10 Must-Have Spring Wardrobe Essentials To Replace Sweats

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After a 365 day-long sweatpant season, a refresh on the work from home wardrobe is well needed. The time has finally come to pack away the heavy winter sweatshirts that have kept us toasty warm over the past year. With spring on the way, there is a lightness in the air and a swapping of seasonal staples to match.

Reformation Isle Two Piece Set ($198) at Reformation.

This season, the options are endless for looks that transition you from zoom call to post-work outdoor dining, all while feeling at ease in your ensemble. From fresh linens to lightweight knits, replacements for day-to-day comfort wear are on the way. Scroll for more on the go-to wardrobe essentials comfortable enough for lounging at home, with the style to hit the streets when you finally part from your humble abode.


Sold together, Reformation’s Isle two piece set provides a stylish alternative to the matching sweatshirt and sweatpant, while keeping the comfort. Available in cinnamon or sky blue, they have your neutral and spring palette options covered. A huge plus to this set is that it’s lounge-worthy enough to slip on when you’re working from home, yet stylish enough to wear out for a midday outdoor lunch.


Tibi’s floral maxi skirt is a piece made to be lived in through the seasons that follow. A key strategy in feeling ready for the work day, especially if your home office has turned into your full-time office, is to get dressed each and every morning. Tibi’s maxi skirt proves that comfortable wear doesn’t result in the absence style.


The jumpsuit is a wardrobe essential for easy wear. Mara Hoffman’s take offers breathable fabrics, making it the perfect option for the temperature transition that awaits. A convenient design feature is the collared neckline, making this a zoom meeting friendly look for any day of the week.


The update on lounge pants comes in the form of lightweight knits. Cult Gaia’s spring collection provides their customers with chic and relaxing designs that can be worn in and out of the home. As an added bonus, Cult Gaia also designed a coordinating top. Whether you pair them together, or wear as separates, you’ll have an effortless outfit from head to toe.


Designer Jacquemus has become known for his playful and trend-setting collections. This season’s ribbed knee length short is a chic twist on the timeless biker short. Available for preorder at Moda Operandi, this is an everyday staple you’ll be reaching for time and time again. Style with a blazer and statement earring for zoom calls, or with an oversized button-down and sneakers for post-work errands.


Ganni’s sweater vest offers the coziest of cashmeres, as well as versatile wear. With options to be worn on its own as a sleeveless vest, or layered over a collared shirt, there are a multitude of outfits that can come from this addition to your wardrobe. Plus, their shade of pastel pink is perfect to welcome in spring.


True to its name, Jonathan Simkhai’s loungewear dress was created for stylish comfort. The waist tie allows for an adjustable wear, as well as the illusion of having a sweater wrapped around your waist—à la the infamous 90’s trend. Being a knitwear dress, there is an ease that comes with slipping it on for the day, all while remaining polished.


Denim may not be the first item one grabs when reaching for comfort wear, but a wide-leg fit may have you singing a different tune. Lena Hoscheck’s relaxed design keeps you feeling at ease in your clothes, all while providing the fashionable finishing touch to your daily look. With a neutral colorway, they’re the ideal option to be styled with your favorite t-shirt on casual days.


For a piece that feels luxurious to touch and leisurely to wear, look no further than Toteme’s silk scarf top. Inspired by the draping of a silk scarf, this design speaks to one of the season’s most sought after trends. When worn with a wide leg pant or legging, it’s the update you never knew you needed to put the days of a t-shirt and sweatpant combo behind you.


The Frankie Shop gives bermuda shorts a 2021 upgrade with their faux leather design. Described as having a soft, buttery leather they provide a fashionable version of the popular short style. Their luxe feel seals the deal.


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