The Comfort Zone: Slouchy Pants That Are Work-Appropriate

It’s been a long holiday season. Treat yourself to some (work-appropriate) slouchy pants. Modeled by Annellyse Munroe and Lloyd Boyd III of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  1. Michael Kors Diamond batik linen pajama pants
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    Michael Kors Diamond batik linen pajama pants

    A crisp white shirt classes things up. $225; michaelkors.com.

     

    Also: Orley coat, Alexander Olch shirt, Ermenegildo Zegna shoes.

    Market Editor: Shibon Kennedy; Photographer: B. O’Brien for Bloomberg Businessweek; Dancers: Ailey II; Hair and Makeup: Naivasha Johnson for Exclusive Artists Management using Kerastase

  2. Max Mara Azzore ballerina-printed silk pajama pants
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    Max Mara Azzore ballerina-printed silk pajama pants

    Cropped styles make flowing pants less pajamalike. $675; Max Mara, Madison Avenue, NYC.

     

    Also: Totême sweater, Lizzie Fortunato earrings and cuffs, Jennifer Fisher rings, Jimmy Choo shoes.

    Market Editor: Shibon Kennedy; Photographer: B. O’Brien for Bloomberg Businessweek; Dancers: Ailey II; Hair and Makeup: Naivasha Johnson for Exclusive Artists Management using Kerastase

  3. Ovadia & Sons Glen plaid lounge pants
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    Ovadia & Sons Glen plaid lounge pants

    $295; ovadiaandsons.com.

     

    Also: Ovadia & Sons jacket, Berluti sweater, Common Projects shoes.

    Market Editor: Shibon Kennedy; Photographer: B. O’Brien for Bloomberg Businessweek; Dancers: Ailey II; Hair and Makeup: Naivasha Johnson for Exclusive Artists Management using Kerastase

  4. Jenni Kayne Print silk twill baja pants
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    Jenni Kayne Print silk twill baja pants

    The dotted silk is a subtle nod to men’s neckwear. $525; jennikayne.com.

     

    Also: Jenni Kayne shirt, Lizzie Fortunato bracelet and earrings, Christian Louboutin shoes.

    Market Editor: Shibon Kennedy; Photographer: B. O’Brien for Bloomberg Businessweek; Dancers: Ailey II; Hair and Makeup: Naivasha Johnson for Exclusive Artists Management using Kerastase

  5. Maiyet Drawstring pants with hand-embroidered detail
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    Maiyet Drawstring pants with hand-embroidered detail

    $995; neimanmarcus.com.

     

    Also: Joseph jacket, Totême shirt, Anndra Neen bracelet, Christian Louboutin shoes.

    Market Editor: Shibon Kennedy; Photographer: B. O’Brien for Bloomberg Businessweek; Dancers: Ailey II; Hair and Makeup: Naivasha Johnson for Exclusive Artists Management using Kerastase

  6. Helmut Lang Rinsed indigo wash drawstring pants
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    Helmut Lang Rinsed indigo wash drawstring pants

    Give the legs a few rolls for a more finished look. $290; helmutlang.com.

     

    Also: Boglioli jacket, Sleepy Jones shirt, Alexander Olch tie, Christian Louboutin shoes.

     

     

    Market Editor: Shibon Kennedy; Photographer: B. O’Brien for Bloomberg Businessweek; Dancers: Ailey II; Hair and Makeup: Naivasha Johnson for Exclusive Artists Management using Kerastase

  7. Samuji Tuikku trousers
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    Samuji Tuikku trousers

    Volume on the top or volume on the bottom—never both. $390; samuji.com.

     

    Also: Bally jacket, Maiyet turtleneck, Jennifer Fisher necklace, Christian Louboutin shoes.

    Market Editor: Shibon Kennedy; Photographer: B. O’Brien for Bloomberg Businessweek; Dancers: Ailey II; Hair and Makeup: Naivasha Johnson for Exclusive Artists Management using Kerastase

  8. Hermès Narrow elastic waist trousers
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    Hermès Narrow elastic waist trousers

    The tie’s on the inside of the waistband—sneaky! $910; hermes.com.

     

    Also: Phineas Cole by Paul Stuart jacket, Club Monaco shirt, Alexander Olch pocket square, Christian Louboutin shoes.

    Market Editor: Shibon Kennedy; Photographer: B. O’Brien for Bloomberg Businessweek; Dancers: Ailey II; Hair and Makeup: Naivasha Johnson for Exclusive Artists Management using Kerastase