6.11.2009

Lounge Lizard

I’m not sure if it’s the prospect of the four day weekend that is looming ahead of me right now, or the sheer fact that I am simply thrilled to be done with school for the summer...either way, the only thing I can think of at the moment is lounge pants. A cozy, comfy pair of sweats that are cute while still retaining a semblance of style; so I don’t have to suffer through any of those I-feel-like-an-unkempt-slob moments that so often filtrate my mind when I’m lazing about the house. Yes, I’m admitting it right here, I want to be a lounge lizard – at least for a few days.

American Eagle Outfitters “Aerie Girly Crop Pant” I once read that eagles are an ancient symbol of the sun. Maybe that’s why I had to include these Aerie Girly Crop Pants from American Eagle Outfitters; for, in my case, they represent the ending of one school year, and the beginning of a sun-filled summer. The strawberry candy color is a mix of bubblegum and fresh picked strawberries. The skinny fit gives these lounge pants a fairly hip, yet undeniably playful, carefree vibe. And the contrasting navy blue Bald Eagle graphic is a whimsical touch that is simply irresistible. I kind of need these. In addition to the matching hoodie and tank!

Victoria’s Secret “French Terry Crop Pant” I find it odd that Victoria’s Secret has seemingly become one of my favorite stores over the past few months, given the fact that, prior to this time I was convinced that they were nothing but a lingerie shop, and paid little mind to them. Now, I want anything and everything with their tag on it. Case in point, these French Terry Crop Pants. These are lounge pants fit for a ballerina. The colors – field grey and dusty pink – are demure and dainty; while the texture of the material is as smooth as silk. I could most certainly see myself wearing these outdoors on a casual shopping day, or stretching out in them on the sofa in the middle of the summer. Je veux!


Ed Hardy “Drawstring Lounge Pants” I’ll admit it, I’m not the biggest fan of actual tattoos, but I have become completely obsessed with Christian Audigier’s (aka Ed Hardy) tattoo-inspired designs. Thus, it does not shock me that I would instantly find myself crazy about these Drawstring Lounge Pants. The aqua color is the perfect backdrop for the brightly colored koi fish which harbors a happy-go-lucky expression, and is representative of “strength of purpose and perseverance of adversity” in addition to good fortune and luck, two things you can never get enough of; while the full-pants length is perfect for those chillier days when capris simply won’t make the cut. What do I see in my future? A pair of these pants, of course!



Lounge Lover “Tessa Jumpsuit” I’m one of those obnoxious people who often feels the need to color coordinate my top with my lounge pants. Of course, unless you’re buying a matching set, this often creates unnecessary fashion worries, especially when all you’re truly searching for is a little rest and relaxation. So this Tessa Jumpsuit? Basically, it’s the answer to our color coordination worries; and a cozy one at that! A cashmere-blend jumpsuit that features a heart-shaped patch at the back of the neck, a collar that is perfect for popping, a zipper at the chest, and a cinched waist, this is an adorable way to laze about in style, and toss all of your fashion worries and woes to the wayside.



Outer Sports “Women’s Retro Terry Capri Sports Pants” Sweats often come across as sleepwear, not loungewear. Something you toss on right before you hit the sack, as opposed to trotting around in during your waking hours, when there’s the possibility of someone popping in to say hello. Oddly enough, these Women’s Retro Terry Capri Sports Pants are a very put-together version of the sometimes sloppy sweatpant. Featuring a raw-edge trim, adjustable elastic cuffs that allow you to customize the length, and a drawstring waist, these are perfect for a day of vegging out in front of the telly, or plopping poolside with a few glossies.

What’s your look du jour when lounging?


Fashionably yours!


Thanks to American Eagle Outfitters, Victoria's Secret, Dillard's, Net-A-Porter, and Outer Sports for the pictures.
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19 comments

The Pink Tutu said...

Ooh these are also great for my dance practices! Is it the weekend yet? I'm already ready for some lounging!

fashiongrail said...

I wear my fave Victoria Secret fold over yoga pants with a hanes t shirts! Sexy yet casual:)

ana said...

Ed Hardy tatoo design is the best!!
have a nice day!

jayne said...

woah intense jumpsuit, i'm not usually am lounge pants fan though

Adela said...

i like the pink camisole! =)

http://pinkchampagnefashion.blogspot.com/

Little Bow Prep said...

I totally need more pairs of sweatpants! Your picks look super comfy!

sandy said...

these are so cute! def getting some soon

Keith said...

I hate to admit that when I know I'm going to be alone that it's usually a t-shirt and boxers for me. Other times I'll throw on some pj's.

Nicole Marie said...

leggings, big oversized sweatshirt and big socks. sexy i know :)

la petite fashionista said...

I usually grab my pair of worn in victoria's secret boyfriend sweats or a pair of stretchy black yoga pants & oversized tee.

Leia said...

I always coordinate my tops and my bottoms! I don't know if there's a Zara near you, but they have a permanent collection of tops that are thick material (so you don't need a bra), sleeveless, and come in loads of colors that change with every season - perfect for coordinating with odd bottoms! My favorite bottoms are from La Senza.

As for your picks? Great as usual! I'm loving that Tessa Jumpsuit - I think it would be perfect for colder weather when long sleeves are a must! The VS crops are fantastic, too. Hope you have a fun lounging weekend - stock up on popcorn, DVDs, chips, and ice cream!

Amelia said...

I'm not into lounge clothes, but I'm strangely digging that jumpsuit. It's kind of granny-ish, but strangely cool.

The Haute-Shopper said...

I'm pretty lazy and just buy lounge wear stuff from H&M. But these options are so much cuter! That jumpsuit is adorable, but I can already see how unpractical that would be if I needed the bathroom ;-) I think the first two are my favorites.

proudly says, said...

these are the most comfortable outfit ever!!!

Couture Carrie said...

Loving the j-suit and the cropped ones! Cute post title too :)

I lounge in yoga pants...

xoxox,
CC

miriam said...

the jumpsuit is sooo me!

Meream said...

The jumpsuit looks cool but it would be annoying, too, because I drink a lot of fluids in the summer. It would make bathroom breaks so cumbersome. Haha.

Eda said...

I love the ones with the fish on the leg...so funny! I think I would wear them with one of my husband's t-shirt:)

h said...

oh, I want that jumpsuit!

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