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    27 Stylish Pairs Of Leggings For Anyone Who Refuses To Wear Pants


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    1. High-waisted yoga leggings with hidden pockets so you can add a pop of color to all your winter go-tos without straying far from comfort.


    Promising review: "I never take the time to write reviews and I order off Amazon all the time. I am a Lululemon fanatic and particularly love the Align pant (which retails for $85+), but can't afford or rationalize buying tons of them. I'm always on the hunt for a good yoga pant and I found these the other day and ordered them in size small, red. These remind me of the Align pant so much! They are cut almost identical. Mine are not see through, even when squatting. I love, love, love these and am going to order several more. I actually kinda want to cry thinking about how much money I wasted on the pants at Lululemon when these are an excellent substitute for a fraction of the cost. If you're a Lulu lover, you should really give these a chance!" β€”Ariel Parker

    Get them from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 44 styles).

    2. Ripped cotton leggings that'll give the same edgy effect as wearing destroyed jeans β€” just a lot less of you feeling ~distressed~.

    Promising review: "Adorable! I was really surprised for the money what I got. I loved that the are a bit longer than expected and glad so I can wear them with heels. The rips are perfectly placed and not too big or too long, nice variation." β€”DV

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS-5X and 34 styles).

    3. Corduroy high-waisted leggings, because nobody β€” I mean NOBODY β€” can argue how fashionable these'll look. All without restrictive jeans! Spread the truth.


    Promising review: "Great style, fit is perfect, they don't lose shape or shrink after washing. I'll buy more colors!" β€”Lori

    Get them from Aerie for $24.46 (originally $34.95; available in sizes XXS-XXL and three colors).

    4. Velvet leggings for making you and everyone else believe in miracles when you show them how to wear leggings AND look incredibly fancy. I'll pass the tissues.


    Promising review: "I can't believe how great these fit. I was surprised at the quality of these in real life! I'm tempted to stock up on other colors!" β€”ShoeShoppingStar

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS-5X and 16 colors).

    5. Faux leather leggings so you can compromise with your friends when they demand you go out. Now you'll still feel like you're in pajamas (and can obviously still leave early).

    Promising review: "I am a very picky buyer, I shop extremely carefully on Amazon. I don't really post reviews often unless the product just blow me away and these leggings are fabulous. I'm 5'5, 130, and a medium fit like a glove. My husband asked me if I bought a pair of leather pants. He thought they were real leather." β€”Jewlo

    Get them from Amazon for $17.90 (available in sizes S-2XL).

    6. Solid cotton leggings that'll make it virtually impossible not to match these with something every day. These are your home now.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "These are so comfortable. They fit perfectly and don’t slide down constantly like other leggings. Definitely will buy more!" β€”neva C.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $5.90 (available in sizes 0X-4X and five colors).

    7. High-waisted patterned yoga leggings, because people will notice a pattern of you being in a fantastic mood every day. Hint: it has nothing to do with actual exercise.


    Promising review: "These are literally the comfiest leggings I own. I love the print on them and I love that they cover half of my foot. These will definitely keep my feet warm in the winter months. I want to buy these in every single color!" β€”Justin

    Get them from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS-L and 28 styles).

    8. Mesh cutout leggings for possibly going to the gym (they *do* have moisture-wicking technology), but mainly posting Instagrams that strongly imply you did. I'll never tell.

    Promising review: "There's a moment when you say to yourself, 'Oh, there you are, I've been looking for you forever.' That's me about these yoga pants. I spent way too long looking for leggings with these exact criteria: high waisted, active, opaque, good material, and comfortable, with a cute mesh accent. These leggings check all the boxes! I haven't tried doing anything super active in these, mostly walking and light exercise, but so far the waist stays up and doesn't sag in the crotch area, so that's good." β€”cassie

    Get them from Amazon for $7+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 31 styles).

    9. Sequined faux leather leggings so you can ~shine~ in comfort the whole night β€” you may even keep these on come late-night pizza time.

    Promising review: "I got good comments all night. I told everyone that asked to shop Amazon. I loved them. They stretched for dancing and all movement. I was never uncomfortable. Love it." β€”cristi gabbert

    Get them from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in sizes S-XXL and seven colors).

    10. Velvet ruffled leggings that'll make you exclaim "Mamma mia, here I go again!" when you put them on for the sixth day in a row.


    Get them from Asos for $23 (available in sizes 14-20).

    11. Bandage mesh leggings, because it's scientifically impossible to look boring in these. Trust me, I took high school chemistry.

    Promising review: "I was VERY skeptical when I bought these mainly because of the whole one size option. However, it is true that one size fits all. I wore them out on a long night of partying and I must admit they are pretty damn cute, because I received compliments left and right and inquiries as to where I obtained them. A girlfriend of mine came to town and was short going-out clothes so I offered them to her. She is 5'6" and wears a size 10-12 normally, but didn't miss a beat when she put them on! I love them!" β€”betsy814

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99 (available in sizes one size).

    12. Thermal fleece-lined leggings for protecting yourself against bitter winter weather all season. What else would we do? Wear jeans? Get real.


    Promising review: "These pants exceeded my expectations. I used them as a base layer for skiing in Colorado in February, and they kept me warm and dry." β€”S&C

    Get them from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in sizes XS-2XL and 14 styles).

