Leggings are a type of trousers that fit tightly on the legs and repeat all the curves of the body. At the same time, leggings are completely devoid of any details, for example, pockets, zippers, fasteners, and decorative elements. Leggings are a very fashionable and popular item in any fashioner’s arsenal. They are used in the most incredible combinations. A girl in such an outfit can be seen not only on a morning jog in the park but also in an expensive restaurant. This thing will find its place in the wardrobe under any conditions. They are perfectly combined with various things: sweaters, tunics, sweaters, skirts, dresses, T-shirts and so on.
Leggings are considered to be one of basic items of wardrobe and enjoy popularity in winter and summer: in cold weather they are worn instead of tights whereas in spring and summer leggings can replace tight trousers. Leggings experienced their peak of popularity in 1980s when unbelievable colours were fashionable. For the first time leggings appeared on fashion runways in the beginning of 1980s.
Nowadays leggings are again actual but look more sophisticated due to noble colours and natural fabrics. They can be combined with silk dress and strict sheath dress. Capri leggings present leggings of bright colour which length is just below the knee. Best of all they look with mini skirts. Fantasy leggings are characterized by lace finishing and included in summer and evening wardrobe. Sports leggings are the most comfortable clothes for doing pilates, aerobics or yoga and hiking.
Leggings can be combined with elongated tunics and shirts covering hips, long T-shirts and cardigans. It`s possible to wear leggings with heeled shoes or flat shoes (sandals or moccasins). Popular and very comfortable set presents leggings with lengthened sweater dress – this variant is suitable for visiting educational institutions and going to the countryside especially in windy and cold weather. During the daytime leggings look excellent with a trench coat and flat shoes or heeled ankle boots. Leggings of neutral colours (black, grey, brown) can be worn practically with any clothes: skirts, tunics, knitted dresses and even shorts.
Transparent black leggings present evening variant and can be decorated with crystals, sequins, lace and beads. They harmonize with hosiery mini dresses, mini skirts, shorts, tunics and high-heeled shoes. It`s better to combine coloured leggings with laconic unicoloured clothes which colour should match colour of leggings. Leather leggings don`t seem to be a familiar thing even for desperate fashionmongers. Finding successful combinations with them is not an easy task. Such a model looks aggressive and arouses prejudice. However, leather leggings are not less extravagant than leather trousers and can be worn daily.
Regarding possible images it`s noteworthy that biker style is considered to be traditional. For that reason leather jacket with metal accessories and appropriate shoes presents classic variant. Casual city image can be created by wearing knitted sweater, chiffon blouse, fur vest or jacket. You can create feminine look by means of high tight-fitting boots, high-heeled court shoes, ankle boots or unicoloured sneakers. Full-bodied women should avoid wearing leggings as they make disadvantages of figure more noticeable. Combining leggings with evening or cocktail dress is considered to be tasteless. Don’t wear leggings with ultra-short tops and sleeveless vests if your figure is far from ideal.