10 Casual But Cute Outfits to Wear At Home or to the Grocery Store

Yes, a hoodie can be part of it.

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You've seen the movie: Recently single heroine runs into ex, complete with new girlfriend, in the grocery store. Heroine ducks behind a display of cereal boxes. I'm 90 percent sure this in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days... Anyways, these types of situations do happen IRL, like when you happen upon your new boss on your way to Sunday Funday, or are seated next to your frenemy at a mutual acquaintance's dinner party. And when they do happen, it's best to be armed with a cute outfit that screams "I look this chic every day." The beauty of cute-but-casual outfits is that you can make a look out of all your favorite basics, from a hoodie to a pair of jeans. Even if you're not faced with any of the aforementioned scenarios, you still want to be sure to look your best at all times, right? After all, when you look good, you feel even better. Look ahead for 10 dressed-down outfits that are presentable enough for any type of encounter.

Chelsea Hall

Chelsea Hall is the Assistant Fashion and Beauty Editor at Marie Claire, where she covers celebrity style, fashion trends, skincare, makeup and anything else tied into the world of fashion and beauty