The Fashion Girl’s Guide To Wearing Leggings

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For those lazy days when you just want to be comfortable, black leggings are an easy choice for fuss-free style. And while some will argue that leggings aren’t legitimate pants, any true fashion girl knows just how versatile the bottoms can be when styled well. While spandex styles or cotton blends lend themselves to laid-back ensembles, a leather (or faux!) pair is a great option when you want a more elevated look. Here, 3 outfit ideas to inspire your next leggings look for work, weekend or a drinks date with that Bumble match.

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Leggings For Days

Work

Layer a luxe leather pair under a polished shift for office-appropriate style—classic accessories complete the look.

‘Grace’ Saffiano Leather & Rattan Box Trunk

$2,195

Mark Cross

Christy Lace-Up Suede Pumps

$695

Aquazzura

KJaryn Rose Gold Leather Watch

$225

Michael Kors

Heattech Extra Warm Turtleneck T-Shirt

$25

Uniqlo

Asymmetric Pinstriped Mini Dress

$400

Jacquemus

Faux Leather Leggings

$40

Zara

Wekeend

A comfy pair works well under an oversized sweater for easy chic—sporty add-ons lend cool-girl vibes.

Bar Stud Earrings

$100

Miansai

Mini Backpack

$675

Mansur Gavriel

Cap-Toe Sneaker

$195

Axel Arigato

Gabardine Leggings

$320

Joseph

Didion Chunky Turtleneck

$450

La Garconne

Date

Team a skin-tight style with a rocker tee and sexy heels for an effortless date-night look.

The Nudist Sandal

$398

Stuart Weitzman

Boxy Crossbody Bag

$49

Charles & Keith

Reversible Satin Bomber Jacket

$540

Chimala

Mini Cube Stud

$65

Eddie Borgo

Leather Leggings

$995

Vince

David Bowie Print T-Shirt

$269

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