i've never been big on tights. or dresses and skirts during the winter. but with my style evolving a bit, i think this is the year these two things will collide.
i absolutely LOVE (yes, capital L-O-V-E) the look and, bonus!, it helps take your other season wardrobe pieces and winterfy (or fallify) them.
here are my favorite looks:
you probably have most of the basics to pull this kind of look together - but here it is in a nutshell. remember, you can always shake things up with some accessories, booties vs boots, colored tights, etc.