6 Outfits That Make Leggings Look Really Good

Photographed by Christian Styleograph.
Leggings are one of the most versatile pieces in your closet. Sometimes, they walk and talk like pants, and others they make like a clever (and cozy) layering alternative to tights. Their comfort levels are pretty off-the-charts, too. This is all to say that it's time to ditch the tan-colored Uggs you've been (maybe exclusively) styling leggings with since '04. For inspiration, we're looking to Fashion folk who've imagined tons of fresh ways to wear this everything item, which includes branching out beyond the standard, black-jersey variety. The six outfits to follow are comfy, fashionable, and don't fall into old habits.

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Black turtleneck, black vegan-leather leggings, black sunglasses — do you notice a theme? While you may have a tendency to wear outfits devoid of color, you should make an exception for this coat, clutch, and pair of oxfords.
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Leggings needn't always be black. Gray and brown are still understated colors but different enough from the norm to really make an impact. Our favorite way to accessorize 'em is with simple ankle boots and an oversized sweater.
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Go bold with your workout gear. After all, when else can one get away with mustard-yellow leggings? The key is to keep the rest of your palette modest.
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You can style these faux leather leggings any number of ways. Layered under a shirtdress is a sneaky way to work them into your office attire — and add some edge to your 9-to-5.

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