Office appropriate loungewear to ease into the new year

By Josefin Forsberg

Elsa Hosk wearing stirrup leggings with cropped suit jacket. Photo: @elsahosk

There's no need to squeeze into uncomfortable outfits as we return to the office after the holidays

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Skinny jeans, sharp tailoring, and rigid fabrics seem incredibly unappealing upon our imminent return to work. Comfortable clothing had an undeniable moment over the last two years, and as we get dressed for the office we find ourselves longing to return to our loungewear.

Fear not, there's no need to compromise on comfort when purveying your work closets. With the right styling tips and tricks, even our most leisurely loungewear can be made office appropriate. Below, we've gathered our favourite loungewear pieces to buy now.



Logo sweatshirt

Logomania is having a moment in the current Y2K revival, so why not elevate your casual ensemble of wide-legged denim and white sneakers with a logo clad sweatshirt? Pair with a crisp white suit jacket and brighten up the over all outfit to give this Sunday casual a Monday make-over.



Zip-Detailed Jersey Leggings

Leggings are no longer exclusive to the couch or the gym. With an elastic waist and zip-up details, these soft jersey leggings were made for a pair of outstanding boots as the split sides show off any delicate detailing or eye-catching colour.



Wool wrap cardigan

Wrap up in wool to keep comfortable at your desk. Worn with winter white denim or a pair of pin-stripe suit trousers, this comfy cardigan has us feeling like we're still curled up at home.



Rib knit stirrup legging

In an homage to the 1980s, we see ourselves expanding our assortment of stirrups for 2022. The perfect loungewear leggings, this specific rib-knit style in a soft oatmeal shade was made to be worn with kitten heel mules and a crispy white oversized shirt. Or take a cue from Swedish super model Elsa Hosk above and wear your pair with a cropped blazer.


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Relaxed T-Shirt Mini Dress

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A t-shirt mini dress is arguably toeing the line of what we define as loungewear. We have, however, on multiple occasions found ourselves lounging around in nothing but an oversized t-shirt. In neutral black, this mini dress is the perfect base for most office outfits whether worn over jeans for an early 'aughts throwback or with tights.



Heavy Terry Hoodie

A grey hoodie is the basic of basics. It is the perfect layering piece under pinstriped suit jacket worn with matching tourers for a relaxed office look, or thrown atop a mini skirt for an elevated day-to-night ensemble.


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Libra ribbed cashmere bodysuit

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What better than a cashmere bodysuit when lounging around at home or getting dressed for the office. A layering piece bound to keep us both comfortable and stylish, we won't have to give up any of our sartorial standards when wearing this supremely soft garment.



Käpälä Unikko

Via Marimekko

Graphic print is an easy way to perk up our wardrobes. We favour these leggings in muted greens and dark greys from Finnish brand Marimekko, which expect expect to be wearing with black knee high leather boots and an oversized blazer.



Poplin night shirt

Via Farfetch

Tekla's poppy pink night shirt doubles as a shirt dress. Wether dressed down – worn with fuzzy slippers – or up with sharp tailoring and a pair of statement heels, this roomy silhouettes leaves us lacking nothing in terms of comfort.



W. Lagoon Oslo Trouser Black

Via Holzweiler

Track suit bottoms arr key in our loungewear closets. This specific category has seen an upswing in popularity over the pandemic, with tracksuits taken more seriously than every before. Pair with a minimalistic top and scrappy heels, and you'd be perfectly dressed for after work drinks.



Murih Pants

Via H2OFagerholt

Knit trousers are taken to a new sartorial level in a wide legged silhouette and an oat meal colour way. We're looking to pair this pair with a mix of materials, from silk shirts to leather trench coats.