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23 Amazing Pairs Of Leggings People Actually Swear By

Leggings so good they'll charm the pants right off you.

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1. Super high-waisted leggings that are not see through. At all.

Rating: 4/5 / Sizes: XS-4X / Also available in low rise.

Get them from Modcloth for $19.99.

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

2. Classic leggings to buy in every color.

Rating: 4.5/5 / Sizes: 0X-1X / Available in five colors.

Get them from Forever 21 for $5.90.

Promising review: "Really glad I found these on sale. I bought a pair in every color. I wish I had bought two pairs in every color. They are very comfortable and well-made with cotton and spandex, not polyester like everything is made from these days. I am very happy with my purchase." —Happy Shopper


3. Shark-print leggings that'll take a bite out of your bad mood.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: XS-4X / Also available in a cat constellation print and math print.

Get them from Modcloth for $24.99.

Promising review: "Listen. Everyone has considered these leggings. If you are that person, and you haven't bought them yet I ask you to reconsider. If you do not like having your clothes noticed by others, do not buy these shark pants. If you don't like feeling both dangerous, awesome, and AMAZING; do not buy these shark pants. They have made my life better. #sharkpants" —Jaimee

4. Burgundy velvet leggings that'll make you feel like royalty.

Rating: 4/5 / Sizes: XS-4X / Also available in black.

Get them from Modcloth for $29.99.

Promising review: "Yes yes yes. These leggings are just perfect. Soft, comfortable, and as beautiful as they can be. The color is rich and they look wonderful on. Do yourself a favor and get these fabulous leggings." —Elizabeth

5. Faux-leather leggings that look like the real deal.

Rating: 4/5 / Sizes: XXS-XL

Get them from Nordstrom for $29.

Promising review: "I've been looking for a great pair of leather leggings for so long and finally found these. I feel so cute and stylish in these leggings. They're also very comfortable. Love the BP brand!" —Sweet 'n' Stylish

6. Dressy leggings with a panel of color-changing sequins down the leg.

Rating: 4.5/5 / Sizes: 14-28

Get them from Eloquii for $89.90.

Promising review: "One word = amazing. Eloquii is the best brand for plus-size fashion. Everything i order is amazing. The quality of these leggings is the best I have seen. I love rubbing the sequins and having them change colors. You need these in your wardrobe." —Diva J.

7. Magical leggings with the Hogwarts crest printed right on them.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: M/L-6X / Available in tons of patterns ranging from plaid to BB-8. Check out the full selection here.

Get them from Torrid for $44.90.

Promising review: "These leggings are true to size and are so comfy! Great for any Potterhead!" —Thairapy


8. Fleece-lined plaid leggings that will keep you warm on even the blusteriest day in the Scottish highlands.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: S/M-L/XL / Also available in black plaid and red plaid.

Get them from Modcloth for $24.99.

Promising review: "I love these leggings! They fit like a dream — snug and slimming without showing pantry lines, and so cozy warm. The plaid pattern is actually pretty subtle, which makes them great for work or going out paired with a gray sweater or tunic. Just make sure to wash them very thoroughly as the color bleeds a little when they're new." —Jackie

9. Mid-rise leggings that will stay put all day.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: XS-XXL / Available in three colors.

Get them from Nordstrom for $27.

Promising review: "I own four pairs of these leggings. They are cute, comfy, and well made. I love the waistband; they stay put." –Lam2122

10. Soft leggings in a fun print that are perfect for working out or just hanging out in.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: XXS-XXL / Available in five patterns.

Get them from Aerie for $20.97 (on sale from $34.95).

Promising review: "These leggings are seriously the best. The inside is lined with a super soft material that feels great against the legs, and it also will provide a bit of insulation for the cooler fall days! Definitely worth the money, and the colors and patterns (I got the grey and the pretty in pink) are true to color and design. " —Kit Kat Attack

11. True-to-color galaxy print leggings that are out of this world.

Rating: 4.5/5 / Sizes: XS-XXL / Available in 16 colors and prints.

Get them from Amazon for $11.99+.

Promising review: "I love these pants. The 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

12. Moisture-wicking leggings with some stylish added ventilation.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: XS-L

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $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 cut outs are also not annoying and stay flat against the skin. These leggings are truly awesome." —Evolets


13. American Apparel leggings that provide lots of coverage and support.

Rating: 4/5 / Sizes: XS-XL / Available in 11 colors.

Get them from Amazon for $12.95+.

