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Top 10 Leggings Under $50

10 Pairs of Leggings You'll Be Shocked Cost Less Than $50

10 Pairs of Leggings You'll Be Shocked Cost Less Than $50

No wardrobe is complete without basics, and the basic that proves you can be both stylish and comfortable is the legging. Like a white t-shirt, you can never have too many pairs and they fit so many different occasions. There are leggings for lounging, working out or dressing up. So to help you stock up on this wardrobe staple, we’ve compiled a list of highly rated leggings that range in fabrics, fits, and colors. The one thing they all have in common? They’re under $50! From sweat-wicking materials to tummy smoothing waistbands, the top 10 leggings on this list are functional, fashionable, and cheap enough that when they wear out you can toss them in favor of a new pair. With the holidays approaching, we can’t think of a better time to snag a pair of pants perfect for lounging and stretchy enough not to limit your food intake. Eat that second (or third) Santa cookie…you’re wearing your new compression leggings! Opening image: target.com 

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December 5, 2018

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Hanes Sport Women's Performance Legging
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Hanes Sport Women's Performance Legging

BEST FOR: Running errands around town

HELPFUL TIP: Make sure to keep a lint roller handy if purchasing in black! 

Under Armour Authentic Coldgear Legging

BEST FOR: Staying warm on morning runs or using as a base layer on the ski slopes

USERS SAID: "They looked small when I held them up, but when I put them on they feel like butter and just lift everything into place. So comfy, I could wear them all day and they are very warm which I need this winter in the Midwest."

Two by Vince Camuto Seamed Back Leggings

LOVED FOR: Seam detailing down the back dresses up these casual knit leggings

WHERE TO WEAR: Paired with a nice sweater and loafers, these leggings are an ultra comfy option for work!

Mono B Performance Activewear Leggings with Mesh Panels

STYLE WITH: A cropped black muscle tank and black running shoes

WHY YOU NEED THEM: Every woman in barre class will be asking where you snagged these leggings!

BP High Rise Leggings

LOVED FOR: High waistbands can be just as annoying as they are flattering if they roll down, but the waistband on these cotton-stretch leggings stays put for maximum comfort and fit.

BEST FOR: Stocking up on a basic

Old Navy Jersey Leggings

BEST FOR: A super steal

LOVED FOR: These jersey leggings are so soft you'll feel like you're wearing your PJs.

Adidas Originals Logo Leggings

USERS SAID: "These leggings are THE BOMB!!! They fit so well! They hug my curves and are VERY flattering. They are the perfect length (I'm 5'4"). Great stretch. They look awesome with my Superstar Adidas. Love them!!"

STYLE WITH: An oversized sweater and chunky dad sneakers

C9 Champion Women's Embrace High Waist Leggings

BEST FOR: A serious workout legging, complete with compression, UV protection, and a pocket for your phone.

USERS SAID: "So glad I made the decision to try these because they are AWESOME!! Champion is really on to something and these are very comparable to more high-end leggings. They stay put, love the side pockets, and look very flattering on the legs. I have already purchased 2 pairs." 

Hue Ultra WW Leggings

BEST FOR: A comfortable, flattering, everyday-wear pair of leggings

USERS SAID: "The best leggings I've ever owned! The wide waistband is super comfy, they are stretchy but supportive. They do not bag anywhere even after repeated wearings."

90 Degree By Reflex High Waist Tummy Control Power Flex Leggings

LOVED FOR: From yoga to spin class, these leggings work for any workout.

STYLE WITH: With a tummy-control waistband, you'll want to flaunt what you've got with a cute crop top or sports bra.

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