Thanks to clever companies, women’s athleisure wear is now shapewear, and it’s OK to wear it from the gym to work and beyond. Make 2018 the year you add a pair of versatile, figure-flattering leggings to your life. No one has to know the work they’re doing behind the scenes.

Athleta Seamless Training Tight

1. Athleta Seamless Training Tight ($89)

These Athleta tights are the holy grail of women’s workout pants for their combination of fit, feel and performance. They’re made with premium compression fabric that smooths high through the waist (sans muffin top), and their seamless design means no chafing anywhere. The tights are perfect for circuit training and boot camp workouts, but people wear them not just at the gym but on the street as well.

Lenox Square
3393 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta 30326


Commando Control Top Leggings

2. Commando Control Top Leggings ($72)

Every girl needs a pair of black leggings like these from Hollywood brand favorite Commando. They make your butt look amazing at the gym or anywhere else. This everyday legging features a signature higher waistband that doesn’t sag and keeps everything where it should be. Plus, they’re basic enough to wear to the grocery store after your sweat session. They’re just the right tightness, aren’t see-through, and are also Dri-Fit, which is key for an activity such as hot yoga.

Phipps Plaza
3500 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta 30326


Spanx Faux Leather Moto Legging

3. Spanx Faux Leather Moto Legging ($110)

Similar to the fan-favorite Faux Leather Legging, Moto is the new go-to for the gym or a girls’ night out. These classic leggings feature moto-inspired styling with ribbed panels that bring fashion-forward elements for an all-day wearable look. Stay stylish and tight thanks to a compression design that keeps the top layer smooth, while underneath the pants magically shape your tummy, rear and thighs. Make a fashion and fitness statement at the same time.

Neiman Marcus
Lenox Square
3393 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta 30326

Lululemon All The Right Places Pant4. Lululemon All The Right Places Pant ($128)

There’s nothing better than a pair of simple black leggings that fit perfectly and can take you from working out to out and about. Lulu faithfuls swear by these pants not only because of the barely-there pockets along the sides, but also for the compression paneling that supports you in all the right places. The anti-camel-toe gusset is another favorite feature.

Shops Around Lenox
3400 Around Lenox Road
Atlanta 30326


Yummie Coated High Waist Signature Leggings5. Yummie Coated High Waist Signature Leggings ($98)

These all-sport high-rise pants have a flexible comfort coating and 360-degree compression that slims from your tummy through your hips and thighs for shaping and support that don’t feel constrictive. They’re so cozy they trump most lounge wear.

Lenox Square
3393 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta 30326

STORY: Jessica Dauler