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Not so long ago, we suggested that chic sweatpants (1) exist, and (2) serve as a practical alternative to dresses or skinny jeans for holiday dining. Whether it's the promise of normcore or lingering memories of pie, joggy bottoms —as our British friends refer to them— still seem like a good idea days after the Thanksgiving tryptophan binge. It may be short-lived, but fashion people currently think it's okay to wear sweats in places that aren't the gym. Why not enjoy it while it lasts?
For a local, inexpensive option to help you test-drive the trend, consider American Giant's new midweight fleece sweatpants, $69. The slim style has a channeled waistband and slim legs with elastic ankles that can be worn full-length, or pulled up. Available only in black, the pants are already backordered in XS, but available in sizes S-XL.
· Women's Midweight Sweatpants [American Giant]
· A Cool-Kid Varsity Jacket With an Approachable Price Tag [Racked]