How to Wear Leggings Over 50

Wondering how you can wear leggings over 50? The Black Purple shares tips on wearing leggings as a mature woman

They feel comfortable, warm and stylish. Still, for lots of women over 40 or 50 years old, leggings are a “no go” fashion item. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Any woman of any age can look great and feel good in a pair of leggings, especially if they consider a few tips on how to wear leggings over 50.

Choose the Right Leggings

Despite their comfort, it’s understandable for women of all ages to think twice about wearing leggings. They are designed to fit tightly and that means every curve and dimple is revealed. Fortunately, leggings are available is somewhat thicker fabrics than tights. That means a little more coverage and smoothing.

It’s also smart to choose the right fit for your leggings. Very few women of any age look their best in clothing that is too tight. When you make sure your leggings aren't too tight, the fabric can help smooth the curves.

If you want to actually add some flattering shape, and give your legs the smoothest appearance, anti-cellulite leggings shapewear is the answer. They even reduce your cellulite as you wear them

How to Wear Leggings

As usual, the first bit of advice for wearing leggings is most important. If the thought of wearing them makes you cringe, consider being ‘age appropriate’ in all your fashion choices. The overall tip is to not only wear leggings, but to also use them as a part of an ensemble.

Black leggings are a perfect choice for this, but you can build a wardrobe of different solid colours to mix ‘n’ match. Look for different tops that are long enough to cover your waist. You’ll probably find more options than you expect. Tunics, long silk blouses, ponchos, long sweaters or sweater dresses, and even that really short skirt you never have the courage to wear can all add colour and texture to solid leggings. You can switch things up a little with colourfully-patterned legging with neutral tops.

Whatever the case, you there’s no reason to avoid leggings at any age!

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