Leggings as Pants? This One Piece Makes It Doable

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Collage Vintage

Leggings are the one item we can guarantee that you’ll find in any woman’s closet. Which is why we’re dedicated to finding the coolest styles, newest trends, and innovative ways to wear all your favorite pairs. From yoga class to travel and everything in between, leggings are our go-to piece to cozy up in (and still look cool doing it). And while we wish there were endless ways to wear them, the fact is that their body-hugging shape looks best when paired with some length for a necessary balance.

The one piece that makes wearing leggings alone totally doable? A long sweater or cardigan. The trick is to look for knits that are longer than the average, hitting about mid-thigh. Luckily, there are plenty of worthy options out there and we've sifted through them so that you can face the harsh winter that still lies ahead armed with this cozy outfit comboPair your sweater and leggings with a pair of sneakers or boots for the perfect laid-back look. Honestly, you may never want to wear your jeans again.

Go on to see how to wear long sweaters with leggings, and then shop the knits we love.

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Up next, eight winter sweater trends you don't need more than $40 for.