Leggings, quite simply one of the most flattering piece of clothing a woman can wear. Leggings are any form fitting clothing that is worn to cover your legs. They have come a long way since first being introduced to the world as two separated pieces worn on each leg.
Leggings were first introduced in the 1800s and was used my various military units as a way of protecting themselves from the harsh terrains during combat. It was worn by both men and when, and it extended from your waist down to your toes. Source Wiki
It was not until the early 1960 that leggings were being worn in gymnasiums as exercise clothing and later on the streets as a new fashion trend. Fashionable leggings are usually made from a combination of Cotton and Lycra, which allows designers to be more creative with the design and gave the product a tougher material, avoiding holes and ripping when being worn.
Leggings made a big comeback in 2005 and have been very visible ever since. With the help of celebrities and stylist alike, leggings are a must in every girls’ closet. Not only are leggings very fashionable and can flatter even the most unflattering figures if worn correctly, there are unlimited ways of pairing your leggings with other pieces of clothing that would make you stand out from the crowd.