Everything you’ve been taught to think about sweatpants has never been more wrong. These loose-fitting casual staples have come a long way since gym class, making them totally appropriate to sport out and about.
In fact, this season’s designers were all about comfort, as the sweatpants trend was spotted on the runway of Alexander Wang and Michael Kors—making them even more socially-acceptable to wear this season.
Don’t let the slouchy style fool you—when paired with the right pieces, sweatpants can easily be worn far beyond the gym or the supermarket. Whether dressed up with leather and heels or dressed down with a beanie and sneakers, we’re showing you 10 stylish and super-soft sweatpants that are every bit as chic as they are comfortable.