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When you’re traveling, the dispute of fashion vs. comfort can be a conundrum. But with these sweatpants women travelers love, you can have the best of both worlds!
Cute Womens Sweatpants
Written By: Laura Pulling
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If you’re going to be taking a long flight, you want to be comfortable. For the ultimate lounging look, cute sweatpants for women are a wardrobe must. And they aren’t just the baggy and slouchy styles that used to be associated with this type of pant.
Womens sweatpants outfits have evolved, loose-fit sweatpants are a snug staple for all body types and womens skinny sweatpants are now becoming a new option. Teamed with simple white sneakers, this easy-to-wear ensemble could be your next airport outfit. And, you can obviously wear these as part of your at-home wear too!
We asked TFG readers to share their top picks, and this is what they said!
Comfy n’ Cute Womens Jogger Sweatpants for Travel
Zella Live In Pocket Jogger Pants | Sizes XXS-XXL and 1X-3X
Zella Live In Womens Plus Size Sweatpants
These Zella Live In womens fleece sweatpants are available in plus sizes 1X-3X. Users say these are soft, comfy, and ideal for traveling. Available in a few color options, like this grey sweatpants womens style, they’re versatile and can be paired with sneakers or slip ons.
One reviewer says, “These are wonderful in every way. Great fit. They are cut slim, but quality is perfect, and look great!” Also available in sizes XXS-XXL.
You’ll want to look your best when you travel! Read my travel tips to Pack Light Stylishly!
Lululemon Women’s Scuba Joggers | Sizes 0-20
Lululemon On the Fly Joggers
Take adventure in your stride in these relaxed-fitting loose sweatpants womens style from Lululemon. Ideal for travel, the wrinkle-free fabric is quick-drying and stretches well.
One TFG reviewer says, “These are lovely.” But others warn that the fabric can catch and pill easily. In a range of choices, this brand’s red sweatpants for women definitely catches our eye!
Icebreaker Merino Crush Pants | Sizes XS-XL
Icebreaker Merino Women’s Crush Pants
Travelers love these Icebreaker fashion sweatpants womens style. Their super stretch, but warm fabric, make them a versatile option, and they are super lightweight to throw into your suitcase (or packing cube!).
One TFG reader explains, “These merino wool joggers are AMAZING!!! They feel like you are wearing a cloud and you can wear them for days without smell because you know, merino.
Ibex Nomad Women’s Sweatpants | Sizes XS-XL
Ibex Women’s Nomad Jogger
If you want to be cozy and comfortable, these womens sweatpants get the thumbs up from our readers. They say, “If I need warmer sweats, Ibex are the ones I buy.”
Made from lightweight moisture wicking merino fabric, an adjustable elasticated waistband and hemmed ankles, this classic street-wear style of womens baggy sweatpants is available in four color options.
32 Degrees Joggers | Sizes XS-XXL
32 Degrees Womens Cuffed Sweatpants
These 32 Degrees womens sweatpants with pockets have a balance between being fitted and looser. They have a wide adjustable waistband with drawstring and banded bottom hem. Made from a polyester blend fabric, they have a silkier feel.
TFG readers say these are “very comfy joggers”, but warn they run on the larger size, so you may wish to size down, unless you prefer a baggy sweatpants womens fit.
Vuori Women’s Performance Joggers | Sizes XS-XXL
Vuori Performance Joggers
These short sweatpants womens style from Vuori have an ankle skimming style that looks great with clean white sneakers for a relaxed look. A TFG reader raves, “Vuori! Hands down—their joggers are nothing short of amazing.” They come in a range of colors so plenty to choose from.
AJISAI Jogger Pants | Sizes XS-XXL
TFGers cannot get enough of these womens tight sweatpants! The reviews speak for themselves, One shares, “I got these joggers for a 12-hour flight and they are the MOST comfortable pants I’ve ever worn.” Another explains, “I wore them for the 2 days of travel. They were uber comfortable and washed/dried. I also used them as pajama bottoms too.”
While a third feels “they are the most comfy pants,” and they come in lots of different colors.
Eddie Bauer Sightscape Horizon Joggers | Regular and Petite Sizes 0-18
Eddie Bauer Sightscape Horizon Jogger Pants
TFG readers “love” these women’s sweatpants with pockets by Eddie Bauer. They have a relaxed straight leg and are made of Flexion nylon/spandex for an active stretch. The fabric has FreeShade UPF 50+ sun protection, and a StormRepel DWR finish that sheds moisture, making them ideal for a hiking trip.
We’re sharing our readers recommended as the best white sneakers for travel!
Lands’ End Sport Knit Pants | XS-XL and 1X-3X
Lands’ End Sport Knit Trousers
These long sweatpants womens style, have a high-waisted, straight leg fit. They pull on easily, but have a dressier appearance than other sweatpant styles.
TFG readers love them, they say, “ Lands’ End makes a great pair of cotton pants called Sport Knit. They have pockets and come in varying lengths. They run big, so size down.” Other readers say they can’t live without them!
Shop regular, petite, and plus sizes.
Check out our readers’ recommendations for leggings with pockets!
PUMA Womens Sweatpants | Sizes XS-3XL and 1X-3X Plus
PUMA Women’s Essential Sweatpant
For the classic, sporty look womens Puma sweatpants work super well for all-around comfort. Their slimmer style leg helps to elongate your frame and they have pockets to slide in travel essentials.
One TFG reader shares, “I have one pair of Puma sweats I found at Costco before Christmas 2018, pockets and all! Wish I’d grabbed four more pairs”.
