By Linda Lee

Teenagers are dropping their jeans and replacing them with elastic-waistband stretch pants. Pretty funny actually, that high school seniors now prefer the same elastic waistband that senior citizens have been wearing for years! This might also be good news for sticker shocked parents who used to take the kids to Buckle to get the $100 designer jeans ‘that all the kids wear at school!’  So what IS ‘in-style’ now for teens? Find out here…

 (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Leggings were ranked the most popular trend among female teens this spring, according to a semi-annual study and Nike was the No. 1 brand among teen boys.

 (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images for IMG)

(Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images for IMG)

Jeans were nowhere to be found on the list, after years of consistently ranking as a top 10 trend.

Teens now prefer “Athleisure” — the horrendous industry term for workout gear that you can wear outside the gym.

What does your teen like to wear that make you cringe?

 

 

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