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Women’s leggings – all-rounder in organic quality

Like all trousers, close-fitting trousers were once reserved for men. Presumably in mediaeval times men wore leggings before they conquered the women’s fashion world through the aerobic wave in the 1980s. Nowadays, the comfortable elastic pants are standard in the feminine wardrobe. They owe this the stretchy material and its many combination possibilities. Existing, wide-cut tops or a new oversize sweater complement the casual look perfectly in addition to sneakers.

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Ecologically tested stretch trousers

Before you look at styling tips, the quality, material and manufacturing process of the leggings could be interesting in the ecological light for eco-conscious ladies. Because the figure-shaping pants lie directly on the skin, harmless materials such as organic cotton, jersey and spandex according to GOTS standard are skin-friendly and absolutely recommended. Also organic labels such as Fair Trade, Naturtextil IVN certified BEST and STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® to a certain extent test for toxic substances that could harm people and the environment. Depending on the country of origin of the leggings, recognized eco seals point to the organic quality of the stretch trousers and exclude genetically manipulated raw materials as well as child labor. Of course ladies in leggings want to cut a fine figure, but how could the trendy style be agreed on if friends or colleagues knew children sewed their favourite leggings?

Layered look, party look, office look: with leggings to your favourite look

Whether spring, summer, autumn or winter – the women’s leggings transform every look into a favourite look. If you follow a few fashion rules, tight-fitting stretch trousers will favourably define the feminine silhouette. The pants are made of elastic materials like cotton, jersey and a high amount of spandex. The shape-wear brings female problem areas such as buttocks, thighs, belly and calves in a pretty shape.

As stylish accessory leggings are worn not only under skirts, but also under a summer dress, hot pants or a miniskirt. As a replacement for a pair of tights, it is wonderful for a variety of leisure outfits. The layered look combined with over-long tops such as long blouse, oversize sweater or long-cut cardigan unfolds the warming properties of the leggings in winter. Especially warm models are made of organic wool.

But leggings are not only hip trousers for everyday outfits or party look. Stylishly combined with matching garments and accessories and made of high-quality materials and without annoying side seams, they can be worn in the office. Black or gray leggings with a long blouse, a chic tunic or a long cardigan become a feminine elegant office look. For festive occasions, leggings look glamorous when worn with shoes like high heels or ankle boots.

Even in the first months of pregnancy, the leggings can be a comfortable garment. The stretchable material quasi grows. Combined with a casual denim blouse or a turtleneck jumper and rustic boots or biker boots, you are ready to enjoy a delicious, fair trade organic coffee in your favourite café after your weekly shopping.

The fashion formula: Trousers + Leggings = Treggings and Jeans + Leggings = Jeggings

In the fashion language, Anglicisms start a trend. Besides the classic leggings for women additional trousers models have emerged. Derived from the English word – trousers - treggings are a combination of pants and highly elastic leggings. The comfortable stretch trousers, made mostly of organic cotton with a high proportion of elastane, have the characteristic features of a pair of trousers: zipper, button, back pockets and belt loops. The pollutant-tested material offers a comfortable fit, without having an effect of being dressed too sporty.

Take a pair of jeans and leggings and the jeggings are done. Even with this trousers alternative, the skin-friendly material speaks for high wearing comfort with a good fit, which flatters almost every type of figure. Combined with long sweater and sneakers, jeggings bring a high degree of comfort into the casual outfit.

Women‘s leggings: sporty, functional & skin-friendly

Last but not least, the women's leggings are the optimal functional clothing for many sporting activities. In the gym, while walking or jogging and on the yoga mat the tight-fitting, elastic trousers are a fashionable and perfect partner for sports. As trousers for sports, they go at the start both classic in black, grey, blue or white or patterned, with sporty stripes and floral prints. The ecological version of the leggings for workout is made of skin-friendly and breathable natural fibres or recycled fabrics that are designed to absorb perspiration.

Flattering elastic ladies pants

Leggings are true allrounders. They hide small problem areas and combined with the right outerwear are flattering women's trousers for leisure, party, job and sports. To make sure that ladies and young women feel comfortable in this second skin, you will find only leggings, treggings and jeggings at Greenpicks that combine environmentally friendly, ecological and fair aspects.

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