All the Stylish Evidence in Favour of Sofa-Dressing

The fashion elite's newfound love for hoodies, tracksuits and sneakers looks significantly more laid-back than sport-luxe, more urbane than normcore, and it involves less flesh-flashing than athleisure—to the point where going to the gym probably doesn't look like the end goal. Basically, if it's the kind of thing you'd usually wear to grab a pint of milk on a Sunday or snuggle down to watch Game of Thrones in, it may well be suddenly on-trend.

This is the next stage in easy dressing, and stylish types across the globe are taking days where they break free from the shackles of super-stylised ensembles. Take the Kardashian, Baldwin or Jenner girls for starters. Yes, they love a body-con number as much as the next It girl, but you'll just as often see them kicking back in supersize sweatshirts or gigantic bomber jackets.

Victoria Beckham may have been lauded for the corsets featured in her recent A/W 16 show, but it was her catwalk bow in Adidas Originals Stan Smiths that really set the tone for here and now. Dad caps (that's really basic baseball caps to the uninitiated) have found their way from the streets of L.A. to the heads of the FROW. And let's not even get started on the influence of Vetements' high-fashion take on streetwear.

So scroll down and see all of the A-list proof that shows looking casual doesn't mean scrimping on the cool factor. Here's how to look comfy but never sloppy…

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Style Notes: Hailey Baldwin has become quite the poster girl for the sofa-dressing movement—doing the hoodie-under-overcoat styling trick that we've seen across fashion week.

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On Edie Campbell: Chloé Two-Tone Jersey Sweater (£1125) and joggers.

Style Notes: Wear your trackies in a model-off-duty way with white sneaks and a crossbody bag for that final hands-free touch.

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Style Notes: Camouflage and cargo pants are both making a comeback—so why not get them both into one piece like Yoyo Cao and her wide strides? A soft jumper and hair-tuck makes these feel more feminine.

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On Victoria Beckham: Adidas Originals Stan Smith Sneakers (£67).

Style Notes: If VB is wearing trainers then the world needs to stand down—as in, take off their stilettos. She makes hers more work appropriate thanks to a pair of tailored black pants.

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Style Notes: Blogger Pernille Teisbaek has been playing every sofa-dressing card in the deck, but this is a particular swish way to dress up her Vetements tracksuit for a stroll around NYC. Who knew kitten heels and joggers could work?

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Style Notes: Jumbo jumpers, frayed hems and unbrushed hair and all a key part of getting your settee style just right.

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Style Notes: Now here's a casual combination to easily emulate. Baseball caps can look chic—but wear your hair down. Bomber jackets are beyond popular and surprisingly versatile to style up—they look just as effective with a simple look like this.

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Style Notes: XXL sleeves and slip-on shoes are the entry-level way for the style conscious to dip into this casual realm. 

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Style Notes: You don't have to wear trainers to finish off the vibe—Kendall Jenner adds a pair of black mid-heel ankle boots to smarten up the proceedings.

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Style Notes: Why not go the whole hog and pair your joggers and slouchy sweater with an equally cosy dressing gown coat? These bold colours add a fashion lilt.

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Style Notes: If Gigi Hadid can dress like she's an old-school Olympian enjoying a day off from training, then so can you. The Adidas Firebird three-stripe tracksuit is becoming something of a street style favourite for both day and night. 

Will you be taking your loungewear to the next level? For more inspo look at how style bloggers straddle the classic smart-casual dress code.