How To Make Your Post-Pandemic Fashion Debut

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For those unfamiliar, to be "in one's bag" means to work with singleminded determination towards a goal, such as the accumulation of wealth or learning Esperanto. But for some of us, the phrase took on a different meaning during that year at home: to keep grinding until we could emerge with a stronger style game than ever before.

Through moodboarding, a running list of outfit ideas, and more than a few dress-up sessions, we've condensed months of research into three enormous looks for returning to (non-sweatpants) society. What ties these made-to-mingle 'fits together? Silhouettes that actually show your shape, can't-look-away colors — and a full-to-bursting sense of joie de vivre. Ahead, in partnership with Macy's and content creator JaLisa Vaughn, see how we're planning to make our post-pandemic fashion debut.

If we're not rolling up to the club in this (then promptly back out because who <em>are </em>all these people), we don't want it. With body-hugging ruching and an asymmetrical cut, this peach dress says, "I'm the main character, full stop."
If we're not rolling up to the club in this (then promptly back out because who are all these people), we don't want it. With body-hugging ruching and an asymmetrical cut, this peach dress says, "I'm the main character, full stop."
<br><br><strong>INC International Concepts</strong> One-Shoulder Asymmetrical Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.macys.com%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Finc-one-shoulder-asymmetrical-dress-created-for-macys%3FID%3D12067329%26CategoryID%3D5449" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>


INC International Concepts One-Shoulder Asymmetrical Dress, $, available at Macy's
<br><br><strong>GUESS</strong> Flat-Edge Hoop Earrings, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.macys.com%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Fguess-3-3-4-flat-edge-hoop-earrings%3FID%3D5536998%26tdp%3Dcm_app%7EzMCOM-NAVAPP%7Excm_zone%7EzPDP_ZONE_B%7Excm_choiceId%7EzcidM06MNK-aac04ce3-ea67-47f6-b10e-7266240a05a4%2540HB1%2540Customers%252Balso%252Bloved%252478233%25245536998%7Excm_pos%7EzPos4%7Excm_srcCatID%7Ez78233" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>


GUESS Flat-Edge Hoop Earrings, $, available at Macy's
<br><br><strong>Clarins</strong> Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.macys.com%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Fclarins-double-serum-complete-age-control-concentrate-collection%3FID%3D4982392%26CategoryID%3D30078" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>


Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate, $, available at Macy's
For a celebratory dinner <em>inside a restaurant, </em>we'd pair this mock-neck top with a polished leather wrap skirt. Remember that while white might not be the safest option around bolognese, there's nothing like it to make brights pop.
For a celebratory dinner inside a restaurant, we'd pair this mock-neck top with a polished leather wrap skirt. Remember that while white might not be the safest option around bolognese, there's nothing like it to make brights pop.
<br><br><strong>INC International Concepts</strong> Mock-Neck Sweater, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.macys.com%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Finc-mock-neck-sweater-created-for-macys%3FID%3D11825875%26tdp%3Dcm_app%7EzMCOM-NAVAPP%7Excm_zone%7EzPDP_ZONE_A%7Excm_choiceId%7EzcidM05MOB-c0be8042-b855-4349-8008-740fe67e25d1%2540H7%2540customers%252Balso%252Bshopped%2524255%252411825875%7Excm_pos%7EzPos1%7Excm_srcCatID%7Ez260" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>


INC International Concepts Mock-Neck Sweater, $, available at Macy's
<br><br><strong>French Connection</strong> Gabina Drape Skirt, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.macys.com%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Ffrench-connection-gabina-drape-skirt%3FID%3D10996180%26tdp%3Dcm_app%7EzMCOM-NAVAPP%7Excm_zone%7EzPDP_ZONE_B%7Excm_choiceId%7EzcidM06MNK-94478163-0e64-4a9d-bb5d-b43d6f761f7d%2540HB1%2540Customers%252Balso%252Bloved%2524131%252410996180%7Excm_pos%7EzPos4%7Excm_srcCatID%7Ez131" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>


French Connection Gabina Drape Skirt, $, available at Macy's
<br><br><strong>Yves Saint Laurent</strong> Libre Eau de Toilette, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.macys.com%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Fyves-saint-laurent-libre-eau-de-toilette-fragrance-collection%3FID%3D12311443" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>


Yves Saint Laurent Libre Eau de Toilette, $, available at Macy's
You know, sometimes after surviving a global pandemic, you just want to wear a lacy dress. We say go for it with a mini, off-the-shoulder babydoll number.
You know, sometimes after surviving a global pandemic, you just want to wear a lacy dress. We say go for it with a mini, off-the-shoulder babydoll number.
<br><br><strong>Free People</strong> Ari Smocked Crochet-Trim Dress, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.macys.com%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Ffree-people-ari-smocked-crochet-trim-dress%3FID%3D12347000%26lid%3Dcontemporaryplp_viewfullproduct" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>


Free People Ari Smocked Crochet-Trim Dress, $, available at Macy's
<br><br><strong>Giani Bernini</strong> Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Stud Earrings, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.macys.com%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Fgiani-bernini-cubic-zirconia-sterling-silver-stud-earrings-created-for-macys%3FID%3D2952719%26CategoryID%3D10835%26swatchColor%3DSterling%2520Silver" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>


Giani Bernini Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Stud Earrings, $, available at Macy's
<br><br><strong>MAC</strong> Satin Lipstick, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.macys.com%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Fmac-satin-lipstick%3FID%3D4504437%26CategoryID%3D30522%26swatchColor%3DMocha" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Macy's" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Macy's</a>


MAC Satin Lipstick, $, available at Macy's

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