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    39 Pieces Of Clothing That Are Relaxed But Still Fashionable

    Effortless chic is your middle name.

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    1. A sweet leopard top with button details and ruffled short sleeves that make it about a thousand times more stylish than a regular tee, even though it's just as easy to toss on.

    A model wearing the V-neck top in brown

    Promising review: "Add this to your wardrobe like yesterday! I LOVE this blouse! Between the fun leopard print (who doesn’t love leopard?!) and the flirty ruffle in the sleeves, it’s a perfect top for any occasion! You can dress it up or wear it casually. You can tuck it into a pair of high-waisted pants or wear it untucked with a pair of skinny jeans. Very happy with this purchase and also bought it in the black and white (in addition to the subtle brown). A must for your wardrobe!" —Jameela M.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in four colors).

    2. A romantic puff-sleeve pastel maxi dress fit for a princess trapped in a tower with nothing to do but brush and brush her hair...or a you stuck in your apartment with nothing to do but twirl around and take selfies in this instantly Instagrammable outfit.,

    Some reviewers also styled it with the sleeves worn off the shoulder, and several reviewers say it worked as maternity wear, too!

    Promising review: "Ethereally beautiful!! This dress is absolutely LOVELY. It’s so lightweight, breezy, and comfortable. It fits perfectly, and the bodice has plenty of stretch so if you’re in between sizes, you could go either way. I actually sized down because I wanted to wear it on the shoulders and didn’t want the sleeves slipping off, but I didn’t have an issue with that at all. It’s wrinkly when it arrives, but a quick steam makes it look so much nicer and more expensive than it is. I got the sage green color and it’s not see through, it’s beautiful. Get this dress!" —Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 15 colors).

    3. A floral flannel you can rock open or buttoned up — it's a fresh, pretty take on a wardrobe staple either way.

    model wearing the blush, pink, and blue floral shirt open over a tee

    Promising review: "This is a medium weight, just a little bit heavier than the usual Maurices flannel. Material is soft and cozy. Fit is true to size. Very pretty light blush color. Floral colors are pretty bright, so I will tone the look down with a gray shirt like photo. On me it's not fitted, but not a relaxed fit either." —CHE50

    Get it from Maurices for $29.90+ (available in sizes XS-4X).

    4. A swingy, high-low turtleneck tunic that's basically the definition of effortless chic. It's got a waffle-knit material because hey, if it's good enough for your favorite breakfast food, it's good enough for your new favorite top.


    Promising review: "10/10 will buy again!! I am obsessed! The color is beautiful but the feel and quality of it is even better! This feels way more expensive then it is and is so soft! I think the fit is so perfect for an easy look and would be perfect paired with skinny jeans, booties, and maybe even a cute hat!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and in 17 colors).

    5. Rich burgundy faux leather leggings sure to make the basic (and at this point, severely worn out) leggings you've spent all of stay-at-home times in very jealous. Finally, some leggings you'll feel 100% great about wearing as real pants.

    model wearing the leggings with a graphic sweatshirt

    Promising review: "These look more expensive than they are. Super cute and comfy. Makes me feel stylish despite how comfortable they are! Def try them. Great for the price point." —TeacherFashionista

    Get them from Target for $17 (originally $20; available in sizes XS-XXL).

    6. A Stevie Nicks-esque velvet duster you can just toss over a band tee and jeans for an OOTD straight out of your fashion ~dreams~.,

    Promising review: "Wow! I just got this and wore it for the first time today, and I've had three strangers and numerous friends compliment it already. I can't remember getting this much notice from any piece of clothing I've ever worn! It's soft, fits as expected, and it is DRAMATIC. It's loose, flowy, and light. I'm 5'5" and it hits right at the top of my thigh. After the third stranger stopped me, I decided I needed to take a photo and write a review immediately!" —Lady

    Get it from Amazon $28.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in 12 colors).

