Spending time indoors during the pandemic has made us think about and indulge in self-love and self-care.
Slow living has given way to more “me time” and with many of us working from home, we might feel like treating ourselves to some comfortable clothing, without compromising on quality and luxury. So, ditch your baggy t-shirts and indulge in these luxe sleepwear and loungewear brands we’ve found for you.
From romantic lace slip-ons to colourful pyjamas, these labels are sure to make your days a little brighter and your nights a little cosier.
Some of the best luxury loungewear & sleepwear labels –
Olivia von Halle
Inspired by Coco Chanel’s lounging pyjamas, the British luxury nightwear brand was launched in 2011. The same year, it debuted at London Fashion Week with only a silk PJ named the ‘Lila’. Its collection of decadent silk robes, kimonos and nightshirts are designed to make you feel comfortable, without compromising on elegance and style. Celebrities like Rihanna, Cara Delevingne, Jennifer Lopez and Gigi and Bella Hadid have all sported the brand’s ‘Missy’ tracksuit (pictured) that was launched in 2016. This silk-cashmere tracksuit with a contrast side stripe detail is available in different colours.
This Thai brand makes luxury pyjamas and loungewear, as well as a ‘kid’s set’ — a gender-neutral children’s version of its classic designs — featuring prints by female artists. All of its artwork is inspired by Thailand’s mythology and nature. Siamese Dreams sources its fabrics locally and creates timeless everyday clothing. Do check out the bold Phuket palm print collection (pictured), with Mother of Pearl buttons, inspired by the city’s iconic banana palms and hand-painted by artist Daisy Beale.
For Restless Sleepers
Created with Italian artisanal fabric from the finest production and printing ateliers of Como, this Milanese brand creates effortlessly chic pyjama-inspired pieces with bold prints. Its ready-to-wear spin on sleepwear classics will make you look glamorous anywhere – at home or outside, as part of your everyday wardrobe. You can mix-and-match these pieces with a pair of jeans or a monochrome top.
Desmond and Dempsey
The creators of this sleepwear label, Joel and Molly, were inspired by how women are often drawn to men’s shirts that are loose, oversized and comfortable to lounge in. Designed to be “a celebration of life at home,” the fun, vibrant prints are hand-painted and inspired by their weekend adventures. Some of their designs include Jaguar print, Sansindo tiger print, Howie pineapple print and Soleia leopard print. We love the His Shirt For Her top, a classic tailored men’s shirt reimagined to be the perfect loungewear for women with a lengthier shape, soft collar, and long sleeves with buttoned cuffs that can be rolled up.
Pour Les Femmes
This socially conscious sleepwear label is owned by American actress-activist Robin Wright and designer Karen Fowler. The brand works with charities that directly support women in conflict regions across the world. Its initiative in eastern Congo called “Give Work” supports artisans such as embroiderers, seamstresses and tailors by training them through workshops. Pyjamas created by this brand are lightweight and neutral-toned with delicate prints. Check out its 100 percent Egyptian cotton PJs with lace details if you are a minimalist.
Fleur du Mal
Named after Charles Baudelaire’s collection of poems, Les Fleurs du Mal, this label celebrates the strength and femininity of women. Its sleepwear range, which includes opulent lingerie, and ready-to-wear clothing collection are made from fabrics such as French Leavers Lace (a fine lace with complex patterns), lustrous silks, and Italian knit jersey. Both comfortable and elegant, they are designed to make you look stunning even when you’re sleeping. Be sure to browse through its range of corset knit cardigans and sweaters, slip dresses, body suits, lingerie and robes to find your favourite.
Specialising in wearable art, Meng’s creations are designed in London and printed in Italy. Its exquisite silk robes, nightdresses, kaftans and other products are tailored to define modern luxury living. The sophisticated patterns of flowers, peacocks and zodiac signs, paired with spirited hues make one feel like they are wrapped in artwork. Our pick? Its silk satin floral kimonos with long kaftan sleeves, V neck and a self-tie waist strap that cinches the otherwise flowy silhouette.
Every piece of Carine Gilson clothing is handmade, using fabrics such as Lyon silk and Chantilly lace. The silk designs with elegant lacework are inspired by “nature, Art Deco, ethereal otherworldliness,” and are perfect to wear in the bedroom as well as on red carpets. If you are looking for feminine and timeless styles, check out its lingerie couture, ready-to-wear and beachwear ranges.
(Main and featured image: Olivia von Halle)