Leggings are all the rage this season. You can find them in most stores in different patterns, prints and textures. A lot of women, including famous celebrities, love this trend and are getting their hands on summer’s hottest legwear. Leggings first became popular in the 80’s and have proven to be versatile additions to our wardrobe.
Leggings are a stretchy and fitted outfit that covers up your legs and are made with several different materials for different purposes. Here are several types of leggings: Capri leggings, footless leggings, footless tights, cotton stirrup tights, lycra footless tights, shiny lycra stirrup tights. Each style mentioned can serve a different purpose so the choice is always yours. Even if you are not convinced that leggings would be a great choice for you, there is never harm in trying a pair!
Leggings are not only for sports but they also can be worn in a casual way or more dressed up if you are going to a special occasion. They are being worn under shorts, skirts and shirt dresses. Experts in fashion are suggesting that leggings under shirt dresses are the best way to wear them. It can provide you with great coverage on your legs while still making you look stylish. Dark colors are capable of adding a slimming effect to your outfit. Shiny dark colors are a good choice if you want to emphasize your legs. Usually, the confusion starts with what type of shoes go best with leggings. This confusion can be avoided by determining the occasion for which you will be wearing your leggings. Are you going to a casual coffee date? Are you attending a house party? Or are you hitting a snazzy club downtown? Answering these questions can help you choose the right shoes for the particular occasion.
For the shoes, you can choose boots to pair with leggings. Choose knee-high boots in a color similar to your leggings for a streamlined, polished look. Leggings hug your calves, suitable for slipping on a pair of chic riding boots. Ankle boots are another matching pair for leggings. The sliver of skin revealed between your boots and leggings has an instantly slimming effect; since it shows off the thinnest part of your leg. A heeled ankle boot creates the illusion of long, slender legs. With ankle boots, make sure your leggings stop exactly at your ankle; the wrong length will make you look sloppy. Finally, legging is a must have item for women. No matter what you use them for, leggings are without a doubt a trendy clothing item.