Lately, the fashion powers-that-be are starting to hint that unfortunately, the leggings ship has sailed. Lucky for us, though, the ultra-fashionistas do at least understand we’ll need some time to mourn the passing of this beloved trend. And so, “treggings” were born.
These trousers + leggings sort of kill two birds with one stone. They are as comfortable as leggings and from afar, can be mistaken for skinny jeans. But there’s a catch: you wear them on their own. There is no little cover up for your butt and thighs, it is just you, out there on your own, in stretchy pants. Hmm…
They first showed up in leather, worn with everything from over-the-knee boots to delicate ballet flats.
I think I’ll stick to black tights for now, but for all you brave ones, here are a few tregging-ish styles:
I love this comfortable legging jean by Joe’s ($78) with an elastic waist band and faux jean finish.
These Rich & Skinny Stretch Denim Cargo Leggings ($172) aren’t soooo scary – they’re really just a notch up from cargo pants.
A slightly more casual look from Current/Elliott ($218) will help you ease into the trend.