Learn 10 Stylish Ways to Wear Black Leggings

Angela Boss
by Angela Boss

Black leggings are just one of those essential clothing items in all of our closets. I love my pair of black leggings! I’m not sure what I would do without them because they are a total staple piece in my closet. I found 10 stylish ways to rock black leggings so that they work for different looks and occasions. If you want to learn the ins and out of how to wear your pair of black leggings this tutorial is definitely for you! Learn how to totally glam up this essential fashion piece.

How to style leggings
Pair with a black button-down

Look number 1 is one of my absolute favorites! I paired these black leggings with this gorgeous, long-sleeved, button-down ribbed shirt. I only buttoned up the top few buttons and left the bottom few open to add some extra style to this look. I love the black on black and to add a pop of color and pattern, I paired this look with some leopard print espadrilles. Adding a small coin pouch totally completes this look! 

Wear a tank top
Wear with a tank top

For look number 2 I decided to style my black leggings with this beautiful, terracotta tank top. I absolutely love the color contrast in this look. This tank top is a little longer which is great because you can choose to either tuck it in or leave it hanging loose. I paired this look with a stunning tan and black purse and a pair of black pumps.

How to style black leggings
Wear only black

For look number 3 black is definitely the new black! I paired my leggings with a super-cute black crop top, my gorgeous black pumps, a black clutch purse, and a long black cardigan that totally pulls this whole statement look together. 

Wear a collared shirt
Wear a white collared shirt and sweater

Look number 4 is definitely soccer mom inspired. I paired my black leggings with a pair of white sneakers that complement the white button-down shirt. I threw a grey sweater over the shirt making sure the collar, cuffs, and bottom of the shirt were peeking out. I paired this awesome look with a white purse. I am totally obsessed with this outfit! 

Wear a grey sweater
Wear with a grey V-neck sweater

Look number 5 gives off an effortless, stylish feel. I wore a v-neck grey cardigan with cute matching sneakers to make this look more cohesive and pulled together. My favorite detail in this look is the black halter top I added under the sweater. It really helps define my shoulders and brings this whole, casual outfit together. 

Wear a sports bra
Wear with a sports bra

Look number 6 is the total sporty style package! I went all black by pairing my leggings with a black sports bra and a pair of black sneakers. This outfit is the perfect chic sporty look. 

Wear a white T
Wear a white T-shirt

Look number 7 is an absolute classic. I paired my black leggings with a plain white T and a pair of white sneakers. If you want to take this look to the next level, knot the front of your T-shirt and tuck in the knot to create this gorgeous cropped T. This is the perfect casual, everyday outfit. 

Wear a baggy T
Pair with a baggy T

Look number 8 is for those who prefer wearing less form-fitting shirts. I paired my black leggings with a loose white T that is slightly cropped. Once again I added a matching pair of white tennis shoes to this look. I love how comfortable this outfit is! 

Wear cage heels
Wear black cage heels

Looking to spice things up? Look number 9 is the perfect way to do so! I love pairing my black leggings with a gorgeous pair of black cage heels for a night out. I added a flirty, baby doll top to this look but if you prefer not to show too much skin you can always throw over a long black cardigan.

DIY leggings styles
Wear with thigh-high boots

Look number 10 is a total stunner! I cannot resist a pair of thigh-high boots so in this look I paired my black leggings with these amazing burgundy boots. I added an oversized black sweater to complete the look. I adore the pop of color from the thigh-high boots. This look is just amazing! 

There are so many awesome ways to wear black leggings! Which look is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below! 

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  • Itsmemic Itsmemic on Dec 01, 2020

    black leggings are my staple wear. Dress them up or down no matter they always look great ! I am by no means skinny but lets just say...I get many compliments on my a-- wherever I go ! A body part I never was fond of is now my shining glory ! Yeah leggins !!

  • Mary Distel Mary Distel on Dec 10, 2020

    You have some very cute ideas but, being a plus sized woman, I was hoping to see something I could use. We big girls like to wear leggings too.