Sweatpants have historically had a really bad rep. Of course, if you’re carelessly pulling on the same pair of food-stained jogging bottoms for days on end, you’re doing it wrong. Yes, there’s definitely an element of ease about sweatpants, but that doesn’t mean giving up on making an effort. We’ve taken more notice of sweatpants this year than any year before, which is understandable seeing as we barely left our homes. In the process, we’ve grown to become connoisseurs of the track pant, recognizing what makes or breaks the humble sweatpant.

In previous years we may have avoided luxury sweatpants altogether, citing them and as an unnecessary expense, but if you haven’t recognized the vital importance of sweatpants in 2020 then you may never recognize it at all. We’ve changed our tune, with our everyday wardrobes now rotating around luxury sweatpants from the likes of Loewe, Gucci, and more.

Shop our favorite luxury sweatpants below.

Loewe Jersey Sweatpants

Jersey Sweatpants

Jersey Sweatpants

$820

Loewe

Buy at Harvey Nichols

Loewe's bohemian side comes to light with this pair of olive sweatpants with the signature, oversized rope tie to the waist. Contrasting stripes embroidered to the hems offer a structural finish.

Vivienne Westwood Panelled Cotton Sweatpants

Panelled Cotton Sweatpants

Panelled Cotton Sweatpants

$335

Vivienne Westwood

Buy at Harvey Nichols

Checked wool panels to these dark-grey Vivienne Westwood sweatpants reference the label's punk roots while a scribbled orb motif to the pocket ensures that everyone knows the iconic origin of your new luxury sweatpants.

Bless Vintage Jogging Jeans Lounge Pants

Vintage Jogging Jeans Lounge Pants

$731

Bless

15% off sitewide FW2021

15% off sitewide FW2021

Buy at ssense

Cozy in the front and party in the back, this pair of upcycled track pants from Bless is basically the only pair of trousers we needed this year.

Boris Bidjan Saberi Faded Lounge Pants

Faded Lounge Pants

Faded Lounge Pants

$920

Boris Bidjan Saberi

15% off sitewide FW2021

15% off sitewide FW2021

Buy at ssense

Boris Bidjan Saberi's dystopian aesthetic is perfectly suited to seeing out the year which seemed dystopian from start to finish. These faded lounge pants feature a classic cut with elasticated cuffs for comfort while the resin-dyed cotton jersey construction catches eyes.

Fendi Karligraphy Lounge Pants

Karligraphy Lounge Pants

Karligraphy Lounge Pants

$355

Fendi

15% off sitewide FW2021

15% off sitewide FW2021

Buy at ssense

Technical satin gives this pair of Karligraphy Lounge Pants from Fendi the sheen we'd expect from the legendary Italian house. An all-over monogram print details the earth-tone backdrop.

C.E Structures Beach Pants

Structures Beach Pants

Structures Beach Pants

$140

C.E

Buy at Slam Jam

Cav Ept makes a loud statement with the Structures Beach Pants and, while we haven't hit any beaches this year, we're certainly lining up our next one. The pop art-style graphics make this pair a definitive highlight.

Gucci GG Supreme Pants

GG Supreme Pants

GG Supreme Pants

$1380

Gucci

Buy at Luisaviaroma

Gucci's GG Supreme Pants boast one of the slimmest fits of the roundup, giving the pair the retro appeal for which we know and love Alessandro Michele's collections.

Liam Hodges Patchwork Overprint Track Pants

Patchwork Overprint Track Pants

Patchwork Overprint Track Pants

$451

Liam Hodges

Buy at Browns

Liam Hodges looks to patchwork to give these track pants a contemporary edge. Hodges retains the original sweatpants' varsity style by allowing flashes of the logo prints.

Heliot Emil Logo Shell Track Pants

Logo Shell Track Pants

Logo Shell Track Pants

from $331

Heliot Emil

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

Heliot Emil's technical style comes to the fore with the Logo Shell Track Pants. With just the label's initials by way of detailing, these slim, cuffed track pants are a high-performance take on the off-duty style.

Balenciaga Patch Color Block Sweatpants

Patch Colour Block Sweatpants

Patch Colour Block Sweatpants

$1250

Balenciaga

Buy at Browns

Remember those sports shorts you didn't want to wear in high school? Well Balenciaga has got into the lost & found and repurposed them all in this pair of luxury sweatpants. Bet you wish you'd kept them now.

Gucci Sweatpants

Sweatpants

Sweatpants

$541

Gucci

Buy at Vestiaire Collective

An all-over Gucci logo motif typifies this pair of soft cotton sweatpants while a stripe to each leg nods to the athletic roots of the style.

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