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7 Celebrity-Approved Ways To Wear Sweatpants

Face masks and the nap dress aside, no sartorial item has received as much fashion acclaim in 2020 as sweatsuits. Loungewear brands like Entireworld, Pangaia, and Richer Poorer have all seen unprecedented success following this year’s stay-at-home orders. Meanwhile, a number of brands, including Good American, Ganni, Zara, and UGG, that, prior to the pandemic, didn’t offer loungewear options, have since entered the category.

Celebrities like Katie Holmes, Yara Shahidi, Emma Chamberlain, and Tracee Ellis Ross, too, have taken to wearing sweatpants outside the house in 2020. SNL’s latest host Timothée Chalamet donned a pair of black track pants with a gray hoodie while riding his bike in New York City, as did fashion aficionado Harry Styles, who wore a tie-dye pair from The Elder Statesman while on the set of Don’t Worry Darling. In fact, during his Vogue cover story interview, Styles described his lockdown uniform as “sweatpants, constantly.” In other words, while we certainly differ from Hollywood’s finest in a lot of ways, when it comes to their preference for sweats this year, celebrities really are just like us. 

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Ahead, see how all of the year’s top names style their loungewear, be it with sneakers and a puffer coat or gold hoop and designer heels.

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Kim Kardashian West


Kim Kardashian dressed to match her five-year-old son Saint in a sky blue sweatsuit, which she paired with blue-and-white sneakers and one of Aritzia's popular Super Puff coats. Saint looked equally as cool and comfy in red sweatpants, black sneakers, and what appears to be a red-and-white hockey jersey.
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Tracee Ellis Ross


Between the actor's gold mask-and-gown ensemble at the 2020 Emmys and her suit-and-sneaker combos, Tracee Ellis Ross hasn't been messing around in the fashion department this year. That said, this comfy-chic combination of sweatpants and Bottega Veneta sandals is our favorite of the Black-ish star's lockdown looks.
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Emma Chamberlain


Anyone who frequents Emma Chamberlain's TikTok channel knows of the YouTube star's affection for baggy sweatpants. Topped with a cropped, graphic hoodie (this one is by Marc Jacobs) and a pair of classic Converse high tops, Chamberlain's loungewear look is as relatable as she is.
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Yara Shahidi


When your wish for comfort butts heads with warm temperatures, do like Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi and trade in your sweatpants for sweat shorts. Her exact set is from Pharrell Williams' new line with Adidas.
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Taylor Swift


We will evermore relate to this ultra-comfy wine-and-loungewear combo that Taylor Swift indulged in back in May. You can get her look by pairing fall-colored sweatpants with a floral sweater. As for the Chardonnay, there's always Postmates.
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Paloma Elsesser


Vogue's January 2021 cover star Paloma Elsesser isn't always dressed in designer gowns. Rather, more often, she, like us, prefers sweatpants, graphic hoodies, and clogs — albeit Gucci ones.
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Katie Holmes


Katie Holmes made dressing for Zoom calls look easy when she casually paired cream-colored knit joggers from Mango with a plaid Frame blazer. Business professional on top, comfy on the bottom, the look was a lockdown masterpiece.
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