some of my favorite elements to my past shows – the disco balls, hot pants, sequin, and stilettos complimenting my choice of pantyhose for the evening – will still be there. Just more fierce and more of a conceptual show with a vision for pop performance art.”

Lace patterned pantyhose are in her lingerie drawer also

It’s been a while since a new pop artist has made her way in the music industry the old-fashioned/grass roots way by paying her dues with seedy club gigs and self-promotion. This is one rising pop star who hasn’t been plucked from a model casting call, born into a famous family, won a reality TV singing contest, or emerged from a teen cable TV sitcom. “I did this the way you are supposed to. I played every club in New York City and I bombed in every club and then killed it in every club and I found myself as an artist. I learned how to survive as an artist, get real, and how to fail and then figure out who I was as singer and performer. And, I worked hard.”

Lady Ga Ga adds with a wink in her eye, “And, now, I’m just trying to change the world in my pantyhose one sequin at a time.”

Featured Chictopian Kookulai

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How do you get your inspiration for the outfits you wear? I draw inspiration from everywhere: print ads, TV/movie characters, people on the streets, bloggers, the list could go on and on. My latest inspiration actually came from the style of Angus Young, the guitarist for AC/DC.


What made you start posting your pictures on chictopia? The feedback from Chictopia is amazing, and refreshingly welcoming. I never had such an influx of comments when starting on other fashion sites, and that sort of interaction is exactly what I was looking for when I started blogging; I still get more comments on my chicblog than my actual blog!


What blogs and websites do you follow and why ? My favorite blogs are,,, http://wardrobesandwhimsy.blogspot, and What I appareciate about all of them is that their content moves past solely their clothing, and you can really get an idea of how their personalities would be if you met them in life.



Would you describe yourself as a trendsetter or fashion follower ? I don't consider myself trendy and am wary of the coming and going of fashion. But by this same token I'm not exactly following so I don't think either is an accurate description of my style.


How would you describe your style ? I try to stick to the classics and throw in a little twist. I'm very into neutral and monocromatic looks with a tailored look.



Does the hosiery you wear dictate the clothes, outfit you wear ? Very much so, all through out the fall and winter! A lot of times I pick the tights I want to wear and style the outfit around my choice.
What is in your hosiery drawer or closet ? It would be nice if you could take a photo and list the tights you own. (I attached a photo of the tights listed here, and the list reads from left to right.) betsey johnson leopard print, hue cranberry, target teal, gap patterned grey, gap patterned navy, target fuschia, gap teal, urban outfitters black patterned, hot sox grey patterned, gap black patterned, wal-mart purple, gap brown patterned, wal-mart grey. Also not pictured: many, many pairs of hue black tights, american eagle polka dot tights, and target brown.


How do you choose your hosiery ? Since most of my clothing is falls into the neutral category, I tend to pick out tights that will mesh with that color palette. I also am very partial to certain brands, namely Gap and Hue.

Where do you shop for hoseiry ? Obviously Gap...Marshall's has a lot of amazing choices - everything from Hue to Kate Spade! - as does Target.

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What was the last item of hosiery you brought, how much you spent etc ? The last pair was from UO, they were $14 and are a black floral pattern.

Do you prefer sheer or opaque tights,stockings or holdups,socks or kneehighs,sheer toe or reinforced ? I haven't worn stockings in ages! I actually used to get in trouble for not wearing them to formal chruch/school events. I am definitely all about the full length, opaque tights. I've tried knee socks and some of the thigh highs, but truthfully my legs are not thin enough to pull that look off!

How does wearing tights make you feel emotionally ? More feminine,better with girly outfits not thought about it ? I always feel very confident when wearing tights. They make micro minis seem suddenly appropriate. I also feel tights are the distinction between being adult in your fall/winter skirt wearing and childish. I recently went to my highschool brother's swim banquet and was horrifed to see the girls bare legged. I could only stare and think, "Are they for real? Aren't they cold? Don't they realize they look ridiculous!?"


When do you wear hosiery,daily-once a week etc ? I don't wear jeans outside of work, so any and every place I go I wear tights! Daily, for sure.

What is your hosiery staple ? As lame as it sounds, my Hue black tights get a lot of use, whether it be on their own or layered under something patterned. I own a shameful amount of them.


What are your style tips for wearing tights ? If the tights are a bit out there - leopard print or neon - let that be the only stand out in your ensemble. (Unless, of course, the "too much" look is what you're going for.)

Two toned tights tutorial

Someone pmed me asking where I got my gold/silver tights from.
I'm actually wearing three separate tights in the picture above.
I found Jester tights on Ebay, but they lacked variety in color.
So I decided to make my own version.
I'm in class right now, but this is so easy that images aren't needed.

no scissors
two colored tights
neutral/nude tights (but tight seamless/microfiber underwear (like Spanx) will do)

1. Take one of the colored tights and invert one leg into the other, creating a single stocking.
2. Repeat step one with the other colored tights.
3. Put on the neutral/nude tights or spanx. This is your base.
4. Wear the colored stockings over so that it resembles leather "cowboy" chaps.
5.Tuck in the extra fabric on the top into the base.

♥ Gather the material first before combining the legs.
♥ The inner edge of the stockings may lower throughout the day, so gather the fabric in such a way that more fabric is on the upper leg.
♥ Smoothen out the edges and make sure there is no unnecessary creases when tucking in.
♥ Choose a lower denier for your base if it's hot outside, since you are practically doubling the denier of the colored stockings.
♥ I suppose you can try this with leggings, but it may be a little bulky.
Bonus: layer on mesh (fishnet, lace, etc) tights on top!

