You may well have noticed the internet's obsession with leggings, especially those from Amazon. If you're wondering what's going on, we dove a little deeper to find out. Turns out, the giant e-comm retailer offers a mammoth of styles and colors at every price point. To narrow down the good selections from the average Joes, we combed through the most highly-reviewed pairs (1,500 reviews or more) with four-star ratings and above. We inspected the comments, too, just to double check they lived up to buyers' expectations. Below, the 10 best pairs to shop on Amazon.
These $11 leggings have spawned two articles and 11,180 customer reviews (three-quarters of which are five-star), so in short—amazing. The athelsiure leggings come in 43 different colors and have been described as soft, stretchy, and opaque. One reviewer even wrote, "I swear, they feel like they were made out of holy clouds. I put them on and it feels like a heavenly host of angels are hugging my butt." Consider me a believer.
For leggings you want to wear to yoga or Pilates, scoop up this pair of bottoms from IUGA. The material stretches and shapes to your body, and the waist fit comes just under your belly button, so it's not constricting you in. This legging even comes with three pockets (!) to hold your stuff in. Crucial if you don't want to carry a bag to your workouts. You may even find yourself slipping into these babies on days you don't have yoga.
One consistent piece of feedback for these leggings? Their magical abilities to "remove tummy bloat" and "suck the belly in" without causing pain or discomfort. They're recommended for curvy women and/or postpartum women who seek a thicker legging with compression and breathability. Plus, they hold up in the wash.
You love your lululemon bottoms, but your budget this month is a firm "no" to that new pair you're eyeing. An alternative? These $14 TSLA leggings that come in all colors of the rainbow and have been compared to lulu's align pants. This TSLA option, however, is said to be sturdier.
According to its 5,431 reviews, there are a mix of pros and cons to these leggings. First, the pros: they're affordable (prices range from $26 and up depending on the color you choose), comfortable, and stretchy. Also, fitness bloggers like Whitney Simmons have raved about them. Cons: the sizing/fit seems to vary and there's debate over whether or not they're squat proof. Based on the price and overall reviews, however, it's still worth trying—and if they're not completely squat-proof, at least they'll make for good lounge pants.
The look of denim, but the feel and comfort of leggings. This pair of bottoms might replace your favorite skinnies. Reviewers noted that the material is thinner than jeans, which makes sense because they're not denim (the leggings are made of cotton, polyester, and spandex), and they don't pinch or bind you in. Of the 2,571 mostly positive reviews, this one is all you need to read: "I accidentally fell asleep on the couch in these. I slept all night, very comfortably."
If you have an athletic build, you'll want these leggings. A consistent theme in reviews is that they're perfect for those with an athletic build or "booty." These leggings pass the "bend over" test, a.k.a they're not see-through; they're suitable for winter (when that time comes around again); and they feature a nice little pocket for your phone. As one fan noted, the leggings were even "durable enough for my three year old to casually wipe his snotty nose on."
If thin leggings are not your cup of tea, opt for these thick bottoms. They're opaque, soft, and stretchy. Since they also have moisture-wicking capabilities, you can wear them to work out. One reviewer said, "Every time I wear these tights to the gym, I get compliments and people ask for the brand. These are miracle tights."
For days when you just want to bare your ankles, try on these silky smooth leggings. The material, according to several reviewers, is breathable and slightly thin, but not sheer. They come in 35 different colors, meaning you'll have a pair to match every one of your outfits. One shopper said, "I loved these so much, I bought three pairs. They are butter soft. They fit my plus size frame. They are nice and thick. Great price and a great find!" Sold.
You may not need these fleece-lined leggings right now, but come winter your legs will thank you for them. Great for layering under a dress or ski outfit, the bottoms are warm and soft but not thick or bulky. As an Amazon reviewer said, "If you’re on the fence, just buy them."
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