Sweater & Leggings Outfits to Beat the Winter Blues

We know how it goes. It’s winter and you’re practically living in your leggings and sweaters. And we’re right there with you. Cold winter months are the best time to bundle up & stay cozy wearing your comfiest pair of Aerie leggings and favorite American Eagle sweaters. Will the full assortment from our Aerie Chill. Play. Move. collection and all our AE women’s sweaters & cardigans to choose from, you can have a new leggings/sweater combo every day of the week.

Chill. Play. Move. leggings answer the call when you need a go-to style for relaxing, lounging & working out all in one go. Aerie Move leggings use our Feel Cool and Feel Empowered fabrics to create a comfortable, breathable fit you’ve always wanted from your leggings. And since they’re made with medium support, they’re designed to stay in place from running around to your next yoga flow. Feel Cool fabric uses 4-way stretch and moisture wicking to keep you feeling cool even when working up a sweat in a Pilates class. After a workout sesh at the gym, throw on a pair of Aerie Chill or Aerie Play leggings for all-day comfort. These styles use our Feel Cozy, Feel Comfy & Feel Free fabrics to create a fit that moves with you throughout your day. Light support and a soft feel will quickly make them a go-to for all your legging outfits this winter.

Need more convincing that sweaters & leggings outfits were meant to be together? Check out some of our top picks for style inspo!


Crewneck Pullover Sweaters + Striped Leggings

AE Sweater & Aerie Legging

Pair your new favorite Aerie Move leggings with a cute AE women’s sweater for a look and feel you’ll love day in and day out. It’s the best on-the-go outfit for transitioning from an early morning class to a coffee date with the girls, and keeps your look fresh with all kinds of new prints and colors. AE crewneck sweaters use bold colors and graphics so you can wear your heart (and your style) on your sleeve all winter long. Relaxed silhouettes are cut for extra comfort for a fit that’s laid-back but not too baggy, which helps keep up the comfy but sporty vibe. Wear your pullover sweater with leggings for a fit that’s all about comfort – from the high-waisted design of the leggings to the super soft, cozy feel of the sweater. Complete this look with a pair of sneakers on your way to gym and you’re set with an athletic look you’ll love.


Open Back Pullover Sweaters + Leopard Print Leggings

AE Sweater & Aerie Legging

Want something a little more colorful to start your day? Aerie Move leggings have bright, bold graphics to stand out among the sea of black leggings in your dresser drawers. While those classic black leggings will always have a place in your heart and your dresser, sometimes you want to switch it up with something a little more fun. Cute details like track stripes, leopard prints + more elevate this look with a touch of color brilliant enough to brighten even the dreariest winter days. Since your printed leggings are the star of the show in this outfit, choose a neutral colored sweater to complete your look. Open back pullover sweaters mean you can show off your Aerie bralette, and they make transitioning from errands to the gym effortless. Choose a sports bra with the same pattern for a cute matching style in your next spin class, or change things up with a different print for a bold mix & match vibe.


Slouchy Cardigan Sweaters + Tie Dye Leggings



When it’s time to unwind after the gym, change things out in our Chill leggings! They’re made with our Feel Comfy fabric for an even softer feel, and have NO see-through so you don’t have to worry while kicking back and relaxing the day away. Make this legging look your next favorite with a little help from a slouchy cardigan layered over a v-neck favorite t-shirt! There’s nothing more iconic than a t-shirt and cardigan combo, and when paired with the best leggings ever you simply can’t beat it. Our line of Favorite t-shirts are made with super soft jersey fabrics, and have a jegging length that’s longer for more coverage when worn with leggings. Top it off with a soft waffle knit cardigan made with a comfy slouchy fit for a style that’s just right for all your to-and-from looks this winter.

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