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The Best-Selling Leggings In Australia For Your Next Workout

They're worth the hype.

If you’re in the market for a new pair of exercise leggings/tights/yoga pants – whatever you like to call them, then look no further. 

Whether you prefer a low-intensity workout, leggings with pockets, or walking the line between fashion and fitness, we have the perfect leggings for your activewear collection. Scroll on for our picks!

2024’s Top 3 Best Leggings Australia

  1. Peached 7/8 Legging 232, $130, Aje Athletica
  2. Align Leggings, $$129, Lululemon
  3. ASOS 4505 Icon Seamless Gym Leggings, $38 at ASOS

The best leggings to buy in Australia in 2024 

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Peached 7/8 Legging 232

$130 at Aje Athletica

These Aje Athletica leggings are best-selling for a reason. Cut from four-way stretch fabric with a soft, peached finish, the shaping waist seam and convenient key pocket elevate your workouts that little bit extra. 

Key features: 

  • Available in sizes 4 to 18 
  • Internal key pocket 
  • Four-way stretch fabrication

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    Align Leggings

    $129 at Lululemon

    Lululemon’s bestselling tight is their Align style, which has cult status. Designed for yoga and low-impact exercise with super-soft fabrics and minimal seams, it’s a great all-rounder. Coming in more than 10 colours with pocket or waistband variations, it’s a people pleaser.

    Key features: 

    • Comes in three different lengths
    • Available in sizes 4 to 24
    • Made with low-impact sports like Yoga in mind 

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    ASOS 4505 Icon Seamless Gym Leggings

    $38 at ASOS

    We love to add a bit of colour to our workout wardrobe and this stylish yet versatile sage green tone is ticking all of our boxes. Not only are they flattering but these seamless and comfortable leggings ar under $40, which is a steal in our books. 

    Key features: 

    • High rise waistline 
    • Ribbed material 
    • Seamless 

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    Full-Length Tights

    $89.95 at STAX

    The brand’s number-one, bestselling style is as basic as it comes – full-length, high-rise and black. However, their Nandex is what sets them apart from everyone. This super-soft style works for anything from weights to high-performance workouts, or just a coffee run!

    Key features: 

    • Available in sizes XXS to 4XL 
    • High-waisted and full-length leg line 
    • Come in over five colourways 

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    Peached 25-inch Midi Pants

    $119.99 at The Upside

    One of the Upside’s popular styles is its ultra-comfortable, recycled, soft-peached style with a brushed-hand feel. Available in three colours and sizes up to XL, it’s the brand’s softest offering and great for those low-impact exercises. 

    Key features: 

    • Mid-rise and 7/8 leg length 
    • Recycled peach, moisture-wicking fabrication

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    Lotus No-Chafe Ankle Biter Leggings

    $60 (usually $100) at Lorna Jane

    These simple, versatile leggings are the most popular style from heritage brand Lorna Jane. Designed for everyday movement, low-impact or as part of your lounging attire, they are buttery soft with no internal leg seam so you can guarantee comfort with no chafing. 

    Key features: 

    • Hidden key pocket in waistband 
    • Four-way stretch and moisture-wicking material
    • V-shape waistband 

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    Smart Pocket 7/8 Length Tight 

    $129.99 at Active Truth

    One thing about women, we love our pockets… These stylish and flattering leggings from Active Truth include ultra-convenient side pockets to hold your essentials while you’re on the go, which honestly, is reason enough to give them a go. 

    Key features: 

    • Available in sizes S to 3XL
    • Squat proof 
    • Available in over five colourways 

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    Motivate 3/4 High Waist Tights 

    $25.98 (usually $64.95) at Boody 

    If it’s sustainability that you look for when shopping for activewear, Boody’s selection of eco-friendly workout gear is one to check out. They’re made using an innovative Bamboo fabric blend that not only feels silky soft to the touch but moves with you. 

    Key features: 

    • 3/4 length that finishes just under the knee 
    • High-waist with thick waistband 
    • Available in three colourways 

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    How do you find the best-fitting leggings? 

    Finding the perfect leggings involves several key factors. Start by considering the fabric, opting for breathable materials like nylon or spandex. Look for a waistband that offers support without digging in. Ensure proper compression to aid muscle support during workouts, and prioritise moisture-wicking properties to keep you dry. Test flexibility with movements like squats or lunges to ensure unrestricted mobility. Lastly, don’t forget about style – find a pair that makes you feel confident and comfortable.

    Are moisture-wicking leggings best to keep me dry during workouts?

    Moisture-wicking leggings are designed to keep you dry during workouts by efficiently pulling sweat away from your skin and allowing it to evaporate. Their breathable fabric helps regulate temperature, reducing discomfort and chafing. For optimal performance and comfort during intense activities, moisture-wicking leggings are indeed an excellent choice. 


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