Do you have a desire to wear leggings, but you’re unsure how to style them?
“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” — Coco Chanel
Let’s talk about how women “of a certain age” can wear leggings in a sophisticated, stylish way and still be themselves. Leggings have a place in our lives because they’re versatile, comfortable, and fit into a busy lifestyle. I’ve seen controversial articles about how older women shouldn’t attempt to wear leggings — nonsense! My advice? Go for quality legging fabrics and use layering techniques to reduce the chance of looking like a student wearing an over-sized sweater.
Here are some examples of how to wear leggings like a lady:
As you’ve seen, leggings can look elegantly French chic when styling with a crisp blouse and jacket. They can be casually classy with a relaxed tunic top in a great color, fabulous necklace or two, and flat loafers or strappy sandals.
Where can you find leggings? Here are a few suggestions to get you started:
- Finders Keepers is bringing in a special line of leggings that offer structure.
- Lysse has different legging styles for all sorts of body shapes.
- Spanx has a line of leggings that offer structure and control.
Do you wear leggings? How do you style leggings? Please share your thoughts below.