(From an article by Lisa Armstrong in The Telegraph)
Just as the effortlessly brilliant cook - be it Nigella, Mary or the Hemsley sisters - should always keep a jar of Marmite in the cupboard for those days when Marmite, toast and half a ton of butter are required and chickpeas smooshed with organic miso isn't an adequate option, so the effortlessly stylist know that a pair of leggings is a foundation of a fabulous wardrobe.
It sounds counter-intuitive. Of all the trouser options currently on offer - full flares, demi-flares, kick flares, cropped flares, 7/8th flares etc - the skinny stretch legging features not at all.
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Now replace with a tiny crack team. One pair to wear under all those drafty flares when it's brass monkeys outside; you'll also need something like leggings for bracing walks - flares are hopeless in puddles and refuse to cooperate with wellies.
Style tips on how to wear leggings: http://www.gurl.com/2014/12/27/style-tips-on-how-to-wear-leggings-outfit-ideas-fashion-advice/
The look good in leggings workout: http://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/look-good-leggings-workout
How to wear leggings for the over 40s: http://40plusstyle.com/how-to-wear-leggings-over-40-an-extensive-guide/