I tried to get into the whole loungewear thing; I really did. Maybe I’m just too Type A, but I’ve never been comfortable hanging out in my pajamas. And most sweats and loungewear just feel to me like wearing pajamas.
Today I’m joining up with some of my blogger friends to share ideas for upping our at-home style game. I can’t wait to see what they all come up with, and I hope you’ll visit their blogs (linked at the bottom of this post).
Easy outfits to elevate your stay-at-home style
I find that getting dressed for the day gives me a huge psychological boost. Even if I have no plans to go anywhere, I just feel more present and productive. But yes, comfort is a must.
Here are a few ideas for simple and comfortable, but elevated at-home outfits…
Refined leggings and a textured sweater
Leggings can be a comfortable option for at-home wear. Details like front seaming, and notched hems add structure and polish to leggings. Look for fabric that’s substantial, not skimpy. Slim ponte knit pants are another option.
A bright top with jeans & casual jewelry
Want to instantly elevate your mood? Just add color! It doesn’t have to be orange, 🍊 though I love it. Any color that makes you happy will do. (Added bonus, the right colors will make your skin glow…)
These jeans have a slim fit, but lots of stretch too. I find them comfortable to wear all day.
Knit track pants and a refined sweater
My tip for wearing athletic-inspired styles without feeling like I’m headed to the gym is to combine them with more refined pieces. Swap out the sweatshirt for a more polished sweater. (Cashmere is nice, but cotton and silk blends are good too…)
And instead of sneakers, go with a pair of loafers, oxfords or other flats.
- Jewelry. You don’t need to pile it on, just add a couple of your favorite pieces. I don’t feel dressed without earrings!
- Fragrance. If you wear it, at-home days are a great opportunity to enjoy your favorites.
- Lipstick. I wear lipstick at home every day. It’s one of those “finishing touches” that helps me feel fully dressed and ready for the day.