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There are many things we would deem magical about the much-loved high street store Marks & Spencer, from candyfloss grapes in the food hall to their super-soft cashmere at affordable prices.
However, one thing that really does defy the laws of physics is their aptly-named Magic Shaping High Waisted Leggings.
We used to live in leggings, then Mom jeans became a thing - but after renewing our love for loungewear over the past year, we’re back to loving leggings - and not just for our workouts.
Update your go-to wardrobe essentials with this flattering high-waisted pair, cut in a skinny fit with a covered waistband for a stylish touch.
And the reason they’re magic? Well, they’re crafted from stretchy fabric, part of the Magic range with tummy control.
Shoppers can’t seem to get enough, and neither can we.
Why we love it:
Finding a pair of high-waisted leggings that aren’t either too tight and digging into your stomach or too baggy and constantly falling down is no easy feat, so M&S’ triumph is not one to be sniffed at.
Not only are the leggings super-soft and comfortable, they look sleek and streamlined from the outside and are thick enough that you need never worry about your underwear showing through as you bend over.
Plus, they come in two colours - black and navy - which go with everything.
And did we mention they're under £20 - coming in at a very affordable £19.50.
What the reviews say:
With 672 reviews on the M&S website, it’s clear that shoppers love the leggings enough to take the time to express their love for them.
"This is one of the best buys I ever made. I will be buying more of these. They are very comfy and give me a lovely shape while slimming my tummy down a bit too."
“What amazing leggings these are! The fit is perfect, they are so comfortable, perfect for both working from home and going for a hike. Not see-through at all, the material is very good quality and they make my butt look so good!”
"I love these, they are so comfortable and with the high waist, extremely flattering. They are extremely flattering and I’ve had lots of compliments from friends and family as they are so slimming."
“Good fit and they look smart. Nice to find leggings with a nice deep waistband and decent quality and weight, can be worn with short tops and I don't get the feeling that I've forgotten to put trousers on.”
"I’ve had these for a week and they are soo flattering! Good thick, control material! Loved it soo much I had to get a second."
"These are just perfect.. super comfortable.. wonderful stretch."