Wear Leggings Without Looking Like A Coed

A few years after the reappearance of leggings on the runway, wearing them in public is still a hotly debated topic. However, we think that the majority of the evidence provided by the anti-leggings constituency has to do with the whole North Face fleece + running shoe + leggings phenomenon, a post-workout look that's way too popular among the college set, that we see way too often at our neighborhood bars.
If you steer clear of that combo, you'll find quite a few chic ways to wear leggings that won't call to mind the wait for the elliptical. Ahead, we present nine ways to rock a pair of leggings — without looking like a coed.