Skip To Content

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

    For those of you not wearing stretchy pants all the time — what are you trying to prove?

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pair of super soft control leggings you can use to work out, stretch out, sleep off...honestly, whatever.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "The picture I shared is an actual Snapchat I sent to the girls I work with and a couple friends the first day I wore these leggings! They are literally the best ever!!! I’m going to be purchasing more soon in different colors! They are not see-through and they do not fit awkward. If you are like me it is hard to find the perfect pair of leggings and I actually heard about these through a girl in one of my college classes who I don’t know. She was just talking out loud about how great her leggings were and I had to ask!!! You cannot go wrong with these!!!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 31 color combinations).

    2. A pair of ultra-comfortable cuffed sweatpants designed with an elastic waist, pockets, and a stretchy material — you will literally live in these.

    A model wearing the sweatpants in lilac
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have bought several of these pants because they are the most comfortable things I've ever owned. I'm not a fashionista, but I'm aware that wearing sweatpants out of the house is not universally accepted, despite the majority of us doing it. However, I feel confident wearing these with a T-shirt or tank top whilst going out and about, and looking put together. I also got these because I have a tough time finding pants that don't push on my bladder too heavily like the jeans or slacks that I wear to work. I have interstitial cystitis and these pants are soft and fit well enough that I need not worry about any issues arising in that department. I'm not the biggest fan of all of the designs, but I'm sure there's a design out there for everyone. Or you can get the plain ones. Whichever works for you." —Featherpin

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–3X and in 73 colors).

    3. 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.

    A model wearing the jeans in Raquel
    Nordstrom

    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 $39 (available in sizes 23–34 and three colors).

    4. A pair of ultra-comfy embroidered French terry Bella Doña classic sweats that also happen to have a matching sweatshirt if you really want to get a full look.

    A model wearing the classic sweats in brown
    Bella Doña

    Bella Doña is an LA-based, Latina-founded brand that celebrates sisterhood and its Chicano and LA culture. Their shop is filled with so many amazing pieces inspired by nostalgia from their childhood and aims to continue a legacy of pride while showing the world how they get down.

    Get the sweats for $65 (available in sizes S–3XL and in red) and the sweatshirt for $65 (available in sizes S–3XL) from Bella Doña.

    5. A pair of Lululemon's dance studio joggers 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.

    A model wearing the Dance Studio Jogger in Water Drop
    Lululemon

    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 0–20 and in five colors).

    6. 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. On top of the waist being super stretchy, they have a panel in the front to make sure everything stays smooth and comfy. 10/10 would recommend.

    A model wearing the jeans in medium wash
    Spanx

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

    7. A pair of wide-cut satin trousers to help bring a little elegance to your WFH life.

    A model wearing the satin pants in taupe
    HM

    Get them from H&M for $34.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in four colors).

    8. A pair of denim joggers designed with an elastic drawstring waist and cuffed ankle to keep you looking comfortable but stylish all day long.

    A model wearing the denim joggers
    Boohoo

    Get them from Boohoo for $12.50 (available in sizes 12–20).

    9. A pair of sophisticatedly stretchy high-waisted flare pants for when you have to get all dressed up because you have nowhere to go.

    A model wearing the flare pant
    Express

    Get them from Express for $60 (available in sizes XXS–XXL).

    10. 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.

    H&M

    Get them from H&M for $24.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in three colors).

    11. A pair of timeless Lou & Grey supersoft sateen pants designed with an elasticized drawstring waist, on-seam pockets, back welt pockets, and a semi-tapered relaxed, slim leg that has just a hint of stretch.

    A model wearing the sateen pants in Fresh Thyme
    Loft

    Promising review: "I don’t usually buy green but this color looks great with spring tees." —Katie2011

    Get them from Loft for $79.50 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in two colors).

    12. 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.

    A model wearing the leggings in black
    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "Zella leggings are my go-to. These are, hands down, great quality. I can order them in 3X for a comfort fit or in a 2X for more of a compression fit, and both hold up very well to wear and washing. Love Zella leggings!" —SaralynPM

    Get them from Nordstrom for $59 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and 1X–3X).

    13. A pair of J. Crew's popular Jamie pants 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 two colors).

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

    A model wearing the pant in navy
    ModCloth

    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 $29.99+ (available in sizes XXS–4X and in two colors).

    15. A pair of toggle-drawstring cargo pants that are made of a super comfy French terry and have dual flap pockets on each side, a smocked waist and hem, and a relaxed fit.

    A model wearing the cargo pants
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $39.99 (available in sizes 0X–3X).

    16. A pair of Everlane's relaxed fit corduroy easy pants because honestly, I don't care how loud they are, corduroy pants are so awesome.

    Everlane

    Promising review: "The corduroy of these pants is supersoft — many times softer than the straight leg cheeky corduroys. The color of the brown is really special, too, sort of a silver brown. The waistband is so comfortable, not too tight. Short-legged folks like me, the leg is a bit long but not overly so, for going out in the snow you might want to fold up the hem!" — calltothewind

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

    17. A timeless pair of distressed Spanx ankle skinny jeans — like I said before, I'm a 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.