    7. A go-everywhere denim utility jacket that's an absolute no-brainer to throw over every outfit. Also, those pockets look like the perfect size for storing hand sanitizer and ChapStick — you love to see it.

    model in the light wash denim jacket with snap button closure and large pockets
    Beginning Boutique

    Beginning Boutique is a woman-owned Australian shop with a huge selection of trendy clothes!

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $59.99 (originally $79.99; available in Australian sizes 4-12).

    8. A cozy maxi dress (with POCKETS!) that'll have you covered — literally — for whatever. Just toss it on and go!,

    Promising review: "I was looking for something easy to grab and go for weekends or a quick change after work. This dress is perfect! The print isn't too much or overwhelming either. I ordered several from this company and I will be ordering more in the future." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes L-4XL and in 16 colors and prints)

    9. Drawstring waist boyfriend jeans by It Australian denim brand One Teaspoon, because one thing I think we've all learned from quarantimes is that we should banish buttons and zippers on even the trendiest garments for good. It's a new comfy era!

    Model wearing the ripped light wash jeans with large front pockets

    Get them from Amazon for $148 (available in sizes XXS-XL).

    10. A surprisingly chic knit set that's a heck of a lot cuter (and more Insta-worthy) than plain old sweats. Plus, you can break up the top and shorts for tons of outfit combinations.,

    Promising review: "It’s safe to say that I am OBSESSED with this lounge set! The color is just like the pictures and it fits true to size. The quality is much better than anticipated, which was a pleasant surprise! It’s super comfy and cozy for lounging around, but you can also throw on a pair of jeans to dress it up and wear it out! I also think the shorts would be acceptable to wear out with a graphic tee. :)" —Julia N

    Get it from Amazon for $28.88+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 12 colors and prints).

    11. A super soft floral midi dress so you can achieve T-Swift-esque cottagecore vibes without the effort of, you know, releasing multiple Grammy-worthy albums during quarantine.

    Model wearing the orange and white floral t-shirt dress

    Promising review: "I bought this and I love it! The color is great and love that the waistband is stretchy! I usually go between a 2 and 3 and got this in a 2 and it's perfect! Love it! Can't wait for spring to wear this out of the house." —MICHMICHY

    Get it from Torrid for $45.17 (originally $69.50; available in sizes 00X-6X).

    12. Slouchy yet stylish overalls with roomy pockets for storing all the compliments you'll collect.,

    Promising review: "I have been searching for the perfect pair of overalls for a while and finally found them! These are not too tight and not too baggy and very comfortable. I would say they fit true to size. They are a tad baggy in the crotch area, but not to the point of making me look like I'm wearing a clown suit. I may order them in another color and try ordering a size smaller just to see if I like the fit better. The first day I wore them I got so many compliments on them — even from teenage girls, and I'm 52! I did wash them before I wore them, which helped make them feel not so stiff." —Bryna Freeman

    Get it from Amazon for $32.75 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in four colors).

    13. A fun and super hecking soft ombre lounge set to have you looking like a living, breathing sunset while you chill from dawn till dusk.

    The peach, pink, and yellow sweatshirt and pants set

    I have some PJs by this brand, Honeydew, and can attest to their signature super softness!

    Get it from Amazon for $54 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    14. An oversized open cardigan with rainbow striped sleeves to take every ensemble from blah to cheerful in seconds flat.


    Promising review: "I love how soft this sweater is, and cozy. It matches with pretty much anything! The colors and material were definitely better than I expected. I wore it with shorts and a tank top (I live in hot weather) and the material was breathable. I didn't feel overly hot and it looked great. I would highly recommend this sweater." —alicia

    Get it from Amazon for $32.98 (available in sizes S-XXL and in five colors).

    15. A bold one-shoulder sports bra and leggings set unlike anything any of your fellow athleisure enthusiasts will have in their rotation.

    model wearing the blue set with mesh inset details
    Eclectic Bella

    This LA-based, Black woman-owned business stocks several cute athleisure sets and other stylish clothing, too!

