Well, friends, it looks like we’re gearing up for another season of this new normal, and seeing as certain dressier looks have felt off to us all year, we think it’s our duty to serve up a fresh round of outfit ideas that actually feel relevant for the times. I think we can all agree that casual and easy-to-throw-together looks are what we want to wear the most right now, whether it be some elevated loungewear for chilling at home or a composition of cool basics that look chic no matter what.
But just because you’re wearing something casual and comfortable doesn’t mean your outfit can’t also look elevated and cool. In fact, sometimes wearing your standard basics can be really stylish. We’ve found that the trick comes down to a few key style staples and picking out the right accessories to add in. Yep, even when wearing something as simple as jeans and sneakers. Want to see some chic ideas that are fashion girl–approved? Go on to check out 17 casual winter outfits that are elite in every way.