13 Sporty-Chic Leggings You Can Wear Beyond Your Workout

Whether you love working out or absolutely dread it, having a drawer full of chic leggings to choose from can give you the motivation needed to get moving. That’s why we rounded up some of our favorite new styles.

From trendy animal prints to bright color-blocking and even a reversible pair, you’ll want to wear these leggings beyond your workout. But don’t let the fashion-forward silhouettes fool you – not one pair on this list compromises on comfort or performance.

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1 Koral Dynamic Duo High Rise Energy Legging ($105)

These classic compression leggings get an energizing kick from their metallic black sheen and hot pink side panels, which (bonus!) make legs look longer and leaner.

2 Outdoor Voices TechSweat 7/8 Leggings ($85; outdoorvoices.com)

The cult-favorite brand’s latest offering comes with a tight (in a good way) movement-proof waistband that’s been specifically designed to stay put (aka every yogi’s dream). Plus, the TechSweat fabric is smooth to touch and holds up to the sweatiest of workouts. Ideally, we’d have one of every color of these ultra-comfy leggings, but the new Truffle hue, a burgundy, feels especially appropriate for fall.

3 Athleta Rainier Reflective Tight in Powerlift ($108; athleta.com)

Do you get your endorphin boost by running outside, no matter the temperature? Then you need these new Athleta compression tights. They’re specifically designed for medium- and high-impact workouts performed in cold weather. Reflective detailing keeps you visible when it gets dark.

4 Twenty Montreal Roaming Giraffe two-tone 3D stretch jacquard-knit leggings ($135; netaporter.com)

In case you haven’t heard, animal print is having a major moment, and these chic leggings take the trend up a notch with the a 3D, textural giraffe print. Also nice? The ultra-high-rise waist, which pairs well with cropped tees and sweatshirts.

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5 Good American Crushing It Velvet Legging ($95; goodamerican.com)

Khloe Kardashian’s active line is made for the woman who loves fashion as much as she loves fitness. The crushed velvet makes on this pair stand out from the activewear pack and has four-way stretch that offers ultimate smoothing and contouring.

6 Sweaty Betty Reversible High Waisted 7/8 Yoga Leggings ($115; sweatybetty.com)

More is more when it comes to these chic reversible leggings. One one side, you get a hit of this fun, wavy print; on the other, you have your classic plain black leggings (can never too many of those). Both sides are made in the brand’s always stellar, high-stretch, full-coverage fabric.

7 P.E NATION Dominion Leggings ($139; shopbop.com)

There’s a reason P.E. Nation is becoming a cult-favorite among fitness influencers: They’ve nailed the ’90s gym class nostalgia with elevated, high-performance activewear. The streetwear-inspired star print panels and logo lettering on this pair make it effortlessly cool.

8 Lululemon Align Pant II 25″ ($98; lululemon.com)

While Lululemon’s Align leggings are not made for workouts more rigorous than yoga, you’ll probably want a pair even if you’re not a yogi. The brand’s Nulu fabric is one of the most buttery-soft, cloud-like fabrics we’ve ever had the pleasure of wearing. Plus, they come in a variety of bright colors and playful prints.

9 Beyond Yoga Colorblock High Waist Leggings ($110; nordstrom.com)

Color-blocked leggings will never go out of style, and this chic pair with shades of blue is certainly no exception. The high-waist and super-stretchy fabric makes them ideal for movement, but they’d also look great paired with an oversized sweater.

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10 Onzie High Rise Graphic Leggings ($79; shopbop.com)

Honestly, these snakeskin leggings look like they were designed to be worn with a bulky sweater and booties. But they work just as well in yoga or pilates, thanks to the brand’s proprietary Free-Flow Fabric technology and high waistband.

11 Alo High-Waist AloSoft Revel ($98; aloyoga.com)

These heather gray leggings will keep you comfy in downward dog, and look just as good as they feel on the street after class. The soft-brushed, sueded performance jersey is not only supremely soft, but moisture-wicking, too.

12 Alala Gwen Tight

Alala’s “all-day” leggings are some of the most trend-forward on the market, and the dot-on mesh panel detailing on this pairs give them a sporty-chic touch.

13 Adidas 3-Stripes Tights ($40; nordstrom.com)

Retro activewear is very on-trend, and this pretty green hue adds the perfect pop of color for fall.

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