6 Anti-Legging Outfits That Are Just as Comfortable (and Chic)

Leggings are undoubtedly a wardrobe staple for many. But if you like to switch up your comfy outfits from time to time, alternative athleisure items might be of interest. On that note, we recently took a deep dive into the style set’s latest go-to cozy-pant choice: sweatpants. Yep, the coolest fashion girls continue to incorporate jogger silhouettes into their casual 'fits as replacements for formfitting leggings. But there are actually a few other comfortable pieces worth noting this season.

To highlight the relaxed staples fashion people are all about right now, we’re showcasing six forward outfits that are just as comfortable and chic as those that would typically be styled with leggings. With that in mind, keep scrolling to uncover your new off-duty outfit.


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Neutral lounge pants with a coordinating crew-neck feel quite elevated with a forward duster coat in a similar hue, complete with cool socks and trainers.

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A matching knit set is quite chic and particularly fancy-feeling with snakeskin boots and a statement coat.

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Bring instant sophistication to a jogger-and-sweatshirt look with an on-trend slouchy blazer.

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A blazer adds polish to any ensemble—including a simple white T-shirt and gray sweatpants.

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Incorporate a very-right-now cropped cardigan into your jogger 'fit to keep comfy but look impossibly chic.

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Not feeling joggers or sweats? Get that same comfortable vibe with a looser pair of silk trousers. Team them with a cozy sweatshirt and classic sneakers, and you're all set.

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Next, check out the best items to pair with leggings right now.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.