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    If You Want Clothes You Can Lounge *And* Go Out In, This Post Is For You

    Cozy, cozy, cozy — even if you do have to pair any of the below with stilettos.

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    1. A V-neck ribbed sweater with the word versatility written all over it in invisible ink. This wardrobe basic can be worn to anything, with anything — and it's great for the sightly chilly days of fall and full-blown freezing temps of winter.

    reviewer wearing the white tee

    Promising review: "This sweater is one of the best quality sweaters I have purchased on amazon. Very soft and great material. I loved it so much I purchased it again in two more colors." —Denise 

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 22 colors). 

    2. An oversized satin blazer shirt one could consider the caviar of their wardrobe. Slip this on and pad around your (imaginary) penthouse *or* pair it with slinky stilettos and a strong espresso martini.

    model wearing the black satin shirt

    Get it from Boohoo for $45 (available in sizes 14–24 and in four colors). 

    3. An open-front knit cardigan best accessorized with a jukebox baby. If you prefer rock and roll with a fry side order of cozy, this layer is an answered prayer.


    Promising review: "I love to wear this a top and jeans in the evening when it gets cooler, but really you can wear it with anything from jeans to dresses. The fabric is pretty soft and it feel cozy. I love its trendy look and letters in the back." —Natalie Cepeda

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and in six colors).

    4. A matching set for lounging around and doing nothing, but the subtle pant pleats also makes the whole thing très trendy. Need to run errands? Have a friend stopping by? Don't want to show up to the Zoom call in your pajamas? This cozy duo is perfect for all scenarios.

    Promising review: "Got this set to sleep in for the winter. The material is very comfortable and soft on the skin and not irritating at all. The stitches were flawless and looks exactly like the picture. I actually wore the sweats outside with another top and I was feeling fine the whole day." —Kesha Follz

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in five colors).

    5. A plaid shirt that's just inspired me to scour Airbnb for a staycation in the middle of nowhere. I can picture it already: surrounded by nature, drinking coffee in a semi-modern cabin with floor-to-ceiling windows.. all while wearing this top.

    model wearing the plaid shirt

    Promising review: "I love this top. I paired it with a bralette and vinyl black pants with combat boots and I got so many compliments on it." —Ashli 

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes L–5X and in 18 colors). 

    6. A sleeved turtleneck sweater beckoning you to add it to that Amazon shopping cart, stat. This provides lightweight warmth (no suffocation sweating here) and tucks perfectly into your trusty high-waisted skinnies.


    Promising review: "Wow I’m so surprised at how SOFT this sweater is. Soooo soft and cozy on. Love the color (I got mint green) and it looks just like the photo! Obsessed." —Jun

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 12 colors).

    7. A waffle crewneck sweatshirt available in solid colors or emblazoned with city logos, the latter of which I will likely purchase even though I have no solid connection to Chicago.

    model wearing the sweatshirt

    Get it from Aerie for $54.95 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in 10 colors). 

    8. High-waisted flare pants available in 16 colors and, consider this a warning, you'll want to stock up on every one. Over 8,000 reviewers swear that these babies are heaven in clothing form — buttery soft, amazingly stretchy, and perfect for any occasion.,

    Promising review: "I wore these pants on a first date and they made my booty and thighs look amazing. I also wore these pants to my office job and my coworkers went crazy over them. I literally emailed and texted shared item and copied links to these pants all day. They are so soft. You want to touch them all day and they make great sleep pants." —Christina Tahey

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and 16 colors).

    9. An ultra soft cutout sweater available in the only hues I want to wear until next spring: wine red, royal blue, deep green, and black. Leaves are dying, fall is flourishing, and so am I.

    reviewer wearing the sweater

    Promising review: "This is cute with jeans, would look great tucked into a skirt, and even is work appropriate! I like how soft it is and the cold shoulder detail just really makes this shirt so fun to wear. Quality is good, too." —Social Rush Blog 

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in four colors). 

    10. A two-piece set that is basically a gazillion options in one: Wear this as a matching ensemble, throw on the crop top with sweats, pair the bottoms with your favorite sweater, and the list goes on.

    Promising review: "The material is so soft, thick, stretchy, and comfortable. It hugs all of your curves. I like it even more because the length is on point if you're tall." —Andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 11 colors).

