While simple leggings are essential in many activewear offerings, they also consistently make the rounds in some of the chicest street-style looks given their often affordable and cool nature. On that note, while many of the most popular leggings out there do ring in under $100, they can actually look incredibly expensive when styled with high-end–feeling ensembles.
To show you what we mean, we turned to celebrities for outfit inspiration, as many of the most fashion-forward A-listers—from Margot Robbie to Jennifer Lopez—often wear leggings to complete their A+ off-duty looks.
Keep scrolling to check out six expensive-looking outfit formulas to wear with leggings now. Plus, shop the key inspired pieces in each fit as well. Note that while many of the actual pieces the celebrities are wearing below probably are expensive, it's the overall vibes that feel elevated (and can be mastered at any budget).
Black Coat + Turtleneck + Leggings
There's no denying that an all-black ensemble will always feel chic. To really elevate your leggings, follow Hailey Bieber's suit and incorporate pointed booties, a sleek turtleneck, and a cool coat into the vibe.