In cold weather, basic leggings may not be enough to keep you warm. Instead, you’re going to want to choose pairs made with cozy thermal fabric or lined with insulating fleece, which is also known for being highly breathable, moisture-repellent and quick-drying. Your leggings should be soft to the touch and keep you feeling toasty without causing you to overheat. Fortunately, there are plenty of styles on the market designed to provide added warmth when the weather calls for it. To help you find the right pair, we rounded up a few great styles for women to consider. All of these picks offer mid to high-rise coverage, are full length and offered in multiple colors. Wear them while shoveling snow, running or simply lounging around your house if it’s chilly inside.
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1. 90 Degree By Reflex High Waist Fleece Lined Leggings
These leggings are lined with soft brushed fleece and feature open pockets that can fit a smartphone. They’re also designed to come up just over the navel.
Pros: They’re offered in a variety of colors to choose from and a two-pack option.
Cons: Some may find they run on the longer side.
2. Under Armour ColdGear Compression Leggings
Featuring a dual-layer ColdGear construction, this pair combines a sleek fast-drying exterior with a brushed, heat-trapping interior. They hit just below the navel.
Pros: There is an open stash pocket in the waistband and welded seams eliminate chafing.
Cons: Some may find these tend to pill on the inseam.
3. Baleaf Fleece Lined Winter Leggings
This fleece-lined style features a navel-high, anti-drop waistband that’s equipped with a sizeable hidden pocket, plus two side pockets that can store a smartphone.
Pros: They also come in many colors and some prints in sizes up to 3X.
Cons: These may run slightly small.