Once again, leggings are a must have wardrobe staple in 2023! Like the year before, and the year before that! In fact, I’m not sure if they really ever went out of fashion. Why? Because you can style them so many different ways and wear them just about anywhere and for any occasion. And, let’s not forget about comfort. Today’s fabrics are super stretchy, breathable and moisture wicking, making leggings even more comfy to wear over prolonged periods of time.
Many forms of leggings were worn by men up until the 18th century when they faded from men's closets only to reappear in the 20th century as an indispensable item for women. And, as with all fashion that goes around through the centuries, leggings are now finding their way back into men's fashion, not only for sporting activities, but for casual wear as well.
The idea of Chakras is ancient but the concept of seven Chakras connected with rainbow colours was first written about in the16th Century by Swami Purananda. Some cultures and healing methods say that there are 13 main Chakras (or energy centres) with Hindu Vedic1 healing and Chinese QiGong2 recognizing a whopping 114 Chakras in the human body! This blog covers the most recognized seven Chakras that correspond with the seven colours of the rainbow.
There are two main styles (also called "cuts") of leggings: Classic or Low to Mid Rise and Yoga or High Rise. You may have noticed that the Hi Rise leggings are usually more expensive than the Low to Mid Rise leggings.