Forget what you've long thought about sweatpants because they've officially cemented themselves as a street style staple to watch. The cozy home pants are, of course, still that—the perfect bottoms to wear when you want to cuddle up on the couch. However, they're not just limited to lounging anymore. With a few simple styling tricks, you'll have a cute sweatpant outfit you can wear all hours of the day, whether you're off to a lunch meeting, doing a little exploring in a new city, or going out for dinner and drinks with friends.
If you still need a bit more convincing (or want some fresh ideas for how to style them), you're in luck because we scoured Instagram to find the 10 best sweatpant outfits that are über-cool and cozy. From some unexpected pairings (a blazer with track pants really does work) to simpler ones like a hoodie-and-sweatpant combo, the below getups are all you'll want to wear this winter. Read on to see the fashion girl–approved way to wear sweats, and then shop our favorites on the market.
Pair sleek black sweatpants with a refined jacket.
A fitted turtleneck bodysuit takes sweatpants to a new level of cool.
Go for ultra-cozy vibes by pairing black sweatpants with a long wool coat.
Throw on your favorite mohair cardigan for a cozy yet fashion-forward look you can wear all winter long.
An easy (but cute) sweatpant outfit? Black bottoms with a colorful hoodie—perfect for travel.
Go for the unexpected by pairing a blazer and sweatpants.
Ground your sweatpant outfit with a pair of heels.
A cozy knit on top makes for an ensemble that's seriously comfortable.
This is the perfect L.A. cool-girl look to try.
A denim jacket is a great piece to pair with gray sweatpants.
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