I'm Sure This Controversial Leggings Trend Will Be Everywhere in 2021

If there's anything last year taught us, it's that loungewear isn't going anywhere. During a time where comfortable clothing is being prioritised more than ever before, fashionable girls have naturally been searching for ways to make casual and cosy pieces feel as directional as possible. Leggings are usually at the forefront of most casual wardrobes, but this spring, some of Instagram coolest have proven that there's a new style in town. It's not quite a legging, not quite a bodysuit, but a new, rather adventurous hybrid. We're not sure if we should be calling them bodysuits with shorts, jersey rompers, bike-suits or stretch playsuits, but hopefully, by listing all three, you'll get a solid picture of the kinds of onesies we're talking about here. 

These fitted cycling-short all-in-ones feel as though you're living in leggings, but the styling opportunities are ten times more exciting. So far, we've seen the trend's early adopters wearing them with chunky boots and jewellery or layered underneath big coats, blazers, and the like. Ahead, I've gathered some of my favourite shots of influencers wearing this trend, followed by my current favourite versions in the market.

Hopefully, the takeaway here will be that there is in fact a garment that provides just as much comfort and ease as a pair of leggings but with much more style. 

bike-short fitted romper trend



This look is simple yet so intriguing. Style this with sporty sneakers, a sleek kitten heel or even boots and a big trench coat. 

Something so simple has never looked so interesting. The best part? These playsuits are really comfy, so they're surprisingly liberating to wear.

When you're wearing something this stunning, you really don't need much else. 

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Layer an oversize coat on top of white or beige version and pair it with chunky boots for a different look.

bike-short fitted romper trend



We love how there are so many versions of this trend now that incorporate beautiful detailing like ruching or cutouts. 

While this silhouette is simple, the ribbed jersey and luxe colour make it all the more interesting.

This style is perfect for layering underneath a blazer. 

bike-short fitted romper trend



Last but not least, a portrait of how you'll be feeling once you finally buy into this comfortable legging alternative. 

Next up, the spring/summer 2021 trends you need to know about.

This story was originally published on Who What Wear U.S.

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