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    Mar 28, 2020

    28 Pairs Of Pants With A Stretchy Enough Waist To Have You Sitting In Total Comfort

    If we all agree to wear stretchy pants all the time, it won't seem so weird.

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    1. A pair of super stretchy 1822 Denim butter jeggings that'll make for perfect I-should-get-dressed-but-I-still-want-to-be-comfy-while-I-hang-around-my-house pants.


    Promising review: "These jeggings are amazing. They are so comfortable. It’s the perfect combo of jeans and leggings. Don’t hesitate to try these, you’ll love them. For reference, I’m 5-foot-9 and normally a size 8. They hit me above the ankle. I did order a size down, due to stretch. This is my second pair." —HeartRN96

    Get them from Nordstrom for $29.25 (available in sizes 23-34 and four colors).

    2. A pair of the ultra-popular, absolutely comfy, and perfectly high-waisted Zella Live In leggings — no better time than the present to add to your ever-growing stretch pants collection.


    Get them from Nordstrom for $44.25 (available in sizes XXS-XXL).

    3. A pair of wide-cut jersey trousers to help bring a little color to your new WFH life.


    Get them from H&M for $17.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in two colors).

    4. A pair of Lululemon's Dance Studio Jogger designed in a lightweight nylon and elastane material and with a drawcord waistband that's perfect when you're on the go — on the go from your couch to your fridge.


    Promising review: "I would give these joggers 6 stars if I could. I bought my first pair about a month ago and already bought a second pair because I love them so much. They're comfortable while still looking cute. I definitely agree with the other reviews saying to size up. I typically wear a 6 in leggings and got these in an 8 and they fit comfortably. They're also very slimming and super flattering. Highly recommend spending the money because they're so worth it!" —Elizabeth A

    Get them from Lululemon for $98 (available in sizes 0-14 and in five colors).

    5. A faux drawstring pair of Socialite satin joggers you can easily wear and dress up well after we're allowed to roam the streets again.


    Promising review: "I love how dressy yet casual these jogger pants look and wear!! Not too shiny but soft and they feel good on. Casual yet chic — perfect for a weekend trip! The price point is great too. Super comfy and cute." —JBM44SJT

    Get them from Nordstrom for $27 (available in sizes XS-L and in two colors).

    6. A luxurious pair of fine-knit joggers that are so incredibly soft you'll feel like you're being cuddled without ever having to touch someone else.


    Get them from H&M for $29.99 (available in sizes and in six colors).

    7. A pair of investment-worthy Spanx cropped-flare jeans I promise you you'll love — I have this exact pair and they're SO great! They have a four-way stretch that gives you a perfect fit every time. The waist is super stretchy and they have a panel in the front to make sure everything stays smooth and comfy. 10/10 would recommend.


    Get them from Spanx for $89.99 (available in sizes XS-3X and in two colors).

    8. A pair of J. Crew's popular Jamie Pant designed with an elastic waist, discreet pockets, and a perfect ankle length for that "I just need to not be wearing sweat pants" feel.

    J Crew Factory

    Promising review: "I’m not usually one for elastic waists. These pants, however, have changed my mind. The fit, quality, and style are amazing. They hang beautifully on the body and are so comfortable. While still looking stylish and put together, I felt as if I’d spent the day in my pajama pants. Arizona summers can be brutally hot and monsoon season humid. I managed to stay cool and comfortable in these. Ordered navy by mistake but kept them and followed up with the black as intended!" —Shoegoddess41

    Get them from J. Crew Factory for $39.50+ (available in classic sizes 00-24, petite sizes 00-12 and in four colors).

    9. A classic pair of drapey Madewell track trousers which just might be the answer to your little black pant dreams.


    Get them from Nordstrom for $63.75 (available in sizes XXS-XXL).

    10. A pair of ModCloth's The Manhattan Pant designed with a high-waist and in a stretch knit so you get that vintage look and that at-home comfort.


    Promising review: "Love these pants! Super comfortable and stretchy! I'm a curvy girl and worry about potential muffin tops, but these fit lovely." —KMarie

    Get them from ModCloth for $39.99 (available in sizes XXS-4X and in two colors).

    11. A pair of super soft Socialite ribbed trim sweatpants that have a tie-waist for a little extra upgrade.


    Promising review: "These are so comfy!!!! And super soft! I love how they have the twist tie so they look a bit more dressy but you’re still comfortable while looking more put together. So easy to wear." —FiorellaBanegas

    Get them from Nordstrom for $29.40 (available in sizes S-L).

    12. A pair of gorgeously silky elastic waist satin pants you can pair with the matching top or any top as you lounge around.


    Get the pants for $69 (available in sizes XS-XL) and the top for $59 (available in sizes XS-XL) from ModCloth.

