We’ve all heard that getting dressed in the morning is key to maintaining normalcy in quarantine. Many of my friends swear by this to get their school work done at home. And while I love fashion as much as the next person, it’s hard to bring myself to truly “get dressed” every morning, especially when a large portion of my wardrobe consists of tough jeans or short skirts—neither of which are conducive to sitting on a couch. No matter how many times Karl Lagerfeld’s condemnation of sweatpants replays in my head— “Sweatpants are a sign of defeat”—I find myself in some variation of sweats for the day. Thankfully, loungewear has become more widely accepted in fashion as a low-key, possibly chic (is this pushing it?) way to shift from online class to relaxing.
Though I’m not encouraging shopping right now, hopefully, this can give you some inspiration to step up your quarantine outfits with clothing items that are already in your closet.
Just as the name suggests, these solid-colored pants are classic. Is solid not your style? Try tie-dying any white sweatpants you have for a playful addition to any WFH fit.
This is a great hybrid between getting dressed and staying cozy. The jumpsuit is acceptable enough for a Zoom class and for procrastinating by binge-watching Netflix.
There’s something, something, about a cardigan. Throw this on over the tank top you slept in and you’ve immediately upgraded. While warm for the spring, it’s a great inside temp regulator—a constant blanket.
I take back my questioning of “chic” at the beginning. These cool, light shorts would definitely classify. Pair with a fitted shirt or even a large graphic tee for extra comfort.
Does it get cozier than a slightly cropped, fleece sweatshirt? Plus, you can layer when it’s cold or simply push the sleeves up and wear it as a shirt when it’s warm.
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