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    23 Super Comfortable Pants And Skirts To Pair With All Of Your Summer Tops

    You can probably live in these if I'm being honest.

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

    1. An adorable gingham miniskirt because gingham is super trendy this season, it's light and airy enough to wear at home, and it's worthy of ending up on your Instagram!


    Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for my daughter. It fit exactly as she had hoped it would. The price was great, and it looks wonderful on her. The quality is great for the price." —Teresa

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in sizes XS–L).

    2. High-waisted rolled denim shorts with a loose fit and elastic waist: basically language for "I AM COMFY AS HECK WEAR ME." Did we mention it comes with a belt?

    Reviewer wearing high waisted jean short

    Promising review: "These are the best summer shorts. I wish I had these in multiple colors. The fit is spot-on. I purchased the blue denim and the black and both are great colors, but I want more colors. I also love the elastic waistline." —doub515

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes XS—XL and five colors).

    3. High-waisted flowy wide-leg pants if the last thing you wanna do is squeeze yourself into super tight jeans that won't let your legs breathe — especially when it's super hot outside. These are flowy and perfect for that breezy look!,

    Promising review: "These pants are so comfortable and chic! I love that they are wide legged and flowy. They give you the same breezy feeling that you get with a maxi skirt. The material is super soft and the perfect weight for warm weather pants. The belted ties are just the right length and add a very feminine touch. The pant legs are very wide. I cannot wait for warmer weather to get here so I can wear this outfit!" —Brittany Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and eight colors).

    4. A dressy vintage-style floral skirt so fashionable you'll construct a makeshift runway in your house just so you can give this the proper spotlight it deserves. The 100% cotton construction means it won't stifle your skin either.


    This has pockets!!! One reviewer also said they felt like walking art in it LOL. Pair it with a petticoat for more flair.

    Promising review: "I ordered this skirt because I wanted to try something different. Never in my mind did I imagine that I would fall in love with this skirt!!! It has a high waist and it has pockets!!! One on each side and the fit for me was perfect. I was never really into high-waisted skirts, however this one has changed my mind!! It fit just right; it fell where it was supposed to and I have worn it out and have gotten many compliments on it. Most skirts like this don't have pockets...the pockets are a plus!! Love this skirt and I intend on buying another one. You can pair this with so many things and so many colors." —Crystal Sampler

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 20+ designs).

    5. High-rise relaxed Levi's jeans that are the pinnacle of comfort for those days you want that slick '90s aesthetic but also want breathing room for your legs (and waist).,

    FYI, these are included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give them a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "I loved the dark blue denim I chose! They feel so high quality. They're a bit stiff so you do have to break them in, but I prefer that because my stiffer jeans seem to last longer. They fall at my ankle perfectly. I sized up because the reviews recommended I do so, and I'm glad I did because they fit really well! They're an absolute staple — comfortable and the style is so in right now! Very pleased with my purchase, especially because this style of jeans usually retails for around 90+ dollars elsewhere." —Jade

    Get it from Amazon for $48.65+ (available in sizes 24–44 and eight colors).

    6. OR these ridiculously comfortable pull-on Levi's jeans — you'll probably start neglecting all your other pairs.,

    FYI, these are included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give 'em a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Let me first start out by saying I'm a mom of two in my mid-thirties. Pants and I disagree on far too many levels (AKA, once I found leggings after having children, it's been impossible to go back). Pair that with working from home (ahem, never having motivation to wear actual pants even if I wanted to) and you have a full blown 'this woman is going to spend the rest of her life in yoga pants' situation. Enter these jeggings. I am not even apologizing for using the silly term of 'jeggings'. These could nearly pass for a legging-feel situation. ON TOP OF THAT, they look like real jeans. DONE. TAKE MY MONEY."Sara W.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes 2–28, three inseams, and nine colors).

    7. A dreamy printed pleated skirt that'll make you feel like you should be frolicking in a sunny meadow somewhere. Lightweight and super silky, it's got all the cottagecore vibes, which is a perf aesthetic for summer!

    Simple Retro

    Simple Retro is a woman-owned-and-designed small biz with a passion for vintage and retro clothes ranging from the '50s to the '80s. Eighty-seven percent of their workers are women and they ensure ethical factory working conditions.

    Get it from Simple Retro for $59.99 (available in two prints).

