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34 Amazing Pairs Of Leggings People Actually Swear By

Because no pants are the best pants.

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1. LuLaRoe-level soft leggings (at less than LuLaRoe prices) you'll want to buy in every color. All 24 of them!

Rating: 4.4/5 Sizes: One size fits most (XS–XL)

Available in two waistband options and 24 colors.

Get them from Amazon for $11.99 (or a six-pack for $29.99).

Promising review: "These are the GREATEST leggings EVER! They feel and fit exactly like LuLaRoe except the waistband gives more. I am IN LOVE with these. If you love LuLaRoe, you will love these and never go back! The fact that they’re half the cost and colors are readily available is awesome. You won’t be disappointed!" —Elizabeth


2. Graphic shark-print leggings to ~take a bite~ out of your bad mood.


Rating: 4.6/5 Sizes: XS–4X

Available in four prints (two galaxy prints and one math equation print).

Get them from ModCloth for $24.99.

Promising review: "Leggings are scary. Nine times out of ten, they don't fit over my bum, or my thighs, or my ankles. Being a chubby lady, I had almost given up on finding quality leggings. But these are amazing!!! Super comfy, not see-through, well fitting, and super vibrant! I could go on and on." —MayoroftheShire

3. High-waist athleggings with moisture-wicking fabric and a whopping 2,700 REVIEWS so you know you'll stay insanely comfy in them.

Rating: 4.7/5 Sizes: XXS–XL (sizes 1X–3X available here)

Available in three colors (this laminated lava print, plus gray and blush pink). Solid black available here. Low-rise available here.

Get them from Nordstrom for $59.

Promising review: "Holy grail leggings. I live in leggings and these are a dream! They are super comfortable and they keep looking good wash after wash. Don't think I'll ever buy another brand again." —KatiePixie

Actually, the whole brand Zella (that makes these) are the top-reviewed leggings on Nordstrom. Check out their full selection here!

4. Luxe velvet leggings that'll add a serious dose of winter glam to every outfit you put together.

Rating: 4.5/5 Sizes: XXS–XXL

Available in three colors.

Get them from Aerie for $25 (on sale from $29.95).

Promising review: "Absolutely love these leggings! I️ bought them in black and rust and they look so cute on. Can be dressed up or worn casual; that’s my favorite part! Perfect for this velvet-filled winter!" —RNXO

5. Mesh-insert athletic pants to make working out feel like a ~sheer~ delight.

Rating: 4/5 Sizes: S–L

Available in 14 different mesh/cut out styles.

Get them from Amazon for $9.99+.

Promising review: "Every time I wear these to the gym I get compliments. They are adorable, comfortable, and cute enough that I can wear them for a quick trip to the store. I would definitely recommend these!" —Jess I.

6. Striped leggings so you can join in on the athleisure trend while never feeling constricted or constrained — anywhere.

Rating: 4.7/5 Sizes: S/M–L/XL

Available in seven colors (for both background and stripe).

Get them from Amazon for $9.95+.

Promising review: "These pants are what I’ve been looking for for MONTHS! I have fibromyalgia with allodynia, so tight waistbands and seams pain me to tears. I’ve been on the hunt for buttery-feeling leggings that don’t feel tight anywhere while being close-fitting, as leggings should be. These are AMAZING. They also aren’t see-through and are 1/8 the price of a certain overly priced brand! I’m in heaven! I’ll need to buy every color and like 10 of the black because I’m never wearing any other pants again!" —Coffeybean84


7. Moisture-wicking leggings with some stylish added ventilation for the best workout (or relaxation) of your life.

Urban Outfitters

Rating: 4.5/5 Sizes: XS–M

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $59 (on sale from $69).

Promising review: "These leggings are not only cool looking but they actually are great to perform and be active in. They wick moisture away and keep you cool. I lift a lot and these leggings were keeping up with my lifting. They stretch and move with you. They're tight but not uncomfortable. The side cutouts are also not annoying and stay flat against the skin. These leggings are truly awesome." —Evolets

8. True-to-color galaxy print leggings for some ~universal~ appeal.

Rating: 4.2/5 Sizes: XS–3XL

Available in 42 patterns and prints.

Get them from Amazon for $11.99+.

