Let's Talk About Leggings—Here's What to Wear With Them for Autumn 2021

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Leggings are staples in many wardrobes given their versatile and comfortable nature. While some specific pairs are great for various workouts, the stretchy pants also work for those day-to-day looks when you’re out and about. Today, I thought I’d talk about the latter and showcase some of the chicest pieces to wear with leggings for autumn 2021.

In reality, you could pair a smattering of items with leggings, but there are a few key pieces that I think will elevate your legging looks even more. I scrolled through Instagram to uncover the forward items some of my favorite fashion follows are styling with their leggings right now. There’s everything from a bold outerwear choice to a specific knitwear silhouette that’s quite polished.

All of that shopping and styling inspiration is coming at you below.

1. Oversize White Button-Down Shirt

A white button-down shirt is timeless, and one in an oversized cut is particularly modern with leggings.

H&M Oversized Cotton Shirt (£18)

Mango Essential Cotton-Blend Shirt (£20)

& Other Stories Classic Cotton Shirt (£65)

New Look Poplin Shirt (£18)

Stradivarius Split Front Leggings in Black (£18)

2. Quilted Coat

This specific puffer is incredibly chic with black leggings. The proportions are just great. That said, any forward quilted jacket works well this season.

Marks & Spencer Padded Collarless Puffer Jacket (£55)

Vero Moda Msgm Paisley-Print Quilted Coat - Farfetch (£425)

Zara Oversized Quilted Jacket (£60)

Arket Quilted Shawl Collar Jacket (£115)

Cos Quilted Jacket (£99)

Sweaty Betty Power Gym Leggings (£75)

3. Relaxed Blazer

You just can’t deny the elegance of a modern blazer in a more relaxed silhouette. That ideal pick brings instant polish to an ensemble.

Zara Check Linen Blend Blazer (£70)

Mango Check Suit Blazer (£60)

Altuzarra MacGuffin Checked Blazer (£1480)

& Other Stories Boxy Houndstooth Blazer (£165)

Spanx Stretch-Ponte Skinny Pants (£96)

4. Loose Knit

Keep it extra cosy (and chic) by teaming your favourite leggings with a loose sweater for an of-the-moment vibe.

H&M Cashmere Jumper (£100)

& Other Stories Mock Neck Sweater (£35)

Arket Bell-Sleeve Alpaca Jumper (£69)

Cos Recycled Wool Blend V-Neck Sweater (£135)

Monki Soft Knit Polo Top (£30)

Zara Slit Ribbed Leggings (£20)

5. Trench Coat

Another strong outwear pick is the trench coat, particularly those reworked iterations with a trend-forward feel. Go for your leggings, a simple top, and a trench on top for a lovely autumn outfit.

Zara Long Classic Trench Coat (£80)

ASOS Design Trench Coat (£58)

Mango Classic Cotton Trench Coat (£70)

Totême Signature Trench (£650)

H&M H&M+ Curvy Ultra High Jeggings (£18)

6. Graphic Sweatshirt

Have a little fun with a graphic sweatshirt like this style from Anine Bing. So cute and playful.

Anine Bing Ramona AB x TO Kate Moss Graphic Sweatshirt (£149)

H&M Printed Sweatshirt (£20)

Ganni Graphic Logo Sweatshirt (£125)

Isabel Marant Étoile Logo-Print Sweater (£195)

WARDROBE.NYC X Browns 50 Side-Split Leggings (£380)

Next up, the biggest autumn/winter 2021 fashion trends to know.

This piece originally appeared on Who What Wear U.S.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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