August 15, 2019 at 09:28AM by CWC If you think leggings make you feel free, just wait until you slip on an exercise dress. Ever since Outdoor Voices released its iconic dress meant for #DoingThings—whether that’s running trails or errands—it’s become a summer staple for ladies everywhere. But why stop with one when you can … Continue reading If you live your life in leggings, elevate your look with the latest athleisure must-have
August 07, 2019 at 11:01AM by CWC As soon as the summer hits its dog days, I’ve got exactly two criteria for whatever clothing I put on my body: It’s gotta be comfortable, and it cannot, under any circumstances, show sweat. That’s it. Whether or not something is cute doesn’t matter nearly as much as its … Continue reading This dress is basically the leggings equivalent of formalwear, and I never want to take it off
July 16, 2019 at 11:03AM by CWC There are two types of people on this planet: those who immediately change out of their clothes post-workout, and those who hit up a fitness class, then run errands and grab brunch without ever taking the time to get out of their sweaty leggings. If you fall into … Continue reading OK, TMI: Will wearing sweaty leggings all day give me a yeast infection?
June 24, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC I used to be firmly on team wear underwear with leggings. But slowly I began to transition into wearing leggings sans undergarments, not because of I noticed anything wrong, but because I got really tired of running out of underwear quickly. Like one pair of underwear to wear … Continue reading Gynecologists finally answer the age old question: Do you have to wear underwear with leggings?
May 30, 2019 at 03:24PM by CWC As my fashion-stylist friends always like to say, leopard print is a neutral. At least that’s true this season, when you can’t open Instagram without seeing some chic woman rocking a mid-calf length, silky skirt in some variation on the pattern. And while that leopard-print midi skirt is … Continue reading The leopard print midi (AKA spring’s fave skirt) looks even better as leggings
May 17, 2019 at 12:23PM by CWC This morning, I walked into my Pilates class in a brand new workout outfit. Three separate people complimented me on my #lewk before I had even sat down on the Megaformer, and for the first 10 minutes of class, every time I caught a glimpse of myself in … Continue reading These are the absolute best leggings that will never, ever show crotch sweat
May 08, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC I’m not super into trends. This whole high-fashion flip flop thing or platform sneakers? Uh uh. And when it comes to my workout clothes, especially, I like to keep it classic and classy—which for me means black leggings. I love a basic, high-waisted version; the most ambitious I … Continue reading I never thought I’d say this but…I’m swapping all my black leggings for candy-hued bike shorts this spring
May 03, 2019 at 06:45AM by CWC By a show of hands, who loves the feeling of hanging out in workout leggings on the weekend, whether you’ve worked out or not? Guessing that all the hands are shooting up right about now. Okay, by another show of hands, who rocks those same leggings come Monday at … Continue reading 4 ways to style your leggings, because TBH, who wants to wear anything else?
April 22, 2019 at 07:06AM by CWC I’m crap at trivia. Seriously, never ask me to join your team. Most of the stats and random facts I know come from banter-packed opening segments of Live! with Regis and Kelly from the summers of 2006 to 2010. In one such episode, Kelly dropped a bit of … Continue reading How to find the perfect pair of leggings? Borrow the blue jeans trick
April 17, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC We are gathered here today to say farewell to the world’s most unflattering workout bottom: the capri legging. For journalistic integrity, I must disclose that I used to wear capri leggings to work out. I was but a young, impressionable college student on the cusp of discovering fashionable … Continue reading Where, oh where, have all the capri leggings gone?