    11. An off-shoulder jumpsuit made from a breathable, lightweight fabric that won't cling to your upper thighs the second you come in contact with an ounce of humidity. Annnd a drawstring waist for an hourglass silhouette is the cherry on top of a perfect wardrobe sundae.

    reviewer wearing the jumpsuit

    Promising review: "Loveeeeeee this thing! Holy crap. I was kinda skeptical but I just received it and I'm in love! It’s so comfy and lightweight but has a casual dressy feel." —Jilldal 

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 13 colors). 

    12. A mock neck sweater dress serving the same cozy energy as the plush blanket I treated myself to at Home Goods last week. Wearing this = wearing your favorite fuzzy throw.

    model wearing the blue sweater dress

    Get it from Nordstrom for $49 (available in sizes 1X–4X). 

    13. A sleeveles tank made from magically soft cotton and given a little extra ~va va voom~ via swanky shoulder pads. I declare this top *the* perfect thing to throw on for Zoom meetings because it's slightly more dressy than your regular cami...but equally as comfortable.,

    Promising review: "I love this top! This is so similar to the versions that are out from much more expensive retailers right now. It is so on-trend! I love the muscle tee design and the shoulder pads make it over the top cute. I got a size medium and I think it’s pretty true to size. It has enough length to do a front tuck or you can leave it out." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 10 colors).

    14. A pair of classic high-rise Align leggings loved by, and I'm not exaggerating here, almost everyone who has ever slid them on. Ridiculously soft, sweat-wicking and breathable, *and* this improved version comes with my personal saving grace: pockets.

    model wearing the black leggings

    Promising review: "My love of the buttery soft Align pants only got better with the addition of pockets. The fit is perfect, whether for running errands, walking my dog, or getting on my yoga mat. And the pockets make it easy to take my phone and my keys while keeping my hands free." –DanaLeighO

    Get them from Lululemon for $128+ (available in sizes 0–20 and eight colors). 

    15. A matching set consisting of high-rise flares and a V-neck cropped tee ideal for mixing and matching. Plus, the below combined with a faux leather biker jacket? Yum.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $98 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    16. A lightweight hoodie featuring subtle lace detailing, a surefire way to distinguish it from the rest of the *takes count* seven gray sweaters you've owned for years, don't have the heart to give away, and also haven't worn since 1997.

    reviewer wearing the hoodie

    Promising review: "This hoodie is SO comfy. The color is exactly as described and the lace detail is adorable. Great to wear with jeans and sneakers or dress up with a skirt and some boots for fall." —Rebecca C. 

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 11 colors). 

    17. A long-sleeved jumpsuit that requires absolutely 👏 no 👏 effort 👏. Finding a matching top and bottom before your morning cup of coffee is inconceivable, so we suggest slipping this cozy one-piece on instead.

    Model wearing jumpsuit

    Promising review: "I love this jumper. Super comfy, perfect fit. The waist is a string tie (not elastic!), which I really like. Elastic waistbands can sometimes be too tight even on comfortable clothes so the string is great. The ankles and wrists are stretchy with the perfect amount of 'give' so I can get my feet and hands in and out easily. The fabric is lightweight and easy to move, dance, yoga in. Of course, it's a V-neck so I wear a cami, sports top or halter underneath. And pockets!" —Debbie

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and four colors).

    18. A button-front cardigan that can be layered over any ensemble for an added dash of warmth. The blouson sleeves add a perfectly trendy touch *but* don't distract from the main 'fit.

    Lane Bryant, model wearing the striped cardigan

    Get it from Lane Bryant for $54.95 (available in sizes 10-28 and in three colors).

    19. Baggy overalls that scream, "I'm taking a trip to the farmers market and buying a dozen apples with the intention of baking an apple pie." Will that apple pie ever get made? Absolutely not. But at least you looked cute during the thought.

    reviewer wearing the orange jumpsuit

    Promising review: "I am literally obsessed with these! I have been wanting to order overalls for a couple of years now. I thought this was a cute way to wear them without trying to look too young. Spot on. I actually bought it as my lounging outfit. With all this time being spent at home with the recent crisis, I wanted something comfortable but cute so I’m not in sweats all day. Thinking about getting a couple of other colors. I would totally wear these out and about." —WamQQk

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XXXL and in three colors).

