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    The Best Places To Buy Leggings

    Styles to help you ~step~ up your activewear game, no matter your budget.

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    1. Old Navy will quickly become your favorite if you're looking for a budget-friendly option that still stands up during every type of workout.

    Old Navy

    Why it's great: Old Navy offers a variety of styles at a reasonable price point. Their Elevate styles are made with moisture-wicking fabric and four-way stretch for your more intense workouts, while their balance styles are made for yoga with cotton fabric and a bit of a stretch. There are a ton of colors, patterns, and lengths to choose from. Plus, they run sales all the time, so you're basically guaranteed to get a good deal.

    Sizing: XS-XXL, S-XXL Tall, and XS-XXL Petite

    Pricing: $11.97-$35

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $25+

    Stuff we like: Elevate Powersoft 7/8-length pocket leggings (left; $37), Balance Mesh-Splice 7/8-Length ($27), Elevate side-stripe compression ($32), and Elevate with Built-In Sculpt ($40)

    2. Girlfriend Collective is a size-inclusive, sustainable brand on a mission to bring you a simple style you look good and feel great in.

    Girlfriend Collective

    Why it's great: You may remember Girlfriend Collective as the brand who gave their leggings out for free (except for shipping) a couple of years ago. While now the brand has officially launched and brings together a couple of stand-out styles made from recycled water bottles and fishnets. They believe that representation matters and offer all of their styles in sizes XXS-6XL, three inseams (28.5-inch, 23 3/4-inch, and 19.5-inch) and a variety of colors (and matching bras to complete the look).

    Sizing: XXS-6XL

    Pricing: $68-$88

    Shipping: Free shipping on any legging (no code needed)

    Stuff we like: Compressive high-rise leggings (left; $68), high-rise pocket legging (right; $78), and maternity leggings ($88)

    3. Amazon offers an amazing selection at even better prices—and with thousands of five-star reviews, you can find the stand-out styles.,

    Why it's great: Amazon has everything, so it's not really a surprise that they have some amazing leggings. There are a ton of styles that have thousands of five-star ratings, with pictures and reviews raving about how the quality is great for the price. Plus, with Amazon Prime, you can get them delivered in no time.

    Sizing: XS-XXL

    Pricing: $14.95-$44 (average)

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping if you have Amazon Prime or free shipping on orders $25+.

    Stuff we like: Oalka Leggings (left; $19.99), 90 Degree By Reflex (right; $24.99), Satina High Waisted Leggings ($13.99), and Yogalicious High Waist Ultra Soft Lightweight Leggings ($24.99)

    P.S. The ones on the left are also our BuzzFeed Reviews pick for best inexpensive leggings!

    4. Athleta might be on the pricer side, but it's worth the investment for the high quality and styles tailored to fit no matter you size and body type.


    Why it's great: Athleta has over one hundred styles, many of which are meant for different types of workouts. For example, the Salutation tight is great for yoga or studio classes, while the Lightning Static is better for medium and high-impact workouts. Be sure to look at the product details to ensure that the leggings are better for the type of workout you'll be using them for. Salutation tights have over 1,000 reviews. Also, they have tall and petite styles, as well as plus sizes for their most popular styles.

    Sizing: XXS-XL, XS-XL Tall, XXS-XL Petite, and 1X-3X

    Pricing: $64-$108

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $25+.

    Stuff we like: Salutation Stash Pocket II (left; $98), Lightning Static ($98), Elation Capri ($79), and Inclination Moto ($98)

    5. Beyond Yoga offers soft and supportive options that are great for a yoga class, just lounging around all day, or both.

    Beyond Yoga

    Why it's great: A female-founded and run brand, Beyond Yoga is most known for its soft fabric styles, which are great for yoga or just lounging, but they do have compression and supportive styles as well. They offer many styles in extended sizes as well as maternity styles.

    Sizing: XS-XL, 1X-3X

    Pricing: $79-$110

    Shipping: Free Shipping

    Stuff we like: Spacedye Out of Pocket (left; $99), Spacebye Caught In The Midi (right; $97), Viper High Waisted Midi ($99), and Spacedye Tri-Panel ($110)

    6. Calia By Carrie Underwood is sold exclusively at Dick's Sporting Goods and comes with a stamp of approval from the country workout queen herself.

