I've Seen a Ton of Fashion People Wearing This Outfit With Leggings—It's Chic

There are certain outfits that just work given their chic yet easy nature. And yep, I’m here to showcase one of said looks I’m into at the moment. And yep, the ensemble in question features those tried-and-true black leggings.

With a focus on relaxed fashion these days, leggings continue to be a key wardrobe staple for many. While there are a range of A+ outfits style setters are gravitating towards, the one look I’ve been seeing many people wear on Instagram involves one key trend-forward basic—the relaxed trench coat. That’s right. This elevated piece can take any look to the next level, including a simple outfit featuring leggings and an easy top.

Below you’ll uncover a few examples showcasing how fashion people are styling their leggings right now with trench coats. There’s also a range of inspired shopping picks sprinkled throughout in case you’re interested in adding something fresh into your rotation.


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Leggings paired with a sweatshirt and slides is comfy and easy. The addition of the slouchy trench elevates the silhouette even more.


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Keep it low-key yet chic with a cropped tank or sports bra, sneakers, and that trusty trench.


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A longline trench belted is quite polished feeling with black leggings and flats.


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Consider a coated pair of leggings with knee-high boots and the trench for a little something different.


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Toss a maxi trench over an ensemble featuring a black top and leggings. A pair of flip-flops keeps the look casual.

Next, check out more chic leggings.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.