    20. Mid-rise denim joggers because in the era that won't be named (*ahem* literally the one we are living in now), the impossible has happened: we've gotten sick of leggings. These pants provide the comfort from our once beloved staple but looks far more put-together.

    model wearing the joggers

    Get them from Boohoo for $24 (originally $60, available in sizes 12–20). 

    21. A longline padded tank that reaps the versatility of a tank with the sweet, sweet support of underwire thanks to a body-hugging fit. TL;DR: going braless will have never felt so secure.,

    Promising review: "All the positive reviews are true, this is a really great top! I will only buy premium workout leggings, but have been looking into more affordable tops and stumbled across this one. I really didn't expect to love it as much as I do. The fabric is soft and very thick, the cut is great, and it offers enough support for DD/DDD for casual wear and stretching/mobility sessions." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 12 colors).

    22. A delicious pull-on jumpsuit striking me as something the iconic Lily van der Woodsen would don while padding around her penthouse apartment, contemplating who she should marry next.

    model wearing a light brown jumpsuit

    Get it from Anthropologie for $148 (available in sizes XS–L). 

    23. Sweater pants I am actually lusting — let me repeat, LUSTING — after. These puppies are made with an über soft yarn to have your limbs feeling they're being enveloped by clouds and kittens.

    model wearing the pants
    J. Crew Factory

    Get them from J.Crew Factory for $76.50 (originally $110, available in sizes XXS–3X and in three colors). 

    24. A seamless set featuring a ribbed knit material best described as divine. Reviewers swear that the high-waisted leggings are squat-proof but "don't feel suffocating," which I'm pretty sure is allllll the proof we need that sorcery exists.,

    Promising review: "This outfit fits so well but doesn't feel suffocating. The pants at first looked too small but once I put them on they stretched out easily and the material is thick enough for it not to be see-through or show panty lines. The top is cozy to wear, supportive, and va-va voom if you wear it as a top on its own. It covers the back well too. I plan on ordering more colors." —Jenny

    Get it from Amazon for $28.97+ (available in sizes S–L and in 10 colors).

    25. A chunky turtleneck sweater with pumpkin spice coursing through its veins. Fall festivities, say hello to the only top I'll be wearing whilst watching Hocus Pocus and eating my weight in apple cider donuts.

    reviewer wearing the orange sweater

    Promising review: "I am OBSESSED with this sweater. It looks like the same one currently in stores by other major fashion retailers for a fraction of the price. It is soft, flattering, and cozy! I literally want one in every color. The only thing I'll say is it fit slightly small, so maybe order a size up depending on how you want it to fit." —Madeline

    Get it from Amazon for $25.88+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 17 colors).

    26. A band shirt for a staple that can easily replace the plain white tee you've been wearing for ages. Pair this with your favorite denim and wow, even wild horses wouldn't be able to drag [their eyes] away.


    Get it from Target for $12.99 (available in sizes XS–3X and in nine colors).

    27. Wrinkle-resistant joggers profesh enough to wear to the office with flats — but rejoice, because a buttery fabric (made from recycled fishing nets) means that these lightweight babies are also ideal for Disney+ binges. *hums along to the Hannah Montana "Best of Both Worlds" bop*

    model wearing the black joggers
    Lezé the Label

    Get them from Lezé the Label for $108 (available in sizes XS–3XL). 

    28. A seamless set reviewers swear is *the* perfect dupe for far pricier brands. And aside from the fact that the leggings are squat-proof and rest firmly on your waist during cardio, let's acknowledge the real winner winner chicken dinner here: a one-shoulder top that looks unbelievably stylish for hiking photos.,

    Promising review: "Super-high quality and definitely squat-proof. I wore this through a 50-minute cardio Pilates class and it stayed in place the entire time. Well worth it!!!" —Erika

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in five colors).

    29. A knit pullover that will never get the chance to grace the insides of your Ikea Malm dresser because it will be worn every. damn. day. Versatility is the secret sauce that makes this top so irreplaceable; in other words, you can put this s*** on everything.

    reviewer wearing the white sweater in three different ways

    Promising review: "This is a great sweater...quality material, thick without being too hot. It's not tunic length, but it works with leggings. I have it in three colors: black, blue, and white." —Mel D. 

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 24 colors). 

