A while back, I went shopping for an editorial shoot that I am working on and stumbled upon something pretty dope. I was actually looking for a cute printed suit and couldn't find anything that was suitable (get it? lol). I found one suit that was perfect but I really needed pants instead of the fully lined knee length skirt that accompanied this awesome jacket. So...I did something unconventional. I went to the lingerie section.
I'm not sure what made me do it. Maybe it's because the trend was in the atmosphere unbeknownst to me. Perhaps God had the ram in the bush for me. IDK what it was, but I was boosted when I found this printed pajama set. I stood in the store with my mother for about 10 minutes talking through my concept of how I can manipulate the pj set and make it appropriate for this shoot I was gonna do a month or so down the road.
About a week after I purchased the beautiful silk pj set (which I thrifted for a whopping $4.95), I started seeing all of these street style photos of women in Europe wearing silk pajama sets during the day. I was like...bruh...this is real! Here I was ahead of the curve and didn't even know it!
If you're ready to jump right into this trend, you can cop yourself a nice pj set like this one from (my favorite lingerie brand) La Perla. I like this one because of the masculine details and neutral color. PLUS anything La Perla will last you for the rest of your life...I promise! Looking for a black set that's a little more affordable? Victoria's Secret makes a comparable look for just $78! This same set is also available in a few fun prints. Speaking of printed, I'm totally loving this oriental printed pj set from Neiman Marcus; it even has a chic mandarin collar. Maybe you're into bold colors? Kate Spade (love!) makes a super cute red and white pajama set that's available at Macy's.
Anyone who really knows me, knows that I LOVE lingerie! Aside from shoes, it's my favorite thing to buy. Not only do I wear it around the house all alone (DO!), but I also mix it into my regular wardrobe in unique ways. Here are some cool ways to subtly integrate the pajama trend into your wardrobe:
- Throw a silk robe over a basic tee and jeans
- Pair printed pajama pants with a solid top
- Wear a fitted white tee/tank underneath your pj suit
- Rock the top like a blazer
- Add some popping accessories
How do you see yourself rocking the pajama trend? Leave me a note in my comments and let me know how you're feeling about this one.