Festival legs: fun, colourful hosiery for this summer’s festivals

Heading to a festival this summer? Thanks to our changeable weather, it’s far from guaranteed that any festival visits will be sunny or rain free, and much as we might wish otherwise, it’s just not always bare leg weather. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise your festival fashion or leave your little denim shorts at home. Instead, have some fun with your legs this year with some of the quirky, colourful and festival-inspired legwear on offer.

Ankle socks

Festival Hosiery - ankle socks

There’s so much fun to be had with ankle socks these days, and there’s definitely no need to shy away from showing a little sock as one of the summer’s most unlikeliest fashion trends is, apparently, socks and sandals. Interpret that as you will! Here are some of our season’s picks. From left to right:

Stance Chloe Socks in Tie Dye, £7.99, one size. Asos.com.

Pamela Mann Rose Printed Socks, £5.99 one size. PamelaMann.co.uk.

Jonathan Aston Nikki Anklets in blue soda, £7, one size. TightsPlease.co.uk.

Monki Becky Leo Print Socks, £5, S/M or M/L. Asos.com.

Knee-highs

Festival Hosiery - knee highs

If you’re not sure you can rock the socks and sandals trend, you might feel on safer fashion territory with the knee high, and these do work much better with wellington boots should it come to that. Here are some great buys. From left to right:

Hello Kitty for Pretty Polly Spot Knee Highs, £6, size 4-8. MyTights.com.

House of Holland Rave Wave Knee Highs, £25, one size, blue, green or red. Pretty Polly.

Front Stripe Over Knee Socks, £8, one size. Pretty Polly.

Wolford Lynne Knee Highs, £19, XS-XXL. Wolford.

Tights

Festival hosiery - tights and leggings

Summer hosiery has come a long way from plain sheers in recent years and you can now dress your legs in all manner of prints, patterns and colours that work perfectly for festivals. Try these on for size. From left to right:

Tattoo Tights, £8, one size. Asos.com.

Pamela Mann Acid Tie Dye Printed Footless Tights, £10.99, size 8-14. PamelaMann.co.uk.

Tiffany Quinn Fishnet Footless Tights, £2.99, one size, 10 colours. UKTights.com.

Kitten Print Tights, £8, one size. Asos.com.

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