Perfecting your working from home style doesn’t have to mean compomising on comfort. Discover our favourite sustainble loungewear brands, from cosy sweat pants to a classic shirt dress for true stay-home chic.
At the moment, staying home is the new going out. Many people across the globe are being asked to work from home or self-isolate, and while instincts may lead us to jump for joy at the prospect of never-ending pyjama days, getting dressed for a day’s work is one of the top tips for lifting your mood and staying positive. But don’t worry your fluffy slippers! We’ve rounded up our favourite ethical comfies that gives loungewear a whole new meaning.
Recycled Cashmere Sweater, £280, Riley Studio
There’s nothing better than wearing a warm jumper on a cold and rainy day. Riley Studiohave adopted a more sustainable solution to classic cashmere; made from textile waste using innovative technology, this cosy sweater proves that our favourite comfy materials can be used in a planet positive way.
You Can Change the World Top, £123, Maggie Marilyn
The perfect all-rounder. Made from 100% organic cotton, this sweater sits well on top of your favourite bottoms. Made to be oversized with a dropped shoulder, this fit is perfect for days pottering about at home.
Italian Fleece Sweat Pants, £78.90, Baserange
Who would have thought tracksuit bottoms could be so stylish! Made from 100% organic cotton and high waisted with an elastic waist band – what more could you ask for? Baserange creates modern basics from high quality textiles in both natural fibres and recycled materials. It has a commitment to clean production and minimising environmental impact from creator to customer.
Avika Tank; £90, Woolmark x Nagnata
In collaboration with The Woolmark Company, Nagnata has designed this classic tank top to hug the body through the blending of Australian Meriono Wool and Tencel. The result? A top that will keep you going all day long; from workouts to work calls and everything in-between.
Optimist T-Shirt, £32.00, Birdsong
Be ever the optimist with Birdsong whose classic T-Shirts, made by women for women, will add a little magic to your outfit of the day. The cotton composition gives these tees a soft feel, keeping you comfortable throughout the day.
Crossed Shirt, $89, Sitka Semsch
Style it up with Sitka Semsch. Available on Seven Colors, a platform dedicated to shopping and celebrating fashion from Peru, this shirt combo is the perfect piece to marry home working with office chic. Made from 100% Pima Cotton, Sitka Semsch incorporates the use of hand-crafted, traditional techniques and Peruvian materials to create beautiful and impactful fashion.
Essential Sweatshirt, £80, Stripe & Stare
Stripe & Stare is best known for its extremely comfortable underwear, but its loungewear does not pale in comparison. Made from super soft modal sourced from Beechwood, the natural fibres allow skin to breath while providing a softness like no other. Perfect for a day of comfort and adding a splash of colour to your wardrobe.
Striped Linen Shirt Dress, $138, Neu Nomads
One you can wear in a million different ways. Neu Nomads’ shirt dress uses non-toxic, 100% organic linen for a shirt dress that exudes comfort with a cool vibe. It’s also an incredible transitional piece; wear it as a dress in spring or pop on some tights or jeans to turn it into a tunic.
Kia Trousers, £32 Lucy & Yak
Bringing vintage colours and patterns to your home, the Queen of colour, Lucy & Yak are serving comfort with a side of fun! The Kai Trousers, with a wonderful 80’s design, are made from cotton twill with an elasticated waist providing optimum comfort for days where you want to put in minimal effort.
The Olivia long sleeve bamboo top, £50, Evamoso
The Olivia is a super versatile top that looks perfect worn out and about with jeans, keeping you covered during a light yoga session or lazing on the sofa on Sunday. Made using bamboo viscose and elastane it is soft to the touch and moves and breathes with the body.
Portofino Jumpsuit, £290, Oramai
Whether you’re coupled up with your sofa for the day or killing it in a work meeting, every wardrobe needs a power suit. Oramai’s Portofino jumpsuit is made with 100% GOTS certified organic linen, giving you space to move and breath and treating your skin to a soft touch.
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