Yes, the couch has become your new home office. And the kitchen is now doubling as your local coffee shop. But working from home doesn’t give you license to resemble the Dude from The Big Lebowski. How you look reflects, to a large part, how you feel. And yes, it’s possible to combine comfort with an innate sense of style. That’s where the best men’s sweatpants come in. The best joggers for men are both relaxed and polished. And if you pick the most comfortable pair, you can wear them all day and still look like you give a damn. Which of course you do.
The original sweatshirt company knows a thing or two about classic activewear. You and Rocky can get a good workout in these or just have a mug of raw eggs together in the living room. An iridescent logo down the leg is hardly noticeable—that is, until the headlights flash across you during those early-morning roadwork miles.
Half khaki, half joggers, these feel like the best of both worlds when you have to leave the house. While its canvas material gives you a look like you're put together, its drawstring waist is made for comfort, not for belts. Like a lot of other Gap staples, there are a ton of colors, so you can go as staid or as wild as you want.
We might be a bit obsessed with Ten Thousand, which has been making waves within the men's workout apparel scene. Flexible and treated with a permanent stink protector, they also have the comfiest waistband we've ever worn, along with a pocket for essentials that won't bounce when you're on the move.
With their slim, modern tapered fit, these jogger sweatpants are, dare we say, shockingly flattering. They're suitable for anything except a wedding. They're made of super-soft cotton jersey and have a drawstring for extra comfort.
Whether you're going for a run in the park, or heading straight to the sofa, these joggers do the trick. They have four-way stretch, meaning they're insanely comfortable. The terry fabric is breathable. The cut is slim and sleek, so there's no bagginess. There are hidden media and coin pockets, and the drawcord can be worn inside or out. Plus, as long as you don't bleach or boil these joggers, the color won't fade. Pretty much ever.
You value comfort above all. Nothing wrong with that. These sweats deliver: They're made of classic heavyweight cotton, have a ribbed waistband for comfort, and a relaxed fit. They're also warm, so they're a solid choice for fall and winter.
At some point, you'll be leaving home and maybe heading to the office. You'll need pants. These are the pants. They have a 30 inch inseam, four-way stretch fabric, an interior phone pocket, and cuffed ankles with zipper openings. They look like slacks but feel like sweats.
These sweats deliver the perfect easy, relaxed fit. They have a knit-encased waistband for max comfort, elastic ankle cuffs to keep the pants in place, and are made from peached cotton. They're ideal a light jog, or simply to kick back with a beer on a Friday night.
Let's pretend you're really, truly going to use sweats as intended. By actually breaking a sweat. These joggers keep you warm during your early-morning run by harnessing your body heat. There's an elastic waistband, and side pockets.
Behold the holy grail of sweats: A pair that looks like pants. But with all the features you need in terms of performance, like moisture-wicking properties. Plus there are front and back zipper pockets, and a faux fly so you look more formal if need be. Jokes on them.
The fit is tapered, and relaxed. The fabric is so soft you'll want to live in it. In short, these sweats, with a 31 inch inseam, will be your lounging staple. No matter how often you wash them, they don't sag or bag.
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