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    29 Ultra-Comfortable Bottoms For Those Who've Sworn Off Jeans Forever

    Can we all agree to leave nonstretch denim in 2020? K thx.

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A pair of pull-on Levi's skinny jeans with just a touch of elastane which allows them to stretch while still holding their shape. No baggy crotches or saggy bottoms here.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are absolutely amazing!!! The reviews were great, but I was still skeptical because I have a very hard time finding jeans that fit well and are comfortable. These are amazing!!! I carry the majority of my weight in my stomach so I tend to order bigger sizes rather than smaller. The result is usually pants that won’t stay up and I am constantly pulling them up all day. These are perfect! They are pull on, so no buttons or zippers. And they somehow stay up, yet are not too tight in the waist. No muffin top, and no falling down. The legs are snug but very comfy. A miracle! I am going back to buy the darker color right now!" —Martin Z.

    Get them from Amazon for $23.64+ (available in sizes 2–20, three inseams, and nine colors).

    2. Wide-leg Eloquii sweater pants which make me wonder why we didn't embrace matching loungewear sets way, way earlier. Chic and comfortable? Say no more.

    Eloquii

    Promising review: "Love these! The fit of these pants is on point. Paired with the matching top, this set is so comfy yet elegant." —Simone O.

    Get them from Eloquii for $89.95 (available in sizes 14/16–26/28 and in six colors; get the matching sweater here).

    3. Faux leather trousers that fit more like PJ pants and less like a wet suit. No matter how big your lunch, you won't have to worry about splitting a seam or finding scissors so you can cut your way to freedom.

    Mango

    Get them from Mango for $59.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).

    4. High-waist pleated pants with bow detailing at the waist and ankles and functional pockets. Good news is if you really fall in love with them, they're available in 33 (!) colors.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was somewhat skeptical about ordering these pants but I am SO GLAD that I did! They are SUPER COMFY! I turned everyone’s heads when I wore these pants, they are SO FIERCE! I also purchased other colors because it can be difficult finding dress pants that fit this well in such an array of colors. They are vibrant, breathable, and the material is of great quality because it stretches quite a bit. It would be good to know your measurements when ordering. Honestly, I would wear these 24/7 but they are a little too nice for that. You will not be disappointed!" —Rhus Ovata

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 33 colors).

    5. Two-tone cropped pants for days when you can't decide what color you want to wear. The important thing is you're set on an elastic waist and these babies deliver.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "To be honest, pants are a drag for me to buy. I'm 5'9, thick thighs, thicker booty, and it's rare that things fit me the way I want (getting them on doesn't always equate to the style I'm going for, if that makes sense). But these pants are awesome. I got an XL in the black and white checkered pattern and they're just baggy enough to have The Look, but not so baggy that they fall off. They're incredibly comfortable (so much so that my mom wants to buy a pair to sleep in!). I've also washed them a couple times since I bought them and haven't seen any degradation of the material or the color. I'm totally obsessed, I'll definitely be buying another pair in a different style soon!" —Kindle Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 17 colors).

    6. Velvet Free People flares that'll have you feeling yourself whether you're (responsibly) heading out on the town or walking in an at-home fashion for an audience of Squishmallows.

    Free People

    Promising review: "Comfortable, stylish, and on-trend. I normally wear size 8/10/12, depending on the brand. I bought these in a medium short in the black. The elastic makes them forgiving and comfy. I've only worn them a few times and have already gotten compliments! Please, PLEASE offer more selections in short sizes!! I wanted more colors but only two were offered in short — boo!!!" —tickled_tangerin

    Get them from Free People for $78 (available in sizes XS–XL and in six colors).

    7. Elastic waist cargo joggers so comfortable, I think they'd make for a great Survivor outfit.

    Amazon

    Hear me out here: You've got a relaxed fit that lends itself well to challenges, an elastic waistband that'll stay in place as you frantically run to check tree mail in secret, and four pockets where you can store all the immunity idols you find/con other people into giving you.

