Comfy & Cute Weekend Clothes That Don't Try Too Hard

You work hard enough during the week — and put enough effort into getting dressed — that when the weekend rolls around, you deserve a break. If there's anything the weekend was made for, it's those mindless, throw-on-and-go outfits that are just as comfortable as they are effortless: like the perfect pair of boyfriend jeans or a flattering wrap dress. These are the pieces that help you look polished and put-together (even when you're the most hungover).

However, not having to try hard doesn't necessarily mean giving up completely. Instead, it's about soft fabrics, versatile silhouettes, and no-brainer items that make you feel good, regardless of your mood. We're talking about flowy pants, super-soft T-shirts, and slip-on flats that basically feel like slippers. With weekend duds like these, rolling out of bed in the morning and still looking effortless never seemed so easy.
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A striped tee is ideal for throwing on with a variety of bottoms. This long-sleeved version with block detail is especially good for transitional weather.

Finery Seymour Cutout Stripe Jersey Tee, $55, available at Finery.
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These super-stretchy knit culottes will feel like you're wearing pajama pants to lunch while still looking totally acceptable.

Stylenanda Contrast Piping Accent Pants, $35, available at Stylenanda.
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A midi-length wrap dress in a refreshing spring hue will have you looking (and feeling) like a million bucks.

C/MEO Collective Love Stone Short Sleeve Dress, $230, available at Fashion BNKR.
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Break out the faded denim when you're looking to strike a balance between effortless and casual-cool style. The washed indigo color keeps it chill in the daytime, and the straight, mid-rise fit is sleek enough for plans that power on past sunset.

Gap Stretch 1969 Real Straight Jean, $69.95, available at Gap.
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Throw all your weekend essentials in a classic, minimalist backpack.

Everlane The Petra Backpack, $330, available at Everlane.
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For a more conservative silhouette than your typical off-the-shoulder top, opt for a high-necked piece with a cut-out sleeve detail.

Tosia Waterwing Top, $295, available at Garmentory.
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Why shouldn't all of your shoes feel like slippers?

Dolce Vita Tia Flats, $130, available at Dolce Vita.
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Chilly nights call for a layering piece you can wear again six months later.

Camilla and Marc Dulce Sweater, $249, available at Camilla and Marc.
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Breathable, flowy pants that feel as comfortable as sweatpants? Yes, please.

Cienne Charlotte Pant, $265, available at Cienne.
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With a more relaxed silhouette, the LBD gets the daytime treatment.

Trois Helena Long Sleeve Dress, $125, available at Trois.
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Spice up your usual white tee for a baseball version that has a sporty, vintage-looking edge.

Reformation Garvey Tee, $28, available at Reformation.
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Look on-trend (without looking like you're trying too hard) with a bright, skater-inspired hoodie.

VFILES Basic Hoodie, $60, available at VFILES.
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It doesn't get easier than a one-piece outfit — especially when a shirt underneath is optional.

Celeste Tesoriero Striped Overalls, $75.28, available at Curriculum.
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Wear this blush shirt dress over a pair of trousers or on its own — it'll look as Instagram-ready either way.

Forever 21 Cuffed Sleeve T-shirt Dress, $12.90, available at Forever 21.
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With decorative touches, this embroidered denim jacket will come in handy just as often as the one you've had for years.

Pixie Market Floral Embroidered Denim Jacket, $78, available at Pixie Market.
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It's impossible to go wrong with a white button-up.

3x1 Oversized Classic Shirt, $265, available at 3x1.
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Leggings are a go on weekends, and a shade like blue gives them a leg up on your collection of black ones.

Parklife Outlast Pant, $75, available at Aritzia.
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A denim dress and a colorful mule might just be the new springtime uniform.

Front Row Shop Asymmetric Denim Dress, $69, available at Front Row Shop.
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A carryall tote will come in-hand for those unexpected farmer's market finds.

Trademark Marcel Shopper, $698, available at Need Supply.
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A sporty crop top and joggers are the ultimate athleisure look, meaning comfort and cool go hand-in-hand.

Outdoor Voices Mockneck Crop, $60, available at Outdoor Voices.
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Weekends are for lazy-girls, and so is Velcro.

Michael Michael Kors Craig Perforated-leather Sneaker, $125, available at Michael Kors.

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