How to Wear Sweatpants When You're Not Going to the Gym

Not sure how to wear sweatpants in a way that actually feels cool and elevated? To be honest, we weren't too confident either until we browsed through some of our favorite street style sites for inspiration. Between the head-to-toe streetwear looks and the outfits that look so chic, you barely even notice the girl is wearing sweatpants. We officially have proof that sweatpants can be worn as pants—not just loungewear.

In addition to a handful of great outfits with sweatpants that will have you convinced to try the look, we shopped out a selection of our favorites on the market right now. Because let's be real—if you're going to wear sweatpants out on the town, they better be cool. Here we have our favorite fashion-girl ways to wear sweatpants, followed by our favorite pairs.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.