Boys in leggings?

So, boys and leggings – what is your view? Cool or catastrophic?

My first experience of boys in leggings or tights was when my brother was very small and we used to go on skiing holidays. My grandmother had this brain wave that rather than try to battle with thermal trousers and socks that thermal tights were absolutely the way forward.

She was, as she normally was, right of course! Pure genius. One thing that little ones hate is being all bunched up and this avoided that perfectly.

I did the same with my first son when he was small and I plan to also use this approach this year when we ski with the two youngest.

Blade and Roseย stock a huge range of leggings for both boys and girls but it’s the boys ones that have really caught my eye. I’m totally sold on these and love the funky designs and bright colours.


The little boys are dinosaur crazy at the moment so these ones are an absolute winner. They are clearly very comfy to wear and they wash really well and of course the bonus is they don’t need ironing.

Would it be wrong to dress the boys in these everyday?


These are most certainly on the packing list for the ski trip. Cosy, practical and great value at ยฃ10.00 each!

So what do you think? Would you put your boys in leggings?

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