Here’s some ideas on what to wear them with.
Shirts to Wear with Sweatpants
T-shirts are the epitome of men’s casual fashion. They’re versatile, comfortable and can be worn with more or less anything. This makes them the perfect complimentary item of clothing to wear with joggers. The casual nature of a T-shirt will go perfectly with the sportswear style of tracksuit bottoms.
The easiest way to wear joggers is of course how they were originally intended to be styled – casually. What’s more casual (as well as stylish) than a T-shirt? Grabbing yourself a slim fit, crew cut T-shirt and throwing it on with a pair of plain joggers is an effortless and stylish look that you can mix up at will.
Go for a monotone look with a light pair of black jogging pants and a plain white T-shirt, or vice versa, and leave it at that for a clean look, then pair with a pair of simple plimsolls to complete the understated and laid back look.
For a more vibrant look you can experiment with colours and patterns, creating a more eye-catching look. If you’re going for a bright top, try keeping the rest of your outfit neutral to keep your look grounded. Too many colours together will just look over the top and messy, and detract from the stylised vibe you’re going for.
So you might not think it’s possible, but there is a way to achieve a smart-casual, very much leaning towards casual, look with a pair of joggers and a T-shirt. It all depends on what materials you use and the fit.
Tailored joggers, or sweatpants, are a good choice if you’re going for a more formal look, but you have to make sure that you get the right one for you. Don’t go too tight, or you’ll end up looking like you’re wearing leggings, and there should be a drop in the crotch so that things are too binding.
Find a T-shirt that fits you like a glove and is made from a good quality material like 100% cotton. Your joggers would need to be slim fit and made of a study material like corduroy to keep the look as far away from relaxed as possible. Then just slip on a pair of suede loafers and you’re all set. We wouldn’t recommend wearing this outfit to work, but you could pull it off on a first date or night out.
To be continued...