Leggings can be described as a thicker form of tights but not as heavy as a pair of trousers. Leggings are skin-tight and reach ankle or mid-calf length. Leggings are perfect for wearing under; skirts, shorts, dresses or mid-thigh tops and are generally made from a ...mix of fabrics such as; cotton, polyester, spandex, nylon and lycra. The most common form of leggings are black and ankle length but the range of leggings are endless from prints, fabrics, colours, lengths and styles. Leggings can help layer up an outfit for warmth or worn with just a long blouses for summer days. Leggings have long been adopted through the centuries as an essential wardrobe piece from the Renaissance period to the Military right through to modern day. Shiny leather-look leggings are a great partywear piece whereas cotton leggings are great for day-to-day wear. Whatever the occasion, get stocked up on leggings from Miinto.ie.