& Other Stories Sporty Trousers
A bold (and surprisingly wearable) shade of scarlet makes this pick a stand-out that’s easy to dress up or down. Also available in black.
To buy: $55; stories.com.
Abercrombie & Fitch High-Rise Trouser Sweatpants
This pair may be made for lounging, but tailored detailing (like a high-waisted cut and slimming front seam) make them feel a little more refined. Also available in black.
To buy: $48; abercrombie.com.
American Eagle Outfitters Don’t Ask Why Silky Pant
Sure you could hang out on the couch in these comfy pants, but their silky fabric looks equally great with heels and a blouse for an evening out. Also available in rust and black.
To buy: $24; ae.com.
Coldwater Creek Tencel Jogger Pants
Made from Tencel lyocell—a lightweight fabric with flow and just a little bit of sheen—these blue pants feel more elevated than basic sweats (but are still just as cozy). Also available in green.
To buy: $90; coldwatercreek.com.
GAP Velvet Joggers
Look no further for that perfect holidays-at-home outfit—these velvet joggers are pulled-together enough for the dinner table, but soft and stretchy enough for curling up in front of the fire after. Also available in black.
To buy: $70; gap.com.
H&M Sweatpants with Zip
Zipper details, and a modern, wide-leg crop silhouette take athleisure up a notch—pull them on for a flight or running to and from the gym. Also available in black.
To buy: $30; hm.com.