    Get it from Eclectic Bella for $59 (available in sizes S-L; also available in black here).

    16. A fun and colorful plaid button-down sure to become a wardrobe staple, because IMHO, plaid should basically be considered a neutral (especially in fall and winter). Still, it can look super high-fashion when paired with contrasting prints or edgy jewelry, or knotted over high-waisted bottoms., Amazon

    Reviewers recommend sizing up for a cool oversize look!

    Promising review: "Soft and warm, but still light — perfectly oversized. Very, very soft. Not a thick, true flannel for those looking for that, but it’s a really nice replica for someone just looking for a comfy, fun shirt to wear during quarantine! Yup, I’m that person that found herself working from home with no casual clothes. This made me feel comfortable, warm and still a little put together, LOL." —Cynthia

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 45 styles).

    17. A boho chic crochet-detail henley made for pairing with your fave jeans and that's giving me Free People vibes at a fraction of a Free People price.

    A reviewer wearing the shirt in blue with white lace details at the sleeves

    Promising review: "Love this long-sleeve top! The fabric is high quality (not see-through) and a true light blue color. I would say it runs true to size. If you prefer a looser fit, size up. I absolutely love the lace detail on the sleeves!" —GG

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in 12 colors).

    18. Tie-dye sweatpants, aka the biggest trend of the past year that will persist through the rest of stay-at-home times and beyond — because cute and cozy is a combo that never goes out of style.

    @pipmegan on Instagram / Via, Amazon

    Get the matching sweatshirt here and the shorts version here.

    Promising review: "The best tie-dye sweat set. I constantly get asked about these pants and the matching sweatshirt! Super comfortable and vibrant colors." —Megan Thomson

    Get them from Amazon for $44.90 (available in sizes XXS-3X and in four colors).

    19. A long-sleeved T-shirt dress that seems basic, but is there anything basic about a flirty asymmetric hem and over 7,500 positive reviews? Didn't think so.,

    Promising review: "This dress fits GREAT and is so versatile!! I was able to create at least 10 different outfits with this dress. The quality is so perfect! I also ordered it in three other colors: brown, green, and rose pink!" —Sequeena Thompson

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 40 colors and prints).

    20. A gingham pullover sweatshirt with such cute colors and adorable contrasting trim, it's basically an outfit all on its own — just add jeans. Plus, it's got a handy pocket you're free to fill with sunshine.

    The business owner wearing a blue gingham sweatshirt with light pink trim
    The Tiny Tassel

    This cuteness is from The Tiny Tassel, a Black woman-owned, Charleston-based business that specializes in cheerful accessories (often featuring, yup, tassels) and clothes (handmade by the founder's mom!).

    Get it from The Tiny Tassel for $88 (available in sizes XS-3XL).

    21. A puff-sleeve sherpa moto jacket that combines several trends in one, all while staying super heckin' cozy.


    Promising review: "I’m in love with this jacket. It is very stylish. Sherpas usually have that sporty look, but this one looks expensive and fancy. The fabric is super soft and warm. You will catch a lot of eyes with this jacket. Highly recommend." —CarlaPatricia90

    Get it from Express for $79.99 (originally $98; available in sizes XS-XL and in six colors).

    22. Cool animal print lounge pants to make even a day spent on the couch feel like you're living on the ~wild~ side.


    Promising review: "I didn’t have super high expectations for these but I love them! The material is so soft and comfortable and the fit is true to size. Thin enough material that they’re not super hot, but also not see-through. The print looks just like the picture and I think they are nice enough to be worn out, not just around the house. Could be dressed up cute with a jean jacket and some heels. Definitely recommend for the price!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 21 colors and prints).

    23. A sssstylish snake-print open cardigan with cute ruffle trim sure to go down in hiss-tory as the best part of your casual ensemble.

    model in the gray cardigan

    Get it from Maurices for $29.90+ (available in sizes XS-4X).

