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In today’s busy world, we only have a few daily pleasures left and one of them is relaxing at home after work or on weekends in a pair of PJs. Take it from us—updating your old college t-shirt and fleece pants for loungewear pieces in silk will make you feel like you’re hanging out at a spa.
And since PJs became trendy a couple of years ago, designers have revamped the classic pajama set, largely keeping the oversize silhouette of the pants and shirt and updating the fabric and prints. Cotton was replaced by delicate silk in bold, hand printed patterns and now we have a pair of PJs that can be worn outside the bedroom as well.
Robes––let’s face it, a not very exciting item of clothing––also underwent a high-end makeover. The result? Out with the traditional all-around-the-house flannel robe and in with the silk kimono or hand-embroidered caftan––items that even make cameos in resort collections every season.
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So before next weekend rolls around, update your wardrobe with one of these luxury silk loungewear pieces to make the most of your time at home.
The Ethical Silk Company Mulberry Silk Robe in Teal/Grey
This beautiful long silk robe has two side pockets and a relaxed fit. It has been hand printed in Jaipur by carving the designs into teak wood and then the pattern is stamped onto the fabric—a technique called block printing.
To buy: $245, theethicalsilkcompany.com
Josie Natori Couture Spiral Floral Caftan
This gorgeous hand embroidered, one-of-a-kind caftan is actually a couture piece and it will make you feel like a princess.
To buy: $3,900, natori.com
La Perla Exotique Fluorescent Pink Long Silk Robe
The flared sleeves and beautiful shawl collar transform this robe into a trendy lounge piece.
To buy: $840, laperla.com
Fleur du Mal Silk Pajama Pant and Top
Sure, you could wear this floral printed pajama set at home, but the best thing about it is that it’s so chic that you can actually wear it outside, too.
To buy: top: $335, fleurdumal.com; pant: $34, fleurdumal.com
Pour Les Femmes Wide-Leg Silk Charmeuse Jumpsuit
This lounge jumpsuit has a wide-legged silhouette that starts from the straps so needless to say it is the most comfortable piece of clothing you may ever own.
To buy: $495, neimanmarcus.com
Raven & Sparrow by Stephanie Seymour Carla Silk Wrap-front Pajama Top
This top really takes the regular shirt-style pajama top up a notch (or two). Crafted from luxurious hammered silk charmeuse, a lightweight fabric made from silk and sateen, this chic wrap top has wide sleeves trimmed with floral-print satin.
To buy: $425, barneys.com
Ginia Silk V-neck Caftan
This flow-y caftan is perfect to hang out in on a warm day. It has a comfy boxy silhouette, an elegant V-neckline, and wide sleeves.
To buy: $188, bloomingdales.com
Olivia Von Halle Queenie Violeta Full-length Silk Kimono
It took almost 33 feet of fabric to create this fabulous kimono. It is also fully lined with the highest quality silk and features wide sleeves and a beautiful white matte silk sash.
To buy: $970, oliviavonhalle.com
Jasmine and Will Silk Long Pajama Set
Everyone should have a classic striped pajama set like this one. The top, that you could also pair with jeans and wear it outside, has a spread collar and rounded hems while the pants have an elasticized waistband and side pockets.
To buy: $144, bloomingdales.com
Meng Printed Silk Satin Pajama Pants
We haven’t seen a more gorgeous pair of pajama pants than this Meng one. It features a beautiful floral print and cuts a loose silhouette.
To buy: $550, net-a-porter.com