Stirrup leggings. Ever heard of them? This legging style is certainly nothing new as it dates all the way back to the early 20s as a popular garment used in horseback riding. From there, its next shining moment was during the '80s when exercise and all the iconic clothing that went along with it was at an all-time high. Now, however, stirrup leggings are back and are claiming a new name for itself that I can only really describe as grown-up and elevated.
Thanks to the fall 2020 runways and of course, the support of fashion girls all over Instagram, stirrup leggings have quickly become a staple for this season, and if my assumptions are correct, they'll be in for a while. The good news is, stirrup leggings compatible with all budgets. Whether you're looking to invest in a designer pair or are trying to get that cheap Amazon fix, we've got you covered.
Ahead, you'll get to see our favorite stirrup leggings on the runways, Instagram, and in the market.
No, stirrup leggings don't have to be black, and Maryam Nassir Zadeh proved just that with her neon iteration. When it comes to this particular look, it's the black socks and lace-up shoe styling for me.
Style Tip: If you're craving an oversize compilation of pieces on top, then stirrup leggings are a great pant option for down below. The differences in proportion will ensure a foolproof outfit time and time again.