The Most Flattering Leggings For Your Body Type

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Leggings may be comfortable, but always flattering? Not exactly. Truth is, there are styles that complement certain body types over others—but that’s A-okay, as we’re here to celebrate your uniqueness. What’s important is homing in on your assets so your chosen pair enhances your body, whether you’re styling them casually for off-duty or smartening up for the office, drinks or date night. However you like to wear your leggings, we’re laying out the best fit for you. Get inspired and stock up on our edit that will carry you through fall and winter with confidence.

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The Most Flattering Leggings For Your Body Type

For those five four and under with a slight frame, a slim-fit crop will give your legs definition and hit just above the ankle so you're not drowning in fabric.

‘The Skinny’ Ankle Legging

$68

lysse

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Ladies five four and under with curves look great in a cropped fit with sculpting fabric. You'll feel supported but not overly compressed, plus you won't have to worry about fabric bunching around your ankles.

Moonlight High Waist Midi Leggings

$65

Zella

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A longer cut with a mid-rise waist shows off your stems but doesn't make you look as though you're all leg.

Airbrush Legging –Black

$78

Alo

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Compression leggings are ideal for fuller figures—they sculpt in all the right places for an amazing, lifted effect.

High-Rise Stevie Built-In Sculpt Pants for Women

$40

Old Navy

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If you're fuller in the middle, a control top keeps your silhouette smooth.

Commando Control Top Leggings

$72

Nordstrom

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A silhouette that draws in at your waist plays up your shape and smooths over your legs, hips and butt.

Rachel High-Waist Leggings

$50

Yummy By Heather Thomson

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A wider waistband in a mid-rise will comfortably sit atop your hips without cutting into you.

Ultra Leggings w/ Wide Waistband

$36

Hue

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A smooth, stretchy knit softens muscular legs while highlighting your tone.

Look at Me Now’ Seamless Leggings

$68

Spanx

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Panels and seams give the illusion of shape to those who are straight up and down.

Tory Sport Tech-Ponte-Leggings

$195

Net-A-Porter

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