Athleta

We found a few cool pairs that are not only good for the gym, but are also wear-everywhere appropriate.

December 01, 2014


Athletic pants can be downright pricey, so it’s only natural that you’d want to get as much use out of them as possible. So, we found a few cool pairs that are not only good for the gym, but are also wear-everywhere appropriate.

Black magic

Going for cocktails with the girls post yoga? Throw on the Athleta Crackle Chaturanga Tight ($89; athleta.com) along with your favorite boots. No one has to know this leather look-a-like is chock-full of performance properties, too.

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Drop it

Quick-drying and odor-resistant, the Without Walls Asymmetrical Drop Inseam Pant ($74; withoutwalls.com) is an effortless upgrade to your basic gray leggings thanks to its asymmetrical waistline. Pair them with your favorite knit tee for a chic, polished look.

Photo: Without Walls

Proper pair

OK, you can’t exactly wear the Olympia Activewear Selene Silk Track Pants ($165; largodrive.com) for a workout, but these track-inspired trousers were way too cute to ignore. Our suggestion: substitute your sweats for these on your next rest day.

Photo: Olympia Activewear

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Wild thing

These snakeskin printed leggings are a striking addition to your fitness wardrobe. The best part: when worn with an oversize sweater and riding boots, the edgy Nike Epic Lux Printed ($125; dickssportinggoods.com) work just as well for a weekend brunch.

Photo: Nike

Sexy slumber

The Super.Natural Women’s Relax Cuff Pant 220 ($98; rutabaga.com) can easily be added to your wardrobe as a neutral style staple. Plus they're made from merino wool, which naturally regulates your body temperature, keeping you warm in cold weather and cool when the temperature rises.

Photo: Super.Natural

Fight on

Command attention with the camo-print Onzie Warrior Drawstring Pants ($48; urbanoutfitters.com). Lightweight and breathable, they’ll help you keep your cool when things heat up in kickboxing class.

Photo: Onzie

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Skirting the issue

The MPG Sport Seamless Active Skort-Capris ($46; mpgsport.com) covers your, ahem, assets so you can go from the gym to the grocery store without missing a beat.

Photo: MPG Sport

Gypsy queen

The beauty of the Under Armour Street Sleek Harem Pant ($90; amazon.com): You can go slouchy without looking sloppy. Plus they wick moisture in a flash, so you won’t have to worry about a little sweat slowing down your post-studio stride.

Photo: Under Armour

Conscious khakis

Talk business on the golf course, and then seal the deal at the office in the Adidas Welt Pocket Pants ($80; adidasgolf.com). They’re form fitting and tailored with discrete pockets to ensure a flattering fit.

Photo: Adidas

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