Does wearing pants without zippers or buttons mean you've given up on ever looking nice? Not a chance. An elastic waist doesn't have to mean loungewear or yoga-ready. Designers are putting a fancier, more dressed-up spin on pants with drawstrings, which means you can have your cake and eat it too. Looking dressed up while bring extremely comfortable? No need for pajama jeans—go with these modern drawstring pants instead.
10 Crosby Derek Lam Drawstring Waist Track Pants, $375 at Shopbop.
ASOS Premium Embellished Track Pant, $84.66 at ASOS.
Band of Outsiders Washed Silk Crepe Pants, $375 at Shopbop.
By Zoé Striped Lorens Pants, $179.99 at Madewell.
IRO Printed Drawstring Pants, $495 at Barneys.
J.Crew Drapey Drawstring Pant in Warm Redwood, $88 at J.Crew.
Jonathan Simkhai Silk Drawstring Track Pants, $395 at Barneys.
Madewell Murray Trousers, $89.50 at Madewell.
3.1 Phillip Lim Pleated Dot Drawstring Peg Pant, $395 at Bird.
Rag & Bone Easy Pants, $350 at Barneys.
Sessun Jogging Pants in Textured Cambray, $244.58 at ASOS.
Stylestalker Need for Speed Pant, $130 at Shopbop.
The Row Nopraw Cropped Woven Wide-Leg Pants, $1,090 at Net-a-Porter.
Topshop Boutique Lightweight Trousers, $150 at Topshop.
Topshop Patch Pocket Joggers, $80 at Topshop.
Vila Printed Drawstring Pants, $33.87 at ASOS.