32 outfits for work that are almost as comfortable as your pyjamas

Because loungewear is the new workwear

comfy work outfits

by Aimee Jakes |

If you're sat at a desk all day, the last thing you want is to be stuck in uncomfortable office wear.

Luckily, there are so many options out there for us comfort-seekers.

Gone are boring jumpers, shapeless trousers and unexciting dresses - the online shopping gods have decided we deserve better, hun.

Instead, think wide-leg trousers, slouchy cardigans, wrap-around jumpers and super-soft jumpsuits.

Even if you just want to wear your gym leggings, why not throw on one of these comfy yet chic jumpers, or replace with a snazzy smock dress and chunky trainers.

The best comfortable work clothes (that look pretty cute, too)

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SHOP: Comfortable work clothes

Cream Oversized Shirt
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CREDIT: Pretty Little Thing

An oversized shirt is the definition of cool. See this shirt for the evidence.

High Waisted Jeggings
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M&S Jeggings are the understated cosy workwear essential you need in your life. Perfect for layering and running errands.

New Look Tie Sleeve Mini Dress in Black
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An office-appropriate LBD that will look equally babein' for date night.

Sweatshirt Dress in Old Rose
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Wearing a sweatshirt to work isn't cheating it looks this cute, right?

White Poplin Puff Sleeve Shirt
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CREDIT: New Look

This poplin shirt with puff sleeve detail is pretty popular.

Wide Leg Tailored Trousers in Camel
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CREDIT: New Look

We love these classy camel wide leg trousers.

Cotton On Dad Shirt
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CREDIT: Cotton On

If we are talking comfort, a Dad Shirt from Cotton On is a no brainer.

Stradivarius midi shirt dress in brown marble print
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So on trend, this marble print has been everywhere this season.

Black Racer Back Pocket Detail Jumpsuit
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CREDIT: Pretty Little Thing

Jumpsuits are perfect for work because 1) they're an already made outfit 2) they scream 'put together' 3) you can layer them in colder months

Pocket Oversized Blazer in Black
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CREDIT: New Look

Co-ordinate your outfit with an oversized blazer in a colour of your choice.

Stone Brushed Rib Shirt Style Jumpsuit
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CREDIT: Pretty Little Thing

Style with a pair of heels, handbag and longline coat for a classy, professional look.

Mock Neck Sweater in Pink
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CREDIT: & Other Stories

A pop of pink is sure to brighten up your day, but if pink isn't your thing, there's still loads of colours to choose from.

Mom-fit jeans
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Whether you pair with a chic black knit or team it with similar colours, you simply can't go wrong with off-white mom jeans.

Black Bouclu00e9 Pocket Front Oversized Shacket
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CREDIT: New Look

If you know you'll get chilly in the office, this bouclé overskirt will keep you warm while looking professional.

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CREDIT: Boohoo

If you're wanting to look super on trend on the way to work, this longline Borg teddy coat will do the trick.

Dune Goodwin Leather Loafers, Black
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CREDIT: John Lewis

If you're looking for comfy, work appropriate shoes then these are the ones for you. We can't decide between black and cream...

Leather Chelsea Flat Ankle Boots
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Try these "unbelievably comfy" Chelsea boots as your everyday footwear.

Voluminous Turtleneck Knit Jumper in Grey
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CREDIT: & Other Stories

A little more on the expensive side but it looks like wearing a hug, so we're not complaining.

Oversized Jumpsuit
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Look effortlessly cool in this oversized jumpsuit.

Oversized Jacket in Dark Beige
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A way to smarten up any work outfit but still keeping it comfy.

Monki Zeta Organic Cotton Ribbed Cardigan in Black
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A slouchy cardigan for those colder office days? Yes, please.

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CREDIT: New Look

You'll be super comfortable and look so put together in these paper-bag waisted trousers.

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CREDIT: Debenhams

A pop of vibrant green will add some style to your work outfit. Who says work wear has to be boring?

Pale Grey Marl Jersey Mini Oversized Smock Dress
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CREDIT: New Look

Talk about cosy...

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A feminine print with a slouchy fit is all we could ever need.

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CREDIT: New Look

Smart vibes with the comfort of a drawstring waist? It's a yes from us.

Boza Crinkle Smocked Mini Dress
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CREDIT: French Connection

We're obsessed. Plus, if you're not a fan of the moss, it also comes in black.

Jacquard-weave shirt
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Pair it with some high-waisted black leggings and you've got yourself an outfit.

Camel Roll Neck Shoulder Pad Knitted Midi Jumper Dress
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CREDIT: Pretty Little Thing

Chic and cosy.

Black Dogtooth Tassel Trim Scarf
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CREDIT: New Look

Dress up your jeans and jumper with a signature scarf like this one.

Cable-knit sweater vest
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It's all about layers.

Cotton Shopper Bag
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Complete these looks with a cosy tote bag.

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The key to comfy but still put together workwear is to pair comfy pieces with other items in your wardrobe.

For example, try a pair of slouchy trousers with your beloved chunky trainers and your usual smart-ish work tee.

Another way to amp-up the comfiness is with a super soft jumpsuit, it's essentially an adult onesie and we're not mad about it. If you need to smarten it up, try wearing with a longline blazer or smart white trainers.

If you just want to go full loungewear, an oversized cardigan is the way to go. Use it to cover up any outfit and make it feel like you're basically back in bed.

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