Whether you are a full-time working parent, a stay at home mom or a combination of the two, trying to pull together an outfit every morning that is both functional and can still look fashionable can be a challenge, to say the least.
Of course, you want to look fashionable! Just because you now have a whole host of responsibilities and commitments that demand your attention day in and day out, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t still take the time to focus on yourself.
Fortunately, you can find clothes that are both comfortable and fashionable, allowing you to express your individual sense of style while still being able to go about your daily business with ease.
From embracing compression wear to wearing pajama pants in public, keep reading to discover everything you need to know about how to be comfortable and yet still look fashionable this summer.
Compression leggings are your new best friend
If you have not yet discovered the joy of high waist compression leggings, then you are in for a treat. Perfect for new moms, those who are self-conscious about their tummy, or even just those who love the style of yoga pants, compression leggings are the very epitome of comfort and fashion.
Whether you are taking the kids to the park or meeting a friend for lunch, compression leggings can be dressed up with a blazer and scarf combo or dressed down with a sweater and pair of sneakers.
Furthermore, their high-rise waistband feature helps to conceal any lumps or bumps you may have, naturally contouring your shape and making you feel a million dollars and still look fashionable.
PJs in public?
Who hasn’t rushed to do the school run in their actual pajamas when really pushed for time? Fortunately, this trend does not require you to head out in your flannel plaid nightwear but instead focuses on the new style of pajama pants that are designed to be seen in the cold light of day.
Think silk and satin, soft to touch and luxurious pants that can be worn to the office, out for dinner or round to a friend’s for a playdate – although, you may want to avoid any sticky little fingers.
Team with a blazer, jacket or even a sweater for effortless daytime chic coupled with unparalleled comfort that lets you still look fashionable.
Invest in a pair of Birkenstocks
Everyone who loves comfort knows that flats are indefinitely better than heels. However, even flat shoes can become uncomfortable in the summer with blistering heels and painful arches all becoming more likely in the heat. Thankfully, there is a simple way for your feet to look fashionable without suffering. Birkenstock sandals. Seen all over Instagram by celebrities and models alike, these summer must-haves are endlessly comfortable and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion.
Don’t be afraid of double denim
You probably already associate your favorite pair of jeans with comfort, but that doesn’t mean they can’t also be super stylish and have the ability to make you look fashionable. Try teaming boyfriend jeans with a plain white tee, a denim shirt, a few brightly colored accessories and a slick of red lipstick for a bold, fresh, and casual vibe. Don’t be afraid of double denim!