As fashion editors, we spend a great deal of time sourcing fresh outfit ideas to potentially inspire you, dear readers. Often, many of said ensembles end up making the rounds in our personal wardrobes as well. And that brings us to why we’re here today. The members on our team thought it could be fun to showcase some of the stellar outfits that particularly caught our eyes over the last few weeks. And while each of us have our own personal styles, it’s said looks that are helping to inspire and shape our 2021 silhouettes.
The beauty of the ensembles in question is that they’re all inherently chic, but are also simple at the same time. Essentially, each look is comprised of those no-fuss items and trendier basics. If you’re looking for some fresh outfit ideas to consider this year, keep scrolling to check out the looks that will define our vibes. You’ll also uncover a smattering of shopping picks as well in case you want to add a fresh piece or two into your offering.
“Everything about this outfit is very me these days, from head to toe. Wearing a sweatsuit with a chic wool coat is the comfortable outfit trick that I’m forever grateful for.” — Allyson Payer, senior editor “I’m leaning into cool basics more than ever this year—making my wardrobe work smarter not harder—and I already know that a pair of these straight-leg leather pants will be the foundation for plenty of simple but elevated outfits, along with some sort of interesting top.” — Anna LaPlaca, associate editor “I’d be lying if I said I didn’t just order a statement coat right before the inauguration and am even more excited to style it now. I love monochromatic looks but pairing it with relaxed trousers and sneakers seems like a more viable option for everyday!” — Yusra Siddiqui, assistant editor “This is basically the vibe I’m going to be living in over the next few months—comfortable and chic with the coordinating set and puffer.” “I’ve been really gravitating to new takes on comfy dressing right now. This look pairing the baggy jeans trend with a baseball cap, tailored coat, and polished bag is exactly how I want to dress at the moment.” — Kristen Nichols, senior editor “I’m all about loose and relaxed trousers this year (a welcome change to my sweats!). They’re comfortable yet still look polished. I love the idea of styling it with simple sneakers and a long coat for a fresh and cool look.” — Judith Jones, senior editor “My vibe for 2021 is all about subtle-maximalism, and no other look quite defines that than this outfit. A knit top and leather pants pairing is by no means a groundbreaking outfit, but opting for unique iterations of classic pieces and accessorizing them to the max is a fresh take on staples that I’m all for this year.” — Jasmine Fox-Suliaman, editor