While our waistbands are tight, our bank balances even tighter and our attempts at a January detox nothing short of depressing, may we suggest fashion’s most inviting trend so far - sofawear...
As the name suggests, it is designed to be worn where any self-respecting mother should be found after the madness of Christmas – lying flat-out on the sofa. Here are our most stylish sources. So breathe and relax.
Me+Em may be famed for creating the ‘perfect trousers’, but our favourite department is entitled ‘Styles for staying in’. From the delicious side-stripe cashmere trousers to the sporty stretch jersey joggers all in a host of colours – they’re just made for effortless dressing. Trousers, £79, www.meandem.com
You don’t have to spend a fortune to indulge in some seriously soft and luxurious sofawear. Next has the perfect knitted navy joggers and matching hoodie that you could definitely wear past the front door. Trousers, £45, knitted hoodie, £45, next.co.uk
For swimwear, lingerie and luxurious loungewear, Oysho (part of the Zara group) is the go-to for purse-friendly lazy days at home. This ribbed knit jacket and trousers would make you feel so glamorous curled up when the children are in bed. Jacket, £45.99, trousers, £35.99, oysho.com
Minimalist basics brand Everlane is a no-brainer when it comes to sofawear. Their 100 per cent Mongolian cashmere collection is so soft you won’t want to take it off. Cashmere joggers, £108, jumper, £100, everlane.com
Everyone knows cosy is the new cool and staying in is the new going out, or if they don’t they should. And here is one of the best ways to snuggle up and stay warm yet still look put together. Cashmere joggers, £98, jumper, £112 and robe, £168, all figleaves.com