Where to Buy the Best Leggings With Pockets

There's one design element that's an instant selling point for us, whether it's on a dress, a skirt, or a pair of workout leggings. Any guesses? We're talking about pockets—something that seems so minuscule but actually makes all the difference by providing easily accessible storage for the day-to-day necessities we reach for more often than we like to admit (chiefly our phones).

Frankly, there's no better feeling than discovering that the cute, flowy skirt you're debating purchasing is as functional as it is stylish. And the same can be said about a pair of leggings. With added compartments, the comfortable, breathable workout pants become all the more practical, providing a concealed place to store the essentials we typically bring to the gym.

Upon first glance, however, most of the leggings that have been designed with added compartments don't appear as such (because the pockets are placed either in the back or within the waistband), so when shopping for the workout pants online, it's important to read the product description. Which is exactly what we did to uncover the best leggings with pockets.

Our findings? Some of our go-to retailers, including Nordstrom, Amazon, Target, and Shopbop carry a wide range of trendy, moisture-wicking, über-functional options you can wear in and out of the gym. Ready to see our picks? Read on to shop leggings that are as trendy as they are functional.


1. Ivy Park Elastic Logo Mid-Rise Leggings

Perfect for Pilates and other high-intensity workouts 

Available in size XL.

2. Zella High-Waist Lattice Midi Leggings

A hidden waistband pocket keeps your valuables safe and secure while working out.

Available in sizes XXS to XL.

3. Good American Mixed Mesh Crop Leggings

Classic black leggings are a must-have in everyone's workout rotation. 

Available in sizes 00 to 24W.

4. Alo Yoga Moto Leggings

We're loving the moto-inspired panels on this pair.

Available in sizes M to L.

5. Nike Essential Leggings

A classic pair you can easily wear at the gym and out for errands (or brunch with friends).

Available in size XL.

6. Varley Gaines High-Waist Leggings

This pair has five (yes, five) easy-access pockets.

Available in sizes XS to L.

7. Sweaty Betty Zero Gravity Print Ankle Leggings

We're loving floral leggings for fall. 

Available in sizes XS to XL.

8. Zella On the Reverse Crop Leggings

Colorblock leggings are so trendy.

Available in sizes XXS to XL.


1. Houmous Workout Ankle Leggings With Side Pockets

This pair has big side pockets perfect for storing your phone.

Available in sizes XS to XXL.

2. Sugar Pockets Workout Leggings

This is a top-rated pair on Amazon—and we can see why. They're stretchy and moisture-wicking, and they have a practical pocket.

Available in sizes S to XL.

3. Neonysweets Running Yoga Workout Leggings with Pocket

These are perfect for everyday wear as well.

Available in sizes S to XL.

4. Picotee Capri Leggings With Side Pocket

Another perfect pair for holding your iPhone.

Available in sizes S to XL.

5. RBX Yoga Capri Length Workout Leggings with Mesh

Mesh detailing ups the cool factor of these classic black leggings.

Available in sizes S to XL.

6. Queenie Ke Power-Stretch High-Waist Yoga Pants

Another Amazon best seller. How cool is the design on these?

Available in sizes XS to XXL.

7. Pro Fit Yoga Pants

A pretty soft pastel hue.

Available in sizes XS to XL.


1. Adidas x Stella McCartney Performance Essentials Leggings

Mesh panels add an eye-catching element to sleek black leggings.

Available in sizes XS to L.

2. Adidas x Stella McCartney Performance Essentials Long Leggings

Try a pair in a bold hue—a major legging trend for fall.

Available in sizes XS to L.

3. Free People Kyoto Leggings

These look like pants, but they're actually leggings.

Available in sizes XS to L.

4. Spanx Every Wear Tech Tape Leggings

Zip pockets keep all your valuables safe and secure. 

Available in sizes XS to L.

5. Tory Sport Chevron Full Length Leggings

The perfect gym-to-brunch leggings.

Available in sizes XS to L.

6. Lucas Hugh Torque Leggings

Check out that cool zipper detailing on the waistline. 

Available in sizes XS to L.

7. Tory Sport Diagonal Stripe Leggings

What's not to like about these?

Available in size XS.

8. Alala Vamp Tights

This season, test out the white legging trend with this non-transparent pair.

Available in sizes XS to L.

9. Splits59 Jordan Leggings

You'll want to wear these nonstop.

Available in sizes XS to L.


1. JoyLab Performance Colorblock Mid-Rise Capri Leggings

Make a statement with this colorful pair.

Available in sizes 2X to 4X.

2. JoyLab High-Waisted Leggings with Mesh Panel and Side Pockets

Mesh panels and side pockets? Sold on these. 

Available in sizes XS to XXL.

3. JoyLab Performance Laser-Cut High-Waisted Mesh Leggings

High-waisted leggings pair perfectly with a cool sports bra. 

Available in sizes 1X to 4X.

4. JoyLab High-Waisted 7/8 Shine Pieced High-Waisted Leggings

Shine at the gym with these shiny leggings.

Available in sizes XS to XXL.

Want to know about more legging trends for fall? Read on to learn about the best styles to wear this fall, from the experts.

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