20 bright and funky-printed tights to jazz up your dreary winter outfits

‘Tis the season to shiver all over every time you want to wear a cute dress, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Those of us who love wearing dresses and skirt year-round know that a good pair of statement tights can elevate an outfit from too cold to on fire. Why put away all your favorite outfits when you could just mix and match them with a funky pair of tights?!

While you could easily find yourself a pair of neutral tights at your nearest drugstore, we are far more drawn to all of the bold colors and printed designs available right now. The world is your oyster full of artistic tights, and we’re resourceful fisherwomen ready to guide you towards our favorite pairs.

As a warning, you may want to double-check your wallet before feasting your eyes on these offerings, because they are sure to tempt you into treating yourself.

1Modcloth Tip-Top Shapes Geometric Tights, $15


These trippy geometric tights will transport your outfit to another dimension, which honestly sounds incredible right about now.

2ASOS Weekday Checked Tights, $13


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Class is in session with these orange plaid tights, and we are ready to learn.

3Black Milk Clothing Mermaid Hosiery, $28.85


Who says you can’t be channel your mermaid fantasies in the wintertime?

4Urban Outfitters Out From Under Jewel Seam Fishnet Tight, $16


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These glittery fishnets will help you werk the holiday party and the club dance floor.

5Jonathan Aston Two Tone Leaf Patterned Tights, $18.33


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These gorgeous floral tights are great to mix and match with black or neutral outfits, and they will truly make any outfit pop.

6Gipsy Multi Floral Jacquard Tights, $13.08


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These blue-black tights feature a winding vine of passion-colored flowers that would ideally pair with a short velvet dress.

7Trasparenze Platino Tights, $23.59


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If you’ve ever wanted to wear a gothic garden on your legs, then you’ve come to the right place. These tights will have you singing Zola Jesus songs in no time.

8Boohoo Leopard Spot Tights, $4


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When it comes to rocking bold patterned tights, it’s impossible to go wrong with leopard print. We would all do well to take a page from the book of Fran Drescher’s fashion sense.

9Forever 21 Floral Lace Tights, $6.90

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These intricate lace floral tights spell out pure elegance, and bring a splash of unique detail to any outfit.

10A New Day Tights in scarlet, $8


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Sometimes, the best pair of statement tights match the glass of wine you’re nursing at the party.

11I.N.C Floral Back-Seam Tights, $14.99


The floral details on these tights remind us of an elegant book illustration. Fittingly, we know they’ll help any outfit tell a more compelling story.

12Anthropologie Abstract Tights, $22


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If you want your legs to look stitched up like a cute winter hat, then these tights are perfect. They are as versatile as they are cozy.

13DKNY Basic Control Top Tights in Green, $9.99


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Regardless of whether you celebrate Christmas or adhere to the red and green trend this time of year, these deep green tights will add a pop of color to your holiday lewks.

14ColineDesign Pride and Prejudice Tights, $24.90


If you’re a Jane Austen fan, these hand-printed tights might be the statement piece you didn’t know you needed. They’re bold, bright, and a surefire conversation starter.

15Gameboy Tights in Cream, $21.60


If you’re a digital girl living in a digital world, then these Gameboy-inspired tights might strike your fancy.

16Sunny Side Up Print Sheer Tights, $19.80


We’d be hard-pressed to find a pair of leggings as bold as these egg-printed, sheer beauties.

17Miss Olina Color Star Print Tights, $19


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These pastel star prints transport us back to the glowing ceiling stars of our childhood, which is a nice place to return to.

18Mixit Floral Two Tone Tights, $9.99


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These tights give us luxe art nouveau vibes, and make us want to pull out an old-fashioned trench with a feathered hat.

19Free People Celestial Night Tights, $18


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Who among us doesn’t want to match the milky way this winter?

20Happy Socks Sophie Tights, $32


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Adding these tights is a surefire way to level up your ensemble.

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