If worn right, leggings can look amazing, stylish and chic on women of all body shapes. The trick is to first determine your body shape then find out below how you can wear leggings to suit you perfectly. Dressing for your body type is the key to looking elegant and beautiful. It is also a skill that anyone can acquire – with the right information on hand and lots of experimenting!
They are a versatile piece of clothing that can be worn in any season. Every woman ought to own atleast a pair and know how to wear them properly. Leggings are NOT PANTS/Trousers and should be worn as part of a layered outfit. They can be worn in any season and be stylish. So whether you are hourglass-shaped or pear-shaped, whether you are petite or tall, keep reading to find out some crucial information on what to wear with leggings.
LEGGINGS FOR TALL WOMEN
If you ever feel too self-conscious wearing a short dress, then pairing that dress with leggings can really help. You can also wear shirt dresses and tunic dresses with leggings. This offers we tall girls (wink) alot of freedom.
LEGGINGS FOR PETITE WOMEN
Petite ladies should go for dark shades “jeggings” or the jean leggings. The monochromatic colour will help create longer visual line, giving you the appearance of more height. Low heels and flats look best with leggings just make sure that the colour of your footwear is close to the colour of your jeggings, this will elongate your silhouette.
-Avoid the prints for the bottoms!
LEGGINGS FOR HOURGLASS-SHAPED BODY TYPE
Pair your leggings with belted tunics or dresses. This will accentuate your waist and you feminine figure. You can go for one-coloured dresses or a tunic with a small print. Avoid wearing printed top and printed leggings at the same time!.
LEGGINGS FOR PEAR-SHAPED BODY TYPE
If you are pear-shaped (small on top, bigger on bottom), do not be afraid to wear leggings. You can wear leggings with bright-coloured or printed dresses to draw more attention to your upper body. Pair your tunic dress with a classy or jeans jacket or cardigan. Of course, make sure that your tunic is long enough to cover the buttocks and hips.