Leggings are back into fashion, becoming essential for chilly days. Choosing leggings smartly will keep you looking fashionable when you have a plus size figure.

Leggings can be very comfortable and versatile when it comes to styling. If you like leggings don’t be afraid to wear them. It may be true that leggings outline the body, showing each and every contour you have, so if you have a curvier figure, they can be tricky to wear. However, there are some tips women can use to feel trendy and confident wearing plus size leggings.

Plus Size Leggings Style Tips: Fabric

When purchasing plus size leggings you need to pay special attention to the quality and the opaqueness of the fabric. It is important to find leggings that are both durable and affordable, particularly if you wear leggings year-round. According to each season, you will need to be careful with the fabric weight, so wearing plus size leggings made of very thin fabric can have many disadvantages. You might want to go for a more expensive pair of leggings with high quality seams.

Choosing Plus Size Leggings: Size

As it is the case with most of women’s clothing, there is no measurement standard for plus size clothing. This means that you need to pay attention to size charts when selecting a pair of plus size leggings, specifically when purchasing online. Once you receive your order, try them on and walk around the house. If they don’t feel comfortable, they might be small.

Plus Size Style Tips: Choosing Leggings

Plus Size Leggings Style Tips: Color

Choose plus size leggings in dark, neutral colors, which you can match to the dress, skirt, or long tunic under which you wear them. Strong dark colors have a slimming effect, and along with the thick fabric will give your legs a smooth look. Black, as everyone knows, enables you to look leaner and elegant. Steer clear off showy light colors and avoid prints, as they can make you appear shorter.

What Top for Plus Size Leggings

Wondering what to wear with your leggings? The answer is anything that is not too tight or too short. You can pair Lyssé Plus Size Ankle Leggings (Bloomingdale's) with oversized sweaters, dresses, long shirts, tunics – anything that hits at the hip or below is ideal.

Plus Size Style Tips: Choosing Leggings

Eileen Fisher Plus Size Viscose Jersey Ankle Leggings (Bloomingdale's)

Plus-Size Leggings Must: Confidence

Although is not something you can purchase anywhere, confidence may be the best accessory to go with your plus size leggings look. Remember to always stand up straight, hold your chin up high and smile with confidence. It will make you shine and look fabulous.

See also:

Style Tips: How to Be Fashionable In A Plus-Size Dress