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    25 Pairs Of Leggings That Reviewers Truly Love

    Leggings for exercise, relaxing,'ll find a pair in here for you.

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    1. A colorful pair that comes with thousands of reviews, and the ability to take you from running errands to the gym, no problem.,

    Promising review: "These leggings are AMAZING! Not only are they soft, comfortable, and squat proof but they look so good on! I have a hard time finding leggings that are big enough around the thighs/butt area but fitting enough around the waistline. I can’t believe the price and the fact that my new favorite leggings are from Amazon." —Madeline Kirk

    Get them from Amazon for $25+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 33 colors).

    2. Faux leather leggings so you can still get away with wearing leggings, even when social outings pick up. Wait... Leave my house? In jeans? Pass.,

    Promising review: "Definitely one of my 'Best Buys' from Amazon! I’ve been wearing it all winter since I made the purchase in Nov. I was surprised at how soft the material is. Not sure how they managed to do it but with no doubt it is made the best quality they could. Super comfy and flexible! You won’t believe it, but I have been wearing it since I just got pregnant and I am now into my 18 weeks pregnancy and am still wearing it without any discomfort. Highly recommended!" —Johnny W.

    Get the from Amazon for $29.14+ (available in sizes XS-4XL and four colors).

    3. A high-waisted option that'll sculpt that booty and give you a squat-proof pair you'll feel comfortable hitting the gym in.

    reviewer taking selfie in mirror showing glutes

    Promising review: "One of the best I’ve gotten off of Amazon. The material is thick and stretchy, definitely squat-proof.

    Since they are so stretchy you can even get a size down if you struggle between choosing certain sizes." —Samantha

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes S-XL and 18 colors/styles).

    4. Crossover leggings from Wolven made with all your needs in mind. They're super breathable, odor-resistant, quick drying, and made with a four-way stretch — aka everything you'd want in a pair of leggings.

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed writer Ali loves these leggings:

    "I've seen crossover style leggings all over my For You Page on TikTok and they look so CUTE on everyone who wears them. These mayyyyy just be my new fave leggings. They're high-waisted (legit the only kind I like) and have pockets on both sides which is perfect if I'm taking my dogs for a walk or running an errand and want to keep my phone on me at all times. I love where these hit me on my waist and honestly, these make me want to throw all my old leggings in the trash. If you're in the market for new leggings, I HIGHLY recommend you give these a whirl." —Ali

    Get them from Wolven for $98 (available in sizes XS–XXL and seven colors).

    5. Booty-lifting leggings — yup, the ones you've seen aaaaallll over TikTok. There's a reason they've got 60,000+ reviews! The textured material is moisture-wicking and super stretchy so you'll love 'em just as much at your next boxing class as you will on the couch.

    reviewer wears the leggings in grey

    Promising review: "These are hands-down my favorite leggings. I love the fit and the feel of them. Would repurchase in every color, and I already have probably six different colors already and I want MORE!! They hold up in the washer/dryer and color doesn't bleed onto other clothes. The only thing I didn't love on the leggings was that the waistband was quite thick; my simple fix for it was just making a small cut on the inside seam and cutting the elastic out, and it makes them fit PERFECTLY." —Aspen LaGrone

    Get them from Amazon for $16+ (available in sizes S–4X and 44 colors).

    6. A ripped option for some extra outfit flair that doesn't involve actually putting on denim. This + graphic tee + your favorite sneakers = one comfy, trendy ensemble.,

    Promising review: "These are amazing!! They are buttery soft, so not that shiny nylon look! Yay! They are so comfortable and fashionable! They hit right to my ankles, which is perfect! They also have a great stretch to them! Love these!!" —Diede

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 23 colors/styles).

    7. A statement-making pair with slight compression to still give you the freedom to move around comfortably (like to the gym and then straight back to bed).

    Four models wearing the collection
    Melt Fit

    Melt Fit is a size-inclusive Detroit-based activewear brand created by Ashley Garner that specializes in bold prints, eye-catching colors, and comfort.

    Promising review: "I love the feel of the material against my skin. It makes for a comfortable workout fit because the leggings don’t move and the top is snug and supportive. I have removed the pads and it still feels great. I love it!" —Marisa S.

    Get it from Melt Fit for $60 (available in sizes S–3XL and five colors; get the matching bra here).

    8. A highly-rated legging that'll work with your schedule and ensure you're comfortable from sunrise to sunset.,

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with these leggings! They are buttery soft and fit perfectly! I own at least eight pairs and each one arrived in perfect condition. They last a very long time; I've had my first ones over a year and I wear them weekly. The fabric has amazing recovery and does not go slack like some other brands do. I wear these to work, workout, and sometimes even sleep! The colors they offer are great too!!" —Nicole Kogler

    Get them from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in one size and plus size; capri or regular lengths; and a variety of colors).

