The Week In Pants: When Everyone Turned On Sweatpants

Welcome to Week In Pants — a column where we celebrate all the best things that happened to your legs in the past seven days.

It's been a very rough week for sweatpants, guys. They've taken a beating at the hands of everyone from Eva Mendes to Bobby Flay, whose opinions on women's fashion we never even thought to seek! 

In brighter news, it's been a great week for sweatpant-like jeans — we found a pair that promises pajama-level comfort, and if they deliver, we'll be that much closer to true happiness. Oh, and we also found a pair of culottes that don't terrify us — click ahead for the week in pants!