7 Legging Outfits for When It's Almost Too Cold to Function

Winter is dark, cold, and, yeah, kinda sad. So it should come as no surprise that when the temperatures drop, we want to do anything and everything to keep as cozy as possible, which means that when we're getting dressed for the day ahead, all we really want to put on is a pair of leggings. Okay, maybe not to the office, but come Saturday and Sunday, it's our winter uniform.

But the key to pulling off leggings this time of year is all about the way you wear them. Making sure you're armed with the proper gear to survive even the snowiest, most blustery day totally frostbite-free is no easy feat. Drawing on inspiration from a few of our favorite trendsetters, we're showing you exactly how to wear leggings this winter without falling victim to the cold.

Read on for a breakdown of how to pull off leggings right now, and shop pieces inspired by each ensemble!

Leggings + Bomber + Over-the-Knee Boots
Bella Hadid airport outfit leggings


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On Bella Hadid: Acne jacket; David Lerner leggings; Stuart Weitzman Lowland Boot ($798); Karen Walker Deep Freeze Sunglasses ($250).

When the temperatures drop, over-the-knee boots look great and actually manage to keep you warm too.

Leggings + Camel Coat + Turtleneck
Miranda Kerr wearing leggings and camel coat


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On Miranda Kerr: Isabel Marant sneakers; Givenchy bag.

Great layering is the key to navigating chilly weather, and there's no classic combo better than a camel coat and sleek turtleneck.

Leggings + Denim Jacket + Sweatshirt + Booties
Kendall Jenner wearing legging and jean jacket


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On Kendall Jenner: Fear of God Denim Raglan Trucker Jacket ($995).

For a more downtown spin on leggings, try layering with a hoodie and denim jacket. Alone, each piece wouldn't survive the chill, but put them together, and you'll be just fine.

Leggings + Furry Coat + Beanie
Olivia Palermo wearing leggings and sneakers



On Olivia Palermo: Roger Vivier sneakers.

Chilly temperatures make a cozy coat a must. Top off your look with a beanie, and you'll be good to go.

Leggings + Long Down Coat + Sporty Sneakers
Karlie Kloss wearing leggings and sneakers street style



On Karlie Kloss: Adidas sneakers; Canada Goose jacket; Mansur Gavriel Lady Bag ($895) Sunday Somewhere Solae Sunglasses ($108).

If you've got a plan to hit the gym, keep things simple, and throw a long down coat on over your outfit.

Leggings + Sporty Jacket + Heels
Rihanna wearing leggings street style

On Rihanna: Fenty by Puma High Heel Sneakers ($600); Louis Vuitton bag.

Jump on this season's sporty jacket trend, and mix it up by styling with a pair of cool heels.

Leggings + Knee-Length Coat + Uggs
Gigi Hadid wearing leggings and uggs street style

On Gigi Hadid: Ugg boots.

For the ultimate cozy move, break out your Uggs. Add a longer coat on top to make sure you're covered in the chilly weather.

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