    9. High-waisted leggings featuring a large pocket and a contour detailing ready to take on hikes, HIIT sessions, walks, and the like.

    reviewer wearing leggings on a hike

    Promising review: "LOVE! The fabric is nice high quality, not thin or see through at all. A good amount of compression but not intense. You could definitely go for a run in these; they're not just yoga pants. They're also on the silkier finish than some that are more cotton-y, which I love because I have pets and this material is better with dog hair. They are very comparable to Lulu's I have. The pocket is perfect for my bigger phone. Waist is a good rise, high but not extreme. Highly recommend." —S Curley

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 31 colors).

    10. Flare leggings in all the fun patterns so you can roll out of bed in the outfit you're wearing and head straight out. Leggings that do the lord's work :').,

    Promising review: "I fell in love with this legging so much that I had to ordered three more in different colors. It’s hard to find a flare legging that's great material, soft and hugs the body perfectly without being uncomfortable. In love with all my leggings." —Simply108

    Get them from Amazon for $13+ (available in sizes XS-XL and 12 patterns).

    11. An extra high-waisted pair you'll find yourself grabbing for over and over again. I would simply know, because I live and die by Old Navy leggings.

    model doing a high boxing kick in bright orange leggings
    Old Navy

    If you want quality on a budget, please look no further than Old Navy. Their leggings are beyond phenomenal. I've had pairs since college hold up with my newer pairs. They're comfortable, don't feel thin, and survive whatever workout I am tackling that day. Best of all, they always come out with fun new patterns and are regularly on sale so you can stock up on your favorites. I swear by the 7/8 style and their biker shorts!

    Get them from Old Navy for $18+ (available in tall, petite and regular sizes XS–XXL and seven colors/patterns).

    12. A no-see-through gym favorite for your yoga sessions, spin classes, HIIT trainings, and everything in between. Say hello to your new go-tos.

    Promising review: "Wow, these are amazing. I think these are my favorite leggings that I’ve ever purchased. They have the perfect amount of compression while still feeling super soft. And they have pockets on the side!" —Krystylerose

    Get it from Amazon for $11.81+ (available in women's sizes XS-3X and in 25 colors).

    13. A work-friendly pair in different plaid versions that'll make it seem like you're wearin' some uncomfortable no-stretch trousers, when in reality you're essentially wearing stretchy leggings. Good job, you.

    @itskellyfox /,

    Promising review: "My new workwear staple. These pants are AMAZING!!!! They stay up!!!! This is so hard to find in pull-on pants. They have belt loops, which makes them look like pants. THEY HAVE BACK POCKETS!!!! I can’t get enough!" —Kelly Fox

    Get them from Amazon for $20.90+ (available in long, short, and regular sizes XS-XXL and 15 prints).

    14. A bold pick with a funky pattern if you're a believer that leggings should be just as fun as they are comfortable. Good news for you, these are both!

    person wearing matching bra and leggings in a black and white striped graphic pattern
    Rochelle Porter Design

    Rochelle Porter Design is a Black woman-owned lifestyle brand based in Atlanta creating activewear and home decor bursting with life and color.

    Promising review: "These are really comfy and fit great. They do not have compression but they are so comfy and soft tho. I like to call these my butter pants. I will be buying more!" —Leanna

    Get it from Rochelle Porter Design on Etsy for $69.

    15. A cotton spandex legging to give you an option in your rotation that is solely for lounging and running errands. Curl up with these and a good book, and there's no turning back.


    Promising review: "I LOVE these leggings! Not only do they fit beautifully and feel tremendous, the pockets are PHENOMENAL!! I LOVE being able to slip my cell phone in them and GO. They are nice enough to wear to work with tall boots and a tunic. Absolutely the best leggings!" —B. Zeigler

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and three colors).

    16. A Free People Movement option you'll love for its comfort and it's adorable style and cut-out legs. Ok, the colors are fine, too. I am absolutely kidding, the colors are beyond fabulous.

    model wearing neon orange leggings with a cut-out design on side of legs
    Free People

    Promising review: "These feel like they lift my butt! The side cutouts on the calf are a nice detail and make them feel like they're not just plain leggings. I have worn them to workouts and also to run errands. I highly recommend these because they're such great quality! There are so many pretty colors, too!" —Free People Customer

    Get them from Free People for $98 (available in women's sizes XS-L and in nine colors).

    17. Mesh leggings so you can do your yoga in dang peace — no fiddling with the waistline or adjusting your legs. This breathable pair will stay where it's meant to be. Go ahead, master that crow pose.

