Illustration by Claire Smight 

5 Chic Sweatpants to Wear While Binging Stranger Things

Gabriella Karefa-Johnson

From classic jersey to crushed velvet, sweats never looked so good.

Illustration by Claire Smight 

With T-minus 24 hours before Netflix releases the sophomore season of Stranger Things, it's high time to lock in a strategy. Does one spend the roughly 6.5 hours it will take to binge watch all nine episodes in a cozy seclusion? Or, go the way of the seasoned cinephile—savoring the cliff-hangers and spacing out each viewing.

Who are we kidding? You're not leaving your couch this weekend. Putting on pants may even be a stretch. But, if you find the strength to reach for sweats, why not make sure they're cashmere?

Here, the 5 chicest sweatpants for our kind of Netflix and Chill.

From Left: The Elder Statesman, Printed Felted Sweatpants, $1,665. Photo: Courtesy of www.elder-statesman.com; Gucci, Technical Jersey Jogging Pant, $2,200, Photo: Courtesy of www.gucci.com; OFF-WHITE, Velvet Sweatpants, $1,191. Photo: Courtesy of www.farfetch.com.
From Left: Brunello Cucinelli, Slim-Fit Tapered Cashmere-Blend Sweatpants, $2,295. Photo: Courtesy of www.mrporter.com; Agnona, Elasticated Trousers, $1,126. Photo: Courtesy of www.farfetch.com