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Functional drawstrings are a must in any pair of joggers or sweatpants I buy for Levon. His waist is skinny, his legs are long, and he clearly doesn’t match the measurements used by most brands to determine size. If your kid is like mine and you’re looking for pants that don’t fall down but also don’t expose his ankles, we’ve compiled a list of our current favorite pants for skinny boys for you.
Cozy Fleece Zip-Pocket Jogger Sweatpants For Boys
Old Navy consistently features sweatpants and joggers with functional drawstrings, and I love their new gender neutral designs.
Also check out their Vintage Gender-Neutral Zip-Pocket Jogger Sweatpants For Kids.
For those of you who also have a son who wants to dress in camo every day.
Pax Corduroy Pant
This brand is a favorite of travel writer Amanda Blakely, a fellow mom to skinny boys with long legs.
Boys' Stretch Woven Jogger Pants - All in Motion™
We have them in every color and they wash well!
Jessica Butler is the co-founder of Raise, stepmother of two, and adoptive mother of one. Prior to Raise, she was a writer on USA’s "In Plain Sight" and TNT’s "The Last Ship." She and her husband, writer/producer Warren Bell, co-created the Nick at Nite series "Instant Mom," based on her life as a stepmother. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and six-year-old son, Levon.