Home leisure – Staying in is officially the new going out.

May 4, 2020

Life has changed across the board, as months of lockdown stimulate a formidable #StayHome culture, especially among the millennial population whose entire existence include eating out and sauntering urban strips.

As we rediscover the joys of staying indoors, the millennial stay home community is searching for ways to up their pyjama game and endorse stylish living from indoors. Most luxury fashion labels have acted quickly in an attempt to bring the array of outfits previously worn outdoors into the home. Targeting the home leisure trend-conscious groups with strategically orienting their ready-to-wear garments into multi-purpose, premium loungewear apparel to adapt to consumers’ new realities.

The home leisure trend seems like a fleeting pandemic-driven need, but it appeals to a potent yearning for personal comfort above all else. In addition, home leisure has fueled the increasing consumption of interior design pieces, ambience fragrances and other feel-good objects for your house, making for a more curated home environment.

Home leisure wear during lockdown Fashion

Turmeric pyjama power suit for those Zoom meetings we all love so much.

Source: Theglitterguide.com

How to style the trend.

Home leisurewear is having a major moment! Whether you’re running errands for essentials or on a Skype conference call for work, your boudoir elegance is no longer reserved for the bedroom.

For a genuine illustration of “I woke up like this”.

Covid-19 has breathed a new lease of life into the social acceptance of the home leisure trend. Is there anything more sophisticated than donning silk jammies from dusk till dawn?

To achieve a more street appropriate home leisure look, you can go for pyjama inspired garments – palazzo trousers, wide-leg trousers, gipsy blouses and shirt-dresses. Aim for luxe stylish sleepwear. Avoid cotton or polyester, but rather opt for structured silhouettes in elegant florals and striped prints or plaid patterns with distinguishable pyjama detailing – an open neckline, loose sleeves and lace embroidered robes in soft silks or shiny satins.

Play with textures and proportions to keep your outfit modern and updated. Wear a camisole under an unbuttoned oversized pyjama top tucked into a pair distressed denim pants and bedhead hair for a signature errand running outfit.

Home leisure wear during lockdown Fashion

Crème palm leaves suit is both comfortable and stylish.

Source: Modaoperandi.com

Polish your outfit with a voguish overcoat, blazer or jacket across your shoulders and adding chunky bold accessories, a structured handbag, a pair sunglasses or a lightweight scarf. Avoid wearing casual footwear such as slippers and flip-flops. You want to look like you just rolled out of bed yet are ready to take on the world.

A collection of some of our favourite PJ-inspired ensembles of when sleepwear became streetwear.

01. Contrast a bold coloured pyjama power suit with metallic accessories.

0.2 Belt your pyjama top for a trench coat inspired look.

0.3 This printed two-piece can be pulled off with matching pink pumps and a textured handbag in tow.

0.4 A style hack for if you don’t own any stylish PJs is to pair oversized items of the same hue and fabric.

Home leisure wear during lockdown Fashion
Source: ASOS.com

0.5 This mini silk kimono robe is the ultimate sensual home leisure esque silhouette.

0.6 For a one-piece ensemble, a silk patterned slip robe is sleek enough to be worn outside the bedroom – match with messy hair for the same effect.

0.7 For a slouchy PJ aesthetic style a dotted satin pyjama dress with loose linen trousers or skinny jeans.

0.8 Wearing heels is the best way to elevate a pyjama outfit, add a sparkly accessory for a sense of glam worthy sophistication. As proven here by SJP in her star black PJs.

Home leisure aims to enhance the pleasures of being at home, by blurring the lines between casual chic and lazy sleepwear. A perfect blend for a generation that embodies the social distancing attitude and who sleep and work in the same place – their home. #Workfromhome

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