A few years ago we might have waited for the first glimpses of sun to crack out the summer wardrobe, but we now know the path to summer is littered with rain, hail and storms.

Bearing this in mind it's looking like a good idea to hedge your bets, which is why we've come up with a collection of summer legwear to protect your pins from the elements. Lace tights, fancy socks and lightweight leggings all add interest to your outfit and will stop goosebumps from forming.

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