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While most late-November days are just begging us to stay at home, wrapped up in some serious layers with a cup of hot cocoa (and, if you’re anything like us, a
cheesy Lifetime movie), alas, we must venture out sometime. And if there’s anything that makes the trek to, well, anywhere a little easier, it’s a pair of oh-so-cozy leggings.
They spent a long time as the black sheep of the trouser family, but thanks to the insurgence of on-trend styles (velvet and brocade, anyone?), leggings aren’t just our designated weekend loungewear anymore. Put an end to the leggings-as-pants debate (it still rages on) and wear ‘em with an oversized cardigan for weekend brunch or get fancy and pair a patterned style with a metallic skirt for a festive go-to holiday outfit.
Here, we pulled together 12 styles that are bound to stay in heavy rotation this season.
Photo: Courtesy of Urban Outfitters
We’re finally starting to shed our layers in NYC, opting for
just one jacket rather than four. As for our friends on the west coast? Well, they’ve
been enjoying coat-less living for a
few weeks now. Meanwhile, those in the middle may still need their parkas.
Spring weather is better than winter no matter where you read
On any given day, our browsers are open to Shopbop because of its on-point selection. The retailer carries the most sought-after items from top brands that aren’t available anywhere else. So, naturally, when the site has a sale (with some items up to 70% off!), we scour it to add everything we can to our carts read