There is much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: our family, our friends, our partners, our careers, our health — and, of course, our little black leggings that get us through every event of the chilly season... especially on the one day of the year focused on gratitude and gluttony, having a comfortable pair of "pants" that stretch with every bite is essential. From plus-size and maternity to fancy and casual tights, here's our round-up of Thanksgiving-appropriate wear.
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Crane & Lion Original Tight in Peacoat, $95
You can't resist another serving of grandma's signature green bean casserole... and you don't want to hurt your sister's feelings by having a mere sliver of apple pie. For all of those seconds (and thirds), these tights will keep your tummy comfy and contained. What's even better is the back-side seam, that lifts your backend and minimizes bulge. More, please!
Fjallraven Abisko Trail Tights, $150
Hey, it's not just the ladies who need a little extra stretch on Thanksgiving Day. Men can rock black leggings, too, especially when they're sleek and durable like these. Even if he doesn't exactly make it up for a morning Turkey Trot, he can pair these with a lightweight fleece for a lunch time feast.
Curvy Sense Plus Size Generation X Leggings, $24
Slightly sexy, yet still family gathering-appropriate, these plus-size stretch-knit leggings feature are dual-purpose: You can make it to your yoga class in style, or pair them with a baggy tunic for a crisp fall look. The mesh panel material is also breathable, so you'll never overheat.
Lascana Suede Look Pants in Black, $49
When you arrive at a Thanksgiving dinner, it's not just about stretchy clothes — you're also going to want some wow factor. With these suede beauties, you'll definitely make a statement, without sacrificing comfort. They look high-end and fancy-free, but an elastic waistbands make them super-comfortable for nom-noms.