    Promising review: "Super comfy pants. I wear them out or for lounging and they're super comfortable. I like this kind a lot because they're warm while also being loose — perfect for odd stuff like outdoor yoga during the colder months." —Gray

    Get them Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and three colors).

    8. Knit Amazon Essentials jeggings with thousands of 5-star reviews that almost unanimously state they feel like leggings but look like jeans.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love, love, love these pants. I have them in the black and the dark blue wash. They go with everything and are so comfortable that I want to wear them everyday! I usually wear premium denim but I am reaching for these now. The price is definitely right at $20. They look good with boots, flip-flops, or tennis shoes. If you’re on the fence, get these." —DM Lover

    Get them from Amazon for $20.90+ (available in sizes XS–XXL in short, regular, and long and 15 colors).

    9. A pair of loose-fitting corduroy trousers that make me want to slam my laptop shut, find the nearest independent book shop, and peruse the shelves for hours. With such a relaxed fit, there's no doubt I'd be sitting criss-cross applesauce right on the floor once I found a title I wanted dive into.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "What do I like about these pants? EVERYTHING! They fit just like I wanted them to: nice and baggy and long enough to actually roll up. The color is just like described and the weight is perfect for these cold days we're having here in NYC. I will be ordering more colors right away. Very happy with this purchase. I usually wear a 10 or 12 and got the XL." —the artist

    Get them from Amazon for $28.98+ (available in sizes S–L and in eight colors).

    10. A pair of beloved Athleta pants constructed from wrinkle-resistant, quick-drying fabric just like your favorite athleisure. If you burn even just *thinking* about the sun, you'll also be happy to hear they're rated UPF 50+.

    Athleta

    Promising review: "These pants are magic. I own them in four different colors and wear them to work just about every day. I receive compliments on them ALL. THE. TIME. They feel like you are wearing pajamas, wash incredibly, and look like stylish workwear. I'm a pediatric NP so comfort and washability are important to me (kneeling on dirty exam floors to examine toddlers or the occasional pee/puke mishap are part of the job.) I haven't been able to find another pant that is so functional yet so stylish. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE MAKE IN MORE COLORS." —Amanda

    Get them from Athleta for $33.97+ (originally $89; available in sizes 00–16 petite, regular, and tall and in five colors).

    11. A pair of pleated palazzo pants with an adjustable drawstring waist and wide legs that allow for ample airflow. It's basically like wearing a dress, but you don't have to worry about accidentally flashing anyone if a gust of wind catches you by surprise.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love these pants! The fabric is so silky it's like wearing water. I love the way it brushes against my legs as I walk. The wine color is awesome! I feel so glamorous strutting around town in these pants. The only thing I'd warn you on is that they are a little long so I definitely have to wear high heels with them. Don't let that sway you, though, because you should also know I'm short (just under 5'1)." —Tricia Goodsell

    Get them from Amazon for $16.75+ (available in sizes S/M—L/XL and Plus and 21 colors/prints).

    12. A pair of baggy cotton overalls with two mega pockets and a relaxed silhouette that says: "adult onesie, but make it fashion."

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are great! They are so comfortable and cute. I'm a potter, and they are great for working in! The clay washes right out, I do have to air dry them and it seems like they've shrunk a little even with the air drying, but they still fit great as they came a little oversized. I just ordered another pair because I love them so much! I roll the pants up just above my ankles for a super cute look. :)" —Melissa

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and in four colors).

    13. A pair of printed jeggings with real pockets, buttons, and zippers that give the illusion that you, too, are super uncomfy in your non-stretch denim. Little does everyone know, though, that your pants feature an elastic waistband and mesh panels that don't pinch or squeeze.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I love the look, comfort, and style of these. I have never purchased this brand before but now they are my favorite brand. They are as comfortable as leggings but do not look like leggings." —susan gauthier

    Get them from Amazon for $40.03+ (available in sizes 2–16 and in 11 colors/prints).

