16 Loungewear Buys We Can't Wait to Have an Excuse to Put On

Over the past year or so, loungewear has really come into its own. Sure, it might have been spotted on a few before, but now the pyjama top has become ubiquitous among many fashion lovers. Loungewear is no longer the mainstay of the bedroom. It has moved on to become very much a part of our outside-the-house ensembles.

As the festive season approaches, everyone has the opportunity to indulge in stretchier fabrics and looser silhouettes, if only to aid the third- and fourth-helpings situation. But it doesn't have to be all grotty grey trackies and old sweatshirts, there are plenty of chicer items to consider. We've hunted down some of the coolest sleepwear and loungewear pieces that can be worn inside the house next to a fire, and also outside for all those parties you'll be attending. Click through our gallery for the best loungewear pieces right now.