We’re just going to come right out and say it: sweatpants are acceptable to wear in public.
But before your brain starts conjuring up images you’ve seen on PeopleofWalmart.com, there is a type of sweatpant and a technique to wearing them that makes it work. Here are four ways to make your sweatpant-wearing dreams come true.
For a sweatpant to be acceptably worn in public, look for a thick band around the waist (usually with a drawstring) and at both ankles to keep them snug. The leg of the pant should be slim and tapered towards the bottom. This keeps them from looking frumpy.
HELLO! Celebs are doing it, so you know it’s cool. Thank you Kate Beckinsale and Miranda Kerr for helping to make every sweatpant-loving girl’s dreams come true.