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How to wear leggings

Published 9:45 AM ET, Thu April 18, 2013
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Fashion blogger Lucie Zhang says leggings make perfectly fine attire if worn correctly. Click through the gallery for fashionista-approved ways to rock the garment. Courtesy Lucie Zhang
Mila Kunis pairs her leggings with a loose, flowing top for balance. Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images
Model Krista White showcases a Nicole Miller design. Leggings are perfect with a dress that might otherwise be too sheer. Graham Denholm/Getty Images
Singer Ciara's leggings work because they're paired with a long tank. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Jeans would be too bulky under this long top, and tights wouldn't be quite enough. Christy Turlington's solution? Leggings, of course. Andy Kropa/Getty Images
Olivia Palermo looks comfortable in leggings and a flowing tunic at a Dior fashion show. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Not one for tunics? Pair your leggings with a peplum top, like Lou Doillon here, for a flattering silhouette. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Fashion icon Alexa Chung is no stranger to leggings. Here, their slim silhouette balances out her oversized top. Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images
Kate Moss' top is long and loose enough to make her leggings work, and she's dressed them up with a black blazer. Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Gwen Stefani is classy but edgy in leggings and a matching peplum top. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Model Karolina Kurkova shows that leggings can go black-tie, too. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Leggings are a great layering piece. Singer Havana Brown's outfit works equally well with the jacket open or zipped thanks to her long tee. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images
Georgia Jagger pairs leggings with a long tunic and belt. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
Spanish actress Aroa Gimeno's flattering ensemble shows why leggings and tunic sweaters are such a popular combination. Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images
Vanessa Hudgens dresses up black leggings with a fun, swinging tunic at an Alice + Olivia fashion show. John W. Ferguson/Getty Images
Francesca Senette wears leggings with a loose tunic at a Krizia fashion show. Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images
A model shows leggings under a shirt-dress by Riddle Me This. Sandra Mu/Getty Images