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Fall 2012 Look Book

Fun and Fashion Legwear for Fall

It’s that time of year and I finally admit that I am tired of the heat. Most of the country experienced a dry, hot summer and any temperature change for the cooler is a welcome relief. Thankfully, fall is upon us and we at Foot Traffic are overly excited as we scan the fall trends that are showcased in the fashion and style magazines.

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CONFIDENCE in COTTON

Foot Traffic Cotton Tights

It’s cold!  Winter is finally here and we start digging in our drawers to find our socks, leggings, tights, etc. to find something to keep our legs warm (without sacrificing our fashion sensibilities, of course!).  What a great time to talk about cotton tights and leggings. 

Why cotton?
Our cotton tights and leggings are made of 60 % combed cotton, the finest cotton available. They are like wearing your underwear all the way to your feet. You wore cotton as a baby and there’s a reason for that. It’s a naturally soft, durable fiber. That’s what makes our tights and leggings so darn soft and comfortable.

But wait… there’s more! Cotton is a fiber that blends beautifully with other fibers to ensure a great fit. So, using our very secret weaving technique (hint: high needle count and proprietary weaving process) we added nylon and spandex for maximum stretch and flexibility giving each pair the ability to retain its original shape after every wearing and every washing. AND, the crotch stays up. AND they don’t stretch out.  AND they don’t shrink!  That’s why they fit every time you put them on.

Our waistband is a 1” feathered underwear elastic waistband so it won’t roll over or down. Once they are on, no yanking or pulling up. That’s why you forget you have them on.

Our proprietary construction process eliminates the need for a seat panel. Instead we have a single, flat reinforced seam in the seat so no unsightly lines under your pants or skirts.  That’s why your butt looks so good!

Cotton is durable. Think about items like denim, diapers, sheets and shirts. They are made of cotton because the fiber is one of the most durable fibers available.  Our cotton tights don’t easily run and don’t wear out so plan on wearing them over and over.

That’s why we are confident that Foot Traffic cotton tights and leggings will be in your drawer next time you are digging for your favorite legwear!

We are so confident that you will love them, we are offering a guarantee with our SIGNATURE combed cotton tights and leggings as well as our PREMIUM combed cotton leggings. Click here  for the details!

 

Let us know what you think of our cottons!

– Nanci

The Quality of Cashmere…

So much luxury from such a little goat!

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We can thank the Capra Hircus Laniger goat for giving us the incredibly soft, supple, sought-after fiber, cashmere. For over 10,000 years, this remarkable goat has been present in Central Asia, and is still thriving in the remote regions of the inhospitable uplands of Inner and Outer Mongolia, Afghanistan, and Iran.  The extreme weather conditions and the Cashmere Goat - Selvege magazinescarcity of water and vegetation on this arid countryside have forced these particular goats to adapt and survive on very little. It’s OK. They like it.

The extreme changes in temperature between day and night as well as the brutal harsh winters (sometimes 45 degrees below zero!) require the goats to grow a unique coat, providing warmth and protection. The long course outer hairs are the guard hairs. The underfleece, the fine soft silky hairs, six times finer than human hair, is called the duvet, pashm, or cashmere.  The colder the climate, the finer and warmer the undercoat.

In early spring when the goats moult, the Himalayan farmers comb the fine woolen undercoat from the neck and chest of goat, painstakingly separating the guard hairs from the sumptuous cashmere fibers. This de-hairing process is usually done mechanically but in some regions this process is still done by hand.

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GIVEAWAY! Four Button Leg Warmers… CLOSED

…four ways to wear them!

CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNER BRANDY BROWNER!

Foot Traffic Four Button Leg Warmers

We love legwarmers, especially now that the weather is changing and our cute little bare legs are cold!   I particularly love wearing my leg warmers with my skinny jeans, leggings, and tights.  With different colors and lengths, I can change any outfit and feel warm and still stylish, whether I am indoors or outdoors.

You may be in winter denial (yes, it is coming) and not ready to put away your shorts and short skirts but you will need to cover up on those cool crisp days of fall.  We love our new 4 button legwarmers because they are comfy and can be worn four different ways…

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We love them so much we want to give them away!

To enter this give-away just do the following:

1. Follow us on Twitter

2. Like us on Facebook

3. Comment on this post with your name, twitter handle and a way for us to contact you if you win (*You can spell it out like nanci at gmail dot com to avoid spam!)*


**Winner will be randomly selected. We will announce/contact the WINNER on Friday, November 4th!

Button up and stay warm!

Tell us how you would wear them.

-Nanci

NEW Foot Traffic LOOK BOOK

We have so much fun at FOOT TRAFFIC wearing our leggings, tights, and socks that we decided to create a LOOK BOOK featuring our favorite fashion ideas for fall and winter. We had two fun models help us put together some great looks. We love the combinations from playful to serious and hope that you will be inspired to come up with your own solutions.

Foot Traffic 2011 Fall Look Book

Let us know what you think and please share some of your favorite legwear choices. We would love to hear from you!


SKIRTED LEGGINGS…

The perfect combination of leggings and a skirt in one piece!

One of my pet peeves is trying to align my tights or leggings with my underwear and my skirt.  That’s three waistbands to negotiate every time I move!  I am always “adjusting” to avoid those unsightly lines that show my not-so-perfect figure.  You know what I mean!

Foot Traffic Skirted Legging

To solve that problem, we have designed a very figure-flattering solid opaque legging and skirt combined. It is the perfect fashion piece as it combines two items into one so once you put it on, no more tugging and pulling! It is great to layer under your favorite sweater, jacket, or shirt. At the recent Accessories Show in Las Vegas, this item was a favorite of the buyers because it fits well, looks great, and the quality is outstanding. Hopefully, it will be a favorite of yours this fall and winter.

– Nanci

What is your fashion pet peeve?

How would you wear our skirted legging?

Would you like to see it in other colors?

WHAT’S BEHIND THE CURTAIN?

FOOT TRAFFIC reveals new star!

Foot Traffic New Product Release


Dear Loyal Foot Traffic Fans,

Friday, July 8, we are presenting a fun new mystery item. All you need to do is ‘like’ us on Facebook in order to participate.

The new mystery item is hidden behind this curtain and with your help, each day for five days we will reveal this product a little bit at a time. All YOU need to do is hit ‘like’ once and the reveal begins.

Every day we will raise the curtain more and more to reveal this amazing new product that you are sure to love. [The curtain will be updated once per day at 9:00 am CST.]

But that’s not all….

For every person that ‘likes’ this image, we will drop the product price by 1 cent. ‘Like’ it, watch the price drop and then share it with your friends to make the price drop even lower.

On Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 we reveal the mystery item and you will be able to purchase it through a Facebook exclusive link at the new lowered price! Your purchase will be a pre-sale, and therefore you will be one of the first to ever purchase and own this new exclusive product.

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