    Promising review: "Surprisingly comfy, plenty of mesh to keep me cool, stays in place while working out, cute enough to pair with a short dress for work, pocket has plenty of room for my iPhone SE...I don’t know of anything negative I can say." —rachel g

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 12 colors).

    18. Metallic leggings because it isn't enough to simply go to dance class. You must be the shining star of the class. I get it.

    reviewer wearing the purple romastory metallic leggings with an 80s inspired workout fit

    Promising review: "I love these! They have that shiny finish I was looking for, and they're super light and comfy. Don’t be deceived by the smallness of them; they stretch nicely. Snug fit and a high waist which is important when you are in the gym or doing yoga. Buying more!" —sabina agha

    Get it from Amazon for $13.85 (available in sizes XS-XL and 11 colors).

    19. Outdoor Voices TechSweat leggings that are worth every single penny. The structured waistband keeps 'em in place so you can hop, jump, and skip to your heart's content.

    Outdoor Voices

    Promising review: "These leggings are incredible!! Nothing beats its core waistband; it's structured enough to hold you in place and not move throughout runs or workouts. I can't recommend them enough!" —Bryn

    Get it from Outdoor Voices for $88 (available in women's sizes XS–XL and in six colors).

    20. Trendy ruffle hem leggings made for the the other shirts in your closet that aren't tanks for the gym – meaning as soon as you take off your workout ones, you can just crawl into another pair for dinner.

    Reviewer wearing the high-waisted leggings with ruffles at the bottom of each leg.

    Promising review: "These pants are so cute! I love the stretchy material, and the cute ruffles at the hems make it look different. They are a bit high-waisted, which I love, and they're opaque enough so you're sure your underwear won't peek through. You can easily just slip these on, and you'll be good to go! Plus, they're very comfortable and fit true to size." —Corinth

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 10 styles).

    21. Spanx faux leather leggings perfect to layer in the winter or wear with a tank in the summer. With these, you've got OPTIONS.

    Spanx / Via, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    I looooooooove my Spanx leggings and so does my fellow editor Heather:

    "I splurged on these and I don't know why I waited so long! They're super soft on the inside, edgy on the outside, and just freakin' fabulous. I love pairing them with an oversized sweater for a look that's stylish but still cozy during the winter and wearing them with a denim jacket and a graphic tee in spring and fall." —Heather Braga

    Get them from Nordstrom or Spanx for $98 (available in sizes XS–XL, 1X–3X, and petite, regular, and tall lengths).

    22. A seamless pair that'll highlight your glute progress. You're not doing dead lifts for nothin'.,

    Promising review: "I am100% in love with these leggings! Amazing product and literally just like the GymShark brand but for half the price. You cannot beat it!! Hoping they come out with more colors!! Love them!!!!!!!" —Stephanie Barnes

    Get them from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and tons of colors).

    23. A 7/8 capri style with a side pocket *and* back zipper pocket, plus a breathable crotch because some extra ventilation is much appreciated. Are these the perfect legging??? Just possibly.

    Model wearing the high-waisted leggings that go down to the ankle in bright blue
    Senita Athletics

    Promising review: "Just when I think Senita has already done it all, they come out with the blue collection! I love these leggings so much. They're insanely comfortable, and I wear them rock climbing all the time. I'm 5'3, 120 pounds, and the small fits great." —Anonymous

    Get them from Senita Athletics for $37 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

    24. An extra-long pair that'll have ya mastering all your yoga poses the second you slip them on. OK, maybe not, but these will be a happy addition to your yoga pant rotation.,

    Promising review: "These leggings are super cute and comfortable. They're perfect to wear to the gym or to pair up with any outfit. They fit very snug all around and even have the bottom loops that wrap around your ankle. At first, I thought I wouldn’t like that part, but it actually is very useful when you wear them with boots. I highly recommend this product, not only for its adorable look but also because they're very breathable!! I am highly satisfied and impressed with my purchase!" —Stephw.92

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes S–L and in 31 colors and styles).

    25. A mesh-cutout legging you'll ~sheer-ly~ love to add to your rotation. Just look how cool these are!

    Model wearing the full-length high-waisted leggings with mesh panels across the front.

    Promising review: "These leggings are my new favorite. I already own four pairs, and I will be buying more. They are 100% squat-proof, they don't fall down or ride up in weird places, and they give my legs a cooling effect when I start sweating. I box, do HIIT training, and lift weights, and they have been sturdy and reliable through all my workouts. I'm obsessed!" —Elizabeth Mitchell

    Get them from Amazon for $45 (available in sizes XS-3X and in four colors).

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