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Leggings have been really big for the last couple of years and they are kind of fading. Are they not popular anymore?

posted about 8 years ago
tightsandtea
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tightsandtea

I feel like they’ll always be a staple, along with skinny jeans—more for comfort and versatility than anything else. Maybe it’s just because I live in a college town where comfort > style, but most girls I see wear leggings and skinny jeans

posted about 8 years ago
 
MurasakiNeko
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MurasakiNeko

They have been really popular and I think they are close to wearing out their welcome by too many girls wearing them with short tops like they’re pants (maybe we need some recovery time from that? lol) but while they may decrease in popularity I don’t think they’ll ever be entirely “out.” They’re just so useful for winterizing dresses and skirts and pairing with shorter hemlines to prevent wardrobe malfunctions.

posted about 8 years ago
 
MiuSan
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MiuSan

I have noticed that people aren’t using them as much as they did the past few years.

And I don’t call them a staple. They really are/were a trend (I think a passing one as well).

posted about 8 years ago
 
coldlight
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coldlight

I think leggings will always be a staple for me as i find them warmer than tights but comfier than pants! :P I still people wearing them everywhere and stores are still coming out with different versions and styles of leggings.
However I do agree that the leggings-as-pants happens way too often, and also jeggings-as-pants (especially when the jeggings/leggings are way too thin and you can see the shape and colour of the wearer’s undies…) so maybe that’s why some people have started to steer clear of them!

posted about 8 years ago
 
valeree_voguish
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valeree_voguish

Leggings will always be a part of fashion. you can wear em with definitely everything. even less people are using leggings nowadays, it wouldnt be entirely out. just need to know how to use em :)

posted about 8 years ago
 
unstoppable
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unstoppable

as long as you wear them right, they’re in. and by right, i mean not as pants. printed leggings are a good alternative to jeans and when worn right, they look really good, but most people wear them see-through with short tops and it’s just annoying and trashy.

posted about 8 years ago
 
gstyle
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gstyle

yes,they went out shopping..!

posted about 8 years ago
 
FabricatedFashion
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FabricatedFa...

I think I would agree that they are a staple. I mean my mom wore them in the 80s and they have yet to fade away entirely. However, i do think it was one of those “I see everyone wearing them, so I want to where them.” It was a lot of copy cat. The problem was people didn’t know how to update the look to keep it fresh I think that is why you don’t see leggings that much anymore. But personally, I will always be a fan.

posted about 8 years ago
 
tightsandtea
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tightsandtea

I definitely agree with you, fabricatedfashion. I wore leggings even in middle school, and I’m in my early 20’s now—they definitely weren’t as ‘fashionable’ then, but they’re never going to fade away, at least while I’m young :P. I’ll bet you that in five years from now, you’ll still be able to buy them anywhere (that would sell them now—can’t really see banana republic carrying them, or do they?). I think it also depends on where you live, too..

unstoppable, I agree that leggings =/= pants. I have a friend who goes to the gym in skintight/see-through leggings and a short top. let’s just say you could tell she’s wearing a thong :/

posted about 8 years ago
 
hadelicious
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hadelicious

I wouldn’t say they are out, just that the hype died. I like how they are available in all materials, colors and patterns.

posted about 8 years ago
 
Curvy_Chic_Confident
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@Hadelicious My Sentiment exactly :)

posted about 8 years ago
 
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francisluna

They’re not popular that much anymore but like what other people said here its a staple for wardrobes . To match up with skirts and shorts. Also for winter.

posted about 8 years ago
 
thegreatbernsby
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thegreatbernsby

There’s no quetion that they will always remain a staple for a lot of people. I think how ‘in’ they are depends, though, on where you live. I live in a California beach city where a lot of people regulalry go for a laid-back and comfy look so many girls default to leggings as pants. I say it’s OK to wear ‘em as pants IF they fit you properly, aren’t see-through, and are occasion/location appropriate.

posted about 8 years ago
 
thesimpletheory
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thesimpletheory

for me, i feel like leggings have moved to the more comfort/casual section so for running errands, or lounging around at home. i don’t like to wear them as pants, but if i do, i make sure my bum is more or less covered by my top :)

posted about 8 years ago
 
_ReD_LiPsTiCk_
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_ReD_LiPsTiCk_

I think leggings are not out. They have just grown to be more than just a fashion statement. After fashion I think the next popular thing to wear leggings with is working out lol. They have an article that talks about how leggings are not good for the body because the make the muscles in your legs relax and not work because the fabric is doing all the holding in. I dont quite believe the article but its a good thing to look into.

posted about 8 years ago
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