A skirt that is a bit too short – leggings that go over the knees in a similar colour or slightly darker colour are a great way of distracting from a short length skirt, or a long tunic. The shorter the skirt, the more opaque the legging needs to be.
An unusual construction dress or skirt if you may be flashing too much leg, try a thick legging as an alternative to a very slim cut trouser.
Dark dresses can be teamed with a matching hose style legging – here is a maternity dress in brown with a brown legging.
Knee-length dress with a hose style 3/4 legging, makes the dress a tad longer and hides and slims your knees and calves, but you can add some detail with a lace or other trimmed hem if you want.
Leggings have a modern look, so keep shoes simple and low vamp and also modern to suit.
Beware of shiny leggings as you age – they draw attention and are more suited to the teens and twenties than 40+. If you like patterned hose or leggings, be aware they they are drawing attention, be happy for that attention to rest on your legs.
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