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Our Guide to Fall Loungewear That’ll Keep You Cozy All Season

cozy fall loungewear pieces
Design: theSkimm | Photo: J.Crew, Soludos
October 3, 2022

This post was originally published in October 2020 and has been updated.

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Temps are getting chillier (in some places) and that means even more reason to bundle up. And what better way to stay cozy this fall season than with loungewear?

The couch is calling your name. You’ve (probably) got a PSL in your hand. Now it’s time to complete the look. Sweats, assemble.

light t-shirt for lounging

A basic henley tee that’ll become the staple of your WFH wardrobe…

Zoom meetings, working from your bed, etc. Think of this as your elevated go-to while you’re moving about the house. ($29.96, Aerie)

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A classic sleep set from Skims…

This pair of PJs practically screams fall. It’s made of a soft and cooling rayon and is perfect for days where you want to veg out on the couch but still feel put together. Plus, they’re oh-so-Instagrammable. Thx, Kim K. ($118, Skims)

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A relaxed half-zip sweater that’ll have everyone saying ‘Where’d ya get that?’...

Did you hear? J.Crew’s making a comeback. This sunshine-colored sweater will transition from bed to couch to park seamlessly. Add to cart ASAP. ($128, J.Crew)

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A robe with a plush shawl collar…

Fact: Robe life is the most comfortable life. This one has long sleeves, banded cuffs, a detachable belt, and pockets. Wear it to stay warm post-shower on chillier days, or on top of your PJs for extra warmth. Bonus points for rocking it during your skincare routine. Vogue, is that you? ($39.99, Saks OFF 5TH)

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flare fleece sweatpants
American Eagle

Fleece sweatpants that are cute enough to leave the house in…

On trend and cozy? Sign us up. These are high-waisted with a flare fit at the bottom. So you’ll never feel constricted. 10/10 recommend. ($19.98, American Eagle)

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wool socks

A pack of merino wool socks to make cold floors bearable…

Because it’s hard to be comfy when your toes are icicles. These are moisture-wicking, have built-in arch support, and won’t slide down on you (seriously...they’ve been tested). And for every pair purchased, one gets donated to someone in need. Do good, feel good.* ($72.20/pack of four, Bombas)

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A printed PJ set for movie marathon days…

Grab your fave knit blanket, pumpkin pecan waffle candle, and this seriously soft striped set for a cozy vibe that lasts allll day long. The wide-leg pants have a couch potato-friendly elastic band. And the lightweight button-down top comes with a roomy frocket (yes, that’s front pocket) and relaxed collar for a look that’s as chic as it is comfy. Oh and the best part? Skimm’rs can save big when they snag the whole set. Lounge on. ($50, LIVELY)

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A cozy duster that feels like luxury at a fraction of the cost…

Autumn = cardigan season. And we’re here for it. This one is made from cotton and nylon and is great for nights spent on the couch, long travel days, or any quick trips to the grocery store. So chic. ($89.95, Gap)

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soft tank for sleep

A ribbed tank you can sleep (and work) in…

Because why change if you don’t have to? Just don’t forget your weekly shower. ($28, Parade)

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striped comfy joggers
Beyond Yoga

A pair of tapered joggers for errands and movie marathons…

Pockets to the rescue. These have a drawstring waistband and ankle cuffs for a relaxed fit you’ll never wanna take off. They’re so soft and the four-way stretch means they’ll move with you. Obsessed. ($76.95+, Beyond Yoga)

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waffle sweater

An oversized waffle sweater to throw on first thing in the morning…

It’s breathable, has extra-long cuffs, and is just the right length to cover your butt in leggings. You can button up the collar for extra warmth, too. If you spill a bit of coffee (or wine), just toss it in the washing machine. Good as new.* ($218, Lunya)

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A PJ set with contrast piping…

This long sleeve set has a button-front top with a classic collar, plus matching pull-on pants. They’re the perfect staple to keep in your closet. Pick from dark gray, pink, and black. The price is too good. ($34.99, Saks OFF 5TH)

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soft jumpsuit
Free People

A slouchy jumpsuit that screams comfort…

Like a onesie. But make it chic. PS: the adjustable straps and drawstring waistband mean you can customize your fit. In the colder months, wear it over a long sleeve tee. And come summertime, you can rock it over a tank or colorful bralette. Love when that happens. ($78, Free People)

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plush cozy slippers

A pair of slippers you’ll want to wear all day, every day…

These are fully lined and have the cutest graphic print. You’re walking on clouds. ($85, Soludos)

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shirt with the words rest, relax, repeat

A graphic tee to showcase your exciting weekend plans…

Because Netflix binge sessions are the new bar-hops. Or something like that. R and R, here you come. ($30,

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Buttery-soft, restriction-free leggings for everyday wear…

Because leggings are an all-year-round essential. These high-waisted ones come in a ton of colors (and fit styles) and feel like a second skin. They have a slight compression to keep you secure while you lounge and lift. And the wide waistband adds extra comfort and support. Plus, they have three different pockets, so you can easily slip in your essentials while on the go. ($26.99, Amazon)

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oversized sweatshirt
Urban Outfitters

A comfy sweatshirt with a graphic touch…

Band tees (and sweats) for the win. This one is oversized with relaxed shoulders and full coverage. So you can achieve the cozy yet put-together look you see all over Insta. Go ahead, treat yourself. ($79, Urban Outfitters)

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A pair of pajamas that feel like you’re wearing a blanket at all times…

Sure, Barefoot Dreams is known for their blankets, but have you ever tried their loungewear? This pair is made from their distinctive cozy fabric that’s machine washable without any pilling or shrinkage. It has a cushy-ribbed texture, which feels so super-soft you’ll never wanna take it off. Psst…this would make a great holiday gift for Mom. ($178, Nordstrom)

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matching lounge set with shorts

A shorts set for anyone who keeps their apartment at 80 degrees…

Some wanna be bundled...some prefer to blast their heat on high. This set is the perfect option for those who wanna sport shorts year-round. Customers rave about how truly soft these are. And they come in so many colorways and prints. Don’t mind if we do. ($11+, Gap)

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plush fleece robe with belt
L.L. Bean

A plush robe to give you full blanket burrito vibes…

Hotel luxury right at home. This one won’t pill or shed. And it has a sherpa trim on the hood and cuffs. We just found another reason to stay home. ($84.99+, L.L.Bean)

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v-neck light camo patterned shirt
Old Navy

A printed shirt you can wear with everything…

Joggers, leggings, shorts, and maybe the occasional jeans (gasp). Whatever it may be, adding some soft, V-necks to your collection is a must. ($14, Old Navy)

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