Stay Warm and Look Hot in This Season’s Chicest Leggings and Tights

The holidays are in full swing. That probably means your planner is full of parties, shopping, eating, and more parties. With all of those events, you’re bound to put your favorite LBD on repeat. But don’t let that put you into a style rut or leave you out in the cold on particularly chilly nights. Inject some warmth and flair into your holiday looks with festive legwear that will keep your stems feeling toasty and looking hot!

Zigzag Party Tights 

Add some subtle shimmer to your little black dress with these playful tights. The gold metallic thread is a fun twist on your basic black hose. They’re a good stepping-stone into the world of “notice me” legwear.

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Zigzag Party Tight, $18, Urban Outfitters

Anthropologie Floral Tights 

Already on board with attention-grabbing tights? Then step right up and into this bold floral pair. Try styling these statement-making tights with a grey sweater dress and ankle boots. The idea here is to keep the rest of the look pretty neutral so the eye-catching print doesn’t fight with the rest of the outfit.

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Ditsy Tights, $30, Anthropologie

Shopbop Fleece Tights 

Exposing your legs in colder temperatures can sometimes feel more torturous than trendy. But that doesn’t have to stop you anymore. These fleece-lined tights are so cozy, you might feel like you’re wearing pajama pants. The best, and most surprising, part: they don’t add bulk—just warmth. 

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Plush Fleece Lined Tights, $35, Shopbop

Houndstooth Tights 

Houndstooth is very on-trend for winter accessories. This chic pattern comes alive on these textured tights. It’s a more modern twist on fishnets, but adds the same sexy allure. Try wearing them with a chambray shirt, black leather skirt and black wedge ankle boots. The key to wearing these is keeping the rest of the look simple.

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Wolford Pascale Houndstooth-Check Net Tights, $41, Neiman Marcus

Stirrup Tights 

These stirrup tights are our wildcard pick , but they actually serve an important purpose. These are exactly what you want to wear with your open-toe booties. Nobody wants to see hose-covered toes! Let that fancy new holiday pedicure have its moment while your legs warm underneath these tights.

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Emilio Cavallini Stirrup Tight, $39, Urban Outfitters

Foiled Ponte Knit Leggings 

Inject some glamour into your outfit with these gold-foiled leggings. The Baroque motif will bring tons of personality to your holiday look. These would look amazing styled with an oversized black sweater and red heels. Just remember: Leggings are not pants. You always need to make sure your butt is covered.

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Hue Foiled Ponte Knit Leggings, $48, Nordstrom

J.Crew Cashmere Waffle Legging 

These leggings are a bit of a splurge, but they’re worth every cent. Cashmere infuses any look with warmth and luxury. They come in an array of colors, which adds versatility. Try wearing the black pair with a tee-shirt, long blazer and a statement necklace. Because the top half looks so polished, you can get away with cozy and casual on the bottom.

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Collection Cashmere Waffle Leggings, $248, J.Crew

Faux Leather Legging  

These leggings get the gold star for practicality. They’re black, which means they go with just about anything. They’re also on-trend and a little edgy. Wear them with a printed silk blouse and heels for date night or with a casual sweater and boots for holiday shopping.

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BCBGMAXAZRIA Faux-Leather/Ponte Leggings, $158, Neiman Marcus

Skirted Ankle Legging 

A two-in-one skirted legging is sort of a no-brainer when getting dressed. You don’t have to worry about finding a top that covers your bottom because the skirt does the job for you. They’re easy to dress up, but also exceptionably comfortable.

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Eileen Fisher Skirted Ankle Leggings, $138, Neiman Marcus