Many of us now work from home and some companies may even switch to permanent work from home arrangements after the COVID-19 pandemic ends. Unfortunately, working from home has dealt a major blow to fashionable dressing.
Many of us find it unnecessary to dress up as we did when going to the office. Instead, we have resorted to comfy outfits that don’t make us feel stylish at all. We don’t even wear shoes anymore as slippers are the new norm.
Not dressing your best could eventually start to affect your performance. This is because certain clothes put you in work mode while others make you feel like lounging. There can be a compromise between comfort and fashion though.
You can dress up comfortably for the home but still look like a professional on your zoom video calls. Keep reading for 10 comfy outfits that you can wear at home and still look glamourous.
Jumpers are some of the comfiest outfits to wear since they’re a one-piece outfit. The secret is to get one in a soft material such as cotton, silk or rayon. Get a short-sleeved one so that you don’t get too hot while moving around the house.
You can also get a romper or short overalls as this will make you look cute and stylish while keeping you cool.
2. T-Shirts and Jeggings
T-shirts are a must for your comfy wardrobe and they can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. They are made of comfortable cotton and can work with any kind of pant or skirt.
If you need something professional for video conferences, choose plain colored shirts. You can also choose colorful prints or graphic tees for casual days. Whenever you buy t-shirts be sure to choose quality ones that won’t fade after one wash.
Jeggings are essentially jeans and leggings put together. They are the perfect combination for looking like you’re ready to head out while still remaining comfy. The one downside is that they typically don’t come with real pockets.
3. Adaptable Pajama Set
Yes, you can wear pajamas and still attend a video call. You have to find a set that looks decent enough that you can go to the mall with it. Find pajamas with solid plain colors or conservative patterns.
The top should also look like a t-shirt or sweatshirt. The bottoms should look like sweatpants or leggings. These would be best to wear on a Friday which is normally a dress down day in most offices.
4. Jogger Pants and Tanktop
Jogger pants are a cross between jeans and tracksuits. They are made of comfortable material and have an elasticized cuff. They are extremely comfy outfits and can be worn to lounge on the sofa.
Joggers are also great outdoor pants. They are hip enough to dress up with a fitted t-shirt or a cotton tank top and jacket.
5. Harem Pants
Harem pants look great with fitted tees making for a very comfortable but fashionable outfit. Most of them are made with very light and soft fabric an elastic waist, and elastic cuffs.
These loose fittings bottoms are such comfy outfits you can fall asleep in them. At the same time, there is hardly a fashionista that hasn’t been seen sporting a pair. You will look so fabulous in these that you’ll keep wearing them even to the office.
6. Jeans and Crewneck
While jeans are a wardrobe staple, you probably don’t think that they are comfy outfits. But some jeans styles and cuts are as comfortable as leggings or pajamas.
First, feel the material and find a pair that feels soft against your skin and is made of stretchy fabric. Secondly, find those with an elastic waist or they should fit comfortably around the waist.
Crewneck shirts are typically are a great fit for comfy outfits. You can find them made of cotton and they come in long- or short-sleeve versions.
7. Maxi Dresses
Maxi dresses are very easy to wear. They are comfortable and look great on every body type. All you have to do is pull one over your head, pair them with your footwear of choice and you’re good to go.
Maxi dresses always look fashionable and put together. You can’t go wrong with one.
You don’t have to resort to wearing bedroom slippers if you’re home all day. Putting on a pair of sneakers will transform your mind and help you focus on work.
A pair of sneakers are not only comfortable but puts you in work mode. Get a house pair that you only wear around the house. Try aiming for softer sneakers, such as mesh material.
9. Adult Onesies
Adult onesies stole the scene a few years ago and have been one of the top choices for comfy outfits to wear at home. You can find onesies in lots of different materials, such as cotton or fleece. They keep you very warm and are the perfect wear for a comfortable day in the house.
One of the best parts about these quick outfits is that you can find them in a variety of styles and characters. For instance, if you’re a fan of superheroes then you’re bound to find a batman or wonder woman onesie. You can even be a unicorn if that’s your style.
Sweatsuits are one of the most classic comfy outfits. Some sweatsuits are suitable enough to wear in and outside of the house. You’ll be able to move around freely with comfortable, breathable materials.
Find the Best Comfy Outfits to Rock at Home
Being in the house all the time doesn’t mean you can’t find great outfits. You can still look fashionable and put together while wearing comfy outfits.
Even if you’re working from home, some of these sets are perfect for your virtual meetings. For more fashion tips to help you look your best (even at home), check out our article on 2020 fashion.