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The Best Comfy Loungewear Pieces That Don’t Skimp on Style

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There’s truly nothing better than seizing those precious moments of free time to simply lounge around at home.

We’re talking embracing the cosy weekends tucked away from the world, spending a peaceful day working from home, or indulging in an epic movie and TV show marathon. In these blissful moments, the perfect attire isn’t just an add-on; it’s essential to the experience!

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This is where we step in, ready to ensure your loungewear game is as strong as your Netflix playlist.

As we gear up for the cooler embrace of winter, let us guide you through the ultimate collection of loungewear. These pieces promise not only to keep you snug and warm but also to make sure you’re oozing style, even if the only witness is your couch.

2024’s Top 3 Best Loungewear

  1. UNIQLO Washable Knit Ribbed Pants, $39.90, UNIQLO

  2.  SKIMS Boyfriend T-Shirt, $84.00, SKIMS

  3. Peter Alexander Knit Lounge Cardi, $103.20, Peter Alexander

The Best Loungewear Pieces Australia

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Papinelle Kate Modal Soft Full-Length Pant

$69.95 at Papinelle

Upgrade your work-from-home wardrobe with the Papinelle Kate Modal Soft Full-Length Pant. Made from a luxuriously soft modal blend, these pants offer a fluid drape that moves with you, ensuring both comfort and elegance.

The adjustable waistband and relaxed fit make them perfect for long days at the desk or relaxing weekends spent lounging at home. Complete the fit with the matching top too!

Key Features:

  • Fabrication: 92% Lenzing TENCEL Modal, 8% elastane.
  • Elastic waistband. 
  • Available sizes XS – 3XL. 
  • Available in Mushroom, Black, and Grey. 

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UNIQLO Washable Knit Ribbed Pants

$39.90 at UNIQLO

If anyone knows how to do basics, it’s UNIQLO. Featuring a distinctive ribbed texture and a washed finish for added softness, these pants are designed to provide ultimate comfort and a touch of casual style.

Their drawstring waist ensures a perfect fit, making them an ideal choice for everyday wear.

Key Features:

  • Fabrication: 53% Viscose, 24% Polyester, 23% Nylon.
  • Casual, straight-leg cut. 
  • Wide elastic waistband. 
  • Available in six colours. 
  • Available sizes XXS-XXL. 

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H&M Long Sleeve Jersey Top

$27.99 at H&M

Ideal for those lazy weekends, the H&M Long Sleeve Jersey Top is a staple in any loungewear collection.

Its soft jersey fabric provides warmth and comfort, while the classic design makes it versatile enough to pair with any bottom.

Key Features:

  • Fabrication: 63% Polyester, 33% Viscose, 4% Elastane. 
  • Round neckline.
  • Relaxed, dropped shoulder.
  • Available in Light Blue and Beige. 
  • Available in AU sizes XS-XL. 

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  • $27.99 from H&M
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Peter Alexander Knit Lounge Cardi

$103.20 (previously $129.00) at Peter Alexander

The crème de la crème of loungewear is here. Crafted from a soft knit fabric, the Knit Lounge Cardi features a comfortable open-front design and uber-plush softness that you could sleep in.

Perfect for layering over your favourite outfits, it’s the cosy embrace you’ll reach for on cooler days.

Key Features:

  • Fabrication: 48% Polyester, 34% Acrylic, 9% Nylon, 5% Wool, 4% Elastane. 
  • Open-style cardigan. 
  • Glitter speck fabric. 
  • Regular fit. 
  • Side splits and side pockets. 

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SKIMS Boyfriend T-Shirt

$84.00 at SKIMS

Newer players to the loungewear game, SKIMS have taken over every cool girl’s wardrobe. Take their Boyfriend T-shirt, for example.

Offering a relaxed vibe that’s perfect for lounging, it’s an easy piece to throw on for a casual look available in the brand’s signature colourways.

Key Features:

  • Fabrication: 47% Cotton, 48% Modal, 5% Spandex.
  • Men’s style t-shirt. 
  • High crew neck. 
  • Available in nine colours. 
  • Available in sizes XXS-4X. 

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Boody Downtime Wide Leg Lounge Pant

$74.95 at Boody

For those seeking comfort without compromising on eco-friendly principles, the Boody Downtime Wide Leg Lounge Pant is a dream come true.

Made from sustainable bamboo fabric, these pants are not only soft and breathable but also naturally odour-resistant and moisture-wicking.

Key Features:

  • Fabrication: 95% Viscose, 5% Bamboo Elastane Viscose.
  • Straight leg style. 
  • Available in Black and Storm. 
  • Available in sizes XS-XL. 

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Atmos & Here Stella Linen Blend Lounge Set

$79.99 at THE ICONIC

Nothing makes you feel more put together than a matching set – even when it’s loungewear.

In a breathable linen blend, this set includes a relaxed top and matching pants, providing a cohesive look that doesn’t sacrifice comfort for style. It’s the perfect ensemble for those at-home days when you want to feel put-together yet utterly relaxed.

Key Features:

  • Fabrication: 70% Viscose, 30% Linen.
  • Collared neckline. 
  • Elasticated waistband. 
  • Available in Green and Rust.
  • Available in sizes 6-18. 

How to Style Loungewear

Whether you’re staying in, running errands, or simply heading out for two seconds to fetch the mail, styling your loungewear with intention can effortlessly elevate your look from basic to casually chic.

Begin with a comfortable base, like a high-quality, soft loungewear set or a sleek loungewear dress, ensuring it suits your activity for the day. For added warmth and style, layer up with a knit cardigan or an elegant fleece zip-through, introducing texture and depth to your ensemble.

When you need to venture beyond your front door, consider stylish yet practical footwear such as sneakers or chic boots, and throw on a structured coat to seamlessly transition your outfit from indoor comfort to outdoor elegance.


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