Forgot your password?



Back to login

Styling the pyjama trend
May 11, 2014, 11:04 am
Share/Bookmark


Pyjama dressing — silky, loose-fitting dress shirts and matching pants — is no longer confined to the bedroom. The sleek, tailored pieces of this outfit are fast becoming a chic work-to-weekend option.


Blouse: Wear a trimmed pyjama-style blouse with a slim cut over tailored trousers or with structured shorts. A long-sleeve option offers a more formal approach while a short sleeve blouse can be a breezy alternative. The key to nailing the look is to avoid excess patterns and fabric. Stick to thin pinstripes in pastel hues or fine printed fabrics in tailored silhouettes.

Dress: You have the option of a floor length dress with white piping details or embellishing with relaxing prints for a simple look for summer. This ensemble does not need much more than a simple pair of wedge heels and a structured ladylike bag for a luxe, laid-back look. Its modest length and delicate detail make it an appropriate business-casual option. If you want to spruce up the dress, add an air-light ruffle or peplum to playfully subvert your silhouette. Go for minimalist, off-duty model sleek with black ankle boots and an envelope clutch.

Pants: Allow the pants to be the focus with great patterns in luxe fabrics. You may counter the relaxed fit with a fitted tee in a solid shade, for a graphic mod look, pair a black and white striped pyjama pant with a bold neon tee and peep-toe heels. This style makes you look fashionable and laid-back when on a weekend outing with friends, a brunch at a beach restaurant or a lazy window shopping afternoon.

Ensemble: Stick to fabrics like silk and crepe to avoid the flannel-plaid pyjama set look. Try combining fine printed trousers with a matching top with slightly different colouring. Or, pair two contrasting prints for a bold take on the summer trend. If going for an all-over and breezy striped pyjama suit, add bright, complementary statement heels to your ensemble.Flaunt this pyjama-inspired ensemble somewhere fun and artistic, like checking out a new exhibition at an art Gallery or going to a fashion show.

Share your views
CAPTCHA
 

"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed."

"Envy comes from wanting something that isn't yours. But grief comes from losing something you've already had."

Photo Gallery