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Best leggings for women

best leggings for women
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The best leggings for women don't just need to be comfortable - they need to made of good quality material so that they don't go see-through when you bend or squat. An elasticated waist is essential for comfort and so is a stretchy fabric that will fit and flatter your form.

This list of best leggings for women includes a range of styles, and for sizes up to XXL or 32. The design of these leggings varies, with options for working out or simply wearing while you're out and about.

Staff pick

SINOPHANT leggings

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SINOPHANT high waisted leggings

Nine colour options

The best leggings for women are this pair because they're comfy and flexible but come with a tummy control waistband. There are nine different colour options to choose from - and it'll fit up to size 32.

These leggings are squat-proof and moisture-wicking, so you can wear them while you work out. Plus they're comfy enough that you can wear them all day as loungewear.


FUTURO leggings

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FUTURO fashion womens thermal leggings

Cosy fleece-lined

These comfy, cosy, fleece-lined thermal leggings go up to a size 28 and are available in 10 colours. They're thick but breathable, with a comfy elasticated waist. They're made from four-way stretch fabric that fits your curves with a slimming effect, too.

With pockets


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STYLEWORLD womens leggings with pockets

Ideal for runners

These leggings for women are made to be worn while exercising but are comfy enough for everyday wear. They have pockets for you to stash your phone, keys, and other small items while you're out. Plus they go up to an XXL size and there are 48 different options.

Bright prints

AURIQUE leggings

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AURIQUE womens sports tights

Seven bold designs

The best leggings for women with a bold print are these ones, which have seven different designs to choose from. There's a bonus fabric mesh insert to make these really stand out. They're stocked up to size 16 and have a comfy elasticated waist. 

Sporty look

AURIQUE leggings

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AURIQUE womens colour block sports leggings

Cool colour block design

These leggings for women go up to an XXL size and come in seven colour block varieties. They're high waist and stretchy for extra comfort. Plus they're versatile so you can wear them at home or while you work out.


JOYSPELS leggings

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JOYSPELS women's high waisted print leggings

Five print designs

Combining a high waist with stretch fabric and tummy control, these leggings are flattering and comfortable. They come in five different print designs and up to size 18. Plus, they're squat-proof and have hidden pockets.

Stretch your legs in the best leggings for women

The best leggings are versatile, comfy, and from SINOPHANT. If you want something less plain, you can choose from patterned leggings with a contrast mesh insert, print leggings with hidden pockets, or colour block leggings.

If you want the best leggings for running, this pair is full of handy pockets and with a high waist and stretchy material. Or if you're looking for something to lounge in, this thermal, fleece-lined pair is perfect.