Monday , January 25 2021

fashion tights + style to inspire link up

fashion tights - Thrifting Diva  It’s all about these fashion tights in this outfit.  I literally built this outfit to feature these fun tights.  It’s also a great thing that the weather in San Diego is still very mild (upper 70s and 80s), so I can definitely get away with wearing this outfit both during the day and evenings.

fashion tights - Thrifting Diva fashion tights - Thrifting Diva I picked up these tights from Ross Fashion For Less for $4.99 as an impulse buy as they were right next to the register.  You guys already know about my love for Ross as seen here and here and here.  Their thrifty prices on fashionable items speaks volumes to my budget conscious needs.  Honestly, I have never worn tights like these before because I have always lived on the east coast.
By the time, fall hits in those parts, there is no way I wanted exposed skin for the sake of looking cute.  However, the beautiful San Diego weather has allowed me to step up my fashion game and try out more fall trends.  Thus — these tights!

fashion tights - Thrifting Diva fashion tights - Thrifting Diva Heading out for ladies’ night, I figured I could test drive these tights.   Of course, a mini skirt was a must since I wanted to show off the pattern in the tights.   I thrifted this black Express skirt from a Goodwill in Los Angeles for $2.99 — can you say score!  Going for some color, I went with this red cowl neck Banana Republic sweater, thrifted from the Salvation Army for $4.00.   I added a striped long sleeve shirt underneath.  Of course, that black and white striped shirt was only $1.00 at the United Cerebral Palsy thrift store.  I have a thing for stripes and buy them all the time when I am thrifting.  They are perfect pieces to make an outfit stand out.

fashion tights - Thrifting Diva fashion tights - Thrifting Diva I completed this outfit with these booties from Ross Dress For Less for only $16.00.  They are super comfortable and of course, you can’t beat the price.   If you haven’t visited a Ross store yet, you are definitely missing out.  By the way – this is not a sponsored post, although the way I am carrying on about Ross, you would think otherwise.

fashion tights - Thrifting Diva fashion tights - Thrifting Diva The next time I wear these tights, I will certainly try them with tall boots.  Until then, I am loving the booties.

This week, I have the pleasure of co-hosting the Style to Inspire Weekly Link Up with one of my favorite fashion bloggers, Rhea Et Cetera.



Welcome this week’s cohost, Ayana of Thrifting Diva!


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Style to Inspire — a weekly link up creating an online fashion community to inspire and be inspired by our fellow fashionistas! Share your style with us!


1) Please follow your host Rhea via Bloglovin and your cohost Ayana via Bloglovin. Would love if you leave us a comment, too!

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4) Have fun — check out other blogs, comment, and be fashion-inspired!

Cohosting opportunities are available — if you are interested, please email Rhea at — cohosting is a great way to promote your blog!

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  1. The tights are so fun, red looks great on you,


  2. You’re right…those tights are definitely worthy of building an outfit around! And I’m in love with the red sweater…beautiful.

  3. What a great sweater Ayana! And I am a fashion and colored tights addict. I love building outfits around them during the colder months.Great impulse on picking up those 😉

    Alex – Funky Jungle

  4. You look absolutely fabulous! I love the layering and your out of the box styling!
    Red Reticule

  5. Capes are so in style right now! Love the black and red combo. Your pictures are always so fun because you just look like such a happy person.

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

    P.S. Can I join the link up even if my clothes aren’t thrifted?

  6. Those tights are awesome! Your impulse paid off, and I have to say you look stunning in red.
    Gina – On the Daily Express

  7. You are rockin this look, girl! That red is beautiful on you! -xo


  8. These thights are sooo fun and you look fabulous as usual!!! I love how you styled this red crop sweater with a long sleeve shirt underneath!
    Have a great start to your week, fashionista!!
    Edwige |

  9. Those tights are great. I just love how you styled them too. Genius! Really takes the outfit to another level.


  10. I do not have the legs for those tights but one day I will!! Gorgeous as always!

  11. LOVE the tights on you. I’d say it was a good impulse buy at the register!

  12. Such a cute outfit! I live in SC, and we’ve got the same mild weather for most the year–I love finding tights that I can wear during the fall and winter months without sweating! 🙂

  13. Those are such great tights! You have amazing luck when it comes to thrifting–apparently I need to start thrifting in LA! 🙂

  14. The tights are really nice with an interesting pattern. Just love the hair too!

  15. Love the tights! Your skirt accents them so well too!

  16. I love the red. Red is one of my favorite colors.

  17. I love how fun these tights are! Also, those booties are SO cute!

  18. You are just too gorgeous!!!

  19. Can I please have this entire outfit? You are simply the best 🙂

  20. I’m loving this whole combo, but especially that sweater and those tights!

  21. Those tights look FAB on you! 🙂 I like them with the booties, but would love to see them with tall boots too! 🙂 You are so pretty!

  22. This outfit is EVERYTHING and more! You look ravishing! <3 I love the tights!! <3

  23. Love those tights, the pattern on them is amazing. The boots are very cute and I just love the whole ensemble.

  24. This entire look is amazing! Love that red sweater on you!

  25. Super cute outfit!I’m loving that red cape! Looks super warm for the colder months too!

  26. this is definitely my favorite outfit of yours that you’ve posted! the tights, the skirt, the sweater, the top — everything just works perfectly together! love love your style!

    i’m with you about the weather here in socal…. it’s just starting to feel like fall, but even then, not as cold as how our east coasts friends are probably experiencing right now! 🙂

    thanks for cohosting this week! <3

    rhea @

  27. Gorgeous tights, but my favorite might be that poncho. Beautiful color on you!

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