Finding the perfect pair of leggings is a sport. It starts with tons of practice in selecting the right fit, design and fabric. Then, if you’re lucky, you land the perfect pair. Score! But that’s only if you’re really lucky. Wading through the wide gamut of shapes and sizes is no joke. There’s high-compression, breathable, moisture-wicking… the variety is seemingly endless. That’s not even taking the cost into account! To make your choice a little easier, we’ve rounded up the most comfortable and affordable leggings out there. Now you can look and feel great without breaking the bank!
H&M SEAMLESS HIGH-WAIST LEGGINGS
You can’t go wrong with these workout staples from H&M. A steal at $29.99, they’ll take you comfortably from the yoga studio straight into brunch. The fabric is highly stretchable and fast drying to keep you cool and looking chic every step of the way. Plus, they come in five colors – one for every weekday!
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OLD NAVY HIGH-WAISTED ELEVATE POWERSOFT LEGGINGS
Powersoft leggings have become somewhat of a cult classic to those in the know. In fact, on Old Navy’s website, they feature in excess of 2 000 five-star reviews. Now that’s a glowing recommendation! True to its name, the fabric is cozy and luxurious, perfect not only for working out but lounging about in too. They come in several lengths and sizes plus a variety of patterns and solid colors too. Get yours for a steal at $39.99.
ADANOLA ULTIMATE LEGGINGS
A firm favorite among Instagram style mavens, the Ultimate Leggings by Adanola are well-known for their seamless fit and silky soft buttery texture. What sets them apart is its unique four-way stretch fabric plus no front seam along the front. Working out never felt so good! Get a pair for $39.99.
ZELLA LIVE-IN SPACE DYE HIGH-WAIST LEGGINGS
Zella are Nordstrom’s go-to brand for all things exercise chic. In fact, according to this reviewer, they may just be the most versatile of the lot! “Nice tummy control, totally squat proof, dog hair and other fuzz do not stick, design is cute but neutral so you can wear with anything…” At $48,75, that’s some serious bang for your buck!
SKIMS COTTOM RIB THERMAL LEGGINGS
Kim Kardashian’s near-eponymous clothing range hit the sweet spot with these Cotton Rib Thermal Leggings. They come in at a price tag of $52 in five complementary colors with soft ribbing and front fly stitching. Perfect for colder temperatures, the leggings are designed to retain body heat while still allowing the skin to breath. But probably best of all – the range comes in all-inclusive sizing, from XXS (or size 00) to 4X (or size 24–26).
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SET ACTIVE SKULPTFLEX LEGGINGS
Here’s one for the influencers out there. Loved by everyone from Kaia Gerber to Vanessa Hudgens, the Skulptflex Leggings by Set Active come in at the higher end of the spectrum. Designed with mild compression throughout, this range is known for its wide array of modern designs and creative color combinations. Get yours for $65 per pair.
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