Women’s Tights & Leggings | An Ultimate Guide
When it comes to women’s tights and leggings, it’s all about comfort. Whether you’re wearing them for layering and warmth or heading to the gym and working out, you want your women’s leggings or tights to be soft, stretchy, durable and breathable. Oh, sustainable, too.
This is where our bamboo fabric comes in. Silky-soft, thermoregulating and oh-so-comfy, bamboo leggings really are the way to go. But before we get to all that, let’s get started with the styles of women’s bottoms we stock here at Boody.
Which style of leggings is right for you?
No matter the length or occasion, our range of leggings has the perfect pair waiting for you. Fitting like a second skin, they’ve got the ideal amount of stretch and more of a layering item best worn beneath skirts, dresses, paired with a long t-shirt or even under your trousers.
The ultimate everyday companion, every woman needs a pair of our Full Leggings. Designed with a wide waistband that doesn’t roll down, this full-length design has just the right amount of firmness and stretch. Perfect for layering, these soft and comfy leggings are a year-round staple.
Let your legs breathe with our must-have Crop Leggings. Featuring an elastic-free waistband and an ultra-soft, 4-way stretch fabric, you can be sure these bamboo leggings will see you through each day in ultimate comfort. If you’re after a clean and flattering silhouette, you’ve come to the right place with this essential style.
What our Motivate ¾ Leggings lack in length, they more than make up for in comfort and sustainability. Streamlined to fit close to the body, these side seamless leggings will be your new second skin. Featuring a wide waistband for a comfy fit and a smooth silhouette, these women’s black leggings are perfect for layering.
Which style of tights is right for you?
Our active tights have been designed specifically for light workouts. They’re perfect for yoga, running and wearing at the gym. Designed with more of a technical fit to our leggings, our active tights are denser, thicker and crafted with aesthetics in mind. They’re also less sheer if stretched during exercise.
Full Length Active Tights
Go for green with our Motivate Full Length Active Tights. With a specialised stretchy-knit fabric that is super-soft and breathable, you’ll look slim and trim thanks to a flattering contour seam detail inside and outside the leg. The mid-rise, wide waistband of these bamboo tights lies flat against your skin. Perfect for comfy low-impact workouts.
¾ Length Active Tights
Take your workout to the next level with our Motivate ¾ Length Active Tights. These women’s tights are made from our signature silky-soft, 4-way stretch material, these ladies tights feature an elasticised waistband for comfort and a secret hip pocket for convenience. Let’s face it, we’re all guilty of losing our keys from time to time!
Motivate Active 5” Shorts
Our Active 5” Shorts provide incredible comfort, support and the coverage you need during your workout. These smooth and buttery short leggings are dense enough to be worn as short yoga pants, for riding a bike or even to the cafe on warm summer days. Featuring a mid-rise design that hits just below the belly button at the waist and mid-thigh at the legs.
Why bamboo is the best choice of fabric
When it comes to picking the perfect pair of tights and leggings for you, you’ll want a design that’s soft, comfy, durable, stretchy and breathable. Look no further than our signature organically-grown bamboo material. But what is it that makes bamboo such a dream fabric?
Anyone who feels our clothing knows it is light, luxuriously-soft and gentle on the skin. Bamboo clothing takes comfort to a whole new level, which is actually what you want your tights to provide. Perfect for slipping on every day and extra ideal for layering.
The structure of the bamboo fibres contains micro-gaps, which provide ventilation and pull moisture away from the body. This means bamboo fabric allows the skin to breathe – perfect for an essential style of clothing you’ll be wearing often such as tights and leggings.
From being grown organically to being grown without artificial irrigation, bamboo is an eco-friendly and sustainable choice of fabric. What’s more, we champion a slow-fashion design and ethos here at Boody, meaning we encourage less consumption and less waste.
Warm and cosy in winter and cool and lightweight in summer, bamboo material is ideal for everyday wear and exercise in all conditions. Bamboo’s thermoregulating properties makes it a fantastic fabric choice for tights and leggings.
Last but not least, bamboo contains an antibacterial and antifungal bio-agent which is retained through the process of fabrication after washing several times. This same property also makes Boody essentials odour-resistant. Smells as good as it feels!
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