Signature Style: The Perfect Black Leggings from Svelte

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Signature Style: Black Leggings

Black leggings are a staple in my wardrobe. I pretty much live in leggings year round, especially now that I am working out of my home office. Sorry jeans, there is nothing more comfortable to pull on than a pair of leggings, plus, they are incredibly versatile. Dress them up with a silk blouse and heels or dress them down with a chunky sweater and boots. You can wear them from pilates to lunch to an event with the right accessories. Leggings can pretty much take you anywhere. When it comes to travel, leggings are a space saver and so easy to pack, wear, rinse, repeat.

After a busy long weekend of travel in Southern California, with celebrations, late nights, and overindulgences in food and bubbly, I was not exactly feeling my most ‘svelte’ last Monday. I slipped on my new bootcut leggings and I felt instantly put together and well, more svelte.  I’m a curvy girl, no doubt, and while I love my curves, there are times we all need a little extra support. I am NOT a fan of shapewear that binds and crawls around under my clothing. I probably should be, but I find it oh so uncomfortable. When the stretch is built into the clothing that’s a whole different story and it’s a story being written by the Montreal based ‘Svelte’ brand.

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From Svelte, “Shapewear leggings, tank tops, shorts, and skirts—Svelte’s form-fitting clothing keeps you looking and feeling your very best. The ready-to-wear line integrates to your body shape with a 4-way stretch spandex panel. It sculpts a comfortable, non-restricting solution to those stubborn tummy rolls and periodic bloating. All Svelte shapewear products are equipped with a signature, built-in waist panel to accentuate your silhouette. Capris, leggings, and shorts are high-waist while tank tops integrate three panels: top and bottom cotton comfort with a centerpiece that flattens out your midriff. And not only will you be looking good, Svelte’s boutique line is ultra-comfortable and delightfully soft.”

I ordered the flared  ‘wide leg leggings’ from the Svelte website for a change of pace from my usual straight leg cut style. They are super stretchy, soft and so comfortable to wear. I can also wear them with boots, heels or flats which makes them ultra versatile. These will be my go-to leggings for fall. Check out the entire stylish collection at Svelte.

These images were taken at Aloft Concept Hotel in El Segundo, California.

The leggings were a gift from Svelte and all opinions given are my own. 

Heather Lindstrom

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I remember that moment in time, between my 80s teen years and current adult life when leggings were “OUT.” What was a girl to do?? Well, I now believe they are a wardrobe essential that will never be OUT. Comfy, versatile, great for travel — definite IN in my book. And you are looking fab in that bootleg cut!

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I SO agree with stylish you, Doreen! I’m a fan! xx

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