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Theres something really special about wearing a proper pair of pajamas to sleep; it’s the same reason I once spent my weekly food budget on silk sheets, or how I came to the conclusion that spending $60 on a bedside candle was a reasonable idea.
Putting a little extra effort into the look and feel of your nightly routine can make a big difference. And the fashion industry’s recent obsession with pajamas has inspired a new class of designers making great loungewear, so you don’t have to just settle for only a decade-old T-shirt or house dress. Here, five new sleepwear brands to get familiar with.
Corey Lynn Calter firmly believes that what we wear at home shouldn’t just be what relaxes us — it should also be what refuels and inspires us to be the best versions of ourselves.
That philosophy comes to life in her sleepwear brand, CLC. Minimal sets in silk and linen make up the core of the collection, but there’s also a handful of heavily patterned pieces sprinkled into the mix.
It’s hard to look at the most recent lookbook from Suku Home and not want to jump right into the dreamy lifestyle they’ve created. The young brand (with an Instagram follower count of over 12k) makes sustainable and conscious sleepwear, home goods, and textiles that, with the help of playful patterns and shapeless silhouettes, are relaxed but still fun.
If you’re someone who loves the idea of a daily uniform, keep that momentum going through the night with Sleepy Jones. Aimed at both men and women, the brand offers low maintenance but polished sleepwear and accessories inspired by the lifestyles of artists like David Hockney and Pablo Picasso. Classic fits in sharp stripes, ginghams, and bold standalone colors will have you feeling crisp, while looking like a character straight out of a Wes Anderson movie.
In 2014, Ukrainian fashion editors Kate Zubarieva and Asya Varesta decided they’d rather be making clothes instead writing about them. “We wanted to create something new in the fashion industry with our years of experience — something that belongs to us,” Asya shared. Their newest collection is full of rich velvets and silks, making these pajamas a solid nomination for your next treat-yourself splurge.
Recliner founder Rebecca Smith started her brand knowing two things. One, that finding pajamas that are comfortable, affordable (like actually affordable), and stylish isn’t easy; and two, that it doesn’t have to stay that way. Fast forward to a little over a year, and now the line offers a curated selection of originally patterned robes, tops, and bottoms. Best of all, nothing is over $100.