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Marlena Maura is an eighth-grader at Schalmont Middle

Jeggings open up a new world of fashion

Thursday, May 10, 2012
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There is a type of pants in stores with the styles of jeans and the comfort of leggings. Jeggings are a special type of pants. They are leggings and jeans put together in one pair of pants! However, people have their own opinions on jeggings . Some people love them, while other people don't find a purpose for them.

Most young girls like them for many reasons. One of the most famous reasons is because they are very comfortable. Jeggings were voted most popular jean for 2011. There are a lot of famous people who wear jeggings , as well. Some famous people that introduced jeggings to the world are Fergie and Kate Bosworth.

The person who came up with this fantastic idea for a simple pair of pants is Ping He. She is famous, an award-winning fashion designer from China. They were first used for jogging in early 2009. They are now America's most popular item on the charts!

Why are jeggings as comfortable as people say? Jeggings are made of spandex and denim, but there's a higher percentage of spandex in the pants than denim. People say the spandex feel is nice because it fits you, unlike jeans. Jeggings may look like a pair of tight jeans, but they aren't. You see, with jeans, its hard to find which pair fits you best and you usually never find one that's just right. Jeans are stiff and rough to the skin, but jeggings are soft and comfortable.

If you have been away from home all day when you're wearing jeans, you just can't wait to get home and take them off and put some pajama pants on. With jeggings , you want to stay in them all night long! Also, since they are part denim, they keep you warm in the winter!

The price range for jeggings is $12 to $154. Depending on where you plan on getting your jeggings , the price with vary. If you wanted to get them, for example, from Hollister, jeggings range from $20 to $50.

There are many reviews on jeggings . According to some reviews, people have said that jeggings are "true to size" and "flattering." Other reviews have said 4.3 out of 5 customers like American Eagle jeggings . There is a long list of opinions. Those were just few of the many positive reviews people have made.

If you were to ask people on the street if they like jeggings , most of them would say, "Yes, they are my favorite." They say this because jeggings are a product that was never thought of before. The look of jeans with the comfort of leggings? Who knew?

 
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