11 Daytime Pajama Outfits You Can Wear in Public

Wearing pajamas in public may have once been a thing practiced by individuals on quick bodega runs or high school students with no dress code, but today there's no chicer way to make a statement. Silky coordinating two-piece sets with contrast stitching, exaggerated lapels, and robe-like ties have quickly become fashion-girl favorites for a look that reads both perfectly put-together and ready for lounging. Pajama outfits have become a recurring fashion-week look and a wardrobe staple for anyone looking to give the daring trend a go. Keep clicking to see pajama outfits from our favorite It girls to inspire some of your own I-woke-up-like-this stylings.


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A pajama outfit boasting a high waist and a striking colorway makes for a fierce fashion statement.


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Daytime pajama dressing is the perfect opportunity to indulge in playful prints.


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Go partially untucked to underscore the effortless quality of your ensemble.


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Or tie everything properly in place for a look that reads more put-together.


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Layering in identical prints is an easy way to bring a tricky ensemble together.


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The right accessories make bedtime pieces look like they're made for the day.


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A one-piece pajama outfit takes out the guesswork and works two trends at once.


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Don't shy away from bold prints.


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Or go for a bold hue for some serious tonal dressing.


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Create a pajama outfit out of pieces not pajama-inspired per se, but oversize and in a silky fabric.


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Ease into the trend with a pajama-inspired top paired with cool-girl denim.

Now discover more ways to master this lazy-dressing hack.

Dacy Knight
Weekend Editor

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