When Q style editor Wendy Donahue received the following e-mail a few weeks ago, Melanie Griffith's triumph as Tess in "Working Girl" flashed before her eyes. But, a full 20 years past that heyday for hosiery, we wondered how stylists around Chicago would advise this extraordinary young woman.
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I want to fit in with the rest of the girls, but I just cannot bring myself to go with the bare look in a professional office environment! From your description, your personal style of dressing is traditional. A lot of the other girls there do not wear hose.
This doesn't make sense to me. Call me old-fashioned if you will, but I like to wear pantyhose and think they are very fashionable if you purchase the right brand and style. If you choose to wear hose, they generally look best when sheer and the same shade or slightly lighter than your legs. Nylons used to be de rigueur in the world of fashion, but nowadays they easily can be considered a fashion faux pas -- especially with open-toe shoes.