The 5 Best Stores for Summer Loungewear That Won't Make You Sweat

After what has felt like a painfully long year, summer is here and I am finally ready to get out there and enjoy the hot weather— except I’m still self-isolating. And if you’re anything like me, you probably don’t have the funds to invest in an AC unit, but enough to spare on some new clothes to wear (despite not going anywhere). So, say it with me now: time to spend all the money on summer loungewear!

If you’re with me on this, here are the five best stores where you can stock up on summer loungewear to ensure a cool and comfortable season indoors.

  1. For high-quality and classic loungewear staples, Los Angeles Apparel is a new favorite stop for when I have a little extra to spend. It has virtually every type of basic available on the site, from bike shorts to tennis skirts, and crop tops of every length and color imaginable. 

    So whether you’re an oversized-tee and sweatpants kind of lounger, or the sports bra and shorts kind, you can find whatever you’re looking for at this site. Some of my favorites include the classic short-shorts, the spaghetti mini-dress, and the cropped-tanks

  2. 2. Target

    Target has been my go-to for all clothing since the days I only had my minimum-wage checks to spend. If you’re looking to hang around in some matching pajamas for a little more of a luxurious feel, or something cute enough to step out to the grocery store in, Target’s got your back. Plus, while you’re there you can grab a face mask too. Necessities only.

  3. 3. Aerie

    I don’t think there are the right words to accurately describe how much I love Aerie’s clothing. The bralettes are some of the comfiest I own, and I wear them absolutely everywhere. Also, Aerie’s bike shorts are the first pair I’ve found that aren’t too long, and are free of camel toe — another article of clothing I wear everywhere. And to top it all off, shopping at Aerie keeps my wallet happy since it almost always has sales and markdowns. I firmly believe that I could wear strictly Aerie loungewear for the rest of the summer and be happy and sweat-free.

  4. I’m not usually a Missguided girl myself, but I must admit, it’s current sale is pretty tempting. I definitely encourage you to take advantage of their 10% student discount, and I mean, everything looks so trendy and comfy that I may or may not currently have a full cart. 

    I’m debating on getting either this mint-green set, this racerback crop top, or this blue set. Similar to Los Angeles Apparel, many of these sets come in a wide variety of colors, so if you’re not necessarily into the bright colors like I am, you’ve got plenty of choices.

  5. While certain pieces from Nordstrom can be a bit on the pricier side, I definitely intend on saving up for some of its loungewear this summer. Nordstrom has plenty of limited edition Nike, Adidas, and Champion to choose from, plus a huge selection of brands carried only at Nordstrom, including B.P. If you’re tired of plain bike shorts, definitely check out these gender-neutral lime green and butterfly styles. If you’re looking to splurge, I definitely recommend Free People’s Movement line as well.

So, what will you be lounging in this summer?

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