18 Cozy Loungewear Sets You’ll Want to Live In
Stay cozy and stylish at home with these loungewear sets for every budget—from cashmere hoodies to fleece joggers.
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What are the best loungewear sets?
This fall and winter, whether you’re working from home or spending more time indoors due to COVID-19 restrictions, you’re likely to wear something that’s cozy and comfortable. Your pajama set (or at least the bottom half) may have been your go-to during the early months of the pandemic for conference calls via Zoom. But as the colder months are approaching, you’re probably looking for a loungewear set that’s not just cozy, but stylish.
Typically, a loungewear set consists of some sort of comfortable jogger or otherwise fitted sweatpants and matching T-shirt or sweatshirt. This can make you feel more put together (for those online meetings), but still super comfortable. Plus, loungewear sets are a good alternative for when you don’t want to wear full-on athletic wear. Also, workout leggings, even the most comfortable ones, are still form-fitting and some sweatpants can feel too baggy and not put together. Avoid these outfit mistakes that make you look messy.
The science behind feeling cozy with loungewear
Comfortable and cozy loungewear sets that are versatile for work from home, cooking, laundry, or just lounging around the house on weekends can help keep your spirits up. “Winter can be an especially challenging time for children and adults in terms of their mental health, especially if they live in colder or grayer climates,” says Nicole Beurkens, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist, nutritionist, and founder and director of Horizons Developmental Resource Center in Caledonia, Michigan.
“Not only are many of the outdoor activities people use for exercise and self-care more limited, but the lack of sunlight reduces vitamin D levels and can negatively impact sleep cycles and serotonin levels in the brain,” says Beurkens. Combine those factors with the current pandemic, and you have a recipe for stress, anxiety, depression, and insomnia, Beurkens says.
Dressing comfortably as a form of self-care
The good news is that self-care can make a big difference. Self-care involves “being aware of how we’re feeling physically and emotionally, and taking some time to support ourselves to feel better,” says Beurkins. “It’s about stopping to recognize the signs that let us know we aren’t caring for ourselves in the ways we should.”
Does dressing in comfy clothing count as self-care? It sure does. Especially now, when “our lives as we knew them have been transformed and we have yet to reach a new normal,” says Danielle Friedman, a licensed mental health counselor and owner of Free Space Counseling in South Florida. “When clients are going through a change that’s outside their control, I ask them what they can do to take care of themselves in the process. With everything else we’re trying to cope with this year, being comfortable seems like the least you can do to support yourself.”
To help you ease into the colder months, here are some loungewear sets that are not only cozy, but stylish, too. Here’s why you might want to consider buying your clothes from Costco.
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Terez Waffle Jogger and Waffle Hoodie
This Terez waffle jogger and Terez waffle hoodie loungewear set for women is a cozy option if you want to splurge. The jogger and hoodie are made of soft and breathable synthetic fabric that’s lightweight yet substantial enough to keep you at a comfortable temperature. It’s not hot, not too cold.
Feat The Roam Joggers and BlanketBlend Crewneck
If you’re planning to break a sweat, you’ll appreciate the four-way stretch and sweat-wicking (but still incredibly soft) material of this Feat jogger and crewneck. Bonus: The joggers are high-waisted—ideal if you’re looking for pants that sit comfortably and don’t dig into your stomach. The matching crewneck also comes in a hoodie version. This is why clothes shrink in the wash and how to fix it if it happens to you.
Onzie Boyfriend Sweatshirt and Fleece Sweatpant
Slip on this soft fleece Onzie set, which includes a sweatshirt and fleece sweatpants, and cuddle up with a hot mug of tea. If you’re not totally sure about the whole tie-dye trend, these dark, jewel-toned versions are a subtle way to rock it. And every time you buy from Onzie, you’re supporting a female-owned-and-operated business.
Outdoor Voices CloudKnit Longsleeve T-Shirt and Sweatpants
How soft is Outdoor Voices’ CloudKnit fabric? So soft it’s like climbing into a cloud (or at least what we all imagine a cloud feels like). Made of polyester and spandex, it’s also great for working out. So you can wear the long sleeve T-shirt and sweatpants around the house all day and not worry about changing before your sweat session. Make sure you know about these ways you’re storing your clothes all wrong.
Yummie Baby French Terry Slim Leg Lounge Jogger and V-Neck Drop Shoulder Tee
The lightweight Yummie baby terry fabric leg jogger and V-neck drop shoulder tee are so buttery soft you won’t want to take them off. Both pieces are tagless, making them even more comfortable for lounging around at home.
Parachute Women’s Waffle Lounge Set
You will definitely want to lounge around the house in this warm and cozy crew neck pullover top and matching joggers, but they easily double as chic streetwear. Made in Turkey from 100% cotton in a mini waffle weave, the soft, lightweight set comes in two trendy neutral colors, and you’ll want both. As one reviewer writes, “If I could buy one in every color, I would. Love it!”
