SAHM Style: Cheetah Leggings | Thriftanista in the City

11.06.2013

SAHM Style: Cheetah Leggings

Warning! I'm in cheetah leggings. Once you look, it cannot be unlooked. I have gone back and forth over the wearing of leggings as pants. Admittedly, they are super comfy and so easy to throw on with the elastic waist I love so much. It's perfect SAHM attire. However, with the absence of pockets or a fly aren't they just tights?

rn convertibles worn with leopard leggings



In order to pass them off as pants, consider:

1. Covering your girly bits or having some room in the crotch area. In other words, say no to camel toe.

2. Making sure your leggings are really thick. Not sure if they are? Take a camera pic of yourself with the flash on. You'll see what everyone else is seeing. Raise your hand if you've seen butts and underthings in tights worn as pants. *raises hand* 

sahm style in cheetah leggings


These leggings aren't really for hanging out at the playground with the Lululemon yoga pants wearing, Starbucks cup clutching crew. They're a little on the sexy mama side. These are more appropriate for light errand running and if you happen to find an afternoon dance party (feel free to throw your own), you're all set.


wolf earring worn as a brooch

I found this animal print dream during one of my thrift adventures. I spotted (ha ha) a shiny animal print over in the mens' section. I continued shopping but kept seeing them out of the corner of my eye and decided to mosey on over for a look. I'm so glad I did. 

80s spandex leggings worn as pants

In my hands, I had a pair of high waist, super stretchy 80s spandex leggings with Spanx like qualities. When I wear them nothing jiggles. All of that in addition to having a cheetah print! A dream come true. They don't make them like this anymore. I had to have them despite my leggings as pants views.

what to wear with animal print leggings
Are leggings apart of your SAHM style?

animal print leggings outfit ideas
THRIFT vintage Trifari necklace - wolf earring aka brooch - vintage suede purse - Parklane cheetah leggings RETAIL NY&Co tee - RN Convertible sweater dress - Betsey Johnson ankle boots

***in other news***
Added some recent finds to the Thriftanista Closet. Check it out! Look out for this lovely vintage Coach. It's coming soon!



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16 comments

14th Street Vintage said...

I like 'em! Nice styling, but I couldn't touch those heels.

My Kurves said...

Great leggings...I mean pants and those boots are everything. You look Great!

Whitney James said...

As a fan of anything animal print, this look is amazing! I love the boots too. LOL @ covering your lady bits. I agree! And although I'm not a SAHM, leggings are a BIG part of my wardrobe!

P.S. I'm hosting my 1st linkup on the blog...check it out!

~Whitney
www.whitneynicjames.com

Ashleigh said...

These don't show me any bits that I don't want to see, so they pass. I was checking a lovely lady in to the hotel the other day and she had on black, thin, sheer SHEER leggings as pants. Everyone could see he black though and lady parts. The guys I work with had to pick their jaws up out of the floor! (She was really good looking but I don't need to see where your babies came from.)
-Ash
ww.thestylizedwannabe.com

Daenel T. said...

I want your shoes!!!!!

Seriously.

Terri Dailey said...

Seriously...I was thinking about ROCKING some leopard print something this winter. Like maybe a scarf. But after seeing your post. I'm going for the BOLD! I'm on the "prowl" for some leopard leggings! Cute outfit! :)

K. Elizabeth @ YUMMommy said...

Love the leggings. I could live in leggings forever.

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thanks Bettie! Yeah, my ankles have buckled a few times in them. They're tall!

LeTroy Cooke said...

LOL! Thank you!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thanks Whitney!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Maybe the see through ones are for men. Never thought of it as a man magnet!

LeTroy Cooke said...

I want your skirts!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Grrr, baby, grrr. Do it!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thank you!

samira sedighan said...

I used.to own the same leggings when I was younger and used them for ice skating. I wish they still.had Parklane stores around. They were incredibly awesome. What a great find! I love them!

LaCheryl Cillie said...

The 80s cheetah print leggings are perfect! Now I'm feeling inspired to thrift shop for animal prints.

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