7 Leggings Trends We’re Suddenly Seeing Everywhere

The noughties staple is back.

Last Updated on August 30, 2022

No, you haven’t entered a time machine and found yourself back in 2008; leggings are back on the agenda in 2022.

As we waved goodbye to national lockdowns in 2021, one thing that thankfully stuck was comfortable fashion. There’s plenty of extravagant trends to sink your teeth into, but unrestrictive and relaxed fits are going no where.

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This is evident when it comes to leggings. While they’re usually worn for workouts and relaxing around the house, now they’re finding their ways into our daily wardrobes with modern details like split hems, flares, prints and even buttons.

Kim Kardashian, Dua Lipa and Julia Fox have all been spotted wearing the legwear, embracing prints and colour as they did.

There’s no denying that this trend making a comeback has something to do with the re-emergence of 90s and Y2K fashion, but before you panic, I promise you don’t need to wear crop tops with these.

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Flared leggings

Flared slit-hem leggings H&M

Flared slit-hem leggings, £17.99, H&M – buy now

Flared textured jersey leggings H&M

Flared textured jersey leggings, £14.99, H&M – buy now


Ottoman Split Hem Leggings, £19.99, Zara – buy now


Marine Serre
moon-print stirrup leggings

Moon-print stirrup leggings, £290, Marine Serre – buy now

Leggings houndstooth print

Leggings houndstooth print, £22.99, Mango – buy now

Split Hems

Petite Rib Split Side Legging Warehouse

Petite Rib Split Side Legging, £28, Warehouse – buy now

Slit hem leggings Mango

Slit hem leggings, £29.99, Mango – buy now

Stirrup Leggings


Leather stirrup leggings, £290, Cos – buy now

Stradivarius legging with stirrup detail in black

Legging with stirrup detail, £19.99, Stradivarius – buy now

Block Colour

Seamless Sculpted Yarn Bralet And Full Length Legging Set

Seamless Sculpted Yarn Bralet And Full Length Legging Set, £25.60, Nasty Gal – buy now

Seamless Fine Ribbed Leggings Calzedonia

Seamless Fine Ribbed Leggings, £24.99, Calzedonia – buy now

Wool & Knitted

Alpaca Blend Leggings

Alpaca Blend Leggings, £45, Arket – buy now

Flared Jacquard Knit Leggings & other Stories

Flared Jacquard Knit Leggings, £35, & Other Stories – buy now

Legging Shorts

Only legging shorts co-ord in pink cherry print

Legging shorts, £14, Only at ASOS – buy now

High Waist Cycling Shorts & Other Stories

High Waist Cycling Shorts, £35, & Other Stories – buy now