January is usually the height of cuffing season, but not this year. With Covid lockdowns still in place across the world, cuffing season had to take a break. And that, thankfully, extends to this guide to cool track pants. Still wearing the cuffed variety? Come on, do better.

With cuffs out of the equation, track pants take on a new life. Styling straight-leg track pants with your everyday gear looks way better. It takes things up a notch and, let's be honest, no grown man should be bound by the elasticated ankle. Styling the latter can verge on a lazy, I-just-got-out-of-bed-and-this-was-the-first-thing-I-found aesthetic.

With that in mind, and with cuffing season well and truly quashed this year in every sense, we’ve rounded up some of the best straight-leg track pants that the internet has to offer.

Scroll for some of the best straight leg track pants around right now.

adidas Essentials 3-Stripes Pants

Essentials 3-Stripes Pants

Essentials 3-Stripes Pants

$20

adidas

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In terms of cultural history, few straight-leg track pants can even come close to adidas Essentials 3-Stripes Pants.

Balenciaga Technical Straight-Leg Trackpants

Technical Straight-Leg Trackpants

Technical Straight-Leg Trackpants

$836

Balenciaga

Buy at mytheresa

Balenciaga doesn’t really do half measures, and these straight-leg track pants boast one of the widest legs we’ve seen on a pair in a long time. Gathered at an elasticated waist, the beige pair is cut from a technical fabric in Italy.

adidas x Wales Bonner Rock Tailored Sweatpants

Rock Tailored Sweatpants

Rock Tailored Sweatpants

from $280

adidas x Wales Bonner

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

Wales Bonner took a trip back to the ‘70s and her own Jamaican heritage in her recent capsule collection with adidas. This pair is a standout piece, sitting somewhere between tailored trousers and track pants.

Needles Butterfly-Embroidered Cotton-Blend Trousers

Butterfly-Embroidered Cotton-Blend Trousers

Butterfly-Embroidered Cotton-Blend Trousers

$305

Needles

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Japanese label Needles has elbowed its way to the top of the luxury track pants game with a consistent output of flawless tracksuits. Typified by the butterfly logo, you really can’t go wrong with Needles.

Reebok Classics Twin Vector Track Pants

Classics Twin Vector Track Pants

Classics Twin Vector Track Pants

$60

Reebok

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Straight-leg track pants are nothing new, as proven by this retro-fuelled pair from Reebok. Cut from nylon, the archive-inspired design features an oversized logo to each leg by way of detailing.

Urban Outfitters Mushroom Print Lounge Pant

Mushroom Print Lounge Pant

Mushroom Print Lounge Pant

$34

Urban Outfitters

Buy at Urban Outfitters

2020 clarified a few things for us. 1. Cuffing is overrated. 2. The outdoors is underrated. That’s maybe why this pair of nature-celebrating, straight-leg track pants is doing it for us.

Our Legacy Sidestripe Track Pants

Sidestripe Track Pants

Sidestripe Track Pants

$583

Our Legacy

Buy at Slam Jam

Our Legacy does all forms of effortless tailoring with laid-back ease, so it’s no surprise that the Stockholm label has a handful of premium, cuff-free track pants in most collections. This pair is cut from a luxe velvet fabric.

PUMA Essentials Logo Pants

Essentials Logo Pants

Essentials Logo Pants

$25

PUMA

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Made from BCI cotton, cotton that’s part of the Better Cotton Initiative which ensures fair and conscious practice throughout the cotton industry, PUMA’s Essential Logo Pants are a no-frills staple.

Aries Windcheater Pants

Windcheater Pants

Windcheater Pants

$398

Aries

Buy at Slam Jam

Aries looks to the near future for this pair of space-ready nylon track pants. A rubberized logo to the left thigh is the only detailing needed because the silver nylon certainly leaves a visual mark.

NOON GOONS Icon Lounge Pants

Icon Lounge Pants

Icon Lounge Pants

$83

NOON GOONS

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Nobody kicks back like LA surfers, so when it comes to copping straight-leg track pants you’d be right in thinking that some of the best come from LA Surf labels like NOON GOONS. Midnight pure cotton falls nicely with a subtle Noon Goons text logo down the left leg.

Marine Serre Silk Unique Lounge Pants

Silk Unique Lounge Pants

Silk Unique Lounge Pants

$224

Marine Serre

Buy at ssense

If you look closely enough, you will spot Marine Serre’s unmistakable crescent moons within the intricate silk patchwork of these straight-leg track pants. The usually dominant motif takes a backseat to a range of other eye-catching patterns, though. Each pair is unique, featuring different coloration and graphics.

SSS World Corp Contrast Side Panel Joggers

Contrast Side Panel Joggers

Contrast Side Panel Joggers

$118

SSS World Corp

Buy at Farfetch

SSS World Corp’s wide-leg track pants take vintage design cues with a multicolor stripe down each leg which pops against the black backdrop.

Palm Angels Classic Slim Track Pants

Classic Slim Track Pants

Classic Slim Track Pants

$390

Palm Angels

Buy at ssense

Two stripes to each leg add visual structure to this pair of purple track pants from Palm Angels who, like Needles, is known and loved for its high-end tracksuits.

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