Naadam Cashmere Hoodie and Jogger
This loungewear set from Naadamm—made up of a hoodie and a jogger—is proof that yes, women’s sweatpants can be luxe. And the fabric is sustainably sourced. Naadam works directly with goat herders in Mongolia, promotes ethical conditions for the animals used to source yarn, and gives back through nonprofit work that helps the local communities.
Summersalt The Softest French Terry Pullover and Jogger
This Summersalt jogger and pullover are a welcome upgrade to your sweats. Striking the perfect balance of cozy and fitted, they’re made partly of sustainable TENCEL™, a biodegradable and compostable material. So you can feel good wearing them. Here are some secrets you never knew about your own clothes.
Brooklinen Bed-Stuy Pant and Willow Sweatshirt
When a bedding company like Brooklinen makes loungewear, you just know it’s going to feel good. Both the pants and sweatshirt are lined with fleece, making this set an extra cozy and warm combo for chilly days. The basic color options make it easy to mix and match these pieces with each other or your other favorite pieces of loungewear.
Stripe & Stare Stripe Pant & Sweatshirt Set
$170 for set
The side-stripe detail along the side of this Stripe & Stare set gives it a retro sporty vibe. Made of TENCEL™ micro modal and elastane, the fabric is lightweight, perfectly stretchy, and extremely soft. It’s actually made with wood pulp from sustainable tree farms, making it quite eco-friendly.
Mate Organic Terry Classic Jogger and Cotton Classic Tee
Mate’s products are all made with organic cotton, which uses significantly less water and emits fewer greenhouse gases than conventional cotton. The supply chain is also local—all items are cut, sewn, dyed, packaged, and shipped from Los Angeles. The classic jogger and cotton tee comes in tons of colors, so you can pick your favorite or mix and match for men and women.
Alo Muse Sweatpant & Hoodie Set
$186 for set
This Alo Muse set is made with thick, ribbed material (but still soft) that’ll keep you extra warm on cool days. The cropped hoodie adds a little extra style if you do plan to actually leave the house.
Lou & Grey Signaturesoft Plush Zip Top and Upstate Sweatpants
This Lou & Grey half-zip sweatshirt is as buttery soft as they come. The material of both the sweatshirt and sweatpants also has a good amount of stretch, so you can move freely. The dark, neutral color options are perfect for fall.
Richer Poorer Women’s Fleece Sweatpant and Sweatshirt
These Richer Poorer sweatpants look a lot like those classic sweatpants you wore in high school. But they’re a bit more tapered—so you can wear them out and still feel put together along with the sweatshirt. They’re also softer, thanks to a special process the brand uses to give them a broken-in feel. And the mid-weight fleece will keep you warm without feeling too heavy.
Blush Mark Take A Moment Black Robe PJ Set
There’s a reason this three-piece loungewear set from Los Angeles-based Blush Mark is a bestseller. The soft ribbed knit crop tank, wide-leg culottes and relaxed fit cardigan are as flattering as they are cozy—and cost less than $25! Blush Mark caters to the “girl who loves to slay,” even if it’s just in her living room.
Onzie High Low Sweatshirt and Weekend Sweatpants in Stratus
$69 and $66
You will want to spend 24/7 in this tie-dye-meets-marble Onzie sweatshirt and sweatpants set from Onzie. It’s soft like cashmere for luxe lounging at home, but so on-trend that you’ll feel great about wearing it out to the market or the gym—once we can do those things safely again. Bonus: This cool, laidback look is made in the USA by a female-owned and operated business.
Beyond Yoga Cozy Fleece Favorite Raglan Crew Sweatshirt and Lounge Around Midi Jogger
Beyond Yoga makes absurdly soft leggings, and their loungewear is no exception. Both the Beyond Yoga fleece sweatshirt and midi jogger feel just as comfy. The joggers are more slim-fit than some of the others on this list, but just the right amount of spandex keeps them from feeling constricting. And the fleecy fabric is warm but still lightweight. Once you’ve picked out a cozy pair of leggings, here are some stylish tops you can wear on your next video call.
Zenergy Cotton-Cashmere Blend Jogger Pants
We just said “cashmere” and “jogger” in the same sentence. Do you really need to know more? OK here’s more: Super-soft fabric that’s machine washable; a drawstring waist and relaxed fit that say chic without sacrificing comfort; front pockets—hello!; and comes in four colors with regular and petite sizing. To seal the deal, they’re 50% off with free shipping right now using code 77179.
Soma The Sunday Wrap
Blazers are for the office, cardigans are for social outings, and this cozy, slightly stretchy, great-looking wrap from Soma is for delicious days at home, whether you’re officially lounging or not. Think of it as your favorite T-shirt but better, because it looks just right on your next video call and is perfect for all seasons. Grab the matching drawstring pants—both 40% off right now with the code 49748.