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17 Amazing Pairs Of Leggings People Actually Swear By

Leggings so good they'll charm the pants right off you. The products in this post were updated in May 2018.

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


Get them from Modcloth for $19 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors).

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. Leggings with contrast stitching AND POCKETS you should definitely buy multiples of.

Get them from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes 0X/1X–3X/3X and two colors).

Promising review: "I adore these pants! They are so comfortable and the contrast trim is really cute. I love that they have pockets! I bought three pairs and will probably get more so I have backups if I ever wear them out." —Margarita M.

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

Get them from Modcloth for $25 (available in sizes XS–4X and three patterns).

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. Velvet leggings that'll make you feel like royalty.

Get them from Loft for $49.99 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and two colors).

Promising review: "These are an easy way to dress up comfy leggings. They are thicker, so they provide warmth, yet are very comfortable and soft on the inside. They can be dressed up with a nice top or dressed down with a casual top. Either way, you will look 'put together' with these leggings." —Cowbell

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

Get them from Nordstrom for $98.

Promising review: "These pants are AMAZING! They are very flattering and I received a ton of compliments! They are great for feeling sexy and ready for a fun time out!!" —Mwiszn

6. Magical leggings with Harry Potter spells printed right on them — you could say they're riddikulus-ly cool.


Get them from Torrid for $31.12 (originally $38.90; available in sizes M/L–6X and in tons and tons of solids and patterns. Check out their full selection of leggings for all the available options).

Promising review: "I was so excited to see these fabulous leggings came in a Harry Potter themed print! They are SUPER comfortable, best quality leggings I have ever owned (and I've owned plenty), and I will buy more... I need all the leggings. Oh and the fit was true to size, which is a big deal for me as I'm a curvy girl and often have to size up on bottoms, but not with these, they were perfect." —Rcboucha

7. Fleece-lined leggings that will keep you warm on even the blusteriest day.

Get them from Modcloth for $19 (available in sizes S/M–L/XL and two colors).

Promising review: "Warmer than jeans. More comfortable than pajamas. Like being wrapped in fresh teddy bears." —Jennifer

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

Get them from Nordstrom for $23.82 (originally $36; available in sizes XS–XL).

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

9. Soft leggings with pockets that are perfect for working out or just hanging out in.

The ~cozy~ fabric is soft on the inside, plus they're made with recycled yarns to be more eco-friendly!

Get them from Aerie for $34.95 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and three colors).

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 are true to color and design. " —Kit Kat Attack

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

Get them from Amazon for $8.99+.

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

11. 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 $8.96+.

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

12. Basic cotton leggings that are crazy comfy.

Get them from Forever 21 for $3.90 (available in sizes XS–L, available in black and nine other colors.

Promising review: "They fit just right and are kinda thick not cheaply made and they aren’t see through." —Diamond S.

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

Get them from Torrid for $25.98 (originally $36.90; available in sizes M/L–6X).

Promising review: "This velvet is light weight, soft and fluid. The stretch makes them super comfortable. I absolutely love the colors of the flowers. they can be dressed up or down." —DebbieM06

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

Get them from Ann Taylor for $39.99 (originally $69; available in sizes XXS–L and two colors).

Promising review: "Love the fabric — these are definitely a high quality legging that looks perfect for casual or even workplace. Love them!" —Jennifer Eck

15. Lace-up leggings that are tough-looking but comfy.

Get them from Forever 21 for $24.90 (sizes 2X–3X).

Promising review: "Love them 😍 The fit is great. Super comfortable and I received a lot of compliments!" —Ashley B.

16. Fuzzy lined leggings that will keep you super warm.

Get them from Amazon for 11.+65 (one size and available in seven colors).

Promising review: "The warmest most comfortable leggings EVER! They are skin tight, so a long shirt of tunic top is probably best because the seams are a little weird. wore these to a nice dinner out under a tunic top in Utah in 20-degree weather and I was warm and toasty! Loved these so much I ordered three more pairs!" —Tina

17. Sporty leggings that are super opaque.

Urban Outfitters

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $40.

Promising review: "These are the best pair of leggings I own! I always get compliments on them, and they are SUPER comfortable. I want them in more colors! One thing is that the material is a bit delicate because they're so comfy." —Bam135k

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