Stirrup leggings. Ever heard of them? This legging style is certainly nothing new as it dates all the way back to the early 20s as a popular garment used in horseback riding. From there, its next shining moment was during the '80s when exercise and all the iconic clothing that went along with it was at an all-time high. Now, however, stirrup leggings are back and are claiming a new name for itself that I can only really describe as grown-up and elevated.
Thanks to the fall 2020 runways and of course, the support of fashion girls all over Instagram, stirrup leggings have quickly become a staple for this season, and if my assumptions are correct, they'll be in for a while. The good news is, stirrup leggings compatible with all budgets. Whether you're looking to invest in a designer pair or are trying to get that cheap Amazon fix, we've got you covered.
Ahead, you'll get to see our favorite stirrup leggings on the runways, Instagram, and in the market.
Style Tip: Offset a head-to-toe unitard look with forward shoes and minimal jewelry. I mean, if you're going to go for it, why not really go for it?
Universal Standard Ronda Stirrup Legging ($94)
Pictured: Jacquemus F/W 20
Jacquemus is always coming out with new items that quickly become cult favorites and these knit stirrup leggings are the It item to know from the designer's fall collection.
Jacquemus Albi Ribbed-Knit Stirrup Pants ($185)
Style Tip: Pair a more traditional jacket with stirrup leggings for an outfit that feels timeless and trendy all at once.
Carbon38 High Rise Stirrup Legging In Cloud Compression ($98)
Pictured: Maryam Nassir Zadeh FW20
No, stirrup leggings don't have to be black, and Maryam Nassir Zadeh proved just that with her neon iteration. When it comes to this particular look, it's the black socks and lace-up shoe styling for me.
Torrid Premium Legging - Stirrup Inset Black ($26)
Style Tip: If you're craving an oversize compilation of pieces on top, then stirrup leggings are a great pant option for down below. The differences in proportion will ensure a foolproof outfit time and time again.
Pictured: Isabel Marant FW20
Very inspired by the '80s, Isabel Marant's fall collection perfectly blended nostalgic pieces like the stirrup legging with current trends like leather separates.
Sweatyrocks Crisscross Stirrup Tights ($14)
Style Tip: There's something about this legging trend that makes you want to wear black and black only, and this outfit proves exactly why.
Plush Fleece Lined Stirrup Leggings ($84)
Shop More Stirrup Leggings We Love
The Marc Jacobs + Capezio Faux Pearl-Embellished Stretch-Cotton Jersey Stirrup Leggings ($395)
John Zack Stirrup Detail Legging in Black ($24)
Altuzarra Cady Slim-Leg Pants ($995)
Jjj Fashion Solid Cotton Spandex Jersey Stirrup Leggings ($15)
Low Classic High-Waist Stirrup Leggings ($170)
Daily Ritual Stirrup Ponte Legging ($22)
Moncler Grenoble Stretch-Twill Stirrup Ski Pants ($470)
Monse Logo Tape Leggings ($550)
Mugler High-Rise Stirrup Leggings ($745)
Helmut Lang Ribbed wool-blend stirrup leggings ($176)
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