Posts tagged "sweatpants"

Fancy Sweatpants Are The New Birkenstock Sandals Of The High Fashion World

It's the eve of New York Fashion Week, and things are about to get real high fashion up in this bitch. Which is why, before all the crazy runway show coverage started, we thought we'd pull you aside for a moment to have a little discussion. High-fashion sweatpants are a thing now. Yes, they are.

By: Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2013

Philadelphians Wear More Sweats Than Any Other City

In between staging riots on behalf of the Eagles and perfecting lager and cheesesteaks, the city of Philadelphia found the time to accomplish something truly exceptional. According to a new study, Philadelphia wears more sweatsuits than any other city in the country. That's more sweatsuits than Lafayette, Louisiana; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Hartford, Connecticut; and Laredo, Texa…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 8, 2012

Your Boyfriend Really Wants Pajama Jeans For Christmas

No seriously, your boyfriend saw these two hot studs maxing and relaxing in pajama jeans -- replete with stone-washed effect and faux-ripped detailing -- and told me to tell you that he craves that level of comfort, style and jazzy good times. [The Stir]

By: Julie Gerstein / December 20, 2011

How To Wear: No Sweating Knit Sweatpants

We're all about being cozy and toasty this autumn, so we're coveting a pair of knit sweatpants. Surprisingly, these pants aren't as difficult to wear as you'd think. Thinking of knit sweatpants as simply relax-fit slim pants is the first step. Then you just add other items that make you comfortable and pull the whole…

By: Annika Harris / October 9, 2011

Hot Or Not: Wool “Jogging” Pants By Band Of Outsiders

Behold, wool "jogging" pants brought to you by Band of Outsiders. Basically, that's a fancy way to say "really warm sweatpants." We're not exactly sure what kind of customer Band of Outsiders is trying to lure with these slacks. Runners who are always cold? People who like the "wool" part of pants but not really…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 11, 2010

The Sweatpants That Weren’t

The problem with the overpriced sweatpants trend is that, well, you look like you're wearing ... sweatpants. Sweatpants you spent half your rent on. (Cue slow clap.) A genius solution? J.Crew's affordable, luxe terry "un-sweatpant," which manages to look just a bit more put-together thanks to a chic slim fit and ankle zips, allowing you…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 20, 2010

Spring Style: Jeggings And Harem Pants Are Here To Stay

It looks like some of the most criticized trends of fall—jeggings and harem pants—are sticking around this spring for another go. Browsing through new merchandise on some of our favorite retailers, we noticed that these styles were widely available, and, in some cases, more prevalent than before. As for harem pants, we assume that Alexander

By: Leonora Epstein / January 25, 2010

Is It Ever Acceptable To Wear Sweatpants In Public?

Writer Sean Macaulay at the Daily Beast calls sweatpants "the universal wardrobe shorthand for sloth and lassitude" in "Our Sweatpants Nightmare." He says the wearing of sweats in public is a result of young people's lack of social responsibility and too-casual office dress codes. Well, this is basically how I feel about flannel pajama bottom…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 19, 2010

Is It A Dealbreaker If Your Man Says “No” To Sweats?

Check out this question sent to the Washington Post's Style Editor:"Dear Carolyn: So I've been casually dating this guy from work. There's so much chemistry between us, he's funny and smart, and I think I'm starting to fall for him. But something he said at dinner irked me -- he made some comment about how…

By: Erin Flaherty / December 15, 2009

Sweatpants Are Suddenly Cool

From Alexander Wang to Marc by Marc Jacobs, something rather odd happened on the spring 2010 runways during Fashion Week: Sweatpants became cool again. Whether we're talking fleecy material dresses or actual sweats, they were everywhere and looked much more fashionable and much less Juicy Couture. As lovers of cool-looking comfort clothes, we fully approve…

By: Lily Q / September 30, 2009

K-Mart Says Their Sweats Don’t Advocate Abstinence, But Their Website Tells A Different Story

Remember those "True Love Waits" sweatpants we posted about the other day? Well, K-Mart is claiming that the sweats' message has nothing to do with abstinence and that the bloggers who say that they do are making their own inference. Uh-huh. Cause true love waits for...the sun to shine? True love waits for...the NFL seaso…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 6, 2008

Crave: “True Love Waits” Sweat Pants

We didn't wait and certainly don't expect/want you to, but we just can't help but think it would be really funny to wear these sweats to bed, with our boyfriend, to whom we are not married and living in sin. Because what says "Abstinence Rules!" like a big ol' message on your butt? (Thanks to…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 3, 2008