The beauty of leggings is that they’re not only versatile, but comfortable. As a result, many fashion people wear leggings to keep comfy when they’re out and about. In terms of the specific outfit formulas that seem to be most popular now, well, style setters happen to be reaching for other cozy items to pair with the equally-comfy leggings.
Below we’re showcasing the comfy yet chic items that work perfectly with leggings. Given that we’re heading deeper into the colder months, a certain chunky knit style is certainly popular. You’ll also notice other go-to relaxed silhouettes. Keep scrolling for a range of styling and shopping inspiration.
Style Notes: A chunky knit is a winter staple, and that ideal style looks perfect with leggings. A pair of crew socks over the leggings is also cool.
This is so classic.
I’d believe you if you told me this was designer!
Stripes never go out of style.
Everyone needs a piece like this in their wardrobe.
This is sure to keep you cosy.
The stirrup detail makes these leggings look high-end. You could also pair them with an oversized blazer.
Style Notes: Puffers are practical (warm!), but also quite chic. This outfit with the vest over the turtleneck and leggings gets an A+.
You’ll pull this out every winter.
This comes in a variety of sizes.
Perfect for layering.
Both longline and shorter puffers look great with leggings and denim.
It’s been years since we were first introduced to Totême’s quilted coat and it’s still a coveted item.
These come in short, regular and long for the perfect fit.
Style Notes: For an effortless silhouette, consider tossing on a utility jacket over a long-sleeve tee with your leggings and ballet flats.
A throw-on yet chic jacket.
For lovers of monochromatic dressing.
This looks so much more premium than its price point.
Why not go for an ecru utility jacket to brighten up your look?
You’ll never regret investing in a classic cut utility coat.
So many of our editors sing the praises of lululemon.
Style Notes: Keep it laid-back yet trend-focused with a graphic sweatshirt, leggings, and retro trainers.
A slightly different take on a sweatshirt thanks to the polo collar.
The faded fabric adds a retro feel.
You won’t find a cosier sweatshirt.
Isabel Marant do sweatshirts so well.
Cute! And so easy to layer.
Wear for the gym or to brunch, the choice is yours.
Style Notes: For an elevated vibe, incorporate a blazer into your legging outfit. Add tall boots and a belt for an even more polished look.
This menswear-inspired blazer stole my heart.
This might be the best leather blazer I’ve seen on the high street.
Every fashion person wants or owns a Frankie Shop blazer.
We had to include our favourite high street blazer in this edit.
A wool version is great for winter dressing.
The most luxe pair around.
Style Notes: A roomy coat is another comfortable and chic outerwear pick that looks fantastic with leggings and a sweater. Maxi lengths are having a moment, so choose a style that skims the floor for maximum impact.
So soft and cosy.
Tis the season for leather.
This will smarten up any outfit.
Buy now, wear forever.
Aligne’s best-selling trench is back.
Totême leggings are the crème de la crème.
This story originally appeared on Who What Wear U.S. and has since been updated.