The Fashion Girl's Guide To Wearing Fishnets

Update: This post was originally published on October 29, 2016.
Fishnets are probably one of those accessories you've pondered, only to land on an "I could never pull that off" verdict. Allow us to prove you wrong. These classic tights are having a major comeback this fall, and all it takes is the right amount of inspiration to work them into your existing wardrobe. They're more interesting than the opaque black tights you resort to when the temps get too low, but before that happens, they can add a tough, fashion-forward edge to your favorite fall ensembles.
There are a few ways you can approach fishnet tights: One route is to look at them as an add-on or an accessory, letting them peek out from under the holes your jeans, or showing a few inches of fishnet just above your pants' waistband. The other is to let them be your focal point; keep the punk vibes strong and show them off with miniskirts, heavy boots, and patterned outerwear for an outfit that's sure to turn heads (and get all the Likes) every damn time.
We've rounded up a few outfits from Instagram that are sure to convince you to give this trend a try. The best part? You can usually find 'em for under $10. Click through to see how it's done.
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Photo via @babytunaroll.
Keep the grunge going strong with a graphic tee and checkered jacket.
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Photo via @allieberman.
That '90s slip dress will pair well with some fishnets.
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Photo via @carolinejayna.
Ripped your fishnets? Just roll with it.
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Photo via @yungpentagrams.
Or, let them peak out from underneath your ripped jeans.
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Photo via @lolozouai.
Sport it up with an oversized jersey.
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Photo via @phoebepojo.
White fishnets + white socks = match made in heaven.
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Photo via @sarahfuckingsnyder.
Let them show over the waistband of your bottoms.
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Photo via @meggmcc.
Ladylike shoes and cropped jeans. Done and done.
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Photo via @thisishowilook.
Leopard and fishnet is never "too much."
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Photo via @sleepy.angel.
They go surprisingly well with a puffer jacket.
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Photo via @kittycash.
Wear some under silky separates for your next night out.
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Photo via @kendalljenner.
Kendall Jenner went for the sock variation.
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Photo via @lifeofboheme.
Your strappy sandals have met their match.
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Photo via @carlottiica.
Play with patterns like there's no tomorrow.
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Photo via @blancamiro.
Combat boots and a faux-fur coat are a go.
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Photo via @tokyosofly.
Layer them with mismatched glitter socks.
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It's all about unexpected pairings.
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Photo: Via @peaceloveshea.
Shea Marie wears hers with a miniskirt and a fluffy coat.
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Photo via @laurencaruso_.
Layer your tights with some sheer socks and a mule.
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Photo: Via @kidnappedkid.
Don't worry if they rip a little — just roll with it.

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