Ever since you went off to college with your monogrammed L.L. Bean terrycloth model, you've known exactly one thing to be true: Robes might not be necessary, but damn are they a luxurious way to live. Slip it on and you're are immediately: warm, dry, cozy, enveloped, as close to understanding what a "man of leisure" actually is as you've ever been. And no matter in which direction you take your robe-wearing—it could go anywhere from being a towel with sleeves to something silky and glamorously demure—it's the added accessory that takes self-care into another dimension. Scroll below and imagine yourself swanning around in:
Everything about this one is perfect. It's plush but lightweight, absorbent but lightweight, cozy but...lightweight. Do not underestimate the worth of a lightweight terry robe. It's an engineering feat to behold.
Laura wears a Parachute robe with Chanel Fine Jewelry.
The Collarless Shawl Cut
Did you know Margiela makes robes? Well, they don't really, but if you stay in one of a number of New York hotels, you'll find one wrapped up neatly behind your bathroom door. Expectedly utilitarian, but with a design level you didn't know you needed.
Laura wears Sleepy Jones bra and underwear with J. Hannah hoop earrings.
A staple, made elegant with the pairing of colors that aren't necessarily pretty, but pair so well you can't stop staring. Neutrals don't need to be boring, but you already knew that.
Laura wears a Recliner robe and pants with Jennifer Fisher hoop earrings. Chains from Dudley VanDyke, Jennifer Fisher, Tuza, and Laura Lombardi.
Could we even publish the story if there wasn't a millennial pink option somewhere in the mix? Yes, but it wouldn't feel right.
Laura wears an Araks robe, bra, and underwear. Earrings by Sorelle. Ring by J. Hannah.
She didn't design it, but she'd definitely wear it, non? Retro, almost sun-dried colors give this robe an unexpected sophistication. It's more of an outfit than the others. Wear for maximum impact and drama.
Laura wears a Rhode Resort robe with Eres bra and underwear. Hoops by Jennifer Fisher. Bracelet by Roxanne Assoulin (it's actually a necklace).
That Sarah Staudinger sure knows how to make a girl feel special. This very lady-of-the-house wrap is no exception. Don it while taking calls and working from home. Or while doing the dishes! Anything that could us a little glamour.
Laura wears a Staud robe with a Priscavera slip. Slides by Maryam Nassir Zadeh. Necklace by Catbird. Earrings by J. Hannah. Bracelet by Tuza.
Not quite substantial enough to wear out of the house, but a good enough reason to stay in and invite your friends over to binge on black and white movies. Or Are You The One?
Laura wears a Sleeper robe and pants. Earrings and shoes by Trademark. Necklaces by Catbird and Efva Attling. Watch by Chanel Fine Jewelry.