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    23 Stylish Leggings You'll Be Happy To Ditch Your Old Sweatpants For

    Your sweatpants have been there for you a lot in the past year, but it's time for an upgrade.

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A pair of organic leggings that feel as smooth as your favorite worn-in sweatpants but look as chic as your favorite "hard pants" thanks to the ruched ankle design.

    UnaPlumaShop/Etsy

    Promising review: "I love these leggings. I feel exactly how the models look like they feel wearing them: happy, free, and confident! The fit is perfect, the fabric is soft with just the right amount of stretch, and the colors are beautiful." —Sasha Vafaei

    UnaPlumaShop is a small Etsy shop that specializes in earth-conscious clothing. Each piece is designed in Portland, Oregan and made in Kathmandu, Nepal by skilled craftspeople in safe working environments and paid fair wages.

    Get it from UnaPlumaShop on Etsy for $39 (available in sizes S-XL and 10 colors).

    2. A durable squat-proof design so you can get your workout on without pulling a SpongeBob and ripping your pants in front of everyone.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I can say that these are the most comparable I've found to high-end, name brand leggings including, fit, construction, texture and cuteness. I will definitely be purchasing these in every color and pattern so that I'm stocked up on my workout wardrobe! I have shorter legs and a longer torso and these do run a little bit long (in leg length) but it's really not a problem. I love the high waist, it stays put and gives me the coverage that I want. Because my torso is longer I need the high waist to be truly HIGH waist and to stay put so that I'm not constantly having to pull them up. These leggings check all the boxes and I can't believe how affordable they are." —Dawna

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available is sizes XS-XL and 25 colors).

    3. A high-waisted pair that comes in tons of vibrant colors and has fabric so buttery soft it's left over 34,000 Amazon reviewers with no choice but to stan.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "They fit and frame my body like a glove, and are also sooo soft and smooth. The high waistband is so helpful on days that I want to wear a crop top and not show too much. It also holds everything in so I don’t have to feel self conscious about my tummy. The high waistband isn’t uncomfortable at all, and it’s so flattering.

    I can’t get over how soooffffttttt these leggings are. Usually leggings that are soft are a little too warm. These are great quality and feel silky smooth on my skin, keep me warm, but are also breathable. I’ve worn these alone with just a top, and have also worn them as a base layer under my jeans for a trip that I recently went on." —Stefania V.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes and various colors and lengths).

    4. A pair from Everlane with moisture-wicking fabric so you stay dry and comfortable during any intense workouts — or if you happen to break an intense sweat while just cleaning the house. I feel you.

    Everlane

    Promising review: "Stretchy enough to be super comfortable but stay in place with low and high movement. Comfortable for walking, working out, travel and laying low around the house." —hals28

    Get it from Everlane for $58 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and five colors).

    5. A pair that comes with three — count 'em, THREE! — pockets so you can stash your essentials when your couch leggings suddenly become your running errands leggings.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "They are durable and a comfortable thickness. Not so thin you can see underwear but not so thick that they are hot. The pockets are a necessity. I use them for my cellphone, car/house keys, and credit card and ID when in the go and I don't want to carry a purse, or just need my hands free. I exercise in these pants, and I lounge in them. I do Crossfit and I'm a mom to two small boys and they are perfect for my busy lifestyle." —Tae

    Get it from Amazon for $22.98+ (available in sizes S-3XL and 33 colors).

    6. A pair with a magical butt-lifting design similar to the ones that have been taking over TikTok. Come for the super soft fabric, stay for the 🍑 transformation.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love these leggings so much. The fabric is super soft and they fit true to size, they are also squat proof which is a plus! Great quality, I will definitely be buying more!" —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.80+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 28 colors).

    7. These highly-rated leggings that come in a pack of four for under $30. Allow me to repeat that: FOUR leggings for under $30. They also come in tons of colors and patterns so you can switch it up throughout the week.

    Reviewer wearing black camo leggings
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These leggings are so comfortable. I wear them for working out but they can also double as great leggings for a Saturday errands or lounging around the house. The tummy control is awesome and takes away a few inches in that section. Definitely recommend." —Ciji P

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 11 varieties).

    8. A pair of leggings in extended sizes that are meant to stretch and move with you without becoming baggy and losing their shape.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It's hard to find leggings that fit everywhere, but these really do. They hug every curve, yet they are breathable, and they stay put when I walk or exercise. I don't have to keep pulling them up all day, or unrolling the waist all day. They are not see-through and they can be worn all seasons as far as I'm concerned." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90+ (available in sizes XL-5XL and two colors).

    9. This capri-style design to keep you extra cool and comfortable now that spring is basically here. These also have a durable 3-inch wide waistband so you won't have to worry about pulling them up every five seconds.

    ShyCloset/Etsy

    Promising review: "These leggings are hands down the most comfortable pair I own! I wear them all the time; it's the first thing I wear when it's dry. For sure gotta order more colors!" —Amber Parnell

    ShyCloset is a small Etsy shop based in Los Angeles, California.

    Get it from ShyCloset on Etsy for $11.99 (available in two sizes and 14 colors).

    10. A pair specifically designed for all the tall queens who are tired of all their leggings landing above the ankle. These will fit up to a 37-inch inseam, so you can rest assured that they won't look like capris on you.

    Tallustore/Etsy

    Promising review: "What an absolute treat! These leggings look great. They have light compression, and they are not transparent unless I really stretch the fabric. They are really and truly long enough! I am 5'10", and there is even enough fabric to have a bit of scrunch at my ankles." —BottlesandBygones

    BottlesandBygones is a small Etsy shop based in Westerville, Ohio.

