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Rosie says “WE CAN DO IT!” – WWII Brings Fashion Innovation

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NEW Solid Opaque Thigh High Colors for 2011!

Thigh Highs for FallAs we all know, Thigh Highs have been one of the greatest hosiery fashion trends in 2010. We have seen them on the runways of major fashion shows, on the streets of local communities, and in every fashion magazine. Based on the latest trend forecast, this fun fashion accessory will continue into 2011. Yeah!  The Solid Opaque Thigh Highs are so much fun because they work so well with knee high boots or layered with shorter boots like Uggs that seem to be getting us through yet another cold season.

Thigh Highs can be sexy, comfortable, warm, and fashionable at the same time.

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LONG, LEAN, and LEGGY

Monochromatic DressingAs I pour through fashion magazines and watch all of the beautiful models on television, I longingly admire their tiny waists and long leggy looks. Although most of us don’t live on carrots and lettuce and aren’t six feet tall, there are some fashion tricks that the professionals use to achieve the long leggy look.
At Chico’s they call it “column” dressing. That is, dressing in monochromatic colors from head to toe.  You match your top to your pants or skirt and then match your tights to the rest of the outfit. It creates a continuous column of color, and interest is added through using different textures and great scarves and jewelry. And you don’t stop there.

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GIVE SOMEONE THE WARM FUZZIES!



lime fuzzy sockThere is nothing more comforting than a fuzzy pair of warm socks.

Our Microfiber Fuzzy Socks and Microfiber Fuzzy Toesocks are as soft as rabbit hair and will keep your feet feeling luxuriously pampered.

Putting on a pair of them for a winter walk, or just lounging around will make your feet feel amazing.

Do you struggle with deciding what to give as a thoughtful, fun gift for a friend or family member?  Did you know that socks are a perfect gift? 
 Why? Because…..

  • Socks always fit
  • Socks are useful
  • Socks are pampering and comforting
  • Socks are fun
  • Socks are easy to send to someone
  • Socks are personal and soft
  • Socks are great for teens to adults

When a friend was recently in the hospital, her feet were always cold so she wore a pair of the socks provided by the hospital, However, when I gave her a pair of our pink Microfiber Fuzzy Socks, she said it was the best comforting gift she got.

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LACE IT UP!

When we think of lace we usually associate it with our most intimate apparel such as lingerie or nightwear. No longer do we hide this girly accent! Lace is now a delightful fashion focus that is fully exposed whether on a dress, scarf, skirt, or legwear.

Lace Inspiration

Lace it up!!

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AMAZING STRIPES!!

 

Stripes

Amazing Stripes!

Why are stripes so amazing?

Because they are so clean, simple, yet versatile.

They blend well with all textures and patterns and can be the focal point or an accent. Stripes are just cool. Whether in the home or on the runway, stripes are always is style.

OTK Striped SocksAlthough stripes have been a fashion staple forever, they look new when designed in fun colors and used in fun new ways.

At Foot Traffic, we love the fun new OTKs and knee highs for a fresh accent with short skirts and boots in hot fashion colors. Check out our fun striped toes socks and our great cotton tights.

We hope that you will add some stripes from FT to your wardrobe this season!

Naturally beautiful…

Camouflage Leggings.

All natural in camouflage leggings!

One of the biggest trends that we noticed at the 2010 fashion shows is the beautiful combination of natural colors, natural textures, and natural fibers.

This year at Foot Traffic, we encourage you to try our wonderful legwear collection for fall 2010.  We have always used the finest quality of cotton with just the right amount of spandex to give you the perfect fit in all of our formats including tights, leggings, thigh highs, knee highs and socks.

We also offer our softest bamboo legwear that you must try. You won’t believe how comfortable they are!

And of course, see our new luxurious merino wool collection. You must try them to understand why we are so excited about this new material for our fall and winter collection.

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Beggin’ for Leggins’!

Fashion Leggings

Yes, leggingsare stronger than ever this fall.  With short skirts, boots and shoes of all heights and textures, leggings are the perfect fashion item for fall.

They are the oh- so comfortable thanks to a variety of great textures and colors and our friend, spandex. The good news is leggings are great for everyone if worn correctly.

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If you only do ONE thing this fall…

Animal print gone wild!

Animal print gone wild!

Get yourself some animal prints!

No matter where you look this season you will see the animal prints in all of the fashion magazines as well as in store windows. Although they have been around for years and we all think that eventually they will go out, they continue to come back every season, just in fun new ways.

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Mr Merino Wool Sheep

Mr Merino Wool Sheep

The word on Merino wool…

Who wouldn’t love the new merino wool tights just introduced by Foot Traffic?!   When we felt the yarn and learned about the wonderful attributes of merino wool, we were sold and knew that you would be too.

No, our tights are not hot and they do not itch like other wools.

Merino wool rates near the top of the list of most cherished woolen fibers and is famous for being light in weight with astounding insulating properties, yet not hot.

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