How To Wear Your Workout Leggings Everywhere

Your workout leggings are so comfy you probably wish you could get away with wearing them in public — outside the gym. We’re way ahead of you. For a dose of outfit inspiration, we've styled our favorite pairs with fancy shirtdresses, blouses, and more to make ‘em appropriate for brunch, date night, and beyond. If fun pants were your main source of motivation to hit the gym, you might need to find something else, because, thanks to the outfits below, their elliptical-bound days are numbered. 

The Asymmetric Blouse
To balance out the proportions of this shirt's modern silhouette, keep the rest of your look fitted. Here, we went with adidas Stellasport's color-block leggings and sporty accessories (mesh backpack, ditigal watch, and flatform slip-ons).
The Neoprene Coat
The athleisure life is a comfortable one. But, that doesn't mean the aesthetic isn't also refined. Budding designers, like Daniel Siverstain, are proof the trend has legs; his neoprene-embossed coat is even fancy enough for a night out. Here, we dressed it for day with a halter-neck bra, polka-dot leggings, and crisp, white sneakers.  
The Structured Shirtdress
It's warming up outside, but you're probably not quite ready to wear your springy shirtdress with bare legs. Simple: Layer your leggings underneath. Add a funky crossbody and woven baseball cap, and maybe you'll be able to will the warmth into action. 
The Oversized Denim Jacket
Your slightly-too-big jean jacket goes well with pretty much everything — black workout leggings included. A crop-top style bra (you can swap in a graphic tee for extra coverage) and funky accessories make perfect finishing touches.  
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The Funnel-Neck Sweatshirt
Say you do actually intend to go to the gym after whatever errands you have to run or brunches you have to eat. It's okay to dress the part. The key is choosing items with fashion-forward details, like the playfully printed leggings, not-so-basic sweatshirt, mesh drawstring bag, and perforated sneakers shown here. 


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