    Get it from BottlesandBygones on Etsy for $20 (available in sizes S-XL).

    11. These jeggings from Uniqlo which truly look so much like real jeans that it's making me question everything I've ever known about denim.

    Model wearing Uniqlo stretch denim leggings
    Uniqlo

    Promising review: "I’ve only had these for a week but I can’t stop wearing them! So comfortable, nice and warm, dark denim look is great, really can’t fault them." —Debcb

    Get it from Uniqlo for $29.90 (available in sizes 2XS-2XL and three colors).

    12. A pair of skirted leggings — you heard me right: SKIRTED 👗 LEGGINGS — that are basically the way cooler version of the skort you wore every day in elementary school. Just imagine strutting on the tennis court in these.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is literally the best of both worlds. It looks amazing. You don't need to worry about anyone looking up your skirt cause it has attached leggings. It's so comfortable it's my go-to skirt combo. It's amazing for workouts or everyday life. Goes amazing with a beautiful top and some boots or heels. Amazing price I need more colors so I can wear these all the time." —Amanda & Desiree

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and 22 colors).

    13. These sleek leggings made with a bamboo fabric blend that's not only sustainable, but also the perfect thickness for year-round wear.

    Seaofwolvesdesign/Etsy

    Promising review: "The black leggings are so comfy and they keep me warm. The high waist is perfect, especially for my postpartum belly. So thankful for these leggings." —seaofwolvesdesign

    Seaofwolvesdesign is a small Etsy shop based in Nelson, Canada.

    Get it from seaofwolvesdesign on Etsy for $45.37 (available in sizes XS-XL and two colors).

    14. A tri-color design that's perfect for when you're feeling a little too indecisive to choose just one shade. It'll also help switch up your leggings collection without taking you completely out of your comfort zone.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These pants are great. They hold everything in place. Good thick material but still feel light weight." —Pennie

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and four colors).

    15. A pair that looks like your typical black leggings from the front but SURPRISE there's a sleek leopard print strip on the side.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $9.60 (originally $24, available in sizes 12-24).

    16. An affordable pair designed to offer the same sort of shaping and support as compression tights without the uncomfortably tight waistband.

    Model wearing black high-waist leggings
    Amazon

    Promising review: "LOVE these leggings! They’re opaque and incredibly comfortable! They fit true to size and rest at the perfect height to offer tummy control without being tight. They’re definitely my new favorite!" —Happy

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes 12-26 and four colors).

    17. A pair from Uniqlo with Airism fabric that's designed to feel ❄️ cool ❄️ to the touch. It also features protection from UV rays, so it's basically like wearable sunscreen for your legs.

    Uniqlo

    Promising review: "These leggings are super soft and do not collect dog hair! I have a husky and it’s hard to find soft leggings that won’t collect her hair! Will be buying more!" —Jenna

    Get it from Uniqlo for $19.90 (originally $29.90, available in sizes XXS-XXL and eight colors).

    18. These leggings that not only have pockets but also have fabric warm enough to make them a winter staple, yet still perfect for summer, thanks to the moisture-wicking fabric.

    reviewer wearing the leggings in gray
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These leggings are great! I have tried probably five different under-$20 leggings from Amazon trying to find one that I like, and this one is the first which I felt was not a waste of money. The fabric is soft but also substantial and opaque, no risk of showing through when you bend over or anything like that. The pockets are deep and perfect for storing your phone." —S. Diggs

    Get it from Amazon for $10.02+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and 21 colors).

    19. A pair of soft and stretchy leggings that are so silky smooth you'll definitely find yourself wearing them even when you're not working out. You might want to go ahead and clear some space in your closet for the multiple pairs you're about to buy.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was apprehensive about these leggings, but decided to give them a try, and I’m so glad I did. They are super soft, very stretchy, opaque, and unbelievably comfy. Most leggings I’ve owned are like trying to put on compression spandex that’s two sizes too small. These are like putting on pajamas! They don’t cut into my waist, the seams are nice and flat and not bulky at all. They really fit like a glove." —akima15

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-5X and 42 other colors).

    20. These popular jeggings which take the comfort of leggings and the versatility of jeans — mix it all together, and you know that it's the best of both worlds.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was hesitant because a lot of times jeggings look like...well jeggings. These look exactly like jeans and are sooo comfortable." —Kathleen A Hendricks

    Get it from Amazon for $22.60 (available in sizes XS-XXL and 15 colors) and plus sizes for $25.93+ (available in sizes 14-30 and four colors).

    21. A pair with a floral print so fun and vibrant you'll have everyone asking you where you bought them. They're super stretchy but never lose their shape, even after an intense workout.

    Model wearing CHANTAL EveryWear Plus-Size Leggings
    WearKinaesthetic/Etsy

    WearKinaesthetic is a family-owned business based in California.

    Get it for WearKinaesthetic on Etsy for $75 (available in sizes 2XL-6XL).

    22. Lululemon leggings with a soft brushed lining specifically made for yoga, so you can get your zen on without sacrificing comfort.

    Lululemon

    Get it from Lululemon for $98 (available in sizes 0-20 and four colors).

    23. And New Balance leggings that are comfortable enough for a workout or lightweight enough to sleep in, so you'll basically be wearing them all the time.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These pants are great for winter outdoor running. I’ve gotten a lot of miles on them and they are very flattering." —Emily B. Siddique

    Get it from Amazon for $95 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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