How many of us these days give much thought to ‘at-home wear?’ And by that we don’t mean holey T-shirts, stained sweaters, and paint splattered jeans! Before the 1990s, at-home wear was a section of our wardrobes that bridged the gap between day clothes and sleep clothes – something seldom seen today – and was so much more than just old clothes that we shoved to the bottom of the wardrobe.
For decades, stay-at-home clothes – probably classified as lounge wear today – was worn for feeling comfortable while at home, but still presentable enough for visitors (which we know is a definite no-no right now!) Not necessarily worn outside the home, at-home wear consisted of clothes you could wear while working around the house, relaxing, or entertaining guests, and these garments were quite popular probably up until the beginning of the nineties when people became ultra laid-back and casual (and OK, a bit boring – maybe even sloppy!) and didn’t bother so much with specific ‘at-home’ clothes.
We take a look at some of the at-home trends of yesteryear.
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