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Fancy snuggling up on the sofa in something comfortable? Slip into these cosy buys...
Staying in is the new going out, especially during the grey wintry months, and sometimes, there’s nothing better than to relax in loose-fitting loungewear.
Of course, loungewear is more topical than ever, now that the UK is on lockdown amidst the coronavirus pandemic. With more of us than ever working from home, and more staying home rather than going out on the weekends, 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 than ever realising the true value – both mentally and physically – of self-care and me-time, there’s now more choice 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. 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 spending time inside.
But whether it’s a lazy Sunday or a cold evening after work, 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…
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!
If you love a nightgown but are getting a bit tired of frumpy floral designs, this simple neutral option is a great way to handle the transition from relaxing in bed to relaxing on the sofa! It's baggy and oversized allowing for plenty of movement, and is loosely-fitted, so it would work brilliantly during the hotter summer months.
For those freezing winter nights, this deep blue hoodie from John Lewis is your new go-to. Pop it over a comfy top, and pair it with a snug pair of soft tracksuit bottoms, and you're good to go!
If it's an easy, slip-on, all-in-one you're after, this V by Very lounge set is a winner. Comfortable and stylish at the same time, we'd even wear this one out with a pair of trainers! The knotted detail at the front will flatter your waist, so you've no need to worry about looking scruffy for the day ahead, whether you're getting chores done or flicking on a movie.
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.
They might be pyjama's, but they could easily pass for a pair of cool trackies for a day spent relaxing at home. If your actually nightwear tends to be a mish-mash of old tops and worn out bottoms, this simple matching grey set with white trim will help you feel a bit more put together if you're pottering around the house.
Even when it isn't the depths of winter, we still crave cosy loungewear to relax in at home. And this shorts set is ideal for when the warmer weather sets in. The pleated t-shirt and shorts combo is a stylish dusky pink, with a tie detail to help secure the shorts in place. Guaranteed to keep you cool but comfy.
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!
Slippers are the ultimate lounge-wear item, and we love this pom-pom pair from Marks & Spencer. The boot-like style of these slippers means they're an utter treat for your tootsies, keeping them warm and cosy in the colder months. The pretty knit pattern means you'll look good too!
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!
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.
Ultra stretch lounge set? Yes, please. That’s exactly what we need for lazy days in when all you do is going from the couch to your bed and, of course, to the dining table. The mix and match colours add some fun to this cute ensemble.
Pyjamas but make it fashion. Update your nightwear with this lovely floral set from John Lewis. We won’t blame you if you want to spend all day long lazing around in them.
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.
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.