Ah, the age-old question: what to wear with leggings? Sub-queries include: “Can leggings be worn in place of actual trousers?” (Nope!) “Can I wear them with pumps and a tank top?” (Uh, no.) And finally, “Can I wear those crazy, neon-patterned geometric leggings lining the walls at Urban Outfitters to work? (They’re a no-go.)
The confusion surrounding leggings is made all the more ironic by the fact that during the last few years, they’ve established themselves as one of fashion’s most prominent trends (they’ve even bred jeggings, the ubiquitous denim-legging hybrid.) But the fact remains that most of us are guilty of having no clue what to pair them with in order to create a sleek, stylish outfit.
Well, the confusion stops here, ladies. Click through the gallery above for 10 polished ways to style the tricky staple this fall, with a focus on what exactly to wear on top and on your feet. Finally, leggings freedom has arrived!