Leggings are one of those items that continue to fall in and out of fashion. In the ’50s, they were especially chic when Audrey Hepburn wore them as pants; in the ’80s, Madonna gave them punky attitude, layering them underneath skirts, a look that made a comeback in the early 2000s thanks to Lindsay Lohan and the Olsen twins. These days though, leggings seem to have been relegated to the world of athleisure. They aren’t considered very high-fashion—though a full on spandex bodysuit, like Beyoncé’s Marine Serre number, isn’t too far off.

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But that could be changing! This weekend, Victoria Beckham stepped out in New York City making a case for the return of stylish leggings. The British designer gave them a super posh spin (pardon the pun), choosing a deep navy style that she tucked into her black peep-toe booties and dressing them up with a black trench coat, a nude top, and her signature structured leather bag clutched under her arm just so. Meanwhile, oversized earrings and emerald earrings helped add even more polish.

So, are leggings about to make a grand return to the fashion scene? Labels such as Versace have already gotten on board for Fall. And one can’t forget that Beckham has a good sense for what’s new and next. In other words, your pants are poised to get a lot slinkier this summer.