Promising review: "I love these pants. They feel good on my skin. They aren't see-through. They make my butt look out of this world. The only downside is my boyfriend is really tired of me making that joke every time I wear these." —Hanna

9. Plaid pull-ons with fake pocket stitching for all of the streeeetch of leggings but the professional polish of pants.

Rating: 4.5/5 Sizes: XS–XL

Available in five colors and patterns.

Get them from Anthropologie for $88.

Promising review: "I am in love with these skinny pants. I bought them in all prints. They are perfect for work as well as casual wear. Love the length and love the stretch. Definitely a must buy!" —HtownShopoholic

11. Antimicrobial, four-way stretch yoga pants that'll move WITH you, no matter what activity or exercise. And they have P O C K E T S!

Rating: 4.3/5 Sizes: S–XXL

Available in two lengths (capri and pant) and 17 colors in each length.

Get them from Amazon for $18.98+.

Promising review: "THESE ARE AMAZING!! They are super thick and form fitting. They lift the booty but are not see-through. I have an iPhone 6+ and didn’t think the pocket would work but it’s perfect! I told my whole family about them and now they all want a pair. Highly recommended for exercise AND fashion!" —Jeneva


12. Faux leather leggings for anyone who wants the look of the real deal (without paying those real leather prices).


Rating: 4.2/5 Sizes: S–XXL (also available in petite sizes).

Get them from Nordstrom for $79

Promising review: "These leggings feel like real leather, they stretch and move with you. I can't wear low rise pants they are very uncomfortable to me, so the higher waist was a great fit for me." —Mimi0523

13. Super high-waist leggings that'll never turn see-through on your legs. At all.


Rating: 4/5 Sizes: XS–4X

Get them from ModCloth for $19.

Promising review: "These are the best leggings I've ever put on. They're so comfortable and flattering that I'm going to have to keep myself from wearing them every day! They are the perfect weight — light enough for a warm fall day, but substantial enough to make one feel secure and comfortable (i.e., no fabric getting wedged in crevices, and so opaque they passed the White Panty Test). I'm glad I got the high-waist, too. I think the regular waist would have been a bit too low for my comfort. They are a little long on me, but I'd rather have that than the alternative. I definitely plan on buying more of these!" —Aemilyus

14. Ponte leggings with seams down the front and zipper pockets so you can totally wear them to the office as pants.

Rating: 4.4/5 Sizes: 4–16

Available in three colors.

Get them from Amazon for $29.99.

Promising review: "Love these pants!! Ever since starting a new position where I was expected to wear 'real pants' as opposed to my beloved leggings I was a little disheartened. These pants came to my rescue. They feel like leggings (without the weird scratchy material other pull-on pants have) and look like real pants. I'm ordering more!" —Mildly.atypical

15. Paneled leggings that'll prove pants-less outfits aren't a ~hot mesh~.

Rating: 4.7/5 Sizes: XS-XXL

Get them from Target for $39.99.

Promising review: "Love them! They fit comfortably and with heel they are stylish. Win-win." —Melissa

16. A six-pack of fleece-lined leggings in a wide range of colors you can wear with each of your favorite sweaters.

Rating: 4.3/5 Sizes: One size.

Get the pack of six pairs from Amazon for $29.99.

Promising review: "These are amazing and so much more affordable than the leggings in the store. On top of that they are made of a higher quality. Fleece lining makes them super warm too. Warm and comfy. They wash well, too." —R. Null


17. Leggings with a velvet tuxedo stripe down the side for a touch of still-not-quite-wearing-pants eleganza.

Rating: 4/5 Sizes: 14–28

Get them from Eloquii for $79.90.

Promising review: "The Miracle Flawless leggings have turned me into a legging wearer. I love the weight of the fabric and the fit!! This is my third pair. The 18 fits perfectly and they feel so comfortable!" —Hotshoes1234

Eloquii's Miracle Flawless leggings come in tons of trendy styles, like leather, zip-up, and more; check out all the available options here.

18. Classic Adidas three-stripe leggings for a trendy "Yay sports! Do the thing; win the points" look.

Rating: 4.7/5 Sizes: XS–XL

Available in four colors.

Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ or Nordstrom for $35.

Promising review: "Perfect everyday pants! These leggings are super comfy and are perfect for a workout, Saturday lounging, or running errands. I loved the gray ones so much that I purchased another pair in black." —Christa15

19. Or a large-scale logo pair to make a bolder sporty statement.

Rating: 5/5 Sizes: XS–XL

Get them from Amazon for $26.48+ or from Urban Outfitters or Zappos for $35.