    Calia By Carrie Underwood

    Why it's great: Calia is designed by the one-and-only Carrie Underwood, who is known for her killer legs and workouts (she works out at least 90 minutes a day). The leggings themselves are great. They're comfortable and stretchy while still staying in place during the most intense workout. They also offer plus-size options up to size 3X. There's a variety of styles including patterned, solid, and wide-leg options to find the one that works for you.

    Sizing: XS-XL, 1X-3X

    Pricing: $10.97-$75

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $49+.

    Stuff we like: Energize Printed Leggings (left; $45), Essential Flare Mid-Rise (right; $48.75), Essential Printed Leggings ($38.97+), and Essential No Seam Mid-Rise ($45)

    7. Sweaty Betty has small details that really make the leggings go the extra mile—and help you do the same during your workout.

    Sweaty Betty

    Why it's great: Founded by Tamara Hill-Norton in 1998, Sweaty Betty is an activewear line for women designed by women. All of their leggings have small details that make it worth the higher price tag, including a back pocket big enough to fit an iPhone 8, side pockets to keep your essentials safe, a drawstring, great if your waist is smaller than your hips and butt, and sweat-wicking fabric so you don't feel like you just stepped out of a pool after a workout.

    Sizing: XXS-XXL

    Pricing: $69-$135

    Shipping: Free shipping on all orders currently.

    Stuff we like: Power Workout Leggings (left; $100), Super Sculpt Yoga Leggings (right; $110), Zero Gravity Running Leggings ($130), and Embossed Working Legging ($120)

    8. Under Armour serves ultra-athletic looks anyone of any fitness level can rock all year long.

    Under Armour

    Why it's great: Under Armour makes their leggings with technology to withstand temperature and sweat. The HeatGear fabric is great for running outside when it's hot to keep you from overheating. The leggings also have four-way stretch, high compression, anti-odor technology, and small pockets. Most have high compression, so they're meant to feel like a second skin and may not be comfortable to wear all day long, but the compression means they'll stay in place during your most intense workout.

    Sizing: XXS-3X

    Pricing: $31.99-$130

    Shipping: Free standard shipping on orders $60+.

    Stuff we like: HeatGear Armour Leggings (left; $45), Fly Fast Embossed (right; $65), Tide Chaser Leggings ($65), and Cold Gear Run Tights ($80)

    9. Lululemon carries styles that are splurge-worthy because the quality and comfort truly ~stand~ up.


    Why it's great: Lululemon has leggings that just feel different. Their align style is one of the most popular for good reason—it's buttery soft, lightweight, and great for yoga or just wearing around the house. While other styles, such as the In Movement Tight are designed for training with extra quick-drying and breathable fabric. Yes, the price tag is a bit steep for some, but the quality worth it because you'll be wearing them for years.

    Sizing: 0-14

    Pricing: $69-$158

    Shipping: Free standard shipping on orders within the US.

    Stuff we like: Align (left; $98), In Movement Tight (right; $98), Wunder Under Crop ($88), and Fast And Free Tight ($128)

    10. Target might be your favorite place for just about everything, and their leggings hold up to that too with in-house brands that have great designs at reasonable prices.


    Why it's great: Target really is a one-stop-shop. You can get food, household items, and amazing leggings in one order. Their in-house brands offer a selection of great styles. All in Motion is their newest brand that designed for everyone, and it even has styles specifically designed for curvy figures. The brand also incorporates sustainable material. It's moisture-wicking, has a ventilating design, four-way stretch, and pockets. Joy Lab also has leggings in fun patterns and great fabric you'll be proud to post on your Insta feed.

    Sizing: XS-XXL, 1X-4X

    Pricing: $14-$28

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping on orders $35+.

    Stuff we like: All in Motion Contour Curvy Leggings with Power Waist (left; $17.50), JoyLab Brushed Jersey (right; $24.49), All in Motin Sculpted High Rise ($21), and All In Motion Plus Size Sculpted Leggings ($17.50)

    11. Year Of Ours will be a ~bright~ spot in your wardrobe you'll grab in the morning when you need a look that will bring a smile to your face.

    Year Of Ours

    Why it's great: A female-led brand, Year of Ours is know for itss super cute sets, but the leggings themselves are also great. They have many brightly-colored ones with small detailing (such as a lace-up tie) you'll want to put on in the morning. The styles are designed to work just as great during a hard workout as when you're not working out.

