My Winter Momiform To Lounge & Work From Home

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Winter always hits hard for me and my non-seasonal Colombian blood. The early sunset and darkness depress me, and the cold keeps me inside my home. Once the winter comes, I don’t know what to do with myself other than to hibernate and hope that my happy 50-70 degree weather will come back soon.

While most days you’ll find me in jeans and a sweater (even if I don’t leave the home, #workingfromhomelife), in the winter I have a lot more loose-and-comfortable kind of days.

But make no mistake, if you know one thing about me, it’s that my Mami and Abuelitas taught me by example to always look put together and feel beautiful no matter what.

Craving something cozy? Here's how we stay warm and stylish at home. This Naadam cashmere lounge set: the cropped top, pants and hoodie are our latest lounge and work from home uniform.

Top (M) l Pants (M) l Similar Hoodie (S)

So now I’m the proud owner of beautiful sets that I wear to lounge and work from home, and today I want to share with you my latest addition: Naadam cropped pants, top, and hoodie.


How I Stay Warm & Stylish At Home

Special note: Naadam is having an amazing sale so you may find some color options at unbelievable prices. I’ll make sure to give all the sizing info for easy shopping.

1. Let’s Start With a Good Top

Lately, I’ve been very into these cashmere cropped tops. They’re a perfect layering piece for extra warmth under chunky sweaters, or by itself under a jacket – I even wore it for Bogota’s weather with high-waisted jeans and a leather jacket on top. But they’re also perfectly subtly sexy to wear at home with lounge pants.

Craving something cozy? Here's how we stay warm and stylish at home. This Naadam cashmere lounge set: the cropped top, pants and hoodie are our latest lounge and work from home uniform.

Top (M)

Sizing: It depends on your preferences. I’m a true S, but I wanted a looser/longer top so I sized up. I’m also a little over-conscious about showing my midriff at times. Right now this exact top it’s only stocked in black so I’ve selected a few cashmere tops below.


2. Comfy Lounge Pants All Day

Yes, Naadam has a longer-length version that I adore, but I’m petite so I go for the cropped one to have the perfect length for me. I also must admit the cropped length looks really good on the taller model and will always be jealous I can’t get the same look.

Craving something cozy? Here's how we stay warm and stylish at home. This Naadam cashmere lounge set: the cropped top, pants and hoodie are our latest lounge and work from home uniform.
Craving something cozy? Here's how we stay warm and stylish at home. This Naadam cashmere lounge set: the cropped top, pants and hoodie are our latest lounge and work from home uniform.

Pants (M)

Sizing: After initially ordering the S, I felt my thicker thighs needed more room so I went for the M. I’d say they run TTS, but if you’re like me you may want to size up. Also, before anybody asks what the underwear situation is, I’m a firm believer in smoothing shorts under loose pants. Comfortable, smoothing, and give you a magical look without any panty lines.


3. Top It With A Hoodie Or Sweater

Lastly, a hoodie if you need more warmth, Naadam has great hoodies for both men and women. My husband has this one and wears it non-stop. The one I have is very limited in sizes right now but you can see other hoodies below.

Craving something cozy? Here's how we stay warm and stylish at home. This Naadam cashmere lounge set: the cropped top, pants and hoodie are our latest lounge and work from home uniform.

Hoodie (similar) S

Sizing: When it comes to sweaters I prefer a just-right look, so I stay true to my size or even size down if it’s an oversized sweater.


4. Keep Your Feet Warm

Oh, wait! I was forgetting my beloved slippers. Last year I made a resolution to embrace my indigenous heritage more and one of the ways I’m doing it is by always wearing at least one piece by a Native brand. For cold weather, I went straight to northern Natives and found Manitobah.

Craving something cozy? Here's how we stay warm and stylish at home. This Naadam cashmere lounge set: the cropped top, pants and hoodie are our latest lounge and work from home uniform.

Slippers

I got their snow boots and these slippers, and after owning Uggs and many other slippers, these are now my number one. I even got a second pair for my Abuelita and she was the happiest.

Book: For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts by Prisca Dorca (highly recommend)

And that’s it! This is one of my favorite winter outfits to lounge or work. I like to throw on a tailored coat/leather jacket and sneakers for school drop-off, running errands, or traveling. I recently wore it as my travel outfit under a trench coat for our redeye flight from Bogotá back to NY, and loved it.

I hope you’re enjoying the beauty of winter more than me.

Besos,

Julieta

For more ways to look casually put together, join me on IG (@julietatorresd). I’d love to see you there. And if you need help discovering your best colors virtually from the comfort of your home, email me here.

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