    A model wearing the jeans in medium wash
    Spanx

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

    18. A pair of eco-friendly, super stretchy fleece bamboo leggings that are absolutely perfect for winter.

    A model wearing the leggings in the snow in the color Rust
    Nayked Faith on Etsy

    They're made with a bamboo blend fabric and use an eco-friendly dye. Nayked Faith is an eco-friendly small business based out of Portland, Oregon, that specializes in handmade clothing.

    Get them from Nayked Faith on Etsy for $65+ (available in sizes XXS–2X and in seven colors).

    19. A pair of gorgeously silky cropped wide leg pants because who doesn't need a comfy pair of pants covered in shrimp for laying around the house.

    ModCloth

    Get them from ModCloth for $75 (available in sizes XS–4X and in two colors).

    20. A pair of high-rise A New Day plaid ankle pants you can easily wear and dress up now and later.

    A model wearing the ankle pants in plaid
    Target

    Promising review: "Literally the best pants ever. So comfortable, perfect for the office or work from home. I now have them in two colors! Runs true to size." —Taylor

    Get them from Target for $17 (available in sizes XS–4X and in three colors).

    21. A pair of delightfully colorful Terez Sound Splatter Leggings that have a comfy mid-rise fit and are made using a sleek, sweat-wicking Dynamic DuoKnit fabric that gives you compression and none of that see-through nonsense.

    A model wearing the Midnight Blue Sound Splatter DuoKnit Leggings
    Terez

    Terez is a women-owned and -operated NYC based brand.

    Get them from Terez for $105 (available in sizes XXS–XL and in three colors).

    22. A pair of super soft Juicy velour sweatpants because they're back baby!!!! They. Are. Back!!!

    A model wearing that pants in Pink Party
    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "These are amazing joggers. They are so soft!! I have long legs and always need long sweatpants so these are perfect. So happy to see Juicy back at it. (No pockets but they lay very nice.)" —LindzNilles

    Get them from Nordstrom for $89 (available in sizes XS–L and in two colors).

    23. A pair of tapered Uniqlo linen pants that you'll def need to be a part of your uniform, WFH or not.

    Uniqlo

    Promising review: "Followed the size chart and got myself a small, they fit great! Loose enough to move around in for work, while still looking put together. Just what I was looking for." —Anonymous

    Get them from Uniqlo for $39.90 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in eight colors).

    24. A pair of luxuriously comfy cashmere-blend joggers that are basically just your average sweatpants but they come in two really great muted colors that'll (along with the luxe fabric) make them feel a little fancier.

    H&M

    Get them from H&M for $59.99 (available in sizes XS–L and in two colors).

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

    A model wearing the flare pant
    Spanx

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

    26. A pair of inspiring Viva La Bonita sweatpants to remind you to always be advocating for yourself — because sometimes that's all you got.

    A model wearing the sweatpants that read, "Be your loudest hype woman."
    Viva La Bonita

    Viva La Bonita is a Latina-founded brand with gorgeous clothing, home, and office designs created to empower anyone who sees them.

    Get them from Viva La Bonita for $45 (available in sizes S–3XL).

    27. 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!

    A model wearing the pants in Black Marl
    Yummie

    Get them from Yummie for $42 (available in sizes XS–2X and in two colors).

    28. A pair of drawstring Uniqlo Drape Pants for that lightweight, loose-fitting look your naps have been asking for.

    Uniqlo

    Get them from Uniqlo for $19.90 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in two colors).

    29. 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 dogs) and you should dress the part.

    A model wearing the pants
    Shopbop

    Get them from Shopbop for $110 (available in sizes 0–10).

    30. A pair of ultra-soft joggers that'll make you feel like your legs have a second home.

    A model wearing the jogger
    Gap

    Get them from Gap for $39.95 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

    31. And a pair of splurge-worthy Farm Rio cropped pants designed with a beaded tassel and colorful snake print, because it's time we make a social distancing fashion statement.

    Farm Rio

    FARM Rio was brought to life by a group of creatives from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a mission to bring bold colors, prints, and shapes to life for everyday wear.

    Get them from Farm Rio for $155 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    IRL footage of me testing out my new pants.

    Paramount Pictures

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

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

    cartoon line of various wrapped gifts
    Allison Krausman / BuzzFeed

    Want more? Check out our favorite online clothing stores for all your shopping needs, perfect places to shop for clothes if you’re in your 30s, plus the best places to order custom t-shirts online and the best clothing stores for petite sizes. Still not satisfied? Check out all of our clothing content for even more.

    What's your favorite product?

    Tell us about your favorite product
    Your review may be featured in a BuzzFeed.com post.
    *
    *
    *
    Minimum 25 characters, 1500 characters left
    *
    Upload up to 4 photos you took of the product and/or how you use it. (We love before & after photos!)
    View our photo guidelines with tips that increase your chance of getting featured.
    Max 10 MB. Accepted file types: .jpg, .jpeg, .png.

    Need A Shopping Buddy?

    Get great products - from pros in the fine art of buying stuff online - delivered to your inbox!
    Newsletter signup form