    14. Drawstring linen pants which are the star of my favorite spring/summer look: "mom at a farmer's market." Just add a T-shirt, Birkenstocks, and a light wash denim jacket and you'll nail the vibe, too.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE THESE PANTS!! Perfect fit!! I air dry them after washing in cold water and I’ve had NO shrinkage. I have ordered them in black and white. The white is NOT SHEER!! I had a black shirt tucked in underneath and you could NOT see the black fabric. I am highly impressed. I would love to buy more colors in the future." —Paige

    Get them from Amazon for $25.90+ (available in sizes XS–XXL short, regular, and long and six colors).

    15. Pleated palazzo pants that will make you feel like you're vacationing Kardashian-style on a Greek isle even though you're holed up at home watching Love Island. At least you're comfy, ehh? 😔

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These pants are so very comfortable and look really nice. They are very classy. I love them so much that I went back and ordered three more pairs. They are thick enough to not see through them. Definitely recommend for your wardrobe." —Lisa

    Get them from Amazon for $23.98+ (available in sizes S–XXL and five colors).

    16. A pair of wide-leg Universal Standard ponte pants with an elastic waist and a two-tone side stripe that elevates them to boardroom-ready bottoms.

    Universal Standard

    Promising review: "I love these pants. They are comfortable, hang nicely, and fit great... and the stripes are a super unique colored detail. The fabric is thick so they're going to be a great transitional piece and nice option in the cooler weather for chilling instead of sweats! If only they had pockets they'd be perfect!" —Amy B.

    Get them from Universal Standard for $145 (available in sizes 00-0–38-40 and in two colors).

    17. Everlane easy chinos made from cotton twill fabric that's so comfortable, you'll actually want to get dressed even if you're WFH for the forseeable future.

    Everlane

    Promising review: "I've been looking forever for pants that are appropriate for work, but also comfortable (not too tight) in the waist line. These are great! I'm on the border between sizes, but after reading the reviews I decided to size down and I'm happy with that decision. They fit tighter than on the model in the picture, but still very comfortable and I love how they look on me." —sachiteresa

    Get them from Everlane for $58 (available in sizes 00–16 and in three colors).

    18. Wide-leg cotton palazzo pants with so much extra room, you could use them to sneak snacks into a movie theater. That is assuming you take the time to set up some sort of harness situation.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE these pants. I ordered them in black after Eva Chen posted about them on Instagram and as soon as they arrived I ordered another pair in green. The green doesn’t fit quite as well as the black — but the black is perfect. The linen-y material is soft and flows well. I wore them through a heatwave in NYC and they were a godsend. I imagine some of the colors may be hit or miss based on the odd sizing between black and green, but definitely worth trying. I’ve gotten compliments and everyone is shocked when I tell them they’re $20 Amazon pants." —barbara pearl bugner

    Get them from Amazon for $25.90+ (available in sizes S–5XL and seven colors).

    19. High-rise plaid pants with tapered legs and a stretchy waistband that'll stay up even with a smartphone weighing down one pocket.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "They feel like having PJ pants on at work; very soft, stretchy, and stylish. I honestly get a lot of compliments on these and I feel good when I have them on. My only thing is I wish I could order a half size up. They are just a smidge small, but after owning them and regularly putting them on the stretch out a bit and fit nicely." —Noe

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in three colors/prints).

    20. A pair of pleated and polka-dotted pants from sustainable Scandi brand Monki. The chic bottoms are made from fabric derived from plastic bottles and textile waste which saves water and energy while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 💨

    Asos

    Get them from Asos for $34 (available in sizes 0–16).

    21. Ankle-length Uniqlo trousers with two-way stretch fabric (hello, rayon and spandex) that glides over curves just like your favorite pair of sweatpants.

    Uniqlo

    Promising review: "These are truly the best trousers I have ever had the pleasure of wearing. I'd buy them all if I could! THANK YOU Uniqlo for adding the standard hook closure, for making the elastic back invisible by covering it with the fabric of the pants, for deep and functional pockets, and for petite sizing! These are the slacks of my dreams; I'm seriously considering donating/tossing all of my other pants because the comfort is outrageous and I look like I *care.* They look like they are tailor-made for me. Legs have a quarter/half break over the top of my foot and look proportional to my hips, rise just covers my belly button, pockets lay flat without the dreaded flare, I can eat comfortably (I can eat comfortably!), bing bang boom. I've struggled for far too long and paid way too much for dress slacks that properly fit... my search is officially over! I am SO FAR OVER THE MOON and I'm never coming back!" —HappyCamper

    Get them from Uniqlo for $14.90+ (originally $39.90; available in sizes XXS–XXL and three colors).

