Leggings have always been the ultimate comfort clothing - whether you're a gym-goer or not. But in recent weeks, due to the coronavirus and lockdown, sales of the stretchy pants have skyrocketed as we all choose to be comfy and ditch our old everyday wear. 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!
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.
Sports tights, £17.99, H&M
These Adidas classics are ultra-cool and comfy, with the brand's signature three-stripe design and monochrome colours.
adidas Originals leggings, £28, ASOS
You can't go wrong with these ASOS own-brand leggings at just £16. Made in cotton and elastane, they've got just enough stretch - as well as that high-rise fit we all love.
4505 icon legging in cotton touch, £16, ASOS
Topshop also stocks a bargain pair which are proving popular with shoppers - especially with a price tag of just £12. These feature a statement branded waist-band and are available in black and grey.
High Waisted Leggings, £12, Topshop
SOS - which stands for 'Save Our Seas' - leggings are made from regenerated ocean plastics, making them a great sustainable option. Not only that, the material is designed to be bum-sculpting. Fabulous!
Vaquita Leggings, £75, SOS Activewear
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 wider waistband than usual, so you won’t be worried about them rolling down as you jog.
Running leggings, £59.99, Nike
Bodysculpting 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!
Booty Boost 7/8 stretch-jersey leggings, £88, Selfridges
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.
Align super high-rise pant, £88, Lululemon
Who knew Amazon had such an incredible selection of leggings? We love these slimming side-panel ones with animal print detailing, for something a little bit different.
Women's printed side panel sports tights, from £16.70, Amazon
Sweaty Betty makes great slimming leggings. Their contour styles are smoothing and flattering, plus super comfortable. They wash well and will last for years.
Contour 7/8 workout leggings, £60, Sweaty Betty
We adore these comfy Calzedonia leggings, made with cashmere for ultimate softness. Team these with a matching knit and create your own co-ord!
Leggings with cashmere, £33, Calzedonia
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