How many times have hit the stores in search of something new and wonderful and ended up trudging home with the same old thing…..another basic white shirt, another pair of jeans, another pair of practical shoes, an outfit with zero personality? Talk about BORING and disappointing!
If you’re stuck in a style rut and can’t see your way out, why not try leggings? Here are five reasons to wear leggings and ways to style them so you can go from Boring to Boomer-delicious!
1. Leather Leggings Add a Youthful Edge
Who says you can’t wear leather leggings when you’re in your 50’s or 60’s? You absolutely can, but it’s all in the way you style them.Tight leather leggings and a short crop top is better left to 20-somethings, but leather leggings and a long silky blouse that covers your bottom is a mix of elegant and edgy.
2. Leggings + a Tunic Hide a Tummy
Long A-line tunics, like this modern black and white print one, flow nicely over your tummy, hiding a jelly belly. Some short dresses are more like tunics and can double as tops when worn with leggings.
This airy t-shirt style tunic with the modern print is perfect for summer and can be worn as is or belted.
3. Leggings + an Asymmetrical Tops add Creative Style
Many women 40+ find have a desire to dress more creatively. Asymmetrical tunics are off-kilter and interesting. Worn with leggings, they give you a little bit more of a dramatic or creative look.
This asymmetric tunic has handkerchief hem. It looks like a giant scarf and has a beautiful, flowy feel to it.
4. Leggings are Super Comfy
One of the obvious things about leggings, not be overlooked, is that they are super comfy, comfier than jeans.That makes them especially great for weekend fun and traveling.
A long shirt worn with a pair of leggings is comfy and classy. Many times a shirtdress will feel too short to wear alone, so pair it with some stretchy leggings for a chic look.
5. Leggings are Slimming
Leggings can be incredibly slimming if you wear one color from head to toe. Pair black leggings and a long black tunic with black shoes or boots and you create a long, lean line that makes you look tall and slim.
Are you ready to go from boring to boomerlicious in a pair of leggings?
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