Yoga pants—leggings, joggers, or flared pants that you’d wear for exercise—might feel like an item of clothing strictly confined to a workout class. You might get a coffee and bagel while wearing leggings and a matching top underneath a jean jacket, but have you ever considered repurposing your yoga pants as actual pants? It’s very possible to make leggings into an outfit, even one appropriate for a dressy occasion! The key here is to swap your yoga pants into any outfit where you might otherwise pick skinny jeans or straight-leg jeans. Leggings work as a phenomenal base layer, also known as the clothes that you layer underneath a jacket, blazer, vest, or other outerwear option.
Yoga pants, as you’ll see in a second, are also the perfect way to show off a colorful or statement heel. Keep reading to see why these yoga pants outfits can be worn way beyond the gym.
Running to the Store
Starting with the basics here, graphic leggings are a fun choice both at the gym and running a quick errand outside. You can quickly dress up your yoga pants with a cropped denim jacket and high-top leather boots.
While getting coffee in athleisure might normally mean throwing a cardigan over your yoga outfit, a more thoughtful approach could be to match your jacket, bag, and sneakers to your leggings. It’s all black, but casual.
Taking a Hike
These yoga pants have a jogger cut: looser than leggings, but still close to the body. With a matching top, this tracksuit-and-Converse high-top look says, “Ready to do some serious walking while looking absolutely put-together.”
Going Food Shopping
You might not consider red yoga pants to be a fashion choice but think again: Adding a hoodie