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- Real leather leggings cost $500 and up, but vegan alternatives are far more affordable at $20-$300.
- I tested out a handful of faux-leather leggings to find the most comfortable and flattering styles.
- Here’s a roundup of versatile pairs for every body type and occasion.
Like so many others in a post-2020 world, I’ve become less and less inclined to wear jeans — or any other type of so-called “hard pants” — after becoming accustomed to working from home in loungewear. That said, when I still want to look put-together, faux leather leggings strike the perfect compromise between comfort and style.
Real leather can cost $500 and up, which isn’t exactly within my budget. That’s where vegan leather leggings come in: many look and feel just like the real thing — but without the jaw-dropping price tag.
Whether you’re looking for a timeless black skinny pair or a more fashion-forward flared pair in a fun hue, here are some of the best faux leather leggings that can take you from casual Friday at the office to cocktails with a date.