5 Chic fashion items that feel like pajamas

Oct 9, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. ET
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Ever wondered how your favorite fashion bloggers manage to make uber comfy clothes like harem pants and big tees look so freaking chic? Because they're superhuman... kidding! But seriously though, other than a really great camera and some killer swag, these girls have got a little something we like to call style. Luckily, you don't have to be born with it to learn it (thank goodness). Simply follow our advice below, and you'll be well on your way to street style stardom even when it feels like you're still in your pajamas. Shh, we won't tell if you won't.

Harem Pants

All right, stop, it's harem time. Whether you're a fan of the M.C. Hammer-inspired trend or not, there's no denying the fact that harem pants are about as comfy cozy as they come. We love 'em in all prints, patterns, colors and fabrics for fall. Don a tucked-in tank or tee with a fitted jacket thrown on over top to pull together a cutting-edge outfit that's anything but pajama-like.

Harem pants

Gypsy Junkies Suzette Track Pants (Nastygal.com, $75); Free People Got Me Twisted Harem Pant (Freepeople.com, $78); Cemi Ceri Modern Harem Pant (Shoptiques.com, $29)

Jumpsuits

If a onesie is your idea of snuggly, please ditch the plaid PJs for day and rock a rad romper instead. We're not talking about the tight, cling-to-your-body type. Oh no, what we've got in mind is more along the loose lines: Think lightweight, silky and cotton jumpsuits that feature a relaxed fit and are perfect for lounging in. Pair yours with some pretty pumps and a tailored blazer for work to really strike the right style note.

Jumpsuits

V-Neckline Jumpsuit in Velvet (Chicnova.com, $143); J. Crew Collection Spike Printed Silk Jumpsuit (Net-a-porter.com, $250); Treasure & Bond Boiler Jumpsuit (Nordstrom.com, $98)

Big T-shirts

You can finally quit stealing from your boyfriend's closet. Oversized tees aren't just meant to be worn to bed anymore; they're now a fashion statement all their own. Take a hint from all the cool girls though, and make sure you wear yours with something tight on the bottom to balance things out a bit. You don't want to look like you're literally drowning in clothes.

Baggy shirts

Hanna Beth x The Style Club Black Heart Long Tee (Thestyleclub.com, $25); Oversized T-Shirt by Suzanne Rae (Joinerynyc, $165); ASOS Oversized T-Shirt (Asos.com, $38)

Leggings (or legging-like jeans)

Never tried the whole leggings-as-pants thing? Then you're totally missing out on a tried-and-true trend, ladies. Not only do leggings boast an elastic waistband, which is amazing in and of itself, but nowadays many brands are incorporating stretch in their skinny jeans as well so you can look dressed to the nines anytime and not have to unbutton your denim after dinner. Hey, always an added plus, right? Remember to style yours with a long blouse or chambray shirt that hits right below the widest part of your hips/butt/thighs for a slimming effect.

Leggings

DSTLD Mid Rise Second Skinny Legging (Dstldjeans.com, $85); TROA Crosby Mid-Rise Cigarette Jeans (Barneys.com, $275); Textured Leather Look Leggings (Topshop.com, $44)

Oversized sweaters

The ultimate curl-up-with-a-good-book-by-the-fire attire, oversized sweaters are absolutely a staple for autumn. To avoid the just-rolled-out-of-bed look, however, you should shop for sweaters with girly embellishments or jazz up a simple sweater with a statement necklace. Comfort has never looked so haute.

Oversized sweaters

Cold Shoulder Oversized Sweater (Tobi.com, $62); BCBG Katlin Oversized Embellished Sweatshirt (BCBG.com, $71); UNIF Jumbo Plaid Sweater (Shopbop.com, $88)

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