Promising review: "Love love love these. These leggings are very popular right now and are pretty hard to find. I was super excited when I saw that Zappos had them. They fit true to size and are very comfortable. They're a little overpriced, but not too much. The leggings are not see-through, but they're also not super thick. They do offer a little support, but not too constricting. No complaints here. I get compliments whenever I wear them." —Anonymous

20. Mid-rise jeggings with over 1,000 reviews that'll become one of your most reliable closet staples.

Rating: 4.7/5 Sizes: 00–20 (regular, tall, and petite)

Check out all the available Rockstar Jegging washes and styles here.

Get them from Old Navy for $34.99.

Promising review: "Just about the most comfortable jeans I've ever worn. Fits my curves in all the right places. Looks great tucked inside a boot or with a pair of sneakers. Great for dressing up or down. Got them in every color and plan to buy more." —Night Owl

21. Super-soft brushed-lining leggings to make your lazy days feel a little more magical — those pretty details? They're gold foil stars!

Rating: 5/5 Sizes: XXS–XXL

Available in four colors.

Get them from Aerie for $27.96 (on sale from $39.95).

Promising review: "These leggings are wonderful! I got the cranberry color and I absolutely love them. The print is so fun. Metallic gold stars are scattered throughout, adding a little sparkle that made me happy every time I looked down at my legs. The inside is a brushed material, which makes them so soft and warm. I wore them rock climbing and they were great, not too hot. I haven’t washed them yet, but hopefully they hold up well. There were no issues with sheerness, they are totally opaque. The high waist is super flattering and comfortable." —Kelsey


22. Thick, tapered leggings with a wide waistband to stay comfortable and completely opaque, meaning you're gonna buy 'em in every color.

Rating: 4.6/5 Sizes: M/L–6X

Available in toooons of colors (each listed separately). Check out the full selection of premium leggings here.

Get them from Torrid for $22.90.

Promising review: "I bought a pair just to fill an order once and now I can't stop. They are so comfortable, last a good long time for the price, and are nice and high at the waist so they don't cut my body in half or slide down. Hands down my favorite leggings I've ever tried. Will buy again!" —BettyBennett

23. Brushed fair isle–print leggings, because your stems deserve to enjoy sweater weather, too!

Rating: 4.4/5 Sizes: One size (0–12) and plus size (14–24)

Available in 10 colors and patterns.

Get them from Amazon for $11.99+.

Promising review: "Wow!!! Love these leggings! Three things: The material feels like silky, soft fleecy butter on your legs. They are so soft and ridiculously comfortable. Second, the stretch and snap back is great! They don't get worn out or lose their shape after wearing. Third, I love the higher waist. No tugging, pulling or adjusting throughout the day. I can lounge in these, or workout and they stay comfortable all day. The quality is great and I can easily compare these to the LuLaRoe leggings but half the price! Highly recommend, and I just ordered more." —AR

24. Side-zip ~Gigi pants~ for that Audrey Hepburn ankle-length look with none of the binding waistband or stiff fabric discomfort of normal pants.

J. Crew Factory

Rating: 4.6/5 Sizes: 00–2

Get them from J. Crew Factory for $39.50.

Promising review: "My new favorite pant! These are everything I wanted in a black pant. The substantial material provides more structure than leggings (though they are just as comfortable). They keep their shape well throughout the day. They wash beautifully and haven't faded or pilled. The elastic waistband is smooth under tops. The length is great (long enough for me at 5'11"). I would wear them every day if I could!" —Guest

25. Stylish jeggings that'll make you want to burn the rest of your jeans; these'll give you all the put-together look of skinnies, but will never cut in or stretch out!

Rating: 4.5/5 Sizes: XS–XL

Available in five washes.

Get them from Amazon for $59.95+.

Promising review: "I love these pants! I got them in two colors and they are my to go-to jeans. The material is thick, which is great because they look like real denim and can be used as pants. I especially love them when I travel; super comfy and they handle being washed pretty good." —Fatmah

26. Faux suede knit leggings for the perfect blend of softness and chicness.

Rating: 4.3/5 Sizes: XS–XXL (regular, petite, and tall)

Available in three colors.

