Hard Pants

What are hard pants?

Any non-stretchy pants

Hard pants are any pants that do not include an elastic waistband and stretchy fabrics. During the covid pandemic, wearing hard pants went out of style fast, as WFHers settled into their new and more comfortable office-less lifestyles.

Most jeans, khakis, slacks, and trousers (i.e. "normal" pants) are hard pants. In contrast, sweatpants, yoga pants, and harem pants are soft pants. Hard pants may also be referred to as "coarse pants," "outside pants," and "human pants," especially by people who no longer wear them.


"I've donated most of my hard pants to Goodwill at this point. It's only sweats for me from now on, baby."
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Last Updated: April 1, 2021

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