The evolution of sweatpants’ stance in the world of fashion over the past few years has been astonishing. At one point, they were relegated to indoorwear that shouldn’t be seen in public, like a shower cap or ankle monitor. But now? Every label worth its shit in cotton has skin in the game. Why? Because athleisure is at its peak and there’s nothing more ahtleisure-y than sweatpants.
The great thing about this evolution is the myriad of choices; from plain to tie-dye, slim to baggie, streetwear to luxury, affordable to “oh, you RICH rich.” If you are a fashion enthusiast of any sort, there’s a good chance your perspective of sweats has changed over the last five years. Here are the best sweatpants to buy right now.