From Bed To Bar: How To Wear The Pajama Suit



“Matching printed separates” doesn’t roll off the tongue quite like “pajama suit," but we want to be clear: This trend is not an excuse to sport your slippers at the office. Creating a foundation for dressing up — not down — this trend is meant to be worn with heels and swagger for a day-to-night look, meaning teddy bears and fuzzy robes should be left at home.

Spotted at Fashion Week presentations around the globe, with Stella McCartney hosting the slumber party in Paris, Mary Katrantzou creating a big deal in London, and Marni for H&M making it all go viral, pajamas proved to be one of the chicest ensemble of fall '12. With all-over prints, ombre patterns, and silhouettes ranging from silky wide-legs to structured slim fits, we’re arguing anyone can wear this look without looking like they need a nap.

We’ve styled up different options with four of the chicest suits around, so whether you’re classic, experimental, or just have a craving for comfort (heck, we even threw some flats in the mix!), there is an option here for you. And if you're still not convinced, consider this an excuse to show off your snazziest pair of jammies. Now you're in, aren't you?

Look1

The One For The Confident And Unconventional

Giles Girls Printed Trousers, $1082, available at Matches, Giles Girls Printed Blouse, $713, available at Matches, Kate Spade Strike Your Fancy Idiom Bangle, $58, available at Kate Spade; Acne Rise Black Boots, $670, available at Acne Studios; Maison Martin Margiela Medium Zip Lock Clutch, $560, available at Barneys.
Look2

The One For The Statement-Making Color Clasher

The Shirt Company Ambra Contrast Piped Shirt, $125, available at The Outnet; Haider Ackermann High-Waisted Skinny Pants, $1015, available at Net-a-Porter; ASOS High Five Platform Bow Sandals, $86.23, available at ASOS; Steven Alan Julien Jacket, $425, available at Steven Alan; ASOS Jewelled Vine Drop Earrings, $34.50, available at ASOS; Nasty Gal Oxford Satchel, $65, available at Nasty Gal.
Look3

The One For The Girl Next Door

Topshop Co-ord Silk Geo Pajama Jacket, $120, available at Topshop; Topshop Co-ord Silk Geo Pajama Trousers, $120, available at Topshop; Reiss Grey Basic T-Shirt, $55, available at Reiss; Zara Studded Moccasin, $89.90, available at Zara; The Cambridge Satchel Company Fluorescent Satchel, $155, available at Bloomingdales; Juicy Couture Triple Drop Earrings, $64, available at Forzieri.
Look4

The One For The Designer Devotee

Stella McCartney Hamilton Printed Twill Pants, $1575, available at Net-a-Porter; Stella McCartney Vassily Crepe Top, $995, available at Net-a-Porter; Rebecca Minkoff Drew Cage Heels, $325, available at Rebecca Minkoff; Vanessa Bruno Blazer, $607, available at La Garçonne ; Lulu Frost For J.Crew Resin And Marcasite Earrings, $78, available at J.Crew; Jil Sander Milton Bag, $620, available at Forward Forward.