YES YOU CAN: Luxe up your loungewear

Fashion director Shelly Vella shows you how.

If, like me, you’ve become married to the comfort of your sweatshirts and joggers, rest assured it’s totally acceptable to dress them up to go out. Remember, heels always elevate casual trousers and together with a chic blazer and statement bag, you’re good to go.

How to luxe up your loungewear

Add heels and a jacket

Cuffed hems were made for glamorous high heels. Image: French Style, Jason Jean, Victoria Adamson/BL Aublut-edition.com

A hit of colour brings life to slouchy neutrals.

Blazer, £49.99, ZARA

T-shirt, £59, Hush

Joggers, £69, Mother of Pearl, John Lewis

Bag, £795, Mulberry

Sandals, £685, Bottega Veneta, Net-a-Porter

Sunglasses, £187, Black Eyewear

Keep it neutral

Take-it-easy tailoring: pretty in pink. Image: French Style, Jason Jean, Victoria Adamson/BL Aublut-edition.com

Accessories will always elevate simpler looks.

Hoodie, £79, Mint Velvet

Trench, £59.99, Reserved

Trousers, £100, Uterque

Sunglasses, £75, Boden

Bag, £240, Rae Feather

Loafers, £245, Aeyde

Go smart for evening

Sweatshirts make chic bedfellows for flowing skirts and wide-leg trousers in luxe fabrics. Image: French Style, Jason Jean, Victoria Adamson/BL Aublut-edition.com

Eye-catching designs make it easy to coordinate separates.

Sweatshirt, £59, Hush

Skirt, £110, Boden

Bag, £544, Victoria Beckham, The Outnet

Mules, £45, Office

Sunglasses, £290, Alexander McQueen