What is it about loungewear that has struck a chord for so many of us in 2020? I spoke with Mint Velvet to discuss the answer and more!

“The popularity of loungewear in 2020 follows a growing trend for people demanding more relaxed dress codes at work. Studies show that uncomfortable clothing is a distractor and can cause a cognitive overload that prevents you from giving your all to any task at hand. Not only does comfort dressing help you to focus, it’s also been shown to have a positive impact on mental wellbeing which explains why people would be clamouring to delve into their soft leggings while they navigate their new work-from-home realities.”

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Shakaila Forbes-Bell is a Fashion Psychologist and writer who has been featured in Marie Claire UK, i-D, Who What Wear, All Walks Beyond the Catwalk, Fashion Bomb Daily, The Voice Newspaper, Gal-Dem, Black Matters US and more.

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