How fond are you of leggings ?

posted 2 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 2
Hostess
3889 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

I’m the dreaded “Apple” shape…so leggings don’t really stay on me…they just roll right off. I have nice legs and a nice butt so when I find a pair that actually stays where I put them, then I love them! I like to wear them with a flannel. I can’t wear them to work because I would just tear them, but just doing errands and stuff, they are definitely a go to!

Post # 3
Member
7814 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

I am a big fan, although if I’m wearing them in public I always put on a long sweater or shirt so my butt is covered, otherwise I feel self conscious. 

Post # 4
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469 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2016

no, dont love em. They’re too hot for serious excercising where I am (I need shorts), too tight for lazing around in, and too awkward for wearing out as pants. 

Post # 5
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5003 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2018

I loooove them. But I also wear thicker, opaque workout tights so that I worry less about my butt. The black ones, I’ll pair with tall boots and a short dress in the fall. 

I’m also that person who’s basically always in workout clothes in public. 

Post # 6
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599 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

I love leggings for comfort but not for style so I only wear them at home. 

I hate when they go baggy at the knees though!

Post # 7
Member
900 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I love them.  If it’s cold enough for pants; I’m typically in leggings and a tunic.  So comfy and stylish enough for me, add jewelry and the right shoes and it’s my kinda outfit lol.

Post # 8
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9435 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

Not a fan personally. I don’t get the draw. I have some for lounging around the house in some silly patterns but I wouldn’t wear them out.

They actually had to send out a company-wide email at my work reminding people they were not part of the dress code, along with other athleisure type clothing…

Post # 9
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2168 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Leggings are life. I used to be one of those people that said leggings aren’t pants but then I got pregnant and had a baby and I’ve totally changed my tune. I wear long shirts that cover my bum or a long cardigan. It’s just so easy to move around in and to put on in the morning. I still wear jeans and dresses though so it’s not an all the time thing. 

Post # 10
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90 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

Love them – however for non-exercise realted wear I believe the cameltoe should always be covered by a long top! And I try to make sure I wear tailored trousers/jeans often enough that I don’t fall into the Lycra trap, where the leggings grow with you and you don’t realise that you’re expanding until it’s too late.

 

The “sports luxe” trend is the best ever IMO tongue-out

Post # 11
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Sugar bee

I’m an apple and have never been able to find leggings that don’t cut into my stomach uncomfortably. The closest I’ve come is lularoe, but I don’t like refreshing facebook every week, all night, trying to find effing black leggings. If anyone has good suggestions for leggings without the typical, painfully tight, elastic band I’m all ears! I love them in the fall to wear with oversized sweaters and flannel.

Post # 12
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2019 posts
Buzzing bee

On a scale of 1-10…like 11. 

Post # 13
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599 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

bellabobies :   I believe the cameltoe should always be covered by a long top!

Thank you! Everyone always says their bum should be covered, no, the camel toe is way worse! 

Post # 14
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988 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I work from home so I wear them pretty much all day every day. Best thing ever.

Post # 15
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Bumble bee

I love leggings! I have long jumpers and tops that go great with leggings and wouldnt go with jeans. They are great when ive gained a little weight or when my bloating gets really bad too. I pretty much only pack leggings for travel now as they take up so little space compared to jeans and go with everything. 

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