    Sizing: XS-XL

    Pricing: $35-$116

    Shipping: Free shipping on all orders currently.

    Stuff we like: Ribbed Football Leggings (left; $114), Sport Legging (right; $60), Jab and Hook Leggings ($108), and The Rodeo Leggings ($108)

    12. Gap has styles that will ~fit~ into your lifestyle no matter what kind of exercise is your favorite to do.


    Why it's great: Gap is Old Navy's big sister, and the leggings illustrate that. They have a bit of a higher price tag, but also a bit of higher qualities with blackout technology to give you maximum coverage for squats, sculpt revolution designed specifically for intense workouts so you don't have to keep pulling your pants up while you're doing burpees, and tall and petite sizes. Plus, they have sales all the time.

    Sizing: XS-XXL, S-XL Tall, XS-L Petite

    Pricing: $19.97-$79.95

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $25+.

    Stuff we like: High Rise Capris (Left; $42), High Rise Capris in Sculpt Revolution (right; $35), High-Rise Blackout Leggings ($42), and Crop Leggings in Sculpt Compression ($42)

    13. Nordstrom is great for classic styles and brands people love at a variety of different price points.


    Why it's great: Nordstrom is pretty much best known for its in-house workout line Zella. The classic black leggings have more than 6,000 reviews. But they also offer a wide variety of other brand leggings at many different price points, such as Nike, Girlfriend Collective, Free People, and more. Plus, with free shipping all the time, you really can't go wrong.

    Sizing: XXS-4X

    Pricing: $29.25-$138

    Shipping: Free shipping on all orders.

    Stuff we like: Zella Live In High Waist Leggings (left; $59), Girlfriend Collective 7/8 Leggings (right; $68), Beyond Yoga ombré ($88; originally $110), and Zella pocket crop ($59)

    14. Nordstrom Rack lets you save up to 60% (or more) on brands you already know and love.

    Nordstrom Rack

    Why it's great: No fuss, no frills, Nordstrom Rack is the place to go when you're looking for a great deal. Yes, you may have to dig a little, but you'll find brand names like Nike, Alo, up to 60% off (or more).

    Sizing: XXS-3X

    Pricing: $19.97-$75.97

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $100+.

    Stuff we like: 90 Degree By Reflix Yogalicious Lux Camo (left; $19.97), Onzie Full Length Leggings (right, $29.97), Marc New York Performance Mineral Wash ($29.97), and Z by Zella Sheer Will Leggings ($29.97)

    15. Alo Yoga offers styles that look just as good in class as they do on the street because we love a legging that can do both.

    Alo Yoga

    Why it's great: On a mission to make "the best yoga clothing in the world", Alo yoga leggings are designed to work just as well during a yoga class (or an at-home yoga session) as they are out and about. Made to lift, sculpt, contour, and smooth, they have a four-way stretch, moisture-wicking antimicrobial technology, and flat-locked seams for extra comfort.

    Sizing: XXS-XL

    Pricing: $68-$150

    Shipping: Free three-day shipping.

    Stuff we like: High-waist Airbursh Leggings (left; $78), High-Waist Moto Leggings (right, $114), Snakeskin Vapor Legging ($128), and High-Waist Alosoft Highlight Leggings ($88)

    16. Forever 21 may seem like a place where only Gen Z shops, but their leggings are unique and fun at a ridiculously low price point.

    Forever 21

    Why it's great: Forever 21 really doesn't mess around when it comes to their activewear. They're leggings come in unique styles at amazingly low prices. You can stock up on a few and not feel totally bad if they don't last forever and ever.

    Sizing: XS-L

    Pricing: $14.99-$27.99

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $50+.

    Stuff we like: Active Strappy Mesh Leggings (left; $27.99), Active Metallic High Rise Leggings (right; $19.99), Active Polka Dot Leggings ($22.99), and Active Foldover Flare Pants ($17.99)

    17. Free People offers styles that work for yoga class to a run and everything in between.

    Free People

    Why it's great: With performance-ready activewear, Free People has leggings look good and work even better. They're squat-proof, compressive, smoothing, and extra coverage in the waistband. Many styles are great for different types of exercise, such as running and yoga. They also offer extra-long styles, which are great for anyone who is tall and tired of legging being cropped on them.

    Sizing: XS-L

    Pricing: $60-$132

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $100+.