Promising review: "I had a baby six months ago and still have the baby weight. It's hard to find pants that are comfortable and make me feel skinny. These are perfect. They feel good and stretchy and they don't fall down at the crotch. I've had that problem with other leggings in the past and it drives me nuts! I wear these with tunic tops and dresses and I feel like I'm getting the proper amount of support and coverage." —Regina Stoneham

14. High-rise leggings with sleek zippers at the ankles.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: XXS-XXL (lengths short, regular, and long) / Available in two colors.

Get them from American Eagle for $14.97 (on sale from $24.95).

Promising review: "Finally a legging that isn't bunched at my ankles. I love these, and they fit great. I'm 5' 0" so it's difficult to find a true 'short' fit. These are great! I purchased the olive as well." —S. Connick

15. Organic cotton leggings that are crazy comfy.

Rating: 4.5/5 / Sizes: XS-L / Available in 11 colors.

Get them from Forever 21 for $5.90.

Promising review: "I love these!! I was very surprised to love these so much — I spent over $80 on organic cotton leggings somewhere else that aren't even comfortable. These leggings barely cost anything & they're so much better than the others in every way! They aren't see-through, they're stretchy, they're soft, not itchy or bothersome to my sensitive skin, & they look good! I will buy more." —Karkey

16. Black velvet leggings to wear with sweaters, dresses, and skirts all winter.

Rating: 4.5/5 / Sizes: M/L-6X

Get them from Torrid for $34.90.

Promising review: "I LOVE them!! I was skeptical about how they would fit and how they would look on me because in the past I bought leggings from OTHER brands and they would be too long or too short. These velvet leggings are perfect for the winter. I love to pair them under my dress or under a skirt or oversized shirt. I recommend BUYING these or gifting them to someone. I will be actually buying more pairs of these." —Kie88

17. Thick leggings you can totally wear to the office as pants.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: XXS-XXL (petite, regular, and tall) / Available in three colors.

Get them from Ann Taylor for $79.

Promising review: "I'm normally a bit skeptical of leggings — most of the time they look like running tights — but these are five steps above! The material is thick and structured and incredibly flattering! I received so many compliments when I wore them out to dinner. They are ankle pants and I do have long legs, but they're a really cute '60s sort of style.—Fitzholly


18. Mesh-inset leggings that are tough-looking but comfy.

Rating: 4.5/5 / Sizes: 0X-3X

Get them from Forever 21 for $15.90.

Promising review: "This piece is so stylish. I love that you can wear these leggings casually but could also dress them up. Must own :) True to size and they look very flattering." —Mina

19. Faux fur-lined leggings that will keep you super warm.

Rating: 4.5/5 / Sizes: S/M-M/L

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $9.

Promising review: "Please come out with new colors! These are so comfy and provide warmth without being too warm! Love!" —Possum is Awesome

20. Faux leather leggings that are really worth the investment.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: 14-28

Get them from Eloquii for $79.90.

Promising review: "These are the most amazing pants/leggings/bottoms I have put on my body. I bought them for a special occasion, and they gave me the boost and confidence I needed that night and left me feeling like a million bucks! I was a little leary of splurging on leggings but I would do it again 100 times, they are my new favorite bottoms and I'm looking for excuses to wear them all the time! Also, I am 5'9'' and these leggings were tall enough and did not require lots of hiking up or adjustments throughout the night. I was able to dance and enjoy them." —K. M. Stone

21. Maternity leggings that never slide down.

Rating: 4.5/5 / Sizes: XS-XL / Available in four colors.

Get them from Amazon for $24.98+.

Promising review: "I am 4 months pregnant and not showing yet but I have to say these are the most comfortable leggings I have ever put on. They are thick and very soft. I am 5'8 and the length is perfect, especially for wearing with boots. I intend on wearing these leggings through my whole pregnancy and may even wear them folded over when I am not pregnant. Love them!" —Sara S.

22. Sporty leggings that are super opaque.

Rating: 5/5 / Sizes: XS-L

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $35.

Promising review: "Dope. Beautiful and fit perfectly. You can cover the Adidas logo with boots and wear them as plain black leggings, or show off the logo for a different look. Incredibly comfortable." —Lilellie


23. And athletic leggings you'll wear to more than just the gym. (Plus they're Oprah's favorite!)

Rating: 4.5/5 / Sizes: XS-XL / Available in the same fit in blue or purple here, blue or black shiny finish here, black and white print here, and teal, black, or red here.

Get them from Gap for $64.95.

Promising review: "Gap's high rise blackout leggings are wonderful. This is my second pair and I'm sure I'll be back for more. They're not cheap but they're worth it!" —Bean Pole

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