I'm Sure This Controversial Leggings Trend Will Be Everywhere in 2021

Lauren Eggertsen
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If there's anything last year taught us, it's that loungewear isn't going anywhere. During a time where comfortable clothing is being prioritised more than ever before, fashionable girls have naturally been searching for ways to make casual and cosy pieces feel as directional as possible. Leggings are usually on the forefront of most casual wardrobes, but this spring, some of Instagram coolest have proven that there's a new style in town. It's not quite a legging, not quite a bodysuit, but a new, rather adventurous hybrid. We're not sure if we should be calling them bodysuits with shorts, jersey rompers, bike-suits or stretch playsuits, but hopefully, by listing all three, you'll get a solid picture of the kinds of onesies we're talking about here.

These fitted cycling-short all-in-ones feel as though you're living in leggings, but the styling opportunities are ten times more exciting. So far, we've the trend's early adopters wearing them with chunky boots and jewellery or layered underneath big coats, blazers, and the like. Ahead, I've gathered some of my favourite shots of influencers wearing this trend, followed by my current favorite versions in the market. Hopefully, the takeaway here will be that there is in fact a garment that provides just as much comfort and ease as a pair of leggings but with much more style.

This look is simple, yet so intriguing. Style this with sporty sneakers, a sleek kitten heel, or even boots and a big trench coat.

Asos Design Knitted Romper With Sweetheart Neckline in Black (£28)

Forever 21 Plus Size Fitted Tank Romper (£20)

Reformation + Net Sustain Venus Stretch Tencel Lyocell and Organic Cotton-Blend Playsuit (£85)

Something so simple has never looked so interesting. The best part? These playsuits are really comfy, so they're surprisingly liberating to wear.

Girlfriend Collective Bike Compressive Stretch Bodysuit (£70)

Fashion Nova Curve Season Romper (£14)

LNA Mock Neck Onesie in Black (£153)

When you're wearing something this stunning, you really don't need much else.

Tank Air Romeo Bodysuit (£179)

Please note this is from an American company that has a standard international shipping rate that will be added on top of this price.

Intimately Everyday Bikeshort Romper (£32)

MSGM Logo Print Unitard (£165)

Layer an oversize coat on top of white or beige version and pair it with chunky boots for a different look.

Jacquemus Body Short Cycling Playsuit (£330)

Year of Ours Johanna Rib Onesie in Black (£102)

WeWoreWhat Cutout Bodysuit (£88)

We love how there are so many versions of this trend now that incorporate beautiful detailing like ruching or cutouts.

Intimately Chic Bike Short Romper (£58)

Lovers + Friends Marissa Playsuit in Black (£142)

Weworewhat Corset Bodysuit in Black (£81)

While this silhouette is simple, the ribbed jersey and luxe colour make it all the more interesting.

Naked Wardrobe X Mama Malika Short Sleeve Romper (£39)

Boohoo Sleeveless Unitard (£10)

Intimately Everyday Bikeshort Romper (£32)

This style is perfect for layering underneath a blazer.

Alix NYC Felton Fitted Bodysuit (£312)

Only Hearts Second Skins Tank John Romper (£53)

Alchemy Lia Fitted Playsuit (£224)

Last but not least, a portrait of how you'll be feeling once you finally buy into this comfortable legging-alternative.

PrettyLittleThing Black Rib Seam Detail Long Sleeve Unitard (£22)

Intimately No Lines Bike Short Onesie (£52)

Zara Seamless Playsuit (£19.99)

Next up, the spring/summer 2021 trends you need to know about.

This story was originally published on Who What Wear US.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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