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Do Not Want: Lumpy Leggings

We included skinny cargo pants on our list of trends we hope die in 2011 for good reason, but these cargo leggings deserve a separate shout-out of their own. The combination of skintight spandex and lumpy thigh pockets not only creates a supremely unflattering silhouette, it also encourages the wearing of leggings as pants (another… More »


Braille Leggings Make You Easy To Read

Check this out: Mind What You Wear is a Dutch label that does what it calls “guerilla fashion” to promote non-conformism, awareness, and small revolution through dress. They’ve got a number of bizarre and off-beat items (try: a sock for your penis, fake Louis Vuitton bags printed with the word “fake” on them, etc.) but… More »


Paris Hilton Is Still Anti-Undies

Paris Hilton gives us definitive proof that leggings should not be worn in lieu of pants while out shopping with her mom yesterday. She also makes a good case for why wearing underwear is awesome. [Beverly Hills, 11/22/10] … More »


Presenting Your Winter Saturday Uniform

When the weather outside is frightful, these J.Crew leggings will be so delightful. The retailer makes it easy to crave these warm leggings that beg for lazy Saturdays with hot cocoa. (They are called the “ultra-lounge pant” after all.) Vintage-style heathered fabric brings the casual, while a skinny fit makes the stretchies presentable enough that… More »


And The Winner Of The DIY Studded Leggings Is…

After much consideration and deliberation the winner of The Frisky’s DIY studded leggings contest is Banana Hammock! About what she would pair these leggings with, Banana Hammock wrote: “I recently found some TO DIE FOR 4 inch patent red heels at a thrift store!! They would be just the splash of color to bring out… More »


What The Hell Are “Treggings”?

There’s leggings. There’s jeggings. So what the hell are “treggings”? It belies my maturity level when my first guess was “triceratops leggings.” But no, treggings are a cross between leggings and trousers. A hybrid, if you will. Treggings are formfitting from the thighs to the legs, but are more structured on top and often have… More »


Icelandic Fashion Brand Accuses Beyonce Of Stealing Studded Leggings

Did Beyonce Knowles’ House of Dereon fashion line steal the idea of these studded leggings from Icelandic fashion brand E-label? That’s what Helba Hallgrimsdottir, who co-owns E-limited, claims. At left, E-label’s Heavy Metal Leggings designed by Asgrimur Mar Fridriksson. At right, Beyonce in House of Dereon’s version from the fall 2010 lookbook. Supposedly, Beyonce bought… More »


Calvin Klein Gets In On The Leggings Game A Little Too Late?

Come fall, Calvin Klein Legwear will launch Ultra Fit, a line of control tights and leggings. The opaque jersey tights and leggings will have a a ribbed control top, flat seams, and a comfortable, wide waistband that stays flat against the stomach. Ultra Fit is meant to give the wearer a sleek and clean appearance. More »


Leggings Head For The Fashion Graveyard

As with all trends, the fashion tides change and we’re forced to re-think those outfits that were so frequently featured in our wardrobe rotation. (I think Jessica and Susannah have proven that…) The latest trend to hit the fashion graveyard are those ubiquitous leggings, which quickly became a fan favorite despite original hesitation, given their… More »


Random Fashion Quiz: Who Claims To Have Invented The Leggings?

Now you have someone to blame. This designer claims he/she invented the leggings. Guesses? Find out after the jump! … More »


Jeggings Get Intimate With Cosabella

Since everyone’s a little obsessed with the jeggings trend, Cosabella decided to get in on the action. It’s a little strange that a company known for its lingerie wants to get into the skintight denim business, but everyone seems to want a piece of the jegging pie. The first line of Cosabella Jeans will debut… More »


Sass & Bide’s Killer Leggings

Sass & Bide’s leggings are adorned with bullet-shaped beads—so you’ll have your ammunition ready when someone insults your outfit. [Net-A-Porter.com] … More »


Ballerina Leggings: Yay Or Nay?

Are designers running out of new conceptual twists for leggings? Never! One of the newer styles to hit the market is this ballerina look that ties around the leg. Designers may not be running low on ideas, but I’m having a hard time conceptualizing where one might actually wear something like this … besides, you… More »


Worse Than Jeggings: Jean-Printed Gym Leggings

Jeggings just got some competition in the “what’s fuglier?” contest. Behold Stella McCartney’s “denim printed” leggings. They’re part of her line for Adidas, so we assume the idea is that you wear these to the gym? Really?

To get more specific, the description says that these are actually tights, but since they’re footless,… More »


The First Lady Should Wear Chain Mail Stockings

Nearly a year ago, we blogged about designer LaQuan Smith and his chain mail stockings. Now, none other than Vogue’s editor-at-large, Andre Leon Talley, says First Lady Michelle Obama needs to go out and buy herself some LaQuan fashions. So, who’s this designer you may have never heard of? Well, he’s 21, African-American, and his… More »


New Wack Trend: “Unicorn Vom” Pants?

Man, it’s been a bad year for pants, hasn’t it? Leggings, jeggings, harem styles, the return of acid wash. And then there have been moments when trendsetters have eschewed them altogether. Further proof they’re in full-on teenage identity crisis mode? Trend de la Creme points to the latest wave of disturbing styles so brilliantly put… More »


Jeggings Make Their Way Into the Dictionary, Really

As the hours of 2009 slip away, end-of-year lists are clogging up the internet, and everyone’s become nostalgic about the end of another decade. The year has seen some crazy trends, especially the obsession with leggings in all forms. Though we’ve poked fun at mashing two words together to create a new term for crazy… More »


What In The World Are Sheggings?

Combination clothes are nothing new. After all, jeggings have officially become a thing, we disclosed our love for bleggings, and shooties are all over department stores. Don’t know what those are? Here’s a quick refresher. Jeggings are jean leggings, bleggings are black leather leggings, and shooties are shoe booties, but that’s only the beginning. We’ve… More »


The Latest Trend You’ll Love To Hate: Tron Leggings

What are “Tron leggings,” you ask? According to Trend de la Creme, it’s a new style in body-skimming pants that (perhaps inadvertently) mimic the look in futuristic movies (à la “Tron Legacy,” which is the sci-fi flick coming out in 2010 based on the ’80s classic). Usually black, they feature studded patterns against a dark… More »


Lindsay Lohan’s Latest 6126 Leggings Collection Is Weird

We gave you a sneak peek at Lindsay Lohan’s Spring 2010 collection of 6126 Leggings earlier this month. Well, a few more ad campaign photos have hit the web, and we have to say we’re really disappointed. There’s only so much you can do with a pair of leggings, but briefs-exposure shouldn’t be one of… More »