    22. Wide-leg poppy pants from New York designer Daniel Saponaro who — if you couldn't tell — enjoys bold colors, personality-filled prints, and versatile silhouettes. AKA three things that speak to my soul.

    Anthropologie

    Get them from Anthropologie for $138 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    23. Satin Lacausa pants that are SO silky, you'll consider shaving your legs before you wear them. Is there any better feeling??? I think not.

    Lacausa

    Lacausa (Spanish for "the cause") is a woman-owned, California-inspired clothing brand committed to ethical design. Their small, LA-based team focuses on low-waste production and they donate a percentage of proceeds to different human and environmental rights charitable partners including Black Lives Matter, Lunch on Me, and Cool Earth.

    Get them from Lacausa for $110 (available in sizes XS–XL and in two colors).

    24. Tapered Madewell pants with a gathered paperbag waist that gives you an excellent range of motion. You never know when you're gonna want to show off how well you can do the worm, after all.

    Madewell

    Get them from Madewell for $85 (available in sizes 00–16 and in two colors).

    25. Relaxed Tentree culottes that go with literally everything. Plus, they're made from eco-friendly twill that feels as good as it looks.

    Tentree

    Tentree creates "earth-first apparel" that's sustainable, inclusively sized, and extremely comfortable. They also partner with charitable organizations like Eden Reforestation Projects and Trees for the Future to rehabilitate ecosystems around the world.

    Promising review: "Love these pants. You can use them for casual outfits or dress them up for work. I found them great for getting around on my bike, which I use daily. Very comfy. Also a side note: Dog and cat hair come off very easily which is important in my world!" —Tina P.

    Get them from Tentree for $46.80 (originally $78; available in sizes XS–XL and in four colors).

    26. Fuss-free linen pants made to order according to your dimensions. If you're often between sizes, this seller has you covered.

    Etsy

    Chantel, of Louisville, Kentucky-based Lou Embrace, hand sews every order and when given your height, weight, bust, waist, and hip measurements, she can make sure you get just the fit you're after.

    Promising review: "These pants are so comfortable. I bought two pairs and they wash perfectly. Really good quality and can be dressed up or down." —Kerry Holt

    Get them from Lou Embrace on Etsy for $79+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 24 colors).

    27. Wide-leg velvet pants with subtle metallic pinstripes and a whole lotta stretch so whilst lying on the couch, you can contort your body in order to snatch your remote off the floor instead of just getting up to grab it.

    Modcloth

    Get them from ModCloth for $54.99 (available in sizes XS–4XL).

    28. Straight-leg harem pants you can pair with sneakers, flip-flops, or your finest sherpa-lined slipper socks if you have no plans to leave the house.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these pants. They kind of have a textured linen look to them but not a traditional linen feel; they have a really nice stretch which is perfect because I plan to wear them while gardening. The waist feels nice and can be worn above the hips or on the hips. The pockets are also a really decent depth; you can get your whole hand in the pocket and my iPhone 11 Pro Max sits in there well enough while I’m doing regular around the house stuff with out dragging the waist down. I’m absolutely buying more colors as the stitching looks pretty dang good for the cost, too." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes S–XL regular and petite and in seven colors).

    29. And timeless wrinkle-free trousers which feature a relaxed fit made for petite frames. That's right — no extra trip to the tailor.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have worn this brand and style of pant for years. I like the somewhat slim leg and elastic waist. The fabric is casual or dressy, depending on what type of top I wear. The petite is just the right length, too. The best thing about them is the fabric never fades, pills, or shrinks. They last forever!" —Siggy P.

    Get them from Amazon for $17.69+ (available in sizes 6–18 petite, plus sizes, and six colors).

    Me when I spend every penny of my next paycheck on elastic waist pants:

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    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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