    13. A pair of ponte detailed Uniqlo slim pants that you'll def need to be a part of your uniform, WFH or not.


    Get them from Uniqlo for $19.90 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and in five colors).

    14. A timeless pair of distressed Spanx ankle skinny jeans — like I said before, huge fan of Spanx jeans and their skinny jeans are no exception. They have fully functioning pockets in the back but faux pockets in the front so everything stays smooth.


    Get them from Spanx for $128 (available in petite, tall, and regular sizes XS-3X).

    15. A pair of comfy cotton-blend joggers that are basically just your average sweatpants but they come in some really great muted colors that'll make them feel a little fancier.


    Get them from H&M for $12.99 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and in seven colors).

    16. A pair of knit wide-leg Yummie pants designed with pockets — because where else are you supposed to put the remote so you don't keep losing it!


    Get them from Yummie for $31.50 (available in sizes XS-2X and in two colors).

    17. A pair of cropped wide-leg Halogen pants available in petite sizes so that they're a true cropped pant no matter how tall we are.


    Promising review: "These are SO cute!! I am 4-foot-11-inches and have such a difficult time finding fun pants that work. If you’re in my boat, don’t hesitate for another second — you need these pants! What I loved is how with the petite sizing, these genuinely fit like a cropped pant. Normally I have the issue where cropped pants are just normal length on me, but these are absolutely perfect. I cannot wait to pick up more colors. :)" —sarahun

    Get them from Nordstrom for $69 (available in petite sizes XXS-XL, standard sizes XS-XL, and in two colors).

    18. A pair of Everlane's luxe Italian GoWeave Easy Pant you should buy for work but wear while you WFH.


    Promising review: "Well these are my ironic pants because as soon as they got delivered, we started to work from home due to the virus. So, I have no experience wearing these pants outside with other people but they surely look fab in my quarantined apartment! The length is perfect — I’m 5-foot-2 and the struggle is real. The fabric is somehow dressy and luxe but casual and hip. How do they do it?! These are sharp with heels for work but super cute with a chambray button-up and sneakers for the weekend. I have at least two more weeks locked up at home to come up with more outfits :-)" —KittyBritt

    Get them from Everlane for $98 (available in sizes 00-16 and in three colors).

    19. A pair of delightfully laidback Lou & Grey plush sweatpants your dog (aka your new favorite co-worker) is gonna love cuddling up on.


    Promising review: "I love these and they are my go-to house pants. The fit is perfect, not too tight and not too baggy. Nice enough for running errands and perfect snuggled up on the couch. I'm 5-foot-8, 150 lbs., and the medium fits perfectly." —AJSeattle

    Get them from Nordstrom for $34.93+ (available in sizes XXS-XXL and seven colors).

    20. A pair of fitted twill pants that are business in the front and elastic waist band in the back.


    Get them from H&M for $29.99 (available in sizes 0-18 and in four colors).

    21. A pair of high-waisted Spanx flared trousers with a pull-on design that requires no buttoning and no zippers!


    Get them from Spanx for $148 (available in petite, regular, and tall sizes XS-3X).

    22. A stretch twill pair of Madewell camp pants for that casual, at-home aesthetic we should all be trying to achieve.


    Get them from Shopbop for $73.50 (available in sizes XXS-XXL).

    23. A chunky knitted hoodie and legging set so you can easily go from bed to living room to kitchen — although we should all try to change out of our PJs during this new normal, there's no harm in staying cozy all day.


    Get them from Missguided: pants for $28 (available in sizes 2-8 and in two colors) and the hoodie for $40 (available in sizes 2-8 and two colors).

    24. A pair of vegan leather high-waisted BB Dakota paper bag pants because you've been giving a lot more concerts to your adoring fans (aka your dog) and you should dress the part.


    Get them from Shopbop for $110 (available in sizes 2-10).

    25. A pair of entirely elastic waisted Lands' End trousers for the kind of stretch you need in these very trying times.

    Lands' End

    Get them from Lands' End for $37.99 (available in regular, small, and petite sizes 2-18 and in four colors).

    26. A pair of ultra-soft joggers that'll make you feel like your legs have a second home that they're actually allowed to go to.


    Get them from Gap for $39.95 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in two colors).

    27. A pair of drawstring Paige Solynne pants for that lightweight, loose-fitting look your naps have been asking for.


    Get them from Shopbop for $156.75 (available in sizes XS-L).

    28. And a pair of splurge-worthy Derek Lam 10 Crosby utility jogging pants, because it's time we make social distancing fashion.


    Get them from Shopbop for $425 (available in sizes 2-16).

    IRL footage of me testing out my new pants.

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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