The holiday season is all about indulging, and the last thing you want to be worrying about mid-dinner is unbuttoning your pants—or worse. Check out these comfortable and forgiving bottoms perfect for savoring all the stuffing and pumpkin pie your heart desires.
Catia Soft Pants, Guess ($148). Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 1100 S. Hayes St., Arlington, 703-413-1211
Thanks to a high waist and accenting bow, these chic trousers will conceal any evidence of overindulging.
Slim-Fit Tapered Drawstring Cotton Trousers, Folk ($225). mrporter.com
Three words: elasticated drawstring waist. These versatile trousers are casual and cool, and have tons of room up top so you can eat as much as you want.
Alice + Olivia
Stacey Ankle Trousers, Alice + Olivia ($450). 3303 M St. NW, 202-602-0445
With a fall-apropos print and a flattering wide waistband, these stylish Alice + Olivia pants are begging to be worn to a holiday soirée. Complete the look with ankle boots and a fancy blouse.
Gray Wool and Cashmere Pants, Canali ($550). 978 I St. NW, 202-545-6579
For holiday feasting, nothing beats the comfort and style of a good pair of cashmere pants.
Jaims Faux-Leather Leggings, BCBGMAXAZRIA ($228). Georgetown Park, 3210 M St. NW, 202-333-2224
These faux-leather leggings are all party in the front and comfort in the back. They’ll add a little edge to your holiday look while keeping you nice and comfortable thanks to a dinner-friendly elastic waistband.
These moss green pants provide the same polished aesthetic as trousers do but with all the comfort of sweat pants, which means they’re not only good for dinner, they’re also the perfect pair to snuggle up in and take a post-dinner nap.
Tailored Chino Sweatpants, Tommy Hilfiger ($119.50). Macy's, 1201 G St. NW, 202-628-6661
For a laid-back family dinner, go with these effortless sweatpants and polish them off with sneakers and a sport coat.