Amidst the many changes 2020 brought in our lives, fashion was one of the most deeply impacted and underwent some serious transformations. Day formals got swept away by casuals, while for others, nightwear became the new normal daywear. This lockdown definitely taught us how to rejuvenate the conventional baggy nightwear and fashion faithful señoras will agree that bedtime attire is no less a style statement.
As the night falls, we waste no time jumping into our most comfortable ensembles. From cosy co-ord sets to slinky robes to quirky sleep shirts, we see some amazing, ohh-so-flattering options available around. Pick a sleepwear that limns style with functionality, comfort with vogue and above all, makes you feel good and confident of your body. It is recommended to prepare a checklist from below listed genres for picking fashion-correct, comfy nightwear.
Without further ado, jump in your PJs, put on your research caps and let’s get started.
Fun with Fabric
Strategize, shortlist and choose fabrics that promote breathability and look attractive at the same time. After all, what you wear to bed highly influences your sleep.
Talking of comfort, cotton is the finest selection for its all-natural, lightweight, breathable and allows easy movement. Cotton sleepwear remains a go-to-choice, especially for hot nights. Nestling in a satin dress feels nicer than it sounds. A satin silky camisole paired with shorts and robe is a wonderful choice that adds pizzazz to an ordinary night look. Simple yet regal!
Cosy and comfy, knit fabric fits favourite for lounging and snuggling. Highly recommended for restless sleepers, this fabric is all versatile, stretchy and skin-friendly. Fabrics like bamboo (rayon) and flannel also settle for sustainable yet stylish resources to amplify your sleepwear game.
For introverts and PJ-fans, the pandemic stay-home-cation was a dream realized. While fashionistas experimented like never before, living in these ensembles opened scope for exploration.
Forget boring PJs, and make a statement with trendy prints from everything abstract to cool waves to quirky cartoons and cute animals. Super airy outfit adorned in polka dots, big or small, completes a sweet dream look with a caption - sleep in style.
Speaking of bold checks and classic stripes, an inky co-ord set in small checks or vertical strips qualifies for a quintessential ensemble that shouts uptown, elegance and comfort. Another must have closet designs are florals and butis for they are dynamic and summer appropriate.
Styling Beauty Sleep
When it comes to night appropriate clothing, there’s nothing better than a sleep dress. This one-size-fits-all lounger works well for zoom meetings and casual hangouts. Alternatively, a pretty jumpsuit reflects fashion and tops to be a party perfect ensemble.
Nothing wraps better than a robe and the style statement simply looks super plush when picked in satin or lace For a more put together, nonchalant look, a co-ord set rounds up to be everyone’s favourite fashion suit. Play with colours, prints and outfit length (pyjama, capri or shorts) for a comfy, flawless look.
Available in myriad designs - cartoons, captions, feminine prints and what not, a night dress is simply cuteness overloaded and rules every wardrobe. Flipping from modern to traditional, old school night gowns are forever constant. Just pick the right fabric and style and you are ready for a private night of two.
Playful Lengths and Lengthy Collars
While shopping for sleep essentials, always keep an eye open for new styles. Think more than normal. Fits matters alongside elements like closure buttons, waist ties and snaps. Opt for outfits that circulate air more and stay comfy all night.
Another 2020 highlight were trendy collars and detailed sleeve patterns. Be it sleep dresses, robes or matching sets, rounded collars made a decent comeback while classic notch collars continue to be an all-time favourite.
Walking forward, full-length loungewear are the safest ensembles. However, slip-shorts co-ord sets certainly save a sweet spot in our WFH closet. Nothing encapsulates comfort better than these matching little buddies.
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In the end everything night circles classic chemistry between comfort and style. Choose wisely and always keep your skin over style. After all, a goodnight’s sleep depends on how comfortable you are.