With the pandemic roaring, 2021 does not seem to be a normal year, yet again. Online classes, work from home, numerous workshops and overloaded work has busied up our lives somehow. The day still remains the same, just the rush in the mornings has quieted down a bit. Late-night Netflix parties to binge eating snacks have somehow become a norm. With the past year being really tough, it seems like 2021 is up for a good competition.
Within all this chaos, you still have to work and get done with the deadlines. You must agree, the online platform has led to increasing in the normal amount of work you had. And the whole lazy and comfortable atmosphere of home and your bed attracts you towards procrastination. These two things surely do not go hand in hand with each other.
So, what should you even do to wear away with this atmosphere? Well setting all ideas apart, the best way is to replicate the atmosphere around you into a workspace. And glancing at your closet, it is now time to do the 2021 makeover of your wardrobe.
We have compiled a list of the wardrobe essentials for 2021 so that the area around you is minimal and you work well with less clouding up of your brain.
Since you are spending most of your time at your home, it is easy to get into the clutches of time. The work you were supposed to do in two hours got stretched into solid five, and you end up with toppled responsibilities. So, wear a watch whenever you are working. Firstly, it will help you keep a track of time, secondly, it gives more of a workspace feel.
The recent trend of athleisure has already won the hearts of many. Comfort with a classy look, what more can you ask for? Since you are working from home, it is not necessary for you to be wearing blouses and crisp collar shirts, relax in your working atmosphere, go for athleisure.
Tank tops and camisole
These are perfect not only for summer but for your home wear too. The material is really comfortable, and you are free in moving your body around. Style them with comfy biker shorts or normal shorts and you are good to go. These are feel-good outfits, a must-have.
Having a good collection of leggings is important. The high-waisted leggings and a sports bra are a combination that is in much demand. Whether you are exercising or just relaxing on your couch, this pair is really comfortable and does justice to the quarantine thing.
Be it 2021, or any other year, windcheaters are definitely a must-have! Not only do they protect your body, but also from fine drizzle! Not to mention that they are extremely comfortable as well. Sitting for your class is no more an ache, just drop a windcheater over your night suit and clip your hair, presentable as is!
Gone are the days with those unisex grey sweatpants. Be funky with them now. Stock up your closet with soft and comfortable sweatpants and hoodies. Home is meant for comfort, so be it. Let go of tight-fitting clothes this season. Have them in every color possible, does not matter whether they are pastel or black, yellow or maroon, just matching the workspace or home vibe is important.
Make use of this time and start wearing your oversized clothes! No one is at your home watching, be yourself! Pick out your oversized shirt and get to studying or typing, feel free and be yourself!
Talking about comfort, you cannot possibly forget your loungewear, can you? Have a good pair of pajamas that are comfortable as well as classy. You do not have to change into work clothes then. Have a warm shower, slip into your pajama set, and set fire to the day ahead.
Pastels and Dark
Pastels are the backbone of fashion these days. With so much chaos happening all around the world, we all need some escape away from all these miseries. Colors can play a huge role in that. Pastels are soft to the eyes and give out a relaxing feel. These are said to be mentally soothing. So, take out pastels and wear them on a daily basis.
Take breaks when you need to, you deserve them.
Want to know more about pastels? Here – Have Fun with Pastels
Well, on the contrary, keep some dark-colored clothing too. You do not have to change often when it comes to black and similar colors. They do not get dirty easily.
Well even though it is work from home, you still need to attend meetings or workshops. So have some simple shirts or T-shirts and blazers stocked up to avoid any informal presentation.
Try considering turtlenecks too. They are one of the most versatile and chic garments you can have. Also, striped shirts look classy as well, unless you would want to hypnotize someone!
Alternatively, you can also add a leather jacket to your list. Well, quarantine does not mean getting out of your home at all. You still have to buy groceries and some meetings you cannot help but attend offline. So be ready with some outdoor fashion too!
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Talking about outdoor fashion, some more essentials that you should consider having are mentioned below.
Where you cannot afford to spill coffee on your whites at home, still, white T-shirts and button-up shirts are a must-have for any closet, be it 2021, or 2039!
Again, denim never gets old. Take your hangers and for sure add denim jackets, skirts, shorts, and jeans to your list!
Learn more about denim here – Denim-A Walk Through History.
Also not forgetting about boyfriend jeans. With time, skinny jeans are losing their importance. Well, you will anyways choose comfort, so having a pair of boyfriend jeans is essential.
Well, talking about comfort and bottom wear, we cannot forget wide-legged trousers, can we? Classy and chic, these are surely a must-have. Not only are they comfortable, but also make a bold fashion statement. Not to forget about their versatility!
Pair up some white and minimal sneakers with these pants, you are good to go.
Midi dressed and skirts are also the need of the hour when it comes to fashion. These are in trend and comes in the absolute favorite list.
Accessories sure make you feel good about yourself. So, try adding sexy sunglasses, scrunchies, and a silk scarf to your essential list. Sleek rings, hoop earrings, and necklaces are also invited in here!
In conclusion, with the ongoing pandemic, try relaxing. We agree that there is an increased workload and a lot of stress with the surroundings but take some time out for yourself. Work on your inner peace and health. Your health is the most important for during these tough times. Take breaks and read your favorite book or do yoga, try to relax, and try to minimalize any source of negativity.
We choose mental positivity this year.
Stay home and stay safe!