lounge·​wear | \ˈlau̇nj-ˌwer \

Definition of loungewear 

: informal clothing usually designed to be worn at home

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The loungewear fits the deliciously excessive mood, as in a set of plush drawstring pants with slits up to the hips and a turtleneck-meets-tunic with an inverted cutout that dips to the breastbone. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "A Former Cardi B Video Vixen Has Created the Most Instagrammable Loungewear Brand of the Year," 26 Sep. 2018 Rihanna unleashed the wild beast in a lush tropical land to debut her second season of Savage x Fenty lingerie and loungewear. Fox News, "Rihanna surprises fans with Gigi and Bella Hadid in her Savage X Fenty runway show," 13 Sep. 2018 As a writer who works from the comfort of her one-bedroom apartment—and often spends hours/days/weeks without really seeing other people—loungewear has become my new obsession. Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, SELF, "I Basically Live in Loungewear—Here Are 7 Pieces I’m Loving Right Now," 12 Sep. 2018 Her many, many character flaws aside, the lady had an eye for glamorous loungewear. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "Unintentional Style Icon: Miss Agatha Hannigan," 19 Dec. 2014 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

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circa 1957, in the meaning defined above

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