March 25, 2019 at 12:56PM by CWC There are a lot of things worth loving about the ’80s: the fashion, for one (looking at you, neon); the music, for another (heart you, Madonna); and from a fitness standpoint, there has really never been a decade with more character. It was a time when the bright … Continue reading Grab your dayglo leggings! ’80s workouts are back, baby
March 18, 2019 at 11:08AM by CWC As someone who likes to try out as many different workouts as humanly possible in the course of a given week, my leggings drawer is overflowing with what I like to call “options.” Because I just can’t (read: don’t want to) wear the same muted tones to my neon … Continue reading The best (and cutest) printed workout leggings for *every* personality type
March 15, 2019 at 12:10PM by CWC Now, I don’t want to brag or anything, but I was rocking ankle-cut denim long before it was cool. It might have been due to being a middle school girl going through a major growth spurt in the 2000s, but still. Despite being plenty of options for different lengths in … Continue reading Streetwear is stealing the 7/8 leggings look with ankle-cut denim
March 04, 2019 at 10:27AM by CWC In the fashion world, the “AWOK”—AKA the Anna Wintour stamp of approval—is one of the highest possible honors. It’s been bestowed upon the world’s top designers—and in some cases, it’s actually how they became the world’s top designers—and more recently it got scribbled onto a pair of seriously … Continue reading The best under $50 black leggings that Anna Wintour would totally approve of
February 04, 2019 at 09:00AM by CWC I always empathize with the girl at the gym who has to pause to yank up her leggings while sprinting on the treadmill. I’ve been there, and it stinks. Whether you’re running, lifting weights, or doing yoga, pants that slide down while you’re exercising are the definition of … Continue reading 8 pairs of leggings that won’t fall down when you work up a sweat
January 22, 2019 at 10:24AM by CWC Science says what you wear can influence your behavior, a claim to which every person who’s ever, you know, gotten dressed for a date, an interview, or a hip-hop dance class, responds “duh.” Personally, I spend more time trying on slouchy-sexy-cool outfits before a dance class than I … Continue reading 7 major brands told us their best-selling leggings and the list is way more satisfying than today’s Oscar noms
January 10, 2019 at 01:30PM by CWC I have mad respect for anyone who exercises outdoors in the winter. While I’m sweating it up to an online workout in the comfort of my climate-controlled apartment, others are training for marathons in the freezing cold. So, what’s the secret to being able to tough it out … Continue reading You’ll want to add fleece-lined leggings to you winter running wardrobe
January 07, 2019 at 06:39AM Every night before I go to bed, I lay out my workout clothes and pack up my gym bag. This is in part because there is arguably nothing more stressful than searching for a sports bra in your closet at 5:49 a.m. when you have to be at the gym … Continue reading Science just gave me the best excuse to buy new leggings
December 24, 2018 at 06:30AM As soon as the temperature drops below 50, there’s nothing better than swaddling up in cozy knits on the couch. Unfortunately, life usually gets in the way of said uninterrupted lounging time. Luckily, activewear is—once again—here to save the day in the form of knit leggings. A hybrid between sweatpants … Continue reading Knit leggings are the cozy pants that’ll upgrade your wardrobe this winter
December 18, 2018 at 07:49AM If cleaning out your underwear drawer is at the top of your resolutions list for 2019—you know, somewhere between finding glasses that actually fit your face and being better about washing your bras properly, here’s something you should know: It’s easier to accomplish than it sounds (overhaul, ugh). More so, … Continue reading Only the essentials—9 underwear styles that’ll work for every outfit, including leggings
November 20, 2018 at 11:10AM If there was a compatibility chart for clothing the way there is for zodiac signs, leggings and long sweaters would be a perfect match. They balance one another in a way that makes them an ideal off-duty look. But why only wear the cozy combo for low-key occasions? After some … Continue reading The under-$50 leggings that’ll dress any long sweater up (instead of down)
November 05, 2018 at 12:31PM At this point, wearing leggings is no longer about fitness—it’s about function. Exhibit A: Sales of stretchy pants surpassed denim—the fabric of the people—for the first time this year. But until Business of Fashion published its long read on how America became a nation of yoga pants, it was hard … Continue reading Why do we love leggings so much? Let’s investigate
November 01, 2018 at 12:35PM From pastel colors to leopard print, certain activewear trends hold the spotlight only for a season or two. Then, there are those with staying power such as seamless. (No, I’m not talking about the delivery food app.) Whether they advertise it or not, many top workout labels like Varley, Alala, Alo, … Continue reading Why every woman should own a pair of seamless leggings—whether she works out or not
October 23, 2018 at 08:45AM The second it starts getting chilly outside, ladies everywhere have the exact same routine. And no, it’s not just ordering all the cozy pumpkin spice beverages—it’s stocking up on new leggings to get through the next six or so months of coldness. Right now, searches for the activewear staple are … Continue reading The perfect pair of leggings comes down to 3 things, according to Karlie Kloss