Leggings' New Look

12/12/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Refinery29.com

Leggings may well get a bad rap ...but those were the "activewear" pack-of-two styles of yesteryear. Or moreso, LAST year. Everyone's most comfortable tights have recently undergone a makeover, one we've been watching blossom since summer. With fashion's recent love affair with all things hosiery, leggings, too, have come into their own. And the spring shows offered designer-style leggings a 'plenty, from sharp graphic prints (Viktor & Rolf) to stencil-like designs and cutouts (Givenchy and Rodarte). Some were even wilder, and of course we have Alexander McQueen to thank for that.

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