Dear Budget Fashionista,
How old is too old to wear leggings? I recently found some cute babydoll tops at Kohl’s that would look great with them, but I feel like leggings would be trying way too hard. Plus I’m carrying some extra pounds! Any advice?
Answer: You’re never too old to wear leggings, but you do want to modify how you wear them.
Some Tips on How to Wear Leggings for Mature Fashionistas:
- Stick to basic, dark colors—dark blue, black, brown.
- Wear them under dresses that hit at least mid thigh or long cocoon type coats and avoid short, unflattering tops (sorry—that includes baby doll tops).
- Pair them with a cute pair of ballet flats, but avoid the urge wear them with heels.
- If you have thick ankles, avoid leggings like the plague.
- Last, but not least, throw them out the moment they become too stretched, discolored, etc.