I am not the most courageous when it comes to color, but I've been won over by Heidi Swanson of 101 Cookbook's orangey-red tights—and now I'm seeing red everywhere.
Swanson is all about neutrals with "a splash of color—sometimes secret, sometimes more obvious." She favors red tights, "with a black dress and black ballet flats, or for a more stealthy pop, under a dress with boots—maybe ever layered under knee-high socks." Swanson's go-to pair are the Opaque Red Tights from Anthropologie, where the red has just a hint of orange. Here are some other examples that we've spotted on the runway and elsewhere.
Above: Red tights on the runway at the recent Fall/Winter 2012 A Détacher show, via Style.com. The A Détacher tights are not yet available; for similar tights, consider J. Crew's Decadent Red Tights, currently on sale for $9.99.
Above: A Détacher tights paired with orange shoes; via Domahoka.