    13. Moto leggings so you fool everyone into thinking you're wearing dressier pants. Little do they know.


    Promising review: "These are very stylish and comfortable. These can be dressed up with a sweater and boots, dressed casual with a tee shirt and flannel with some cute sneakers, or even wear them as athleisure." β€” JennM05

    Get them from Nordstrom for $39 (available in sizes XXS-3X and two colors).

    14. High-waisted leggings with mesh pockets that'll come in handy the one time you decide to work out, but they'll be even better when on your couch. AND when you eventually leave the house.


    Promising review: " These are the best leggings on the market!! I love the material and they're 100% squat proof!!" β€”amanda

    Get them from Amazon for $11.95+ (available in sizes S/L and three colors).

    15. Sweater leggings, because these'll basically feel like a giant hug. I imagine they're congratulating you for making the smart decision.

    Free People

    Get the from Free People for $98 (available in sizes XS-L).

    16. Thick, four-way stretch leggings for a real party staple. Why? Reviewers say these pockets fit a whole bottle of champagne. Talk about a good excuse to not dress up.

    See the proof for yourself in this These Cult-Fave Leggings Have Big Pockets, Are Comfy, And Did I Mention They Have Pockets?

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about buying these pants, as I am about most exercise clothing online. I got them in and wore them for a run. After my run I celebrated with champagne. Low and behold...these pants fit a whole bottle of champagne in the pocket! This was a phenomenal feature! Since then, my run times have improved tremendously. I highly recommend these pants for this feature alone." β€”Jessie Shiyou

    Get them Amazon for $17.88+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 37 styles).

    17. Leopard print leggings so you look right on-trend when you feel ~wild~ enough to leave the house on a Saturday night. Eh, maybe next year.

    Nasty Gal

    Get them from Nasty Gal for $20 (available in sizes 2-10).

    18. Spandex leggings in a slew of ~30~ designs that'll mean only one thing: cheaply stocking up to wear these bad boys until the end of time.

    Promising review: "BEST LEGGINGS EVER!This is the fifth brand of leggings I've bought and these exceed the others by FAR!!! SO COMFORTABLE AND SOFT!!! They fit great!! I bought two pair of the regular length leggings and two pair of the capris. I bought them to wear while visiting three national parks in California." β€”Petunia

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and 30 styles).

    19. Plaid leggings with trendy zippers, because it's hard to get into the holiday spirit when in jean prison. NOW we feel jolly.


    Get them from ModCloth for $59 (available in sizes XXS-4X and three styles).

    20. Cut-out spandex leggings for giving black jeans a run for their money. These also go with everything, but these still feel like pajamas. Win, win.


    Promising review: "These are FANTASTIC! I wore them today to Crossfit and they were just awesome. I tried them on and they fit GREAT! Not only are they pretty supportive, but they aren't see-through and they're high enough that they don't feel uncomfortable! Woohoo! We ran, we squatted, we sweat, and these held up perfect. Will definitely be buying more." β€”Jesse

    Get them from Amazon for $16+ (available in sizes S-L and 30 styles).

    21. Strappy ankle-detailed leggings so you can fashionably ~cross over~ into a world with no restrictive clothing.


    Promising review: "These are absolutely comfortable. They aren't extremely thin and feel the excellent quality. I love the detail along the bottom of these leggings. I really appreciate the fact you can fit an entire cellphone in the pocket!" β€”Princessmege

    Get them from Target for $16 (available in sizes 1X-4X).

    22. High-waisted dress pants β€” I mean leggings. Their comfy design is that subtle. Mazel tov.


    Promising review: "I've been looking for nice, comfortable leggings for a really long time. I recently started working at a gym that allows leggings, but I wanted a pair that looked a little more professional than typical athletic pairs. I am EXTREMELY impressed by these! Not only are they completely solid with no awkward transparency in the back, but they're extremely comfortable and soft. I tried these on and they immediately became my favorite pair of leggings I own." β€”Stephanie Pedersen

    Get them from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 21 styles).

    23. Adidas striped leggings, because these have already proven they'll never go out of style and neither will their appeal. Basically, you found you soulmate today.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "These leggings are life and an essential in my closet! They're sooo comfortable and the fit is great if you're on the fence GET THEM!" β€” yan2000

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $40 (available in sizes XS-XL and three colors).

    24. Floral and mesh leggings for never wilting no matter what the day throws at you. At least your style will remain flexible.


    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and 12 styles).

    25. Camo print leggings so your decision to avoid all pants is totally *overlooked*.


    Get them from Boohoo for $6 (originally 12; available in sizes 2-10).

    26. Dressy work leggings with chic zippers and an elastic waistband that'll make you ~almost~ enjoy going to the office. Add a blanket to this and you're basically home.


    Promising review: "Love these pants. They fit like leggings, but are heavier and look like slacks." β€”Mary Russell

    Get them from Amazon for $25.50 (available in sizes 4-16).

    27. Metallic foiled leggings, because these belong in the future where pants have been outlawed. You're just ahead of your time.


    Get them from Torrid for $20.39 (available in sizes 00-6).

    Plus! If you're looking for even ~more~ awesome options, check out our top picks for best leggings (that we tried and tested ourselves) on BuzzFeed Reviews!


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