Get them from Old Navy for $29 (on sale from $39).

Promising review: "I bought these in black and they are so flattering, comfortable, and warm so I ordered two more pairs in different colors." —Laura

27. Printed versions so you can inject some personality into your fifth leggings-and-a-sweater outfit this week.

Rating: 4.5/5 Sizes: One size (0–12), plus size (12–24), and 3X-5X

Available in 35 patterns.

Get them from Amazon for $10.99+.

Promising review: "I ordered three pair of different types of these and were amazed by the quality. Not only were the leggings well made, and fit as anticipated, they were the softest pair of leggings I've ever worn — thick but breathable. I was able to go dancing in one of them and didn't feel sticky or sweaty at all. A lady walked up and asked if they were LuLaRoe (I think that's how you spell it) and I told her 'No. I got these on Amazon from Leggings Depot.' She liked them so much she said she was going to look them up. I'll be ordering more — for me and my daughters." —Romantic

28. Moto-style leggings to help you feel like the utter badass you are.

Rating: 4.25/5 Sizes S–XXL (sizes 1X–4X here)

Available in black and green.

Get them from Target for $39.99.

Promising review: "Since I bought these, have had to try hard not to wear them every day! First I got the black, then I liked them so much I went back to get them in the green and they were sold out. I find it amazing that another reviewer said these were itchy. Definitely not itchy. High-quality workmanship. Super comfortable. You could easily wear these with boots and a sweater, dressed up, or dressed down to work out in. The moto detail is subtle and flattering." —Shosho

29. A classic black option that, at $3.90 per pair, will definitely be worth stocking up on.

Rating: 4/5 Sizes: XS–L

Get them from Forever 21 for $3.90.

Promising review: "I want about 20 pairs! These leggings are the BEST leggings, so cheap and great quality. It was a perfect fit and the thick waistband hugs the waist so perfectly, it honestly feels great." —Ashley Ray

30. *Faux fur*–lined leggings so you can stay toasty warm without tons of layers — even at midwestern football games., Amazon

Rating: 4/5 Sizes: One size

Available in eight colors.

Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

Promising review: "Bought these to wear to an Iowa game to keep me warm and they did just that! I am in love with these! Buying more colors now 😍!" —MsMandy85

31. Antimicrobial, moisture-wicking athleggings that'll take you from spin class to brunch without breaking a sweat. Or at least ensuring your sweat dries almost instantly.


Rating: 4.5/5 Sizes: S–XXL

Available in three colors.

Get them from Walmart for $10.

Promising review: "I have horses and ride every day. I ride in these and prefer them to my $200 breeches!! The fit is flattering, they are sooo comfortable! They're so comfortable, I also wear them around the house and to the gym and to sleep in when it's cold. They are a 'staple' in my wardrobe. Now, if I could just wear them to work!" —UT79Girl

32. High-waist leggings with purposeful rips to add a dash of edgy style to your weekend look, because you're anything but basic.

Rating: 4.5/5 Sizes: XXS–XXL

Also available in olive green.

Get them from Aerie for $17.46 (on sale from $24.95).

Promising review: "I get compliments whenever I wear these. I know it seems kinda silly to buy leggings just cut up a little bit for the money you pay, but they're made well and high waisted. I love wearing these because they look a little more edgy. I definitely recommend these." —Katherine

33. Cotton blend jeggings with *real* back pockets to trick everyone you know into thinking you're actually wearing skinny jeans (while you feel like you're wearing PJs!).

Rating: 4.4/5 Sizes: One size (sizes 0-12), 1X/2X and 2X/3X

Available in nine colors.

Get them from Amazon for $12.99+.

Promising review: "These pants are so awesome! They're so soft and comfortable. I could easily wear these as pajamas, but they're also really cute and look enough like jeans that I feel totally confident walking around outside in them. I wore these to a party tonight and was ranting and raving about them to everyone. Totally recommend!" —Jessica

34. And active leggings with bronze metallic insets for Olympic-level concentration on whatever you're doing — whether it's actual yoga or just a "namaste in bed" type afternoon.

Rating: 4.9/5 Sizes: 14/16–26/28

Get them from Lane Bryant for $39.99.

Promising review: "Got an excellent deal on these pants. Purchased them to wear for work, running errands or to just lounge around the house. Love that the material is breathable!" —Msking98


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