Warm weather is here again, and while the sunny days are welcome, the sweaty nights most certainly are not.
And investing in a good pair of summer pjs goes far beyond just a cute print or style – if you really want to keep cool and beat the heat, you’ll want fabrics that will do all the work for you.
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Bamboo, linen, and lightweight cotton are your best bets for those balmy nights. Boasting breathable, moisture-wicking and temperature regulating properties, you’ll be feeling cool while catching zees.
BEST SUMMER PYJAMAS FOR WOMEN
From two piece sets to nighties and everything in between, we’ve rounded up our favourite summer pj’s that will keep you looking cute and feeling cool this summer.
BEST SUMMER PYJAMA SETS FOR WOMEN
Boody Goodnight Summer Sleep Set, on sale for $59.43
You’re sure to get a good night’s sleep in the Boody Goodnight Summer Set. This simple yet cute two piece set is a great addition to your wardrobe. It features a relaxed fit tee with a curved neckline and short sleeves, and shorts with an elastic waistband and drawstring ties. Made from Boody’s signature organically-grown bamboo blend, this soft set is naturally antibacterial, breathable, moisture-wicking and hypo-allergenic. Available in sizes XS to XL, this incredible set boasts a 4.9 out of five star rating with more than 200 reviews and one reviewer hailing it as “very high quality, well made and so comfortable.”
Alessia Bamboo Cotton Women’s Pyjama Short Set, Canningvale, on sale from $49.99
Stay stylish and cool in the Alessia Pyjama Short Set. Made from 60 per cent bamboo and 40 per cent cotton with a silky sateen weave finish, this airy set is naturally antibacterial, hypo-allergenic and oh-so breathable. It has a comfortable relaxed fit and features a short sleeve button up shirt with contrast piped edges, and elastic waist shorts. Available in a range of colours and sizes, this sleep set will be your go-to.
Sash & Rose Satin Short Pyjama Set, Harris Scarfe, on sale for $30
Add a luxe touch to your sleepwear collection with the Sash & Rose Short Set. This silky-soft two piece set is crafted from a lightweight polyester blend with a matte satin finish. Featuring a button up shirt with short sleeves and elastic waist shorts, we’re especially loving the extra details like the contrast piped edges and polka dot print for a chic update.
Homebodii Rebecca Frill Cami Set, The Iconic, $129.95
Sleepwear never looked so good. Homebodii’s Rebecca Cami Set is a dreamy linen ensemble that’ll have you looking and feeling cute at home, in bed and more. Made from 100 per cent linen, this easy breezy sleeveless set features a square neck cami top with non-adjustable frill straps and high rise shorts with an elastic waist.
Sussan Jacquard Stripe Soft Satin Shortie Set, $69.95
Elevate your PJ game with Sussan’s Jacquard Stripe Set. This chic two piece set features a sleeveless button up shirt and elastic waist shorts with a drawstring tie. It’s constructed from 100 per cent polyester and has a jacquard stripe print, contrast piped edges and a smooth satin-like finish. Available in sizes XS to XXXL, this lightweight and breathable ensemble is perfect for hitting the hay in style.
BEST SUMMER NIGHTIES FOR WOMEN
Bed Threads 100% French Flax Linen Slip, $80
If you’re happy to spend a ~little~ more on a nightie then Bed Threads’ Linen Slip is the one for you. Made from 100 per cent pure French flax linen, this timeless mini dress is super lightweight, breathable and perfect for the summer. Featuring a V-neck, low back and adjustable straps, you can easily wear this dress for a night in or for a casual day out with a plain tee layered underneath. Check out more colours here.
Cotton On Body Satin Slip Nightie, The Iconic, $39.99
This lightweight and airy Satin Slip Nightie by Cotton On Body will have catching zees in style. This chic slip dress features a V-neckline with lace trimming, gathering at the bust cup seam, adjustable straps and a mini length. It’s constructed from 98 per cent polyester and two per cent elastane, and has a soft satin-like fabric finish.
Sash & Rose Satin Lace Chemise, Harris Scarfe, on sale for $23.99
A little sweet, a little sexy but a whole lot comfy. This Sash & Rose Lace Chemise nightie is a stylish must-have for those relaxed summer nights in. It features a V-neckline with lace detailing, adjustable straps, polka dot print and a mini length hem. Made from a polyester-elastane blend, it’s incredibly lightweight and oh-so soft thanks to its matte satin fabric finish.
Boohoo Plus Lace Trim Nightie, on sale for $20
Doze off in style with the Lace Trim Nightie from Boohoo. This comfy jersey slip dress is made of a stretchy viscose-blend and features a V-neckline, adjustable straps and lace trim detailing on the neckline and hem. Available in sizes AU 16 to AU 28, this flattering dress is so comfy, you’ll never want to take it off. Ever.
BEST SUMMER SLEEP SHIRTS FOR WOMEN
Cotton On 90s T-shirt Nightie, on sale from $24.49
The 90s T-shirt Nightie by Cotton On is a cult favourite. With over 500 reviews and a 4.5 out of five star rating, this boxy oversized tee will have you ditching your boyfriends tees for good. Made from 100 per cent cotton, this soft tee features a crew neckline, short sleeves with drop shoulders, a mini length hem and large graphic on the front. It’s lightweight, comfy and easy to wear in or out of the house for those casual errand runs.
Oodie Sleep Tee, on sale from $54
You’ll be living in the Oodie Sleep Tee all season long. Yes, our favourite loungewear brand Oodie has come in clutch (once again) with their ‘Sleep Tee’. Made from a bamboo-elastane blend, this tee is oh-so comfy, stretchy and breathable – it’ll keep you cool all night long. Available in a range of designs, this big and baggy tee will be your go-to uniform for those afternoon naps, netflix binge sessions and more.
WHAT IS THE BEST MATERIAL FOR PYJAMAS TO KEEP YOU COOL?
If you want to stay cool, look for pyjamas made from materials like cotton, linen, bamboo and rayon. Fibres like linen and bamboo in particular are most-loved for their temperature-regulating properties, lightweight feel and breathability.
HOW MANY PYJAMAS DO YOU NEED?
It depends on your laundry schedule, really – but three to four sets of pyjamas for summer/spring and winter/autumn should be plenty.
WHAT ARE THE MOST COMFORTABLE PYJAMAS FOR WOMEN?
For maximum comfort, look for designs with a loose, oversized fit – you don’t want anything tight or clinging to you while you sleep.
For more bedroom picks, check out our guides on the best mattresses to sleep on, and the best bamboo sheets for a cooling sleep.
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