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Your Guide to Dressing Up Leggings

It’s 8:45 am and your class starts in 15 minutes. There’s a cutie in your class but you really do not feel like putting effort into your outfit. You open your drawer and all you see is leggings, leggings, leggings, oh and a pair of jeans. Leggings are so tempting, but you want to look cute. Look good, feel good, amiright? What do you do? Here are 5 ways to dress up your leggings this fall so that you don’t look like a hot mess, as per usual!


1. Comfy & trendy af: Leggings, oversized sweater and booties


2. A mix of summer and fall: Leggings, a tunic and boots


3.Chic yet comfy: Leather leggings with a cardigan 


4. This screams Pumpkin Spice Latte: Leggings, t-shirt, cardigan, scarf and boots​


5. Mix things up: Patterned leggings, sweater, vest and boots 


6. Sporty chic: Leggings, sweatshirt, sneakers and a baseball cap


At the same time, there’s no shame in wearing your leggings with a huge sweatshirt and Uggs. After all, comfort is key, especially when you’re about to sit through class at 9 a.m. In addition to leggings, here are 5 fall fashion essentials that will help you catch that cutie’s eye! Happy fall collegiettes!



Ellexa is a features writer at Her Campus. As a senior Tufts University, Ellexa studies economics and fim & media studies. She plays varsity field hockey at Tufts, has her own weekly webcasted show called Bo Zone, plays club lacrosse at Tufts, and writes for Tufts' chapter of Her Campus. In her free time, she loves to hang out with friends, watch Suits, online shop, and drink lots of iced chai tea lattes. After graduation, Ellexa hopes to work in the broadcast journalism industry. 
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