3 Easy Ways to Dress Up Leggings and Sneakers

If you ever wonder how celebrities like Kendall Jenner and the Hadid sisters get away with wearing leggings and sneakers seemingly everywhere, we’re here to let you in on their secrets. The new wave of this athleisure pairing is all about how you style them to look cool and appropriate for life outside the gym. It’s about choosing the right accessories, tops, and jackets to ensure that inherently comfy and casual leggings and sneakers are instantly elevated. Have you ever noticed that Gigi Hadid is never without a cool cover-up or that Kendall Jenner always wears cute, unexpected tops with hers?

See exactly what you need to make your leggings and sneakers look infinitely fancier below.




Shop for tops that you definitely wouldn’t wear to the gym, to ensure it doesn’t look like that’s your destination. Button-down and off-the-shoulder options are sure bets.

On Kendall Jenner: Bebe Off-Shoulder Sweater ($45); Nike Legendary Dri-Fit Training Tights ($95); Nike Flyknit Zoom Agility Sneakers ($150).

Shop tops to dress up leggings and sneakers:


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With the addition of cool accessories like a sleek satchel, luxe shades, a choker, a hat, or even a square neck scarf, your leggings and sneakers instantly become an outfit.

On Bella Hadid: Quay Circus Life Sunglasses ($50); Hilfiger Denim Flag Sweatshirt ($130); Givenchy Lucrezia Bag ($2500); Graced by Grit Everything Leggings ($86); Nike Air Force 1 Sneakers ($145).



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The possibilities are endless when it comes to outerwear options with your leggings and sneakers. We love a leather jacket, denim jacket, kimono, trench coat, or bomber.

On Gigi Hadid: Ray-Ban 50mm Rounded Sunglasses ($150); Alo Yoga Moto Leggings ($110); Versace Black Medium Palazzo Bag ($2150); Adidas Originals sneakers.

Shop jackets to dress up leggings and sneakers:
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