    30. An open front cardigan worthy of all the compliments it's bound to receive. Slipping this on over a wrinkled white tee and your most faded denim = upping your ~chic~ factor by about 97%. You can't argue with science.

    reviewer wearing the leopard print long open front cardigan with pockets

    Promising review: "This is my travel cardigan! It’s not bulky like a coat, but it’s thick and warm! It feels like I’m in my comfortable blanket! The print is as it is online. It’s comfortable, pretty, and fits true to size." —MadamChapman 

    Get it from Amazon for $23.59+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 27 colors).

    31. Track sweats perfect for the inconsistent temps of fall, when outfit choices can easily swap from parkas to tanks overnight. Reviewers swear these are crafted with magic fabric that remains cool on sweaty days *and* warm on frigid ones. Hermione? Are you responsible for this?

    Promising review: "These are probably the softest pants I've ever owned. They feel like velvet, and are unique in that they will keep me warm in chillier months but are airy and breathable enough to wear during the sticky, humid summer months. I shy away from sweatpants usually because I don't like fleece lining or warmer pants in general because they always just seem to make me TOO hot no matter the season." —Jessica

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes S–3X and 20+ colors and prints).

    32. A soft knit "shacket" best accessorized with pumpkin carving sessions, hay rides, apple pie bake-a-thons, Insta Stories, and Goosebumps marathons.

    model wearing the shacket
    Petal + Pup

    Get it from Petal + Pup for $69.95 (available in sizes 0–12 and in three colors). 

    33. A V-neck tunic top reviewers can't stop raving about due to how soft, flowy, and versatile it is. Now that we are adults (yes I'm talking directly to you), 'tis time to finally replace the Twilight tee we've been wearing to bed since '07.

    reviewer photo of model wearing the olive green t-shirt

    Promising review: "I love these shirts! So far I have five, each in a different color. The material is soft and they fit true to size. The length is perfect to wear with leggings. Great fit, great color, great material, great price!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–5X and in 31 colors).

    34. A ribbed knit tunic that screams fall aesthetics thanks to an oversized, ultra-comfortable style — one that can be worn as a minidress with booties *or* a plain old sweater with leggings.,

    Promising review: "Honestly, one of the best Amazon purchases I’ve made to date. And that’s saying a lot because I basically buy everything I own from here. I’m not proud of it...but ya girl is busy. Buy the sweater. Thank me later. This is such a nice fitting, high-quality top for the price. An instagram influencer I follow posted about this sweater so I decided to give it a shot — so glad I did!" —Leah

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 25 colors).

    35. High-waisted leggings guaranteed to make you feel comfy and ~trendier than thou~ strutting to your usual dinner spot. Pair these with any simple top to make it look as if you didn't snooze through your alarm this morning.

    Reviewer wearing faux leather leggings

    Promising review: "Fits like a dang glove. Ordered these along with a more expensive pair from Nordstrom for New Year's Eve and ended up keeping these. These were the far superior product for more than half of the price." —Linda K

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in sizes XS–4XL and in four colors).

    36. A racerback tank that has most likely been blessed by a fairy godmother, because this takes your basic cami and goes *poof*. An instantly chic upgrade is yours for the taking due this high-neck silhouette.


    Promising review: "I really love the fit of these tanks on me. They are a super soft thick but breathable material. I have ordered multiple colors at this point and have paired them in so many different ways. I love to wear them with long skirts for a more dressed up look. They look great with shorts in the warm weather. I get hot very easily and although the material is warmer I was super comfortable! These will be great for winter time in New England as well because the fabric is thicker and comfortable! These tanks are a good length and go great tucked in or over your bottoms." —Ashley Bonnett

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 16 colors).

    37. Double-knit fabric pants that are cleverly crafted to feel like sweatpants. In reality, their tapered leg *and* wrinkle-resistant fabric make 'em more professional than the black slacks you purchased for that internship interview back in 2001. You know the ones I'm talking about.

    model wearing the green tapered pants

    Promising review: "I bought these in black and when I received them immediately bought them in Dark Forest. The material is so nice and the color is the perfect shade of olive. The length stops at the perfect spot on my ankle, not too short but not full length, and the rise sits at a good spot on my waist. Definitely a staple for your closet." —TMarieC

    Get them from Everlane for $68 (available in sizes XXS–XL and three colors).

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