These are not your mother’s legwarmers

Legwarmers aren’t just for jazzercise anymore!  The past several seasons, we’ve seen a resurgence in the popularity of this fun accessory, with plenty of twists & takes on an old style.  There is a dizzying array of colors and styles to wear with just about anything.  With such a huge selection available, this inexpensive accessory can change a plain wardrobe into a chic fashion-forward collection by adding color and style.  These season, legwarmers are back at their peak!

Legwarmers are the perfect overlay for leggings or tights; they look great with jeans, and they also look fantastic on their own with skirts, dresses or shorts.  Put them inside boots or over the top, with flats, sneakers or high-tops.  Super hot this season is striped legwarmers of all styles, like these Pink & Black Dance Dreams from Huggalugs.  There are three basic styles of legwarmers.  First are smaller ones that come with tights to cover & cozy the ankles and add dimension to the tights, like these leg warmers from Eliane et Lena.  The second kind are a more traditional knit legwarmer, more like the dancer type from the ’80s.  These come in prints, stripes and solids and cover the bottom half of the leg or can be stretched up to cover the whole leg.  A good example of this style is Huggalugs, which come in stripes, metallics, prints and solids, gathered or flat.  These can be pulled up high, and with a skirt look just like leggings!  They also scrunch down in beautiful gathers to cover the lower part of the leg in cozy warmth.

The third kind are the layered type, which are rows of lace or fabric ruffles sewn over a lighter-weight knit legwarmer.  These aren’t as long as the ballerina type, and not as warm, but pack a stylish punch in bright colors and interesting textures.  There are even faux fur legwarmers, like these from Wheat!

Ruffles!

Mustard Pie Red & Pink Ruffled Leg Warmers *Preorder*

Lace!

Kandee Kouture Ivory Lace Leg Warmers

Wear them long!

Huggalugs Black & White Zebra Leghuggers

Wear them for arm warmers!

Huggalugs Pink Sock Monkey Leg Huggers

Gathered!

Huggalugs Sherbert Stripe LegRuffles

Printed!

Huggalugs Kokeshi Doll on Pink Leg Huggers

Wear with boots!

Persnickety Clothing "Vintage Woodland" Cream Leg Warmers

Wear with tights!

Eliane Et Lena Navy & Fuchsia Valentine Tights with Leg Warmers

And of course the traditional ballerina look.

Dollcake White Tiny Dancer Hand Knitted Leg Warmers

Everything But The Princess carries a huge selection of leg warmers for girls – I MEAN HUGE!  Why not try a pair this fall?  I’ll bet you love ’em!  If you’ve already got some, why not try a different style?  Legwarmers are a quick, inexpensive way to add impact to your fall wardrobe with flair.

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