50; a red cardigan, from pounds 5; white knee socks
, from a pack of two pairs, pounds 2.
As a former competitive Irish dancer who, while enjoying the thrill of the movement, felt a pang of futility every time I donned my burdensome dress, wig, makeup, tanning lotion, shoe buckles, and knee socks
(secured with, yes, sock glue) for a championship, I would love to see a documentary explaining how this image-focused sport evolved out of a humble folk tradition.
RIGHT: Sheer peterpan collar playsuit , pounds 50; over knee socks
, pounds 5; cream snake heart bag, pounds 20; patent loafer, pounds 40 Navy slinky top, pounds 28; white tailored flares, just seen, pounds 40; ring, pounds 12.
If the apparel designers are spotting what I see, they will have more colorful lightweight knee socks
on the running store shelves soon.
1: Modern retro '60s block print pleat dress, pounds 25; knee socks
, pounds 2.
Among the sartorial tips were useful nuggets, such as, "You can extend the life of your knee socks
and stockings by keeping your toenails trimmed and filed.
Take just about any portrait you can find of the Danish designer, and he's usually mooching around in a cropped pair, accessorizing the look with poppy striped knee socks
and a beat up little hat.
She has got some racy lingerie shots, a birthday cake shot for August, and the expected picture of her in knee socks
and his jersey
This one by Oasis, for pounds 65, is worn very stylishly, and a lot more warmly over a lurex silver knit, pounds 38, and with over the knee socks
for, pounds 8, (Oasis sizes are 8-16).
Postal Service as our favorite uniform - the shorts, the rain capes and the knee socks
are all classics, and who doesn't dig the mailman - but picking Postal would mean leaving out, what is undeniably the best nonmilitary uniform there is:
One group portrait depicts four headless triangles standing at attention, another a globular, masked baby lying at the feet of a little girl whose skirt, knee socks
, and sneakers don't compensate for the way her body has been cut off at the waist, its top half vanished above a round, red wound.
Details: Pink, yellow, green and orange T's and tanks, sarongs and cut-away maillots, cut-off minis and bikini tops, bandeau and boy-cut panties, ruffled shorts and stretchy baby-doll dresses worn with athletic knee socks
and high heels.