New study says Americans are turning away from jeans

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(NBC) - Do you have a favorite pair of pants?

A good-fitting pair of jeans used to be the go-to staple for Americans, but new research shows blue jeans aren't as popular as they used to be.

The study found that more Americans are turning in their denim in favor of yoga pants and leggings.

The fashion industry calls it "athleisure" wear.

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