Her Campus Logo Her Campus Logo
Style

9 Cute Ways to Wear Leggings on a Date

So you landed a date with the cutie you’ve been eyeing for weeks, and there’s only one thing left to do: find the perfect outfit. Like many collegiettes, you may have a hate-hate relationship with, well, any pants besides leggings. Have no fear—we’ve come up with five perfect ways to wear leggings on a date. Read on for a cute and comfy outfit.

1. Dinner & Movie

Red top
genuine-people.com

 

 

Maidenform legging
zalando.co.uk

 

 

Heel boots
riverisland.com

 

 

Pairing leggings with a tunic is a great way to make them a little more formal. Add a cross-body purse and your favorite pair of booties for a bohemian look! This outfit is perfect for the classic dinner and movie date.

2. Shopping

 

 

Splendid stretchy pants
boutique1.com

 

 

Pointy toe flat
modcloth.com

 

 

If you’re looking for something a bit edgier, a leather jacket can do the trick. A red purse makes this look stand out even more! This outfit is perfect for a shopping date—you’ll look super stylish while staying super comfortable.

Related: 19 Reasons You Should Never Stop Wearing Leggings

3. Dressy dinner

Oversized jacket
newlook.com

 

 

ASOS clothing
asos.com

 

 

River Island orange camisole
riverisland.com

 

 

Ripped leggings give this outfit some spice. Pair them with a light wash jean jacket and some killer heels, and your date won’t be able to stop staring! This outfit is perfect for a fancier dinner, when things may be getting more serious.

4. Meeting the parents

Topshop sweater
nordstrom.com

 

 

Faux leather legging
riverisland.com

 

 

Forever Link black flat
shoecenter.com

 

 

Topshop hand bag
topshop.com

 

Leather leggings make this outfit a bit dressier. With sky-high booties and a cross-body bag, you’ll look totally put-together! Your SO’s parents are going to love you.

5. Concert

The zippers and leather panels on these leggings make them perfect for that concert you’ve been waiting for. A red top and sparkly booties perfect the look!

6. Picnic in the park

Long sleeve top
houseoffraser.co.uk

 

 

Purple legging
amazon.com

 

 

Converse high top
shopakira.com

 

 

Aéropostale crossbody purse
aeropostale.com

 

This casual outfit is perfect for a more laidback date. The patterned leggings spice it up while the white shirt and Converse tone it down!

7. Lunch date

WithChic ombre top
withchic.com

 

 

Legging pants
romwe.com

 

 

 

Rebecca minkoff handbag
neimanmarcus.com

 

For a more laidback look, pair colored leggings (like these wine-colored ones) with an oversized sweater and tall boots. So easy, so trendy! This look is casual enough for a lunch date, but still super cute!

8. Coffee date

 

Zizzi straight jacket
navabi.co.uk

 

 

River Island white pants
riverisland.com

 

 

Charlotte Russe wedges shoes
charlotterusse.com

 

 

Topshop man bag
topshop.com

 

This sleek outfit is perfect for a date at your local coffee shop. The white leggings and wedges make this look perfect for warmer weather. Ice cream, anyone?

9. Flea market

 

 

 

 

Jack rogers flat
neimanmarcus.com

 

 

 

Steve madden jewelry
lordandtaylor.com

 

 

We love these military leggings! With a cute crop top and sandals, you’ll be sure to come across some awesome finds. If you want to make it dressier, add a necklace, too!

Whoever told you not to wear leggings on a date clearly didn’t know what they were talking about. With one of these fashionable outfits, you’ll definitely score a second date. Have fun, collegiettes!

Rachel graduated from the Honors College at James Madison University in May 2017 and is pursuing a career in the media/PR industry. She majored in Media Arts & Design with a concentration in journalism and minored in Spanish and Creative Writing. She loves spending time with friends and family, traveling, and going to the beach.
Similar Reads👯‍♀️