We Finally Found The Best Leggings For Curvy Girls (That Aren't See-Through!)

July 17, 2018 by Kiarra Lyles
shefinds | Fashion

Everyone, no matter you’re shape or size, should have access to stylish, affordable, and flattering clothes. This includes curvy girls whose pant sizes are often excluded in mainstream fashion (how annoying?!). We curated a list of our top, can’t-live-without, wardrobe essential: leggings!

These leggings check off all the boxes–they’re affordable, chic, comfortable, and flattering for curvy and plus-size bodies. Yas for size inclusivity!

Whether you’re planning to attend a Bikram yoga session, run errands, or dress up for a night on the town, these leggings have you covered–literally and figuratively!

Shop The Best Plus Size Leggings That Every Curvy Woman Needs


1. Charlotte Russe

Charlotte Russe Plus Size High Rise Leggings ($14.99)

These online-exclusive Charlotte Russe leggings feature stretchy cotton that’s not only soft but form-fitting. The high-waist fit will hug your curves snugly for a super flattering look.

2. Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant Control Top Seamless Legging ($29.95)

If you’re going to pay a little bit more on a pair of plus-size leggings, then definitely make sure that you’re buying a pair from Lane Brant. The seamless control top flat waistband provides a smooth, sleek look that doesn’t show under clothes.

3. Torrid

torrid plus size leggings

Torrid Black Full-Length Premium Leggings ($22.90)

These best-selling, super popular leggings have a ton of five-star reviews.  They’re premium quality with a thick waistband to hold and lift you up. They’re designed to fit true to size and don’t fade with washing. *Adds to cart*

“As a plus-sized petite woman, it’s always hard to find leggings that fit. These are the perfect length. The wide waistband at the top is great, too. Keeps things in place and doesn’t slide.” -laura_s

4. Forever 21

forever 21 plus size leggings

Forever 21 Plus Size Active Leggings ($19.90)

Forever 21 is one of the BEST retailers to shop for plus size leggings. They have plenty of styles and colors, but these are hands-down one of our favorites! Who doesn’t love a good pair of sporty, mesh leggings?

“I wore these out last night and have zero complaints! They are so comfy I’m definitely ordering more!” -Dana

5. Old Navy

old navy plus size leggings

Old Navy Women’s Plus Jersey Leggings ($19.99)

This pair of leggings hits all of the marks: low-waist, skinny pant legs, lightweight, cotton jersey material. They’re so comfy, they’ll easily rival your favorite pair of jeans!

“I must have about 5 pairs of these. Not see through and good quality.” -KateO

6. Kohls

kohl's plus size leggings

Kohl’s Plus Size SONOMA Goods for Life™ Jersey Leggings ($14.99)

These plus size leggings come in five different colors/designs: “Black Space Dye” (pictured), “Dark Ink Heather,” “Sea Power,” “Army Black Gray,” and plain black. Because we all need options.

“These leggings are high waisted, so they proved a smooth look under tops. They are thick enough you don’t have to worry about them being see through. They stay in place so you don’t have to pull them up constantly. I have probably washed them at least a dozen times so far and the color has not faded. I have owned a ton of leggings and these are by far the best I have ever worn!” -Krissy

7. Target

target plus size leggings

Target Women’s Plus Size Leisure Leggings Pants Black – Ava & Viv™ ($14.99)

Go from work to gym in these ankle-length, performance leggings. The classic everyday look wears perfectly with your favorite top but can easily be transformed into gym-wear, thanks to their nonbinding waistband.

“I absolutely love these leggings! They are true to size, a little snug when first purchased but they stretch just enough to mold to your body. They are fabulous!” -Mommaof2 

8. Ellos

Ellos Stretch Twill Capri Leggings ($19.90 – $24.90)

Everyone needs a nice pair of capri leggings in their wardrobe. This pair comes in three different colors.

“I bought a pair of white capris for a Fla trip. Much to my surprise I was thrilled with them.

When you are a size 22 you don’t get many good clothing moments. As soon as I got home

I ordered two more pairs and can’t wait to wear them.”

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