Black or nude stockings. Nude hose with an orange undertone are no longer the stylish answer to bare legs. It depends on what kind of event you're attending. These pantyhose pair with any little black dress in your wardrobe because they smooth out your legs and blend in with your natural skin tone. Thicker textures such as winter-weight wools or thick cottons can add weight if they're the wrong color for you. This is why the only acceptable answer is the one I borrowed from the oysters. Not Helpful 0 Helpful 1. Linz 8 years ago Wedding: Sheer black stockings would give a stylish look. Love your blog! Hosiery Color in Fashion In other languages: Match your tights or stockings to the hemline of your skirt or dress. I am generally a bare leg lady, but, as you know, our winter this year is not exactly being cooperative.