We're saying it: you can absolutely wear leggings to all your holiday dinners with friends and the in-laws. With cool styles like leather and suede, leggings aren't solely reserved for the gym anymore. In fact, we have the athleisure trend to thank for bringing these comfy bottoms back to all areas of our lives, even at work. And if you can wear leggings to the office, why not for the holidays?
They're warmer than tights, less constricting than jeans, and can be styled just like any pair of pants. Because of their versatility, stars like Olivia Palermo and Gigi Hadid are constantly rocking their leggings, making them look stylish enough for the streets. We've decoded a few of the model-approved outfits that center around the piece, so that you too can re-create the look.