    8. Paper-light cotton trousers that you'll probably sleep in because they're so dang comfortable!, Amazon

    Promising review: "THESE ARE MY NEW FAVORITE PANTS! The fabric is superb in all colors. Fabric is a medium weight breathable cotton in a subtle, nearly unnoticeable pattern. It does not wrinkle excessively when wearing, and washed beautifully. The paper bag style of these pants really allows for a lot of flexibility depending on YOUR size. These pants are great for hot muggy summer, and I realized yesterday that with boots, they'd transition nicely into fall as well." —Peggy Brogan

    Get it from Amazon for $25.98 (available in sizes 0–22).

    9. A pair of cargo pants because they'll tell everyone you know how to do streetwear, switch things up, and be at ease at the same time!,

    Promising review: "I bought these for work but they can also be upstyled for a super cute outfit. I got so many compliments on these and I love how many pockets there are. I meed these in another color." —Brianna

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 27 colors).

    10. A pair of drawstring shorts for anyone who knows that warmer weather means it's time to free the legs!,

    Promising review: "I LOVE these shorts. They are so comfortable and they fit perfectly. I want them in every color!!" —AM.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in sizes XXS–XXL and 28 colors).

    11. Some cropped wide-leg cotton pants that'll have everyone thinking you majored in fashion for how stylish it makes you look. The chunky button gives it a cool retro touch too. Easy to pair with everything, you'll love these for everyday summer looks.

    Whimsy + Row

    Whimsy + Row is a woman-founded sustainable clothing brand that produces limited-run designs in Los Angeles. They use up-cycled and eco-friendly fabrics and ensure that all of their workers are paid a fair wage.

    Promising review: "I'm so happy I stumbled upon these! Had to wait for them to be re-stocked but pounced on them as soon as they were. They feel comfortable with just the right amount of stretch. Very durable yet soft. The only thing that took me by surprise was how much more brighter/orange it is in person. Nonetheless, still a very beautiful color. Definitely going to be a staple in my closet, and will definitely be getting another pair! Lots of love for the Flora!!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Whimsy + Row for $168 (available in sizes 24–32 and 10 colors).

    12. A pair of smooth organic cotton leggings designed with movement in mind so you know you'll be 100% comfortable wearing them. The waistband is also cotton so it won't dig into your skin. Plus, they'll look great styled with your fave tops because of the lovely ruched ankle design, which gives them a more elegant look than regular leggings.

    UnaPlumaShop / Etsy

    UnaPlumaShop is a small biz that specializes in earth-conscious clothing. Each piece is designed in Portland, Oregan and made in Kathmandu, Nepal by skilled craftspeople in safe working environments and paid fair wages.

    Promising review: "I love these leggings. I feel exactly how the models look like they feel wearing them: happy, free, and confident! The fit is perfect, the fabric is soft with just the right amount of stretch, and the colors are beautiful." —Sasha

    Get it from UnaPlumaShop on Etsy for $39 (available in sizes S–XL and 10 colors).

    13. Levi's 501 original shorts you can actually move around in because of their soft stretchiness. They'll conform to your shape so you'll feel like they were made just for you.,

    FYI, these are included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give them a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "The shorts are amazing. I was skeptical at first, but they fit so comfortably. These shorts have a little bit of give. They are not stiff. The length is perfect. I do not like pants to be tight around my abdomen. These shorts fit perfectly! I worn them a few times and they do not stretch out. It fits me like a glove. I will be buying another pair today. If you are looking for cute denim cutoff shorts, you found them." —Sarah balasanian

    Get it from Amazon for $24.75+ (available in sizes 24—34 and 16 colors).

    14. A chocolate brown faux leather skirt to give your summer fits a sexy flair that's not physically constricting or uncomfortable.

    the skirt
    Lucy Paris

    Lucy Paris is a woman-owned small biz developed by Lucy, a Parisian-born designer who is now based in California and creating intricate, fashion-forward pieces.

    Get it from Lucy Paris for $80 (available in sizes XS–L).

    15. A high-waisted swing skirt as easy, peasy, breezy as one, two, three.,

    Promising review: "I love, love, love this skirt! I love it so much that I immediately bought four more in different colors. It’s high waisted and the perfect length without being too short. If you’re on the fence...get the skirt! I found the polka-dotted ones are true to size while the florals are more snug with less stretch." —Kara DeBie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S–XL and in 23 colors/prints).

    16. A pair of high-waisted leggings with butter-soft fabric, fun, bright colors, and thousands and thousands of good reviews — people are just blown away by how comfy and good quality this is.


