By Amy Hunt
Fancy snuggling up on the sofa in something comfortable? Slip into these cosy buys...
Sometimes, there's nothing better than to relax in loose-fitting loungewear - staying in is the new going out after all.
Of course, loungewear is more topical than ever, now that we are again being advised to spend more time at home in light of rising coronavirus cases.And, with more of us than ever working from home, it's important we're all as comfortable as possible during what can feel like an anxious time.
Loungewear is the epitome of of casual comfort, and with more of us realising the true value - both mentally and physically - of self-care, there's now more choice in the shops than ever.
While loungewear used to be a dull selection of nighties and brightly-coloured pyjamas, the selection is now chic, neutral, and stylish, meaning there's no need to feel a bit slobby if you're spending all day inside. In fact, these The White Company slippers are more stylish than some of our shoes!
Plus, plenty of our picks below could easily be worn outside too, so remember to head out for some all-important fresh air if you are more spending time inside that usual.
But whether it's a lazy Sunday or a cold evening after work (autumn is coming in, after all), slipping into your most comfy clothes is one of the best feelings when you're in need of some down time. Not sure where to start? Click through our selection of the cosiest loungewear fashion in stores and online...
Our pick of the best loungewear on sale right now:
Monsoon split neck knit jumper
A bestseller for Monsoon, this amazingly cosy knit jumper with a comfy, roll-neck is perfect for the winter months - especially now the temperature is dropping! The jumper would look perfect with joggers or jeans, so wear it whilst relaxing on the sofa at home, or on any ventures outside - it would work well for either!
Hush Soft knitted hoodie
£110, Hush Could you get a comfier looking piece? This is a bestseller for Hush, and is made with wool and alpaca yarn for the ultimate softness. On sale in sizes XS to XL, you might want to size up for an ultra-cosy feel.
Onepiece Original Onesie, Navy
£99, Onepiece If there's one loungewear item that sums up being comfy and cosy, it's a onesie. The ultimate throw-on piece, you barely even need to think about it - just pair with some warm fluffy socks and you're good to go. This chic, neutral onesie from Onepiece is a bestseller for them at the moment, and we can totally see why. Made of 80% cotton, it's got a handy zipper and a warm hood, for days when you really want to hide away from the world. It also comes in nine different colours - including this navy, grey, red or yellow.
Sweaty Betty Power Gym Leggings
£75, Sweaty Betty With most of us living in either comfy clothes or workout gear, these Sweaty Betty leggings are a great way to combine the two. The leggings, which also have a handy pocket for a phone, are praised for being super comfortable as well as sculpting and flattering for your body. They are a little more expensive, but worth the investment.
Hush Slub V-Neck T-Shirt
£27, Hush Now that the weather's hotting up, you may be on the hunt for some cooler clothing to see you through the lockdown. And this soft, slouchy cotton tee from Hush at John Lewis is a brilliant choice - pair with your favourite pair of PJ bottoms, or go all out and tuck into some jeans. Only for that weekly supermarket shop though, mind...
The White Company exposed-seam sweater
was £98, now £49, The White Company If neutrals are your bag, this luxurious pick from The White Company will suit you down to the ground. With a relaxed, baggy oversized shape, this chic nude pink sweater will be uber comfortable for either a day working from home or a weekend spent lounging, but doesn't feel scruffy given the fabulous quality. Race you to the checkout for this one!
The White Company jersey joggers
£69, The White Company So smart you could easily mistake them for office wear, but so comfy that they'll feel like pyjamas. These joggers come in a flattering slim-fit, but have a stretchy elasticated waistband, meaning you'll be able to slouch and lounge all you want without feeling constricted. They're so chic as well that you could definitely get away with wearing them to pop out to the shops!
The White Company cashmere bed socks
£26, The White Company There's no better feeling than slipping off your shoes at the end of the day and pulling on a pair of soft cosy socks - and these are our top pick. Little else feels better than cashmere, and choosing cashmere socks is a brilliantly affordable way to wear the material.
Ted Baker Emyila V Neck Loose Fit T-Shirt
£39, Ted Baker For those keen to look stylish even in their comfies, this affordable Ted Baker t-shirt is perfect. It's got a loose-fit, so you can relax at home in it, but it's also stylish enough to wear out. So when you're ready to head back into the world, pop it on with a pair of high-rise jeans or a midi skirt, and you're good to go!
Hush Bina Faux Fur Slides
£35, Hush Perfect for either relaxing around the house or popping to the shops, these chic and comfy slides are the ultimate loungewear essential. The slippers come in a black and blush pink, so there's an option for everyone.
M&S Collection Drawstring Tapered Ankle Grazer Trousers
£29.50, M&S For comfortable and cosy yet elegant looks, these camel tapered trousers are your best bet. Also available in other colours, they can easily go from the couch to a relaxed park stroll. Pair it with a cream jumper and you can’t go wrong.
Gap Textured Stripe Raglan Sweater
£12.99, Gap Not your basic sweatshirt, add a twist to your selection with a modern one. Featuring raglan sleeves and textured stripes, the neutral grey tone will make a good match with navy joggers.
Eberjey Heather Cotton Blend Slouchy Top
£57, Eberjey The ribbon drawstring and wide neckline are the details that make this tee special. Available in different colours, it can be either a pyjama top or loungewear one. Cute and versatile, just how we like it.
Hush Finoula Washed Joggers
£49, Hush These chic and uber-comfy joggers come in four different colours - grey, coral, yellow and khaki. They're an update to Hush's favourite Morgan joggers, and with a handy drawstring tie, you can have them as loose are as close-fitting as you want. Reviews of the joggers are glowing, with one saying, 'Soooooo comfortable. The joggers are true to size and a great fit.' Plus, they're smart enough to wear to the shops!
Amy Hunt is Life Channel Editor at womanandhome.com, having been with the brand since 2015. She began as the magazine's features assistant before moving over to digital as a News and Features Writer, before becoming Senior Writer, and now a Channel Editor. She has worked on either women's lifestyle websites previously too—including Woman's Weekly, Goodto.com, Woman, and Woman's Own. In 2019, Amy won the Digital Journalist of the Year award at the AOP Awards, for her work on womanandhome.com. She is passionate about everything from books, to homes, to food and the latest news on the royal family. When she isn't editing or updating articles on cleaning, homewares, the newest home gadgets, or the latest books releases for the website, she's busy burying her nose in a gripping thriller, practising yoga, or buying new homeware of her own.
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