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The best and comfiest leggings on the high street right now

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Fiona Ward

Leggings have always been the ultimate comfort clothing - whether you're a gym-goer or not. The coronavirus pandemic has seen sales soar as loungewear became the ultimate fashion trend and if you haven't invested yet, what are you waiting for? These are the high street leggings that are so good, you'll never want to go back to jeans!

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Best leggings for the gym

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4505 icon legging in cotton touch, £20.40, ASOS

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You can't go wrong with these ASOS own-brand leggings in such a gorgeous shade of blue! They've got just enough stretch - as well as that high-rise fit we all love. 

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Lace-up Legging, £26.28, Victoria's Secret

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You better hurry, these limited edition leggings are in the Victoria's Secret sale for £26.28. 

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QUEENIEKE Yoga Leggings, from £18.99, Amazon

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Who knew Amazon had such an incredible selection of leggings? This flattering pair from Queenieke has great reviews from shoppers.

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Sports leggings, £85, Reiss

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Reiss has launched activewear! Made from recycled yarn and ultra stretchy, we love the fashion take on this range. The matching zip-up sports bra is tempting, too...

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Power gym leggings, £75, Sweaty Betty

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Sweaty Betty makes great body-skimming leggings. The contour styles are smoothing and flattering, plus super comfortable. They wash well and will last for years.

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Running leggings, £74.95, Nike

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Nike knows a thing or two about making great leggings. The brand has loads of styles to choose from, but we love the running leggings for performance purposes. These ones come with a mid-rise waistband for an ultra-flattering fit, plus five easy-access pockets for carrying a key or card along on the journey.

Best black leggings

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Magic Shaping High Waisted Leggings, £19.50, Marks & Spencer

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Part of Marks & Spencer's Magic collection, these leggings are fitted with a tummy control waistband.

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Sports tights, £17.99, H&M

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H&M is one of the best places on the high street to shop for affordable activewear that doesn't sag or lose elasticity. We love this chic black option at just £17.99.

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Lightweight strong compression leggings, £34, TLC Sport

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If you love your leggings to give lots of support, look no further than TLC Sport - which offers a range of compression options and a an inclusive size selection. Designed to be lightweight but still give plenty of control, this brand is one to watch.

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Booty Boost 7/8 stretch-jersey leggings, £88, Selfridges

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Body sculpting brand Spanx recently launched its Active range at Selfridges - promising flattering shapes and breathable fabrics. The 'Booty Boost' leggings are a firm favourite, and we can see why!

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Align super high-rise pant, £88, Lululemon

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Lululemon’s leggings are pricey, but they’re so worth it. Perfect for lounging around the house or for that Zoom yoga class, the super high rise style is comfy, lightweight and guaranteed to be your new uniform. 

Best casual leggings

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Leggings with cashmere, £34.99, Calzedonia

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We adore these comfy Calzedonia leggings, made with cashmere for ultimate softness. Team these with a matching knit and create your own co-ord!

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ASYOU Lounge Leggings, £15, ASOS

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Create the perfect off-duty outfit with these seriously chic lounge leggings. 

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Comfort Flare Leggings, £22.99, Calzedonia

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Kick back and relax in these flared leggings which have been specially designed for lounging around. 

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