    Stuff we love: You're A Peach leggings (left; $98), Cropped Meant To Be leggings (right; $118), Extra Long Good Times leggings ($98), Breathe Easy ($78)

    18. Adidas has been a powerhouse for years, and their styles are great for anyone who wants to feel more athletic with their signature striped touch.


    Why it's great: Categorized by yoga, training, running, athletics, essentials, and originals, Adidas has a number of different types of leggings. They also have "every day" styles that are under $50 and are better to wear leisurely. Many are made with breathable HAPTech fabric specifically designed to be worn a lot, and some are even made from recycled material.

    Sizing: 2XS-4XL

    Pricing: $15-$120

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $49+.

    Stuff we like: Believe This Three-Stripe (left; $60), How We Do (right; $65), Seamless Tight ($60), and Colorblock 7/8 ($45)

    19. Aerie wants you to feel comfortable and beautiful in your own skin, and their leggings reflect that with different categories that fit your life.


    Why it's great: Aerie has a mission to empower women to love their real selves with the #AerieREAL campaign. They stopped retouching photos in 2014, and have been championing women to love and accept themselves. And their leggings go along with that message. They have three categories of leggings: Chill. Play. Move. Chill is designed for—you get it—lounging, while play is better for low-intensity workouts and hanging out, and Move is best for higher-intensity activities. Plus, they have some styles made from recycled polyester and many styles come in long and short lengths.

    Sizing: XXS-XXL, XS-XL Short, XS-XL Long

    Pricing: $15.95-$38.46

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $50+.

    Stuff we like: Play Real Me High Waisted Legging (left; $27.96), Move Printed Leggings (right; $24.96), Chill High-Waisted Legging ($19.95), and Play Pocked High Waisted Leggings ($31.46)

    20. Outdoor Voices makes leggings that are made for "doing things" from running, to walking, hiking, or however you move your body.

    Outdoor Voices

    Why it's great: Outdoor Voices knows that everyone can't be the most amazing athlete, so they designed leggings that are meant to be sweated in, no matter what type of activity you try. The clothes are made for people to feel comfortable in doing whatever they do to move their bodies. It's not about winning for them, but instead about showing up and having fun. Their leggings are colorful—without going overboard. Many of the styles are very compressive though, so you may want to order a size up.

    Sizing: XS-XL

    Pricing: $57-$95

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders $50+.

    Stuff we like: TechSweat Zoom Leggings (left; $95), Warmup Leggings ($75), 7/8th Flex Leggings ($75), and TechSweat 3/4th Leggings ($85)

    21. Nike is a brand you know and love—and their leggings stand up to that with both classic and fun styles.


    Why it's great: Some classics and then some more fun styles. Have some made from sustainable materials (at least 50% recycled polyester). XS-3X. Designed for different workouts and even just to wear all day even after you're done with your workout.

    Sizing: XS-2XL, 1X-3X

    Pricing: $23.97-$195.97

    Shipping: Free shipping on all orders.

    Stuff we like: Seamless (left; $75), One (right; $43.97), One Luxe ($68.97), and Sportswear ($55)

    22. Bandier brings togther their own styles and other higher-end brands so you can shop for everything at once.


    Why it's great: Bandier has their own line of leggings an eight-way stretch with silky compression fabric and a double layer elastic waistband. But they also sell other brands, including Girlfriend Collective, Year of Ours, Beach Riot, Koral, Nike, and more.

    Sizing: XXS-XXL

    Pricing: $29.97-$218

    Shipping: Free shipping on all styles currently.

    Stuff we like: Center Stage Legging (left; $98), Beach Riot Cara (right; $98), Koral Lustrous High-Rise Legging ($88), and Luna Leggings ($115)

    23. Terez is basically a party in a pant and is great for anyone who wants to step out of the box when it comes to activewear.


    Why it's great: Founded to spread joy and positivity, Terez has leggings that are different, unique, and fun. Many styles metallic to help truly ~shine~, but they're also high quality and comfortable. The leggings are made with breathable sweat-wicking fabric and compression, and will definitely get you noticed and have people complimenting your styles.

    Sizing: XXS-XL

    Pricing: $82-$150

    Shipping: Free shipping on all orders $100+.

    Stuff we like: Sunrise Haze Balayage Tall Band Leggings (left; $120), Gold Cheetah Foil (right; $110), High Tide Slim Band ($84), and Black and White Glitter ($84)

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