When you’re expecting, you need your wardrobe to be more hardworking than ever – you want to look great but feel comfortable at the same time.
The best maternity leggings will ensure you’re always on-trend yet super comfortable and feeling snug all throughout you pregnancy.
The over-bump waistband will keep a burgeoning bump supported and help ward off backaches, while maintaining a fashion-forward look.
It’s always good to have some go-to black basics, but you can also now get different finishes for all occasions, from faux leather and PU style to funky animal print and denim looks.
We’ve rounded up the top maternity leggings below, covering everything from everyday looks to coffee dates and glamorous nights out.
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Best maternity leggings for 2021
Best Supportive Maternity Leggings
These bestselling leggings will be your new BBF (Bump’s Best Friend), as they’re such a versatile piece.
You’ll wear them constantly, whether relaxing at home or catching up with friends over coffee.
The clever engineered ribbed construction helps support your tummy and lower back, offering all-day support and comfort.
Price: £16, Jojo Maman Bebe – buy here now
Best Maternity Leggings for Comfort
These over-bump leggings will take you all the way through from bump to baby.
Perfect for any occasion, they’ll ensure you’re comfortable from day-to-night.
With a stretchy jersey material,washed denim look, fake front pockets and a wide panel at the waist, they’re just the right mix of stylish and snug.
Price: £19.99, H&M – buy here now
Best Gym Maternity Leggings
We’re pretty sure these SB leggings will become your most worn piece throughout pregnancy.
Designed for extra support and coverage, the super-high waisted, bum-sculpting design is both flattering and supportive, and the stretchy fabric is sweat-wicking and quick drying – perfect for gym workouts.
Price: £75, Sweaty Betty – buy here now
Best Basic Maternity Leggings
Comfort is key when carrying your bundle of joy, and these basic leggings are great for everyday wear as well as going with everything in your wardrobe.
Price: £17.99, ASOS – buy here now
Best Yoga Maternity Pants
If you’re a serial Yogi, these pants are great for helping you practice your moves.
Or if you’re looking to chill out in style, these pants are perfect for lounging around the house in. With a mid-rise waist and fitted cuffs, these joggers will stay in place whilst supporting your bump at the same time. They also feature two side pockets to hold all your essentials.
Price: £80, Sweaty Betty – buy here now
Don’t worry, you don’t have to ditch your animal print when you’ve got a baby on board.
We love a good basic black legging, but why not try switching it up with some look-at-me leopard print?
With the party on the bottom you can keep it simple up top, and channel an easy-breezy black or white tee.
Price: £16, ASOS – buy here now
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Best Seamless Maternity Leggings
Invest in a great-quality pair of maternity leggings at the beginning of your pregnancy and they’ll last until baby and beyond.
This top-notch pair have been spotted on top model Karolina Kurkova, and it’s not hard to see why the A-list love them.
Seraphine’s signature leggings fit like a second-skin, provide all-day support, and also offer a shaping and smoothing effect to your legs. What more could you ask for?
Price: £19, Seraphine – buy here now
Best Sculpting Maternity Leggings
They might not be the most affordable, but Spanx has a great range of top-quality maternity leggings in a host of different finishes.
We love these jean leggings for a comfy take on denim, but there’s also camo-print, faux leather, sequins and top-notch jersey (mo see-through patches here).
Price: £96, Next – buy here now
If there’s one thing we can’t abide with leggings of any kind, it’s transparency… we don’t want our bottom to be on show every time we bend over to pick something up.
So, these extra-thick leggings are the dream for anybody that’s with us on saying no to see-through material.
The over-bump waist provides all the support you need throughout your pregnancy and the fuzzy inner lining is ultra-cosy, too.
Price: £5.54, Amazon – buy here now
Elevate your maternity wear game with this sleek and stylish pair of maternity leggings from Mamalicious.
The leggings have a simple black tone with small detailing around the knees, but also have the effect of shaping and toning your legs – which is always a bonus.
Team with biker boots for a smart-casual off-duty ensemble and swap out for heels to take you from day to night in style..
Price: £28, Mamalicious – buy here now
Looking to add to your maternity wardrobe in time for all of the upcoming events? Why not check out the best maternity jeans for more outfit inspiration.