Oprah Just Picked Her Favorite Leggings of 2022 — and Shoppers Say They’re ‘Buttery Smooth’

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Activewear company Girlfriend Collective is no stranger to celebrity attention. In the last few months, Ariana Grande has worn its Cami Unitard on repeat, while Madison Beer was seen rocking a pair of the brand’s biker shorts. In case that wasn’t enough to sell you on the brand’s pieces already, there’s another A-lister joining the fan club: Oprah Winfrey. With the release of her annual Oprah’s Favorite Things list, Oprah became the latest A-lister to give the brand her stamp of approval when she gave a shout out to the Compressive Pocket Leggings.

“[Girlfriend Collective] is making activewear more inclusive with this design that comes in sizes XS to 6XL,” Winfrey wrote, noting that the leggings are “sweat-wicking, high-compression, and high-waisted.” She even added that the material is made from recycled water bottles, making it an eco-conscious pick. As it turns out, hundreds of shoppers agree that these tights are a must-have, and some even declare them “perfect.” The compressive style is both sculpting and slip-proof, even during high impact workouts like running — but the material is still incredibly soft, making them great for lounging as well. (BTW: Oprah’s Favorite Things 2022 list also features a cozy Spanx set that’s “light as air.”)

Buy It:  Girlfriend Collective Compressive Pocket Leggings, from $71, amazon.com, girlfriend.com

“Girlfriend leggings are my go-to…and this one is my favorite,” wrote one shopper. “The pockets are just so practical and make them the leggings I want to wear for running errands, air travel, or hiking.” Another reviewer called their pair “buttery smooth,”  “super duper flattering,” and overall, “just wonderful.” A third fan remarked that they’re great for running in cooler temperatures because they’re both warm and sweat-resistant. (Pssst: Here are the 10 best Lululemon leggings of 2022, according to our testers.)


When it comes to finding the perfect leggings — or anything, TBH — Oprah’s Favorite Things List is a go-to, and these performance tights are no exception. Shop your pair directly from Girlfriend Collective, or save 20 percent on Amazon while they’re still on sale.

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