For when you can’t handle both the cold *and* real pants.
If you offered me a million dollars to go an entire winter without wearing a leggings outfit, I would step into spring as, well, not a millionaire, probably in a pair of leggings. When temps drop, there’s nothing I want to wear more than leggings. They’re perfect for layering, look great with winter coats, boots, and shoes, and slip seamlessly into all my go-to winter looks.
Leggings are a year-round wardrobe staple, but they’re especially great for colder weather, when bulky separates like cable-knit sweaters and puffer coats come into play. Plus, thanks to their close fit and sleek silhouette, leggings work wonderfully with this fall’s hottest trends like boxy blazers and fuzzy sweaters. That said, winter leggings outfits can veer into the realm of “just rolled out of bed,” depending on how you style them. That’s where having a few winter leggings outfit ideas in your back pocket comes into play.
How Do You Wear Leggings in the Winter?
When putting together a winter leggings outfit, it helps to have a vibe in mind. That doesn’t mean you need a full mood board, but knowing if you’re going for an elevated or casual look is a great place to start. If you want a more sophisticated feel, look for longer coats or jackets and plan on adding at least one luxurious accessory, like a statement bag or tasteful leather gloves. A pair of pumps or over-the-knee boots can also elevate your leggings look.
If you prefer a more casual vibe, you have even more options. For a laid-back winter leggings outfit, start with shoes and work your way up. Combat boots or sneakers worn