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    Ladies And Gents, I've Done The Tests And Nordstrom Makes The Best Leggings For Lounging Around

    I've been wearing my Zella Live In leggings for 3,953 of the 3,960 days since I bought them.

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    The most important thing most of us can do right now is to stay at home, which can seem frustrating but really it's awesome! Why? Because we get to wear some very comfy clothes all day, every day — sweats, leggings, no pants, whatever...they're all part of the new uniform.

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    So, since this is the new normal. I thought maybe it would be a great time to tell you all about the leggings I've recently moved into for the foreseeable future — Zella's Live In High-Waisted Leggings.

    They're made of a super stretchy moisture-wicking fabric that never gets you too hot (which I imagine is important for all those people who will use them for working out, I am not one of those people). They also have a fitted no-slip waistband that does not roll down for anything! I've never had to do the tug and pull dance with these bad boys.


    "I was excited by all the positive reviews so decided to get a pair and they live up to the hype. They're thick but not hot, they're strong enough for a workout but not shiny or too athletic-looking for a tunic. I get why they call them Live In leggings. I'll be getting more." —snappydressr

    "I have heard people rave about these leggings before, and I now understand why. The material is soft but firm (it feels nice and they held while wearing them). I can run in these and they don't slide down (which is a huge complaint of mine for most leggings). There's a strong chance that I will be buying another pair." —Lexi1307

    "I purchased these leggings to wear as casual 'work from home' or weekend gear! These are amazing. I have a pear-shaped body so my waist is tiny. The high waist is amazing! It sucks you in and hides all your flaws. I have worn these to walk in but also with a big fuzzy teddy bear sweater. Love them!!!" —Theweimsmom

    I literally can't get enough of them! They're just SO comfy! I wear them to do everything — take selfies in the mirror, feed my neighbor's goats, lay on the sofa for 18 hours...everything.

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    "I want to wear these every day! The fit is perfect — shaping but comfortable. Love the high waist for coverage when I’m breastfeeding!" —Alikatea

    "These are the perfect leggings. They are just the right thickness and super comfy. I love the elastic band in the waist to keep them from falling down." —brokecollegegirl22

    I keep it classic with the full-length cut but they come in shorts and a 7/8 length (that have pockets).


    Get the blue shorts for $49 (available in sizes XXS-XXL) and the 7/8 leggings for $55 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and in two colors)

    There is also some variety with styles available in plus, and maternity sizes — and there's a really comfy looking wide leg pair!


    The maternity sizes also come in a cropped variation thats quite cute but just know that styles change constantly and sometimes they even go on sale.

    Get the maternity pair for $65 (available in sizes XXS-XXL) and the flared leggings for $65 (available in sizes 0-14).

    I'm telling you there is something about these leggings! But you don't have to take my word for it, because through all their variations they have over 10,000 5-star reviews on Ten. Thousand.


    "I have purchased so many leggings and these, hands down, are one of the best pairs I own! Fabric is thick, good quality, keeps your legs warm but not hot. They’re comfortable and slimming as well. The name says it all — live in leggings! I highly recommend for around the house, running errands, and working out. 5 stars!!" —Ursela

    "These are just the best leggings. I walk several miles each day and they are super comfortable. With the high waist, I am not constantly pulling them up. They stay in place, resist most of the Oregon rain, and wash up so nice. I normally wear a size 6 or 8 pants and the size small fits perfect." —GrammT

    "These Zella leggings are a must! I have five pairs and have gotten so many people hooked on them! They’re high-waisted, don’t roll down, don’t snag in the wash, and they hug in all the right places!" —R_2020

    People just love these bad boys! They love them for not being see-through, for their comfort, their waistband, their sturdiness — for genuinely being the best leggings.

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    "These are the best leggings I've ever owned. I could literally live in them. The high-waisted option is perfect." —AshleyD15

    "These leggings are the best!! I love how they are high-waisted. They suck everything in and don't fall down. Plus, they are opaque so will be great to wear with tunics, sweaters, etc. I love em so much. I went back and ordered two more pairs!" —JennyS85

    "By far the best leggings that I own, and I own A LOT. I always prefer a high-waisted pair because it sucks everything in and these absolutely do the job. I first bought the Lululemon Wunder Under high-waist leggings but when I got home I couldn't justify the price ($106+). So I searched for some here and gave these a chance since they were half the price. I can easily say they are 99% identical, minus minor differences. These are NOT see-through and great quality. I will definitely get another pair soon." —chnguyen93

    The price point does make them a bit of an investment ($59) but they really do stand the test of time — I'm not joking when I say I literally wear these EVERY. DAY. They haven't stretched out at all and during the one day a week I take them off, they wash well and don't fade or pill.

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    "Very comfortable. They have a good deal of Lycra so they are very supportive and keep their shape. I find myself wearing them all day — not just to the gym. They hold up well as I have some that are five or six years old and still work well and look good." —LabradorLover

    "These leggings are so comfortable and they hold up really well. I have a smaller waist and bigger legs/bottom — these leggings actually stay in place! I’ve purchased several pairs over the last year or two and can’t find any leggings that compete with fit and price." —shopper98765432

    "You will love these. I didn't know how high waisted these would actually be because I'm 5-foot-11. THEY. ARE. PERFECT. They don't pill between the legs, they actually stay up, and they're incredibly comfortable." —ackay

    So there you have it! Go get a pair of the best leggings shelter-in-place has ever known, Zella's Live In High-Waisted Leggings from Nordstrom for $59 (available in sizes XXS-L and 1X-3X) and feel free to thank me later.


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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