12 Leggings That Aren't See Through


There are so many reasons to love leggings. But there's one negative thing about many leggings that's a deal breaker for a lot of us: they can be sheer. Leggings that aren't see through are absolutely priceless. Once you find a pair of leggings that won't make you look like you're flashing the neighborhood, you covet that pair forever and quickly become a loyal devotee of that brand.

To score leggings that aren't see through, it's important to consider the quality of the fabric. Thicker fabrics or leggings that are lined with fleece tend to be less transparent, but that isn't always the case. Some thin, well-made, and incredibly comfortable leggings also happen to be opaque, so you can get away with wearing colorful underwear and no one will be the wiser.

When shopping for leggings in a store, it always helps to put them through the stretch test: bend over in front a mirror and check out your behind, stretch your legs as far to the sky as you can without injuring yourself — these mini tests will ensure you know what you're getting into before you hit the pavement and unknowingly give everyone a show. And, when shopping online for leggings, reading reviews and paying close attention to top-rated merch like these 12 leggings that aren't see transparent, goes a long, long way.

1. Yoga Pants You Can Personalize

These Core 10 Build Your Own yoga pants are well-loved for a multitude of reasons — including the hidden back pocket and high-stretch fabric that wicks moisture — but reviewers are especially thrilled about the customization abilities. With this pair, you can choose between eight sizes, three waist options, and three height options. They're also available in black or heather gray, and buyers say they're excited to finally find a pair of leggings "that not only fit but that are obviously not see through!"

2. Ankle-Length Leggings That Maintain Their Color

With a high elastic waistband and a full, ankle-length fit, these leggings won't dig into your skin and hold their shape over time. But one of the best features of these leggings, and one that is mentioned by reviewers time and time again, is that they retain their opaque black shade after many washes. So while other leggings fade to gray or off-black, these remain the same.

3. Yoga Capri Leggings With 4-Way Stretch

When stretch and comfort are absolute necessities, these yoga capri leggings deliver with 4-way stretch technology, moisture-wicking fabric, and a totally opaque design. These leggings have quality flatlock stitching on the sides and come in more than 40 shades.

4. Ballerina-Inspired Leggings With Invisible Pockets

These on-trend capri leggings boast a bowknot belt on the calf that can be adjusted, invisible pockets, a high-rise elastic waistband, and sweat-wicking, 4-way stretch fabric. You'll feel like a confident ballerina — not least because these leggings are opaque and comfortable.

6. Splurge-Worthy Yoga Leggings With Lululemon's Luon Fabric

Lululemon's signature luon fabric is the star of these splurge-worthy yoga leggings. The pre-shrunk, stretchy trademarked material both wicks moisture away from the body and never loses its shape — no matter how often you wash it. These high-rise leggings have a secret pocket in the waistband and allover light compression.

6. Stretchy, Fleece-Lined Leggings At An Incredible Price

If you're searching for a warm pair of everyday leggings to stock up on for winter, look no further. This six-pack contains a pair for (almost) every day of the week, and comes in a variety of basic colors for everyday-wear. Though made of fleece, which can be suffocating, reviewers rave about how stretchy they are — plus, they have a super-comfy elastic waistband. At only $33 for six pairs, can you think of a better bargain?

7. Chafe-Free Athletic Leggings Made From Moisture-Wicking Fabric

If you're planning on moving around a lot, these Baleaf yoga pants move with you — without chafing, irritation, or over-heating. The anti-drop waist, flatlock seams, and gusseted crotch keep the pants in place and feeling comfortable while you squat, run, or pose. Then there's the four-way stretch fabric which wicks moisture and keeps you cool; you can even opt for mesh panels for improved ventilation. Get this pair in several colors and designs, all of which are totally "squat-proof," according to reviewers.

8. Lightweight And Breathable Plus-Size Leggings

Whether you choose to wear these comfy leggings alone or under a dress or tunic, they won't disappoint: they are the rare breed of pants that are both thin, breathable, and opaque. Reviewers rave about how the don't feel restricting on the body, are very soft, and how they provide enough length at the bottom to pair well with a variety of shoe styles (this also makes them the ideal pair of leggings for tall, plus size women).

9. Incredibly Soft Plus-Size Capri Leggings With A High Waist

With a high waist, cool capri style, and a choice of 10 shades, these plus-size leggings are perfect for warm days. They're ultra-soft and stretchy, made from a polyester/spandex blend, and are thin, but not see-through, according to reviewers.

10. Opaque Leggings That Won't Sag At The Knee

These ankle-length leggings are described by reviewers as super soft and the kind of leggings that never sag at the knee or slip down. They have a wide elastic waistband and thick enough not to be see-through, but not so thick that they can only be worn in cold weather.

11. Buttery Smooth Graphic Leggings With Incredible Stretch

You'll have your choice of more than 40 prints and solid colors when you shop this collection of "buttery soft" leggings that are available in either full length or capri styles. Both styles feature an elastic waistband and one reviewer describes the material as "stunning." Don't be put off by the "one size fits all" model: reviewers who vary in sizes say these leggings may look small in the package, but they are super stretchy and accommodating.

12. Plus-Size Petite Leggings That Are Warm And Thick

These plus-size petite leggings fit heights of 4'11" - 5'3.5", sit above the waist, and are made with a warm, thick stretch knit fabric that isn't see-through. They come in 11 shades, including prints like Black Polka Dot and Abstract Dot Print, and reviewers say they aren't "skin tight" like a lot of other leggings and that the length is just perfect.

Bustle may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was created independently from Bustle's editorial and sales departments.