Step away from the denim prison

It is the season to change out of leggings only to change into a cleaner pair of leggings! I love and live in my leggings.

Published: 24th May 2017 04:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd May 2017 11:00 PM   |  A+A-

It is the season to change out of leggings only to change into a cleaner pair of leggings!
I love and live in my leggings. Now before you put me on a guillotine and unfollow me on Instagram, I’d like to add that I do so with an appropriately lengthened shirt, and the grain of said leggings is thick enough to hide stretch marks, unwanted and unwaxed leg hair and every other aesthetic atrocity pretty much every human being has underneath their clothing. In other words, I wear leggings as pants and nobody died. And you know what? It is BEAUTIFUL.

Let’s get real here. You don’t want your food choices to be limited and denims aren’t particularly forgiving. No room for the food baby to grow! What do you do if you have twins? And heavens forbid, you have to wear jeans and suffer that hellish feeling which inevitably follows if you decide to eat another slice of pizza (or another large – this is a judgement-free zone). I’m all for the #LetFoodBabiesBreathe2017 movement. Because honestly, why wear jeans when you could eat an unhealthy amount of cheese? My equation is clear, it is mathematical and scientifically proven: no pants = no worries. Hakuna Matata!

Buttons are my ultimate nemesis. It’s bad enough that jeans hug your lower half like a boa constrictor sucking the life out of you, but now you have to button these things? Take a tip from yours truly and unbutton a few when nobody is looking. Just make sure your top is long enough!

Did you guys hear about that Australian woman who ended up in a hospital for four days because her skinny jeans were too tight? These contraptions are the ultimate evil that are intended to kill you, and please take this as a warning. Hop on my wagon and become a die-hard fan of yoga pants and leggings, whether or not a yoga class is in the near future. And did I forget to mention that there’s no need to do the unsexy wiggle dance while putting them on? They’re so EASY.

Anyone that doesn’t agree with leggings as pants can come physically fight me. And I’ll probably win because I have a full range of motion due to the fact that I’m wearing leggings as pants. They’re stretchy, and comfy. And these babies will be a part of my wardrobe forever. You can take me down but I’ll still be chanting, “They can take our lives, but they can never take our LEGGINGS!!!!!!”

(The writer loves to over-share, drink wine and watch period dramas)


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