Primark tights

Has anyone got these tights for sale or similar (Primark suspender,dots,hearts or bows) ? Im not fussed if there all ready laddered,ripped (i like the grunge look:)) but can be brand new if you have spairs (Original price paid by the kind sponser of FML so you can go out and buy a new pair for your old ones sold) . Message me 

Thx Lisa xo

Celebrity legwear Style: Fearne Cotton

Name:Fearne Cotton
Hair Colour:Blonde
Eye Colour:Blue
Body Type:Straight Up
P.O.B:London, England

Successful TV presenter, interviewer extraordinaire, bubbly radio DJ and clothing designer, Fearne Cotton is living the new-age celebrity dream. Juxtaposing girly ensembles with a rock chic edge, Fearne is often seen dipping in and out of trends, adding her own kooky finishes to keep it unique.

2010 has seen Fearne adopt a love of black but she keeps it vibrant and fresh with tousled hair, stacked bangles, tons of rings and devil red lips. She tops the look off with this season’s must-have bag and a hot boyfriend.

One item that you’ll regularly see Fearne wearing is skinny jeans - a staple for any fashion icon’s wardrobe and the perfect piece to dress up or down. Fearne teams the skinnies with feminine pieces such as sheer shirts, lacy socks and demure heels - let’s call it ‘girly goth’.

Fearne is also famous for her love of frocks and some of her looks definitely suggest a nod towards Chanel. Think shift dresses teamed with pearls, handmade collars, lace inserts and button detailing, but Fearne will always liven things up with quirky accessories such as unusual tights to keep the look original.

Her other sartorial favourites include rock chic tees and bold prints such as polka-dot shirts and leopard-print coats. Fearne is a girl on the go and her style accommodates this by being comfortable but vibrant, eclectic and effortlessly stylish.

Tips for stealing Fearne’s style:

Invest in a pair of great skinny jeans and dress them up with sheer blouses or down with rock chic tees. Don’t be afraid of coloured denim!

You can never have enough accessories (especially rings) - combine textures and colours to keep the look original and eclectic

Go for black winged eyeliner, red nails and red lips

Liven up a black palette with bold prints

Always carry a statement must-have handbag

Think girly but with a tomboy edge

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More Fearne cotton pics here

Stacey Solomon the bubbly brunette wears racy tights to her birthday party

Stacey Solomon the bubbly brunette wears racy tights to her birthday party

The came third in last year's X Factor behind Olly Murs and Joe McElderry.

But Stacey Solomon still had plenty to celebrate last night as she marked her 21st birthday with a 'girly night out' with her friends at London nightclub Whisky Mist. 
The star was wearing a breathtakingly short white 1960s-style three-quarter sleeve shift dress, with charcoal grey lacy tights and matching platform shoeboots for her knees-up at the exclusive Mayfair nightspot. 
Writing on Twitter, she gushed: 'Fanx for all my birfday messages love ya all loads mwaa soooo happpy xxx xxxxx' 

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Girls' night: Stacey Solomon donned a tiny white mini dress and on-trend lacy tights for her 21st birthday celebrations last night at London club Whisky Mist
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Going home: Stacey, seen her on the way home from her celebrations, thinks Gamu still has a chance on the X Factor
Stacey took a break from her busy career gigging around the UK for her birthday celebrations.  
Later this month, she has live shows at Butlins at Minehead on October 22, with two more to follow in Bognor Regis on October 23 and Skegness the day after.

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Tips for buying tights online

There’s little question that what we choose to wear on our legs is a reflection of our pragmatism, our sense of style, or sometimes both. Thanks to advances in fiber technology, our choices in tights, stockings, pantyhose, and other legwear have never been greater. And, thanks to the Internet, we can easily find products that simply aren’t available in our local stores. To find the best online source for legwear, use the following guidelines. So Check this out.

A Dedicated Site

While many apparel-related websites carry pantyhose and fashion tights, it’s best to shop at an online store that is dedicated to selling only legwear. In fact, go a step further and shop on a site that is a leader in supplying women with world-class hosiery. When you do, you’ll be able to select from the largest variety of products available. Because a dedicated site concentrates on one type of product, you will have access to all of the latest hosiery on the market. In addition, you’ll be able to draw on an incredible depth and breadth of knowledge about hosiery when making your selections. Because the site is highly specialized, you can be sure that everyone from the owner to the customer service representatives will provide you with accurate information and help.

Variety of Styles

A good online source for legwear will have a variety of types and styles of hosiery products. For example, they’ll have tights and pantyhose, but will also carry items like stockings, thigh highs, holdups, and bodystockings. Within a category like tights, you should be able to select from among a variety of fabrications, including velvety cottons, warm wools, and sleek microfibers. Similarly, since coloured hosiery is in vogue these days, you should be able to choose from among dozens of colors. And, of course, a wide variety of brands should be available.


A dedicated online hosiery site is much more likely than a non-specialty site to provide you with helpful and accurate descriptions of the products they carry. They will explain, for example, the difference between 30 denier and 80 denier tights, as well as the types of seams, panties, panels, and gussets that each style has.

Customer Ratings

One person’s idea of perfect tights may be another person’s nightmare. A site that enables customers to review and rate products will help you make an informed buying decision.

Price Point

A comprehensive online hosiery site will have products available at a variety of price points, so you can find a variety of legwear to fit your needs. Perhaps you need relatively inexpensive knee-highs to wear with slacks to work, but want to indulge in French silk stockings for special occasions. A great website will have it all.

Size Ranges

Regardless of what women are led to believe, one size doesn’t fit all. Women who are full-figured, who are petite, or who have very long legs are often left out when it comes to buying tights and other hosiery. A dedicated site that is committed to customer service will have beautiful styles available for virtually every body type, and will be able to answer any questions you may have about fit.