9 Pairs Of Leggings You CAN Wear As Pants

Don't get it twisted: We are not proponents of wearing most leggings as pants. In fact, we're strong advocates of keeping those thin, worn-through, elastic pants under skirts and tunics where they typically belong. That said, all leggings are not created equal, and it turns out, there are some super-stylish, structured, and — most importantly — sturdy styles out there that'll keep you covered.
From leather to velvet to corduroy, each of these nine styles is just as slim-fitting as your go-to cotton leggings, but they won't leave you wondering if you're showing more than you care to. Click through for the goods — then start strutting!

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