Whatever you may associate with fishnets (read: cheap/sleazy/the list goes on), fashion folk have been giving it a different dimension and using it to put a twist to safe wardrobe staples. We highlight the stand-out looks on Instagram so far and where to get your own pair:


On the streets

Swiss fashion blogger Kristina Bazan teamed her fishnet stockings with striped capri pants and retro glasses, giving her look a vintage-y spin.


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Moldovan fashion blogger Doina Ciobanu wore fishnet socks with a pair of classic pumps and a trench coat, injecting her look with an unexpectedly sexy appeal.


Australian photographer/stylist Amanda Amanda Shadforth used it as a way to add texture to a minimalist, polished outfit.


Amsterdam-based fashion blogger Beatrice Gutu also played up textures by pairing fishnet stockings with a chunky knit and a checkered trench coat.


Sydney-based photographer Helen-Jayne wore hers with neutral camel tones to play down the sex appeal and make it daytime-appropriate.


German-based influencer Sonia Lyson adapted her fishnet stockings for a more street look with a hoodie and lace-up boots.


Melbourne-based fashion blogger Kristy Wu paired it with loafers for a playful edge.


On the shelves

From left: Falke polyamide, US$49 (S$70), www.net-a-porter.com. Nylon socks, $9.90, Topshop. Raey viscose socks, $65, www.matchesfashion.com. Wolford stretch-nylon, US$65 (S$92), www.net-a-porter.com. Nylon, $13.90, Topshop.


Main image: Oraclefox Instagram (@oraclefox)

Additional contributions: Isabel Ong


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