So seduction is the dark art of dressing comfortably. On a day off, they slowly lure you into their encirclement. “Hey, the dog has diarrhea, I’m just wearing leggings and a sweater to take him for a walk in the middle of the night.” But then the night turns to day, and the plus size leggings go on…and on.
Until they’re all you wear. Leggings… and for now, that’s all you’ll wear. You have been addicted and obsessed with this comfort for weeks! Weeks to months and months to years. Leggings every day…even plus pants-sized leggings.
You are addicted to leggings.
Now, DON’T get us wrong… We too, enjoy a few plus size leggings, especially as we’re on the cusp of fall. But, we owe it to ourselves and maybe even the economy, to look beyond our favorite stretchy pants.
I mean, we NOW yes plus size fashion options! You deserve to step in the mirror, wink and have a spring in your step, because, damnedyou look good, and damned, you are worth it.
Many of us wear leggings non-stop for comfort and the easy factor, DUH. But what if we could show you that there are comfortable garments out there that offer comfort, fashion and style?
Here are three alternatives to Plus Size leggings
Jumpsuit Plus Size
For you, I offer jumpsuits.
But not just any jumpsuit, a comfortable jumpsuit. A jumpsuit with a lightweight style that moves with you. A jumpsuit that looks sleek but still feels as comfortable as sitting on your couch while completing a Doritos dinner without dressing up. Luxurious minimalism Meet pajama-style comfort in the Javan Jumpsuit.
You can rock the Scandi look with a sleek low ponytail and the season’s trending loafers. Or, you can wear it with bold accessories and heels to match. Or, keep it casual with a denim jacket and a pair of flats. The second best part about this jumpsuit might be the price…
The Plus Size Maxi Dress
The jumpsuit has an even easier cousin called the maxi dress.
Maxi doesn’t mind if you haven’t shaved your legs, armpits or even your hair is 99% dry shampoo. Ms. Maxi just wants to get you from point A to point B in comfort and style. No need to try to search the top and bottom of the flow: Miss Maxi of Rebdolls is a finished outfit.
Miss Maxi is your girl for drinks with statement earrings and a chain bag. Miss Maxi is your plus point in a casual wedding with a matching scarf. Miss Maxi is your Target running buddy with a ballet pair and a top knot.
Miss Maxi is your new ride or die. It looks so good, but feels like I’m cheating, how can I be so comfortable?
Ponte Plus Size Knitted Pants
I got it. You’re still missing your plus size leggings. Well, let me introduce you to the evolution of leggings, ponte panties.
Think a leggings/trousers hybrid, a “lantern” or perhaps a “pegging?” Made with thick knit yarn, you’ll get comfort and elevation. In fact, these ponte trousers from Torrid suitable for the office if styled correctly.
Heck, Torrid even offers jackets in this crafting, so you can literally wear a suit while cozying up after Thanksgiving. And unlike leggings, they are a pair of pants, and the outfit can be adjusted to fit (e.g. button up a shirt, etc.)
You can run errands, go to PTA meetings, give presentations at work; all while secretly snickering at how ridiculously comfortable you are. Pair with a slim blouse and earrings for the days you need your A game. Wear a long dress, a cape and some boots for the holidays.
So you have it.
Three stylistic axes to elevate your game while keeping everything wearable, comfortable and fashionable… While every garment has a time and place, we can all encounter it. difficult and needed a gentle push to refresh her look.
Consider this that motivates. Live life outside of a hoodie, plus plus size leggings and flip flops!
How do you feel about leggings?
Do you find yourself trying to get out of them or looking for more?!