I think we can all agree that it’s time for Spring. Not because I want to hurry through the hockey season, absolutely not! But because I want to pair spring clothes with my tights to wear to the next several Sharks home games. (I know I really shouldn’t complaining when California has been unseasonably warm and everything east of the Sierra Nevadas is under a sheet of ice.)

So it was a bit fortuitous that the morning of the Sharks’ tilt with the Calgary Flames, SAP Center hosted the Harlem Globetrotters–which meant that the ice was covered for a couple hours, which also meant that it wasn’t quite as cold come puck drop.

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I was bound and determined to bust out the spring-time color palette and get a leg up on that warmer-weather wardrobe — even if I still have to bundle it under a heavy coat at game time.

To brighten up a sheer black stocking and my ballet flats, I chose this minty sherbet tank dress from H&M. I typically wear this with bare legs and wedge sandals, but I’m pretty sure the climate at the Tank isn’t going to agree with such a minimal ensemble. I could have gone with my mainstay black cardigan, but I instead chose to keep the look extra bright, and reached for a periwinkle-blue button-down cardi instead.

Granted I still had to pack a heavy peacoat to keep from having a massive chill all game, but it was totally worth it!

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I left my usual gigantic baubles at home and went with a small ring set I snagged from Charming Charlie to pair with my dainty Gucci watch. I don’t know if you guys on the East Coast have Charming Charlie, but it’s basically jewelry store paradise.

Until the next puck drops,
The Girl In The Black Tights

Chelena Goldman grew up in a sports-obsessed family on a street where the boys played street hockey, so the life of a sportswriter is nothing but the perfect fit. The Bay Area native and fashion nut got her start covering the San Francisco Bulls of the ECHL, and has just entered her third season of covering the San Jose Sharks--newly for Bay Area sports hub BayAreaSportsGuy.com She believes in dominance on the blue line, good red wine, and the theory that you can never be too overdressed for any occasion.

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