Monday, January 12, 2009

Hot legs: Denver Nuggets dancers kick winter warmth into high gear

Rocky Mountain News

We're getting a kick out of all the bright ideas in legwear this season. Tights and leggings in fuchsia, marigold, tangerine, aquamarine and sapphire are perfect complements to of-the-moment sweater dresses. To show off the trend, we asked members of the Denver Nuggets dance team to prove that adding a little color to your fall wardrobe is a fashion slam dunk.

Fashions, clockwise from left:

* On Taylor (standing): Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent gray knit dress ($290). At Blush, 222 Steele St. Exhilaration red tights ($5.98). At Target.

* On Nicole (sitting): Juicy Couture black and gray striped sweater dress ($298). At Neiman Marcus. We Love Colors blue tights ($12.50). At - 45 colors available.

* On Nikki (kneeling): Rebecca Taylor gray and hot pink sweater dress ($295). At Blush. We Love Colors hot pink tights ($12.50).

* On Devyn: Theory gray and purple knit dress ($315). At Neiman Marcus. We Love Colors purple tights ($12.50).

* On Krista (standing): Rebecca Taylor black sweater jacket ($360). At Blush. Mossimo gray knit dress ($24.99). At Target. We Love Colors pink leggings ($15).

* On Megan (standing): Diane von Furstenberg black and white knit cardigan ($495). At Neiman Marcus. We Love Colors red leggings ($15).

* On Lauren (sitting): American Retro light gray studded knit dress ($345). At Garbarini, 3003 E. Third Ave. We Love Colors royal blue tights ($12.50).

* On Leah: American Retro yellow and gray cardigan ($175) and Whim cream turtleneck ($205). At Garbarini. We Love Colors gray tights ($12.50).

* On Jessica (on floor): Mossimo black sweater dress ($24.99). At Target. We Love Colors purple leggings ($15).

See slideshow here.

Watch video here.