STOCKINGS can be a little tricky. The rule of thumb is follow your hem line. If you hem is brown you carry the color downward. If you skirt is black, you carry the color downward.
If you are wearing white shoes you shouldn't wear black stockings. You should opt for nude or a very sheer color that matches your shoe, keeping in mind the color of your outfit.
I know you don't want to look like a nurse lolol so using a very sheer stocking is best.
If you are wearing a black shoe you shouldn't wear white stockings. The rule of thumb is to carry the color downward. When you mix and match you are breaking up the flow of the outfit.
The more you understand about COLOR COMBINATION the easier it is to be creative. Color combinations are not off limits just keep in mind balance.
1. The OCCASION
2. Fashion Rules you are EXPECTED to follow
3. FORMAL or INFORMAL Events
4. The kind of attention you are trying to bring to yourself and outfit.
Many stunning outfit have been RUINED because someone didn't understand the basics.