There are many different types and styles of leggings available, with a different style for every season, every occasion and every outfit you could ever want. You may not think that this type of leg wear is for you; however there is such a vast array of colours, materials, patterns and styles to choose from that there is definitely a pair to suit everyone’s personality.
This article will explore the different types of leggings on the market, and how each of these can be worn; pin pointing which styles can be worn for certain occasions. Leggings are back in fashion this season and so it’s well worth getting to grips with how to work them into your wardrobe.
When looking for leggings to wear in summer, there is so much choice available including; bright, colourful, floral and capri (which are shorter in length), as well as printed / patterned styles and white leggings to name a few types. Thin, light weight styles are obviously best for this season and cotton is a great choice as it allows your legs to breathe and keep you cool in hotter climates. These styles of the leg wear can be teamed with floral dresses or skirts and dolly shoes or sandals for a relaxed day time look in warmer temperatures.
In winter months, types of leggings such as; thermal, knitted, fleece and wool are all available and designed to ensure your legs are cosy and warm all season long. These are all fashionable as well as practical and look good with boots and layered up with other chunky knits. You can wear this style with boots and big cardigans and lots of layers to create a snug winter outfit.
All sorts of fashion leggings are also on offer, and whatever trends you’re following this season, this leg wear is bound to fit in and is a great inexpensive way to invest in fashion. Some recent popular styles include patterns such as animal prints with leopard print leg wear being a massive trend this season, along with Aztec prints which have been a hit and the leg wear is available in this popular print. Other types of fashion styles include ripped, embellished, wet look, leather, lace and sparkly. These are all brilliant for dressing up outfits to wear for a night out, and look even better with a pair of high heels.
Leggings are also often worn for sport such as running and cycling after they were first popularised in the 80’s as gym clothes. The leg wear often includes Lycra in the fabric content which make them ideal for active performance wear; they don’t restrict movement and due to the tight-fitting material they can help increase speed when running and cycling. Sports leg wear is specially designed to be breathable and keep you cool during activity to help you make the most of your performance; these are also great for wearing at the gym as they’re so comfortable.
Whatever size or shape you are, leggings are still very wearable and come in plus sizes from most retailers, as well as in maternity sizes.