How I Got Over My Fear Of Wearing Leggings As Pants

Anyone who tells you that you shouldn\'t wear leggings is not your real friend. Just kidding — kind of, but leggings are the one sartorial comfort I\'ll always afford myself. I wear them regularly, layering leggings under dresses and oversize sweaters in lieu of jeans. But I never thought I could pull them off as pants.I used to feel that my body wasn\'t equipped for that sort of look. You see, I have thick thighs — which I love — but tights always wear out in the inner thigh area quickly as a result. And, I have a small waist that leads to a perpetual gap in the waistband. In fact, I\'d usually opt for a loose-fitting dress or flared skirt to cover my bottom half completely. Leggings could serve as tights to go under my dresses, but never as pants to wear alone.So, when I went to Joshua Tree with Free People, and I opened my bedroom closet to find a Free People Movement crop top and leggings set staring back at me, I was immediately anxious.The eco-friendly, 3-piece Econyl look was