Between the saggy crotches, tight waistbands, and their easily-damaged nature, tights are tough to love. Thus, we can't really blame you if you're one of those people who just hates tights, whether they never really fit you the way you wanted them to or you just find them plain uncomfortable. But the one thing none of us can deny is that they're the easiest way to make an outfit feel more seasonally-appropriate — not to mention they're an added barrier of warmth between your skin and the elements.
So we're going out on a limb and saying that maybe, just maybe, there are a few ways you can wear tights, even if you kind-of (or fully) refuse to wear them. Sometimes the trick is to not make them the focal point of your outfit and instead use them as a layer you might forget you're wearing. Other times, the key is to find a pair you love enough to show off. Either way, with the four looks ahead, perhaps 2018 will be the year you finally come around to stockings. And once you find the look that works for you, you'll probably wonder why you hated them so much in the first place.