A lot of people argue that wearing leggings is not appropriate in the work place. Some companies have gone as far as banning them from the office. This comes as no surprise because some individuals just don’t know how to wear them.
Here are some tips to review before you wear leggings to work.
Tip # 1- Leggings are not for the conservative work place.
If you work in a super conservative environment, leggings are not appropriate. Conservative work places typically require tailored clothing such as suit, separates and modest dresses. This is not the place where legging would be appropriate, unless you have a casual Friday. But, err on the side of caution and observe what other are wearing and follow suit.
Tip #2- Choose your leggings wisely
Not all legging are made equal. Make sure your leggings are superior quality. For work choose a pair of legging that are thicker and look more like pants. Nothing is worse than a pair of cheap leggings that shows your skin through the fabric. These leggings are too thin to wear one there own to work, pair these types of leggings with dress.
Tip #3- Choose the correct sized leggings.
I know your think leggings are one size fit all. When they first came out this was the case, but now legging come in different sizes. When trying on leggings make sure you bend and stretch in them, make sure they aren’t so tight that your skins shows through.
Rule# 4-Wear your leggings in a professional manner.
Legging should never have the appearance of being too worn or have holes. As I mention earlier look for legging that have the appearance of pants. If they look like true legging, they make sure you wear a long tunic or sweater to cover your bum. As a rule of thumb, if you can see your underwear or your skin through the leggings, wear a top, or cardigan that is long enough to cover your bum.
In conclusion, as an adult working in a professional environment corporations and businesses should not have to spend time policing your attire. Most employees make common sense errors when choosing their outfits. All it takes is one bad apple to spoil it for everyone. Don’t be that apple, please.
Below I show you how I styled my leggings to wear to work.
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