"The Holy Grail of Comfy Pants" and 21 Other Chic Sweatpants I Found for You

Yep, classic sweats have met their match. While jogger-style sweatpants reached peak popularity back in the spring and basically became the It piece of the whole year, fall is ushering in a new loungewear silhouette that's just as cozy but feels a tad fresher for the new season. Right now, it's all about wide-leg sweatpants. With a high rise and relaxed fit, they tend to look more like trousers and therefore contribute to an overall chicer, more polished vibe. And as you'll see up ahead, fashion people are even wearing them out of the house with sweaters and boots.

Since shopping is just what we do here, I went ahead and found the very best wide-leg sweatpants I know you're going to love. After perusing my favorite retailers like H&M, Nordstrom, and Zara, I found the following 22 sweats that are just as comfortable as they are chic—including one $16 pair, in particular, that an Amazon shopper described as "the holy grail of comfy pants." So with that, continue on to shop each pair and get inspired by how to wear them along the way.

As one reviewer put it, "I am on a quest for my holy grail of comfy pants—these are them!" I'm pretty sure it doesn't get any better than this.

I'm taking a cue from H&M and styling these with retro sneakers.

It doesn't get any more iconic than Juicy Couture sweats.

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Nordstrom is a treasure trove of this trend. Just saying.

I basically live in the joggers from this brand, so the wide-leg option is on my radar now.

This color is an instant mood lifter.

The high-waisted and wide-legged shape make these look far more polished than your average joggers.

Seeing as it's the dead of winter, I'm on the hunt for a pair of sweatpants that are especially warm and according to Nordstrom customers, these fit the bill.

Treat yourself to these luxurious sweats—you deserve it.

These are perfect for that minimalist neutral color scheme.

Yep, you might even find yourself wearing them with heels.

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Because this color makes everything more elevated.

I own these and can attest to their next-level comfort.

This Amazon pick comes highly rated by over 14,000 shoppers.

Beige makes anything look so much more luxe, and that's a fact.



Love the idea of wearing these with a button-down shirt for working from home.

Your favorite denim brand is making cool sweatpants, just FYI.

Can't believe I'm saying this about loungewear, but these are so… chic.

Next up, three practical winter trends fashion people are actually wearing right now.

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

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