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How shapewear leggings were born

There comes a time in everyone’s life where comfort becomes increasingly important. However, as with everything in life, it is important to find a balance between dressing comfortably and presenting your best self to the world. Some days you may want to invest less time and effort and other days may be the complete opposite. If you are among the many out there who do not want to compromise their fashion sense for comfort, then do not fret. Although leggings may have garnered a bad rep throughout the years (think 90s fashion), it seems as though they have made a come back. The ability to go from casual chic, to full on leisure wear, or even rock a stylish runway...

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How to Wear Leggings

Over the years, leggings have become a fashion trend especially in the Fall season. They are an alternative to jeans and sweatpants because of their multi-purpose usage and their high level of comfort. Even though they are tight, it is impossible not to feel at ease when wearing them. Styling leggings can sometimes tricky, so here are a few basic style tips to get you started. How to Wear Leggings, Rule #1: Leggings are both pants and tights   Curved Seam Tight Ankle Leggings Svelte slimming leggings have built-in shapewear that evens out bulges and muffin tops leading to a confident and sexy you. In addition, the slimming waist panel will provide your body with comfortable support whether you are...

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Should leggings be worn outside of the gym?

The athleisure trend is still going strong, with leggings outselling even jeans. It looks like this trend, and leggings themselves, aren’t going anywhere, which is great news for those ladies that have a closet full of fun, flattering and form fitting stretchy pants. While many women wear leggings in their everyday life, to the gym but also to school, work, dates and brunch, leggings are still causing a major controversy, with people wondering if they are really appropriate outside of the athletic context. While leggings were designed for athletic purposes initially, they have evolved enormously over the last few years. Now there are many different styles, and kinds of leggings; such as shapewear leggings, made to add some light support...

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How to get an enviable leggings look

Gucci – Spring 2017 Versace spring 2017 Image source: Imaxtree   If leggings might not have been considered « high fashion » in the past, they are now a trendy piece to be cleverly dressed up or down. Major designers such as Gucci, Versace or even Rodarte recognize both their versatility and their attractiveness, and have incorporated them subtly in their 2017 collections. Leggings are not just a comfortable piece to wear to the gym anymore, they have become a classic piece, and something every woman should have in their wardrobe. So it’s time to start treating your favorite leggings as a legitimate fashion choice, and not just a comfortable alternative to pants. Wearing them daily with a great outfit is a...

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Shapewear is the new outerwear

Shapewear has always been worn under clothes, made to be invisible and remain carefully hidden. It has always been considered an “undergarment” but recently the fashion industry is seeing an emerging trend: outerwear shapewear. This is not wearing your shapewear as outerwear, like the Kardashian sisters did, rather it is clothing with built-in shapewear functionalities. This is an amazing trend for women for several different reasons: Layering clothing and shapewear can be hot and uncomfortable. Shapewear as outerwear is a great 2 in 1 solution. Shapewear clothing is designed to beautifully fit women’s curves, so they’re very flattering and well cut. Skin-tight clothing is in, and what’s tighter than shapewear? Plus they give you an extra smooth look. Shapewear stops...

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