    Promising review: "I can’t get over how soooffffttttt these leggings are. Usually leggings that are soft are a little too warm. These are great quality and feel silky smooth on my skin, keep me warm, but are also breathable. I’ve worn these alone with just a top, and have also worn them as a base layer under my jeans for a trip that I recently went on." —Stefania Veneri

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in two sizes and various colors and lengths).

    17. A skater skirt as pretty for formal outings as it is for a day swishing about at home.,

    Pay attention to the numbers on the waistbands as they are different!

    Promising review: "I've been buying these skirts for three years now, so I'm likely far overdue for a review so here I am! I've never had a Made by Johnny skirt that I haven't loved; they're good quality and they last like no other. I've owned about 20 of these in nearly every shade and have never been disappointed. I've only had to replace them due to weight loss and the ones I've passed down to friends are still as beautiful and flowy as the day I received them. I truly ALWAYS come back to this brand and skirt whenever I know I need one or just want a new color. I cannot recommend these enough. Johnny's never let me down on being reasonably priced, beautifully colored, comfortable, and adorably flowy. To my plus-sized ladies, look carefully for the larger waistband that are on some of these! It truly helps with the high waisted feel/look." —Sydney

    Get it from Amazon for $11.45+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and in 30+ colors).

    18. A pair of fun pastel '70s-inspired sweatpants that are made from cotton and french terry (which, if you didn't know, are both very lightweight fabrics!). Breathable and comfy, they're perf for lounging around the house or making a streetwear fashion statement.

    the sweats in light sage green
    Big Bud Press

    Big Bud Press is a small biz based in Los Angeles that specializes in unisex clothing. The brand prides itself on using 100% quality cotton and having all their apparel made locally. They are also environmentally conscious and use 100% recycled poly bags for everything.

    Get it from Big Bud Press for $72 (available in sizes XXS—6XL).

    19. A three-tiered bohemian skirt so flowy and picture-ready it was practically made for beachy, sunny summer days. Feel the wind on your skin!,

    Promising review: "This skirt is silky and flowy. The yellow is a perfect muted color with beautiful little flowers and the three tiers make it lay nicely. I am 5’1” and I love where the skirt comes to on me — it's not quite a midi or maxi." —Marissawearsanoutfit

    Get it from Amazon for $19.86+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in six colors/prints).

    20. A pair of drawstring joggers for when you want something that's a stylish step up from your old sweatpants.

    A reviewer wearing the joggers in black and gray

    Promising review: "I'd been looking for a pair of sweatpant-like pants that weren't sloppy to wear running errands, but also are comfy for around the house relaxing. These are perfect. I ordered a size up since I wanted a loser fit. They fit great, the pockets hold a ton of stuff (and without looking bulky), which I love. The fabric is soft and has held up through several washes so far without any pilling. They also go well with the crop tops I have." —Sophie

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and six styles)

    21. A pair of bestselling high-waisted biker shorts (which have pockets!!) with a range of uses from dressing up to workouts to warm-weather lounging at home. Bless!,

    Promising review: "These are lifesavers. The charcoal are cotton and soooooo comfy for summertime. I have multiple pairs of each color and swear by them. They are great for the gym and just wearing under dresses and skirts. They also provide just enough pressure for my cramps that I can function!!" —MissLee

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 40 color/length options, including two-packs).

    22. A high-rise exercise skort (yes, skort) with built-in shorts so you can move naturally and allow breathing room for your legs; plus, it has mesh pockets that fit things like wallets and keys without weighing you down. A great choice for laidback days!


    Promising review: "I live in the south where it gets uncomfortably hot in the summer, so I wanted a skirt that would look cute, keep me cool, and look like something that is casual like shorts but a tad more comfy. This skirt fits the criteria! The inner leg pocket is big enough to hold a large iPhone, and the pocket on the waist would hold a key and some credit cards. So, if you plan on going to a festival, baseball game, or somewhere you don't want to have to carry a bag, these pockets would work well for holding important items." –CupcakeBaker

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 14 colors).

    23. And a pair of track sweats with fabric that stays cool on hot days but stays warm on cold ones because magic. MAGIC.

    Promising review: "These are the best. They are soft and buttery and the comfiest pants I own. I’ve personally been wearing them after giving birth to my son and these have been a lifesaver. I have ordered to more colors! They are super soft but also lightweight! I live in Florida so I can wear these with a light T-shirt and not be sweating, or wear them with a hoodie on cooler days!" —FIU Student

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–3X and 20+ colors and prints).

    You, strutting in these fabulous pieces:

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