Leggings as pants!? I love it– they’re so comfy aaaand they can be worn in public without looking as frumpy as sweatpants. They come in a variety of colors and patterns and can be a fun addition to your wardrobe.
However, they do come with a few caveats.
- Wear a shirt or dress that covers your derrière when using your leggings as pants. In general, it looks so much better and you won’t have to worry about either a panty line showing or your pants being just a little more see-through than you meant them to be. 😳
- Wear printed leggings with a neutral top to prevent pattern overload.
- If you are going to work or somewhere that requires more professional wear, leggings are a don’t unless you wear them under a dress (in that case, go right ahead!). They are definitely made for casual wear!
- Accessories can include scarves, long necklaces, fun handbags, and earrings.
Today, we’re going to the in-laws house for a my father-in-law’s birthday dinner and to hang out, so it was a great opportunity to pull out my printed leggings that I found at Nordstrom Rack last fall. I paired it with a grey tunic and flowy cardigan from TJMaxx, my riding boots, and glasses. Cute enough to wear to dinner and comfortable enough for lounge wear.
How do you style leggings?