After a year of living in sweatpants and leggings, you may be looking for a way to ease back into real pants before pulling on your tightest pair of jeans again. We know lots of people who are turning to looser mom jeans, but folks who aren’t ready to wear denim at all might consider these equally breezy chinos from Everlane, which, in fact, calls them the “mom jean of chinos.” Made of slightly stretchy, lightweight cotton twill, the pants have a loose straight leg and an easy high waist; in other words, they’ll feel like loungewear while still looking sharp. Everlane suggests sizing up for a relaxed fit, but if you’d like a more tailored look (perhaps for your first day back at the office), go true to size. While we’re partial to the tan shade, a classic for chinos, they’re also on sale for the same price in black. Those who prefer even more color can get them in a muted blue-green (called Green Balsam) for even less: just $39.
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