Okay, mamas. Let's be real–getting out of bed, breakfast made, kids dressed, coffee drank and out the door is a lot to ask of a person before 8am. I'm lucky that our mornings are pretty relaxed in that I don't have an office to be at by a certain time, but that just translates to me basically wearing pajamas for way longer than a person should.
I'm all for a cute outfit that can transition from bedtime through morning tasks and errands so I still feel cute and ready to tackle the morning on those days when I just can't human enough to get dressed for real.
I pulled together three looks that I would actually wear in public, probably without anyone knowing I had worn them to bed the night before. Just add a topknot and a quick slick of mascara (oh wait, you slept in your makeup too? Multitasker!) and call it good.
Look 1: Printed boho pants and a crop top
I love these joggers because you can wear them high-waisted (AKA, over your post-baby belly button) and they come in lots of different colors/patterns. Paired with a cute, boxy crop t-shirt and sunglasses, it would totally look like an outfit you MEANT to wear. You can pair this with sandals or slip-ons, depending on the vibe you're going for.
Look 2: Romper, sweater blazer, and loafers
This outfit it genius. The romper is literally pajamas, but wear a structured sweater over it, and throw on some loafers and you instantly look like you "tried".
Look 3: Soft joggers, colorful bralette, and comfy tank
I actually own this Good HYOUman tank top and I can attest that it's the most comfortable and versatile shirt, ever. I pair it with denim shorts and tie the front in a knot for the day, and can wear a cute black bra underneath it with skinny jeans and throw on a chambray shirt for going out at night.
Look 4: Shorts, long cardigan, and Birkenstocks
On those chilly mornings when you need to wrap up, this oversized, hooded cardigan would be perfect. I love lounge shorts because they go well with tanks and t-shirts, alike. The Forever21 version above comes in a bunch of colors, including red and black. But the unexpected leopard print is fun and something I would also wear out, maybe with a crop cashmere sweater and pretty(er) sandals.
From one mom to another, trying to get back into the swing of school mornings, I hope this helps you roll out of bed and into adulting with at least a little more ease, and feel cute doing so!
And for an even quicker morning, check out my three favorite go-to breakfasts for school days in this post.
See you out there.