Leggings that lift, smooth and stretch – but, most importantly, do not go transparent!

These leggings will become your 2020 staples.
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  • More comfortable than jeans, but just as versatile, leggings are a staple in most wardrobes.

    From activewear to lounging to wearing on a night out, there’s a style for almost every occasion. But finding a pair that doesn’t sag, go see through or fade is not so easy, so we’ve done the hard work for you.

    The leather pair

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    SHOP NOW: Commando, £90

    Famed for their lingerie and hosiery in the US, Commando’s leggings are well loved by celebs and these best sellers are no different. Designed with four way stretch in faux leather and with smoothing properties built in, they make legs look firmer instantly. Available in 3 colours and machine washable we can see why they are favourites.

    The slimming pair

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    SHOP NOW: Spanx, £68

    We all know that Spanx are the top of their game when it comes to body enhancing shapewear, with solutions for every outfit. But did you know they also sell leggings? Each pair is designed with the magic of Spanx built in to sculpt your figure while remaining flexible. Made with no centre seam there’s no chance of camel toe and the double layer fabric means no VPL or transparency.

    The everyday pair

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    SHOP NOW: Iuga, £21.95

    Best rated on Amazon with almost 2000 5 star reviews, these high waisted leggings from lifestyle brand Iuga combine style, comfort and performance. If you’re looking for a pair of leggings that you can wear on errands and also to the gym, these are the ones for you. They’re available in two leg lengths and 10 colours, with a handy pocket for your phone, there’s also a hidden inner pocket on the waistband for your keys and other essentials.

    The sustainable pair

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    SHOP NOW: Girlfriend Collective, £85

    Crafted from 25 recycled water bottles these leggings are sweat wicking, high waisted and have four way stretch built in. So not only will they look great whilst you’re wearing them, but you’re also doing your bit for the planet.

    The travel pair

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    SHOP NOW: Boden, £22

    Board your next flight in ultimate comfort with these leggings named the favourite by Boden. Made in a supersoft material and designed to keep their shape they have a wide waistband that doesn’t dig in, perfect for long haul.

    The dressy pair

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    SHOP NOW: Zara, £25.99

    Add a new texture to your wardrobe and make these faux suede leggings from Zara your new go to. They work well with trainers for a daytime look but they look even better with a pair of heels. With a universally flattering high waist and ankle details they can easily be dressed up. Try them with a cami and longline blazer for an effortless look.