lounge·wear | \ˈlau̇nj-ˌwer \

Definition of loungewear 

: informal clothing usually designed to be worn at home

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Best Prime Day loungewear • Mae Scoop-Neck Thong Bodysuit: The perfect basic for summer, pair this versatile cotton bodysuit with high-waist shorts, wide-legged denim, or a skirt—the options are endless. Susan Brickell, Health.com, "The Bra and Underwear Sale You Won't Want to Miss on Amazon Tomorrow," 12 July 2018 White + Warren Already on-sale essentials, accessories, and loungewear are up to 60 percent off through Wednesday, July 4 at White + Warren. Halie Lesavage, Glamour, "All the 4th of July Sales Worth Shopping This Year," 3 July 2018 Getty Asya Varetsa, co-founder of loungewear company Sleeper, tells us how to dress to impress. Andrea Whittle, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Wear Pajamas on a Plane And Still Look Good," 5 June 2018 But the store also recently began offering women’s styles, including windbreakers, one-piece bathing suits, dresses, and loungewear. Janelle Nanos, BostonGlobe.com, "Here’s a look at the new shops opening on Newbury Street this summer," 25 May 2018 Your daily landscape will be changing – fewer work clothes, more loungewear – but that doesn’t mean invisibility. Darcel Rockett, chicagotribune.com, "From daughter to mother: Words of wisdom for my mom," 11 May 2018 For instance, bras come in sizes 32A to 44DD, and undies and loungewear go up to size 3XL. Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, "Rihanna adds S&M sizzle to new lingerie collection to show undies 'in another light' | The Kansas City Star," 10 May 2018 Bras will be available from a 32A to 44DD, with lingerie, undies, and loungewear coming in sizes from XS to 3XL. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Everything You Need to Know About Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Launch," 9 May 2018 The pictures and videos, posted to Kylie's Instagram Story, show her and Stormi hanging out in classic mom and daughter loungewear (a white hoodie for Kylie and a simple onesie for Stormi). Cuties! Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kylie Jenner Posts Photo of Her and Baby Stormi," 24 Apr. 2018

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circa 1957, in the meaning defined above

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