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looking hot in sweatpants, the kitchen and wheat fields. easy.

May 4, 2010

Daria Werbowy.

Both above images via Viktor Vauthier’s blog.

Caroline in Elle Italy, April 2010

Above, Christine Centenera in Josh Goot sweatpants. Below, Isabel Marant at Paris Fashion Week.

As much as I love the trend, I would never spend over $100 on some grey sweats. True, you need to search a little to find more fitted options but c’mon now. An Urban Outfitters option (mens – but you know how little that means) and J.Crew’s “un-sweatpant“. I might spring for these but even $60 makes me roll my eyes. Plus, they ain’t really sweatpant-y enough. American Apparel has the best ones for a vintage feel. Just sold myself. They’re the winners.

Got this WSJ quote from The Fash Pack. It’s quite amusing.

Wall Street Journal has chosen to analyse the trend – and guess what? It’s divisive. Take this, for example: “‘You should be aware people perceive sweatpants as workout gear,’ cautions Daniel Post Senning, moderator of the question-and-answer blog of etiquette experts Emily Post Institute. ‘Sweatpants will communicate workout wear to the vast majority of people.'”

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Noeleen permalink
    May 5, 2010 5:51 am

    How christine centenera manages to pull off such a combination so comfortably i’ll never understand. great inspiration here, hopefully i’ll dare to try this trend out myself.. !

    • May 5, 2010 9:07 am

      I know she reallly does look like there’s no thought put in to her outfits (but somehow they all turn out perfectly.) ha 🙂 i’m sure you could pull it off!

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