Plus size leggings are one of the most versatile items of clothing that you can wear – not only are they very comfortable but you can make as little or as much of a statement with them as you wish depending on your mood and what makes you feel comfortable. Also plus size leggings can be worn with so many different outfits. They can also be warn in so many different settings. Just as a few examples, leggings can be worn as sports wear, lounge wear, for going out in the town and even for going out clubbing.
Why Plus size leggings are great for curvy women
It is sometimes the case that curvy women avoid leggings. There are some opinions out there that curvy or plus size women should not wear leggings because they show too much of the body. This could be that they are actually part see-through and show off too much of your skin. It could also mean that because leggings tend to be quite tight, they show of the shape of your body.
Some people will see these two points as negatives. They will say that because you have a larger figure you should be trying to hide your body, not show it off. People who are against the fuller figure (Bullies) will say this. Often also people, in particular women, with a fuller figure themselves will think this as a result.
We think the opposite – everyone should be proud of their body, its size and its shape. This should be reflected in fashion also. Plus size women should always show off their curvy figure because that is what makes them beautiful. This is no different when we talk about wearing plus size leggings. Women should be proud to show off their curves, their figure and their body shape in general and there is probably no better way to do this than with leggings.
Different types of plus size leggings
Some readers may be getting scared now and start thinking: Hmm I dont agree, I dont want to show off certain parts of my body. Well to that we say fine – the great thing as we mentioned about plus size leggings is that there are so many different styles. The main concept is the same – making your body look great – but you can do this in varying degrees and you can show off as little or as much of your figure as you wish.
To clarify the point, plus size leggings not only offer the ability to show off your body and your curves in varying degrees. They also have the ability to show you off as a person, via fashion. What this means is that you can do so much with plus size leggings in terms of style and design. If you want to blend in then you can wear plain black leggings and a white top. This makes what is probably one of the simplest outfits you can wear, its very non-descript and you wont stand out more than you want to, but a the same time you will look trendy. The black leggings and white top combo is also a timeless look that will always be fashionable because it is so simple.
In contrast to this you can also get some really bright and “out there” leggings that will make you stand out as much as possible. So plus size leggings really do spam the entire spectrum when it comes to fashion, design and style. To give this some substance you can get plus size skeleton leggings, plus size pattern leggings and many other types – in fact if you can think of a design then the chances are someone somewhere has put it on a pair of leggings. In fact, some online stores even allow you to design your own leggings.
Black plus size leggings
If you want something comfortable, easy to wear but also something that does not make too bold a statement then black leggings are the perfect option. You can see an example of black plus size leggings in the image above. These particular leggings have a small amount of detail down the side to break up the colour but at the same time they are understated and simple in their design. You could go one step further and have a pair of plus size leggings that are completely plan with no design or detail on them.
Black leggings can be purchased from many different retailers both on the shops and online and will go with most tops and shoes. However, as we mentioned previously, one of our favourite styles when it comes to plus size black leggings is to wear them with a plan white top. You could jazz up this look with some plus size accessories as well to make a really understated and yet super cool and trendy look for yourself. This look will really accentuate your plus size or curvy figure whilst also keeping you somewhat understated.
Where to buy plain black plus size leggings in the UK
There are many shops in the UK where you can buy plus size leggings. There are highstreet outlets as well as online stores including Evans, yours clothing and curvissa. However, we think one of the best places to shop for plus size leggings in the UK, and especially for plain black plus size leggings, is Forever21.com.
Forever21.com have a fantastic range of leggings for the plus size and curvy figure. They also have a really good range of styles that are available in back. This is a really good example, a pair of ribbed panel leggings that come in black and are available in plus sizes.
Patterned plus size leggings
If you want something that will make you stand out whilst also showing off your beautiful curves then plus size patterned leggings may well be the option for you. You can litterally transform your entire look with a cool pattern on your plus size leggings. The combination is just fantastic because you have the tight fit of the leggings that shows of your curves and then you have a bright and bold pattern that really makes you stand out. You can find some great leggings that fit these requirements and you can end up with a really cool look that noone else has. This type of look is what gets people turning their heads as you walk down the street. People will think to themselves – wow look at those cool leggings, I wonder where they got those.
This is what fashion is all about and a great pair of patterned plus size leggings can turn you in to a trend setter and help you to really promote the plus size fashion scene – and lets face it, its great to be a part of that scene.