We Tested 45 Pairs of Sweatpants—These Are the 8 Best

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We worked out, we walked, we WFH'd in more than 45 pairs. Here are the eight top picks for all your daily (and nightly...and napping) needs.

01 of 08

Best On-the-Go: Vuori Performance Jogger

Best Sweatpants for Women: Vuori Performance Jogger
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This as-seen-on-Instagram pair features a cropped leg, roomy pockets, and a wide elastic waistband that stays put whether you place it mom-high or low on your hips. The ultra-soft fabric holds up wash after wash, so pilling isn't a problem.

02 of 08

Best Budget Friendly: Uniqlo Women's Sweatpants

Best Sweatpants for Women: Uniqlo Women’s Sweatpants
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When pants come this sleek and luxurious without a prohibitive price, you'll want to own two pairs (so you can wear one while the other is in the wash).

03 of 08

Best Extended Sizes: Universal Standard Bridget Jogger

Best Sweatpants for Women: Universal Standard Bridget Jogger
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These have a thick waistband and a cut that looks good and feels even better. Keep in mind: The sizing isn't traditional; double-check your measurements before you add the pants to your cart.

04 of 08

Best for Exercising: Lululemon Ready to Rulu Pant

Best Sweatpants for Women: Lululemon Ready to Rulu Pant
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Get your cardio on in these buttery-soft joggers made with durable, sweat-wicking fabric. You'll stay dry while your belongings stay secure—thanks to a hidden hip pocket that safely conceals cards, cash, or keys.

05 of 08

Best for Petites: Outerknown Solstice Sweatpants

Best Sweatpants for Women: Outerknown Solstice Sweatpants
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These cozy French terry pants hit just above the ankle, making them a flattering option no matter your height.

06 of 08

Best Eco-Conscious: Pangaia Track Pants

Best Sweatpants for Women: Pangaia Track Pants
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Nice for you: They're deliciously loose and roomy. Nice for the planet: They're sustainably made from recy- cled materials (like plastic bottles) and naturally dyed in 12 colors.

07 of 08

Best Splurge: Eileen Fisher Washable Stretch Crepe Slouchy Ankle Pant

Best Sweatpants for Women: Eileen Fisher Washable Stretch Crepe Slouchy Ankle Pant
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They look like workwear but in a sweatpant cut. These washable and wrinkle-resistant crepe pants are worth every penny. Slip them on for the office, dinner dates, and Target runs.

08 of 08

Best for Working From Home: Grey State Easy Soho Pant

Best Sweatpants for Women: Grey State Easy Soho Pant
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A faux fly, elastic ankle cuffs, and permanent creases elevate the look. You'll rely on these for many a Zoom call. (Who cares if no one can see them? They'll make you feel professional!).

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