    24. A surprisingly chic oversized hoodie dress that's ready to replace your worn-out college hoodie permanently.


    Lots of reviewers also posted pics of them rocking this with over-the-knee boots, so it'll double as a going-out look when you're actually, well, going out again.

    Promising review: "Sexy and ridiculously comfy. We have all had the experience of getting home from a night on the town and being so happy and relieved to take off our clothes and put on our comfy wear. Well, I wore this for the first time tonight, came home, took my boots off and then realized I didn't want to change. My main issue with this dress is that I'm going to have to fight with myself not to sleep in it regularly! I'm going to order another one or two of these and may even buy a few for Christmas presents for my sister and mom. We all have completely different body types and this will look amazing on us all. Please make this in more colors so my friends will know that I'm not wearing the same thing every day." —Susan K

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and in 29 designs).

    25. A burnout-effect velvet robe ideal for layering and/or lounging in luxury.


    It's by Zelie for She, an LA-based, Black woman-owned brand dedicated to creating glam plus-size clothing. They just launched their Nordstrom line on Feb. 5!

    Promising review: "I love this duster. I got it in pink and it's beautiful. I'm in love with this collection and the duster is so pretty. I feel like a princess. I can't wait to wear it out! Material is thin and silky and the burnout pattern is so chic." —Lizziegalogo

    Get it from Nordstrom for $129 (available in sizes 1X-3X and in two colors).

    26. A striped sweatshirt with sleek side slits to add extra interest to an otherwise basic piece. You'd reach for this so often, I think you'd be fully justified in buying one in every color (which, BTW, you can do for under $100).

    A model wearing the crewneck pullover in white with black stripes

    Promising review: "This top is so soft and has just the perfect amount of weight to it. It could easily be sold at Nordstrom for $70. It fits just like model with a tad extra length in the back. The sleeves are long and it’s true to size. There honestly is not bad thing I could say about this! Run, don't walk, to order yours!" —Alison

    Get it from Amazon for $28 (available in sizes 1X-7X and in three colors and prints).

    27. An simply adorable sweatsuit set perfect for an ~athleisurely~ weekend spent bingeing Bridgerton, making pancakes, and having a solo dance party in your room. Ideal., Amazon

    Promising review: "The cutest and comfiest lounge set I’ve bought to date! I like the khaki color, and the material is lightweight and comfortable. Not too hot. Great for mixing and matching too!" —Sarah Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 12 colors; also available in a shorts and tee version).

    28. A wide-stripe, V-neck cardi with pretty pearly buttons that could easily pass for a hip vintage piece and is basically a top *and* jewelry all rolled into one.,

    Promising review: "Very beautiful sweater. Much thicker that I expected, and good quality material. Very warm. I will be ordering other colors. I absolutely love this sweater. Have garnered many compliments." —Frequent shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in nine designs).

    29. Sparkly jogger pants because sweats, like everything else in life, can only be made better with sequins.

    model wearing rose gold sequin pants with a hand in the pocket

    Get them from Loft for $59.98+ (originally $89.50; available in sizes M-XXL regular, S-XL petite, and 14-18 plus).

    30. A comfy asymmetric plaid shirtdress (with pockets!!!) so you can ~check~ "easy winter outfit" off your shopping list.,

    Promising review: "This dress fits every occasion! I love the fact you can dress it up with a belt or dress it down and let it hang loosely. The fabric is also very thick and durable, so it's definitely not cheaply made. It's worth the price you're paying! It doesn't shrink when washing. Overall very satisfied with my purchase. <3" —Hilary Lynn

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in 11 colors).

    31. A mint utility jumpsuit sure to have you pastel-ing all your friends that separate tops and bottoms are overrated.

    model wearing the short-sleeve collared jumpsuit
    Lilly's Kloset

    Lilly's Kloset is a Black woman-owned business based in Houston.

