A thousand times we've heard the saying "leggings are NOT pants." We've laughed at celebrities who have worn them out in public, and winced at women wearing them horribly while walking on the street. But I, a little ol' blogger from small-town Connecticut, am here to tell you that times are a changin' and the no-leggings ban is OVER. Yup, dunzo. El fin. Leggings as pants is now a real thing. I swear.
Before you yell at me and throw your half-finished mug of lukewarm coffee at the computer screen, just hear me out. I promise, if done the right way, you can get away with wearing leggings all the time. That is, as long as you have a whole slew of different pairs and they're thick enough not to become see-through over your booty.
Let's take a look at 5 realistic ways to wear leggings as pants no matter your size:
Are you convinced? Are you a fan of leggings?
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Printed leggings are everywhere this season, and I say they're a definite do as long as your backside is covered. When you rock a pattern and others can see it visibly expand over different parts of your shape, well, it isn't the most flattering. Pair a patterned legging with a long chambray shirt and you're in business.