How Long Are Tall Leggings? Finding the Perfect Length

How Long Are Tall Leggings? Finding the Perfect Length

For the tall women who've longed for leggings that truly fit, your search ends here. American Tall is dedicated to crafting leggings that not only fit your height but also embrace your style and need for comfort. But when it comes to finding the perfect pair of leggings, if you’re a woman over 5’9”, what length should you be looking for? In this article, we’ll take a deeper dive into how long are tall leggings and what length is perfect for your height.

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But First: What's the Normal Length for Leggings?

Before diving into the specifics of tall leggings, let's establish a baseline. Typically, standard leggings have an inseam ranging from 28 to 30 inches. However, this 'one-size-fits-all' approach often leaves taller women wanting more – more length, more comfort, and more style.

How Long Are Tall Leggings? – Size Chart

At American Tall, we understand that tall women come in all shapes and sizes. That's why we offer a variety of leggings, each tailored to different heights ranging from 5'9" to 6'6". But with different styles and lengths of leggings, it helps to know what length is ideal for your specific height. So, if you’ve been wondering how long are tall leggings, here's a handy chart to help you find your perfect pair:

Height Range Capris Midis Ankle Length 7/8 Leggings Long Leggings
5'9" - 5'11" 20"-22" 24"-26" 32"-34" 25"-27" 34"-36"
6'0" - 6'3" 22"-24" 26"-28" 35"-37" 27"-29" 37"-39"
6'4" - 6'6" 24"-26" 28"-30" 38"-40" 29"-31" 40"-42"


Types of Leggings

1. Capris

Capri leggings are a staple for warmer weather or indoor workouts. They typically end mid-calf, offering a breezy and comfortable fit. Their shorter length makes them ideal for active days, providing ease of movement and a lighter feel.

Styling Tips:

Pair Capri leggings with a flowy tunic or a fitted tank top for a balanced look. They work great with sneakers for a casual day out or with ballet flats for a more polished ensemble. Add a denim jacket for a chic, layered style.

2. Midis

Midi leggings strike a perfect balance between Capris and full-length leggings. Ending just below the knee, they offer more coverage than Capris while still keeping you cool. They're great for transitional weather and versatile for various activities.

Styling Tips:

Combine Midi leggings with a sports bra or a crop top for a sporty look, ideal for a jog or a yoga session. For a casual day, pair them with a loose-fitting shirt and sandals or slip-on shoes.

3. Ankle Length

Ankle-length leggings are the classic go-to for many. They provide full coverage and are perfect for any season. Their versatility makes them a wardrobe essential, perfect for both fitness and fashion purposes.

Styling Tips:

These leggings can be dressed up or down. Pair them with a long sweater and boots for a cozy winter look, or with a t-shirt and sneakers for a casual, everyday style. For an evening out, a stylish top and ankle boots create an effortlessly on-trend outfit.

4. 7/8 Leggings

You may be asking: what are 7/8 leggings? 7/8 leggings are a shorter option than full leggings, offering a slightly cropped look that hits just above the ankle. They're perfect for showcasing your footwear and are a stylish alternative to traditional lengths.

Styling Tips:

These leggings pair beautifully with both casual and sporty attire. Match them with a stylish hoodie and running shoes for an athletic look, or with an elegant blouse and flats for a more sophisticated outfit.

5. Long Leggings

Long leggings provide extra length, ideal for the tallest among us. They ensure complete coverage and are perfect for those who prefer a longer fit, especially during cooler months.

Styling Tips:

Long leggings are great for layering. Pair them with a long cardigan and a scarf for a snug, winter look. They also work well with oversized sweaters and knee-high boots for a stylish, yet comfortable outfit.

Our Top Picks for Tall Women’s Leggings

1. Tall Flared Leggings

For those who love a bit of flair, our Tall High Rise Split Flare Cotton Legging is a game-changer. These tall flared leggings are not just about style; they're about embracing your height with confidence.

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2. High-Rise Workout Leggings

Our Women's Tall Balance High-Rise Leggings redefine the length of workout leggings. Designed for performance and comfort, they ensure you stay focused on your fitness goals, not your hemline.

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3. Mid-Rise Run Legging

Designed for the active tall woman, these mid-rise leggings offer a perfect blend of flexibility and support, making them ideal for running and other high-intensity activities.

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4. Women's Tall Fleece-Lined Legging

These fleece-lined leggings are the epitome of comfort and warmth, perfect for cooler weather while providing a snug and cozy fit for taller statures.

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5. Women's Tall Cotton Legging 

Crafted with premium cotton, these leggings offer a soft, breathable fit, ideal for everyday wear and versatile enough for both casual and dressy occasions.

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6. Women's Pocket Legging

Combining functionality with style, these leggings feature convenient pockets and a sleek design, suitable for both workouts and casual outings.

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7. Women's Tall Seamless Compression Legging

These seamless compression leggings are designed to contour and support, providing a smooth, sculpted look while ensuring comfort during workouts or daily activities.

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8. Women's Tall Textured Back Pocket Legging

Offering a unique blend of style and practicality, these leggings feature a textured design with back pockets, adding a fashionable edge to your athletic or casual wear.

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Discover more of the best leggings for tall women and how to find that perfect fit.

Why American Tall Leggings?

  • Tailored for the Tall: Our leggings are specifically designed for tall women, ensuring a perfect fit that caters to your unique body shape.
  • Quality and Comfort: We use only high-quality materials, ensuring that your leggings are not just stylish but also durable and comfortable for all-day wear.
  • Versatile Styles: From the elegance of flared leggings to an unconventional textured look, our range offers a style for every occasion and mood.

At American Tall, we celebrate your height and empower you to express your individual style. Our leggings are more than just a piece of clothing; they're a statement of confidence and a tribute to the beauty of being tall. Explore our collection and find the perfect leggings that speak to your style.

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