    Get it from Lilly's Kloset for $78 (available in sizes S-L).

    32. A slouchy-yet-posh oversized turtleneck dress that basically screams, "Why yes, I DID just get back from a day on the slopes. Please bring me a glass of wine.",

    It's got pockets and over 1,000 5-star reviews! Reviewers recommend sizing up if you want it slouchy.

    Promising review: "This has got to be my favorite piece of clothing that I own right now. So far I own both the red and the orange, and I'm buying the black next. These sweaters are so ridiculously comfortable, and as a plus-sized woman comfortable AND cute can be hard to find. The pockets do jut out a bit weirdly when you first get it, but once you wash it that will go away. This actually fit as expected." —HappilyContent

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 15 colors and prints).

    33. A swingy and boho-chic dress with pockets, an easy breezy cut, and a print that'll stand out in any crowd. Yeah, it's a triple threat.

    Model wearing the sleeveless, knee-length, ruffle trim dress in a blue print

    It's by one of my favorite labels, Sea, which is known for their relaxed yet high-fashion pieces. I have a couple items by them and they're the perfect combo of cozy and chic!

    Get it from Shopbop for $350 (available in sizes XXS-XL).

    34. A dramatic waterfall cardi to help you make a regal entrance everywhere you go, while still staying comfy and within your budget.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this. I purchased the black and was wearing it to work every day for almost two weeks. I get compliments on it as well. It is comfortable and roomy, flows well, is soft, and manages to keep me warm. I am planning to buy three more. I need to add the gray, navy, and white to my collection for sure." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes L-5XL and in 30 colors and prints).

    35. A satin romper that looks luxe, but has an elastic waistband to keep you way comfier than everyone else for dressy occasions. Oooh, and this with a pile of layered gold necklaces?? 😍😍😍

    model wearing the long sleeve romper with a collar and plunging neckline in black
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.99 (available in sizes S-L and in two colors).

    36. A fierce leopard pocket T-shirt none of the plain tees in your closet could ever hope to compete with.,

    Promising review: "Such a cute top! This shirt is a very comfy, smooth material! The stitching on the pocket is sturdy, and the pocket is very spacious. I wore this with jeans and cute earrings to work on casual Friday, and I got lots of compliments! I would definitely buy this item again." —Grace C.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes 14-26 and in six colors).

    37. A raw-hemmed denim tunic shirtdress ready to serve as a jean-ius blank canvas to your fabulous shoe and accessory collection (or just be cute on its own with a pair of sneakers).

    A model wearing the long-sleeved mini dress with frayed cuffs in dark wash denim

    Several reviewers recommend sizing up!

    Promising review: "My preference is loose fitting/baggy clothes. I love the dress! Quality is decent for the price and I love the cut of it as well. I’m always sweaty, but I definitely feel comfortable and it doesn’t feel heavy either! Getting the black one too!" —Leah

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in three colors).

    38. A super soft jumpsuit that's trendy, but also so comfy you'll feel like you're getting away with wearing a PJ onesie in public., Amazon

    Promising review: "This is actually my favorite thing I've purchased recently. It's so comfy and easy. It's also so cute to wear out during the daytime. It's so simple, but I always get compliments. The fabric is thick, so I noticed in the summer I was getting a little warm. The sides go low so you might want to wear a bandeau." —Cyndi Lundeberg

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 14 colors).

    39. And a super posh layered shift dress to make it look like you skillfully styled a dress over a blouse, when all you had to do was pull on one piece. Extra credit for adding patterned tights and/or a colorful belt, though.

    Model wearing mini dress with white ruffle collar and sleeves and black velvet shift bodice

    Promising review: "I love this dress! It's so comfortable! Plus it's really high quality. It fits really nicely too! Perfect for the winter!" —Andrea

    Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes S-4X).

    You, looking effortlessly fabulous like it's NBD:


    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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