BALEAF Active Yoga Sweatpants | Sizes XS-3XL
BALEAF Active Yoga Womens Cotton Sweatpants
These fitted sweatpants womens style are highly-rated and get rave reviews. They’re a cotton material, but have a four-way stretch for flexibility. The leg style is tapered, so they can be worn long, or pushed up for a slouchy look.
These pants come in a rainbow of colors. One TFG reader raves about hers, “I’ve been rocking these weats from Amazon every day… while planning future trips.”
Read on to learn which black sneakers our readers favor for travel!
Woman Within Fleece Sweatpants | Regular, Petite and Plus Sizes S-L and 1X-6X
Woman Within Better Fleece Sweatpants
These wide leg sweatpants womens style has a casual, comfortable look and feel. Perfect for sightseeing or running errands.. One reviewer says, “Fabric is a nice weight, definitely warm, also soft inside and outside. The pockets are a nice depth, my smartphone fits without me fearing it will fall out.”
These are plus size womens sweatpants, but also come in regular sizing too.
Find the right joggers for your trip!
Old Navy Breathe Joggers | Regular, Tall and Petite Sizes XS-4XL
Old Navy Mid Rise Breathe Joggers
These tapered leg Old Navy womens sweatpants are made from a soft, breathable knit, that allows free movement for any activity. Available in a huge range of sizes, XS- XXL, and as petite or women’s tall sweatpants, there are options to find the right one for you. A TFG reader shares, “Old Navy has some ones that are great, they don’t have elasticized ankles and are super dooper soft.”
Athleta Salutation Jogger | Regular, Tall and Petite Sizes XXS-3XL
Athleta Salutation Jogger in Powervita (Variety of Sizes)
These Althleta womens workout sweatpants are highly rated. Their moisture wicking fabric means they can dry quickly and are suitable for everything (not just exercise), from yoga to a tour around a street market.
Reviewers love them! “Athleta Powervita joggers are amazing! So soft and the fit is 100%”. The only wish is that these black sweatpants womens style came in more color options.
You can buy these in regular, tall, petite, and plus sizes too!
Athleta Studio Women’s Joggers | Regular, Tall and Petite Sizes XXS-3XL
Athleta Studio Joggers
The draped look of these Athleta baggy sweatpants for women allows for a comfortable fit and covers up lumps and bumps. Perfect as yoga or dance pants, this style can also be dressed up for casual days of sightseeing, or to keep cozy on the airplane. One TFG reader says, “I love these. I’m wearing them right now.”
Best Womens Sweatpants Comparison Chart
|BRAND | MODEL||FEATURES | REVIEWS||RATING | PRICE|
|Zella Live In Womens Plus Size Sweatpants||“These are wonderful in every way. Great fit. They are cut slim, but quality is perfect, and look great!”||Check Price|
|Lululemon On the Fly Joggers||“These are lovely.”||Check Price|
|Icebreaker Merino Women’s Crush Pants||“These merino wool joggers are AMAZING!!! They feel like you are wearing a cloud and you can wear them for days without smell because you know, merino.”||Check Price|
|Ibex Women’s Nomad Jogger||"“If I need warmer sweats, Ibex are the ones I buy.”||Check Price|
|32 Degrees Womens Cuffed Sweatpants||“Very comfy joggers"||Check Price|
|Vuori Performance Joggers||“Vuori! Hands down—their joggers are nothing short of amazing.”||Check Price|
|AJISAI Sweatpants||“I got these joggers for a 12-hour flight and they are the MOST comfortable pants I’ve ever worn.”||Check Price|
|Eddie Bauer Sightscape Horizon Jogger Pants||The fabric has FreeShade UPF 50+ sun protection, and a StormRepel DWR finish that sheds moisture, making them ideal for a hiking trip.||Check Price|
|Lands’ End Sport Knit Trousers||“Lands’ End makes a great pair of cotton pants called Sport Knit. They have pockets and come in varying lengths. They run big, so size down.”||Check Price|
|PUMA Women’s Essential Sweatpant||“I have one pair of Puma sweats I found at Costco before Christmas 2018, pockets and all! Wish I’d grabbed four more pairs”.||Check Price|
|BALEAF Active Yoga Womens Cotton Sweatpants||“I’ve been rocking these weats from Amazon every day... while planning future trips.”||Check Price|
|Woman Within Better Fleece Sweatpants||“Fabric is a nice weight, definitely warm, also soft inside and outside. The pockets are a nice depth, my smartphone fits without me fearing it will fall out.”||Check Price|
|Old Navy Mid Rise Breathe Joggers||“Old Navy has some ones that are great, they don’t have elasticized ankles and are super dooper soft.”||Check Price|
|Athleta Salutation Jogger in Powervita (Variety of Sizes)||“Athleta Powervita joggers are amazing! So soft and the fit is 100%”.||Check Price|
|Athleta Studio Joggers||“I love these. I’m wearing them right now.”||Check Price|
How to Pack Your Sweatpants
Many of our readers use packing cubes to roll up and organize their clothes. Compass Rose packing cubes allow you to do so by number and color so you know where you packed everything, even when you use the cubes to separate outfits. Learn more in the video below.
Learn about our hacks with packing cubes in this video!
We also put together a five-part YouTube series showing the different methods to use packing cubes for travel. If you use this specific packing strategy, packing cubes can also compress your belongings. This is the secret to traveling carry-on only!
What do you think are the best soft womens sweatpants? Share your picks below!
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- Most Comfortable Pants for Women
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I am in love with Vuori joggers. They are pricey but so worth it for the fabric and style. No baggy knees or butt after traveling for 24 hours. So stylish with all shoe types. Huge fan.