Forget what you’ve long thought about sweatpants because they’ve officially cemented themselves as a street style staple to watch. The cozy home pants are, of course, still that—the perfect bottoms to wear when you want to cuddle up on the couch. However, they’re not just limited to lounging anymore. With a few simple styling tricks, you’ll have a cute sweatpant outfit you can wear all hours of the day, whether you’re off to a lunch meeting, doing a little exploring in a new city, or going out for dinner and drinks with friends.
If you still need a bit more convincing (or want some fresh ideas for how to style them), you’re in luck because we scoured Instagram to find the 10 best sweatpant outfits that are über-cool and cozy. From some unexpected pairings (a blazer with track pants really does work) to simpler ones like a hoodie-and-sweatpant combo, the below getups are all you’ll want to wear this winter. Read on to see the fashion girl–approved way to wear sweats, and then shop our favorites on the market.