The best women's pyjamas

09 August 2019

Women's pyjamas

Whether your bedtime uniform is a perfectly matched pyjama set or some cosy bottoms with your most faithful baggy top, Mumsnetters are on hand to help you choose your next pair of PJs

Tu Women's Pyjama Bottoms, from £6

Tu Women's Pyjama Bottoms, from £6

Supermarkets are a great place to get your hands on new pyjamas without breaking the bank. Mumsnetters particularly love Tu at Sainsbury's for their reliable, comfortable and affordable sleep-ready bottoms – choose between shorts, cropped trousers, and full-length trousers with cuffs, starting from £6.

“I got some amazingly comfortable bottoms for £12 from Sainsbury's. They are soft, and have pockets too.”

“I second Sainsbury's jimjams. Lots of different styles and fabrics for warm or cooler nights.”

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Boden Mollie Pyjama Bottoms, £30

Boden Mollie Pyjama Bottoms, £30

Boden is well-loved on Mumsnet thanks to its practical, chic and comfortable clothing. These bottoms are not only beautiful, but they also have an elasticated waist, are made from 100% cotton, and (squeals) have pockets. They're a Boden classic, too, so you can rest assured there will be a refresh on the colours and patterns available at least once a season.

“Boden pyjama bottoms have pockets. My mum buys me a pair for Christmas every year.”

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Boux Avenue Sleepwear Sets, from £7.82 on Amazon

Boux Avenue Sleepwear Sets, from £7.82 on Amazon

If you're looking for something that's a cut above your properly comfy comfies, Boux Avenue's nightwear is a pleasingly affordable slice of glam. With everything from giraffe-print bottoms to silky camis there's something for a lazy Sunday and something for evenings when you feel like making a bit more effort (ahem).

“I'd go for Boux Avenue, they have some lovely lounge pants. I'm currently wearing their navy and floral ones with cuffed ankles.”

“Boux Avenue are fab and can be so cheap in the sale. We all have them in this house.”

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M&S Short-sleeve Pyjama Sets, £12.50

M&S Short-sleeve Pyjama Sets, £12.50

Dependable and timeless, it makes sense that M&S would make some pretty good jammies. Available in more colours and patterns than you can shake a stick at, this particular set comprises a pair of full-length trousers and a T-shirt with short sleeves – perfect for warmer summer nights.

“M&S has short-sleeved, long-legged summer PJs for £12.50. There are lots of different colours and patterns.”

“M&S do some cotton sets – plain tops with spotty or star bottoms. They're so comfortable, I love them, and not frumpy at all.”

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Deals Direct Summer Short Sleeve Pyjamas, £9.99

Deals Direct Summer Short Sleeve Pyjamas, £9.99

You can't go wrong with a good pair of checked PJ bottoms, and they're perfect paired with a short-sleeved tee for summer. This set comes in two different colours and, for £9.99, you really can't go wrong.

“I am currently wearing the winter version of these. A decent length, cosy and warm.”

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FatFace Classic Lounge Pants, £32

FatFace Classic Lounge Pants, £32

Sometimes you need pyjamas which aren't just pyjamas. If you want a pair of comfy trews with a couple of added extras, look no further than Fatface's Classic Lounge Pants – first off, they've got much-sought-after pockets, an elasticated waistband and a button fly fastening. But the winning feature is that these trousers have an adjustable leg length, thanks to a button fastening which allows you to wear the trousers slightly cropped if you'd prefer.

“I love FatFace PJ bottoms – I live in them in the house. They are soft, comfy and last ages.”

“FatFace bottoms – they wash really well. I've had mine for years and they're really comfy.”

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OYSHO Pyjama separates, from £15.99

OYSHO Pyjama separates, from £15.99

Oysho's exquisite collection of sleepwear and loungewear is worth a perusal if you're after something a little more suave. Quite apart from the fact a lot of their designs look like they've been pinched from the walls of an art gallery, their loose-fitting floatiness will drape you in an effortless glamour – no matter how recently you woke up.

“I always stock up on Oysho when they have a sale on, there are lots of styles to choose from. I usually go for cotton and they last well with frequent washing. They have physical shops in Europe but you can order them online in the UK.”

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The White Company Summer Pyjamas, from £25

The White Company Summer Pyjamas, from £25

Lightweight, minimalist and beautifully dainty – that's what springs to mind when you look at White Company's range of summer PJs. Made from cotton and jersey, they're comfy, breathable and durable – just what you need to keep you cool on hot summer nights. Add to this the chic, muted colour palette and you've got your perfect pair of summer PJs.

“I only bought my first pair of White Company PJs for summer last year and they wash well. I actually liked them so much that I bought another pair in the winter sale.”

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Toast Cotton Pyjamas, £120

Toast Cotton Pyjamas, £120

They may be at the (ahem) pricier end of the spectrum, but for the best in style and substance, look no further than Toast. This particular style is lightweight and cool – perfect for getting you off to sleep on warm nights. Plus, it's available in white, too – a colour which will make your tan pop while you eat a continental breakfast on the terrace (or in your back garden).

“I wear quite a lot of Toast nightwear on holidays. It's so comfy!”

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Figleaves Daisy Embroidered Hidden Support Cami and Short Set, £40

Figleaves Daisy Embroidered Hidden Support Cami and Short Set, £40

If you want a little bit of extra support from your PJ top, Figleaves have some beautiful sleepwear sets which will give your assets a little boost but won't look (or feel) like scaffolding. These daisy-embellished jammies are perfect for summer thanks to the V-neck cami top and lightweight, 100% cotton shorts – keeping you cool and comfortable all night long.

“Figleaves! I may have bought some Christmas presents from there. One for you, one for me…”

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