19 best women's Christmas pajamas for the 2022 festive season - the season of comfort and style

Get cozy in the best women's Christmas pajamas this holiday season

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Our pick of the best women's Christmas pajamas for 2022 is here to get you set for the festive season - just add a mug of hot chocolate and some cozy slippers and you're good to go. 

As we head towards the holidays, what we wear for staying in, becomes just as important as what we wear for going out, and in the run-up to Christmas, as nights get colder, the best women's Christmas pajamas can add a little extra joy and comfort on long dark evenings.

A mix of full-on festive fancy and cozy sets that demand the accompaniment of the best Christmas movies. Whether you're after silky styles, the best matching Christmas pajamas that get the whole family involved, or cute his and hers Christmas pajamas sets, there's something for every taste, style and budget. 

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19 best women's Christmas pajamas 2022

In need of a great Christmas gifts for her? Or simply want to self gift and treat yourself. The best women's Christmas pajamas 2022 are sure to raise a smile. With a selection of great styles for all shapes, these are the sets you'll want to invest in this winter.

Boux Avenue Burgunday Check Cotton Pajamas


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1. Boux Avenue Burgunday Check Cotton Pajamas in a Bag

Best classic Christmas pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $40 / £30
Sizes: US: 2-14 / UK: 6-18
Material: 99% cotton, 1% metallised yarn
Care: Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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Pack-a-way bag for easy storage
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Elasticated waist for added comfort

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Only available in long sleeve 

A pair of traditional plaid pajamas is a style you can turn to year after year, making them a great cost effective buy. This look has the ultimate festive feel while still being stylish enough for photos in front of the tree. We love that they also come in a handy bag meaning it is the perfect nightwear for taking away on a Christmas getaway or if you’re heading to stay with family for the holidays.

Don’t forget to take a look at the best slippers to complete your loungewear outfit.


Classic Piping-Detail Jersey Pyjama Set


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2. The White Company Classic Piping-Detail Jersey Pajama Set

Best winter Christmas Pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $109 / £75
Sizes: XS-XL
Material: 96% viscose, 4% elastane
Care : Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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Classic pajamas that will look eternally chic
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Polka dot style piping for a fun twist on a classic

Reasons to avoid

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The stretch fabric may not be for everyone

Treat yourself to a comfy pair of pajamas from The White Company and you won't regret it. Makers of some of the best robes for women and the best cashmere sweaters, this is a brand that understands how to make basics a little more luxe. The navy tone means this set works all year round while the detailed white trim is also ultra stylish. In a traditional pajama silhouette but crafted in jersey for added stretch, they're a must for your Christmas list or a perfect Christmas gift for friends.


Land’s end women’s plus plaid flannel pyjamas


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3. Land’s End Women’s Plus Plaid Flannel Pajamas

Best plus-size Christmas pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $59.95 / £40
Sizes : US: XS-XXXL / UK: 8-30
Material : 100% Cotton
Care : Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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A stylish take on festive pajamas
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Wide size range available

Reasons to avoid

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Matching bottoms not available online

With many products available in the regular collection, as well as petite and plus ranges, Land’s End is great for inclusive sizing and thankfully, its festive offering does not disappoint. Printed with seasonal greetings in a classic red and white hue, this pajama top is guaranteed to make Mrs Claus proud. 

With a traditional button-down front silhouette, you can wear the top with plain red bottoms to switch up the look. In sizes 8-30, they really do offer a great range of sizing, so we can all up the Christmas spirit this season. 


Gap Purple Truesleep Pyjamas


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4. Gap Lilac Adult Truesleep Shirt and Shorts

Best Christmas pajamas with shorts

Specifications

RRP: US: shirt $34.95, shorts $29.95 / UK: shirt £24.95, shorts £22.95
Sizes : XS-XL
Material: 89% Lenzing™ Modal, 11% Elastane
Care : Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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Made from sustainable materials
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Soft, comfortable fabric

Reasons to avoid

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Only available in shorts

Not all women's Christmas pajamas need to be bold, bright and long. Try this classic piped shirt with matching shorts (opens in new tab) so that you can get in the mood without feeling hot and bothered - especially great if you're heading somewhere warm for the holidays. In one of the hottest fashion color trends 2022 has to offer, this lilac set is both chic and timely. Made from sustainable fabrics, it gets extra points for being eco-friendly.


Women's Christmas pyjamas with elf design from Amazon


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5. Amazon Autumn Faith Womens Christmas Mummy Elf Fleece Pajamas Set

Best novelty Christmas pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $30.33 / £21.90
Sizes : US:4-14 / UK:8-18
Material: 100% polyester
Care : Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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Sure to add some fun to Christmas nights
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Fleece fabric for added coziness

Reasons to avoid

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Can only be worn in the run up to Christmas

Become Santa’s favorite elf in a pair of novelty pajamas that are sure to get you on the ‘nice’ list. You might not take home the trophy in the fashion stakes, but Christmas is a time to embrace dressing up and having fun and these fit that aesthetic perfectly. 

With an Elf costume-like appearance, these are the ideal way of adding some serious festive cheer to your evenings, and they'll be enjoyed by small and big kids alike. The fleece fabric is extra warm so this is the ideal outfit for when the weather is bitterly cold and all you want to do is settle down with an eggnog. 

Women's Christmas pyjamas with a feather trim


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6. Sleeper Party Pajamas Set with Feathers in Red

Best party pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $290 / £250
Sizes : XS-XL
Material : 100% viscose, trim 100% feathers
Care : Dry clean or wash cold

Reasons to buy

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Can be glammed up for the perfect dinner and drinks outfit
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Red feels festive without being too OTT

Reasons to avoid

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Dry clean or wash cold

The runways at New York Fashion Week were full of feather trims, signaling a return to some serious glamour for the fashion trends 2023. But why wait to inject the festive-friendly look into your wardrobe. If you're wondering what to wear on Christmas Day that will be equal measures of style and comfort, then these gorgeous Sleeper pajamas could be it. 

You can wear these beauties at home with a pair of stylish shearling lined slippers, before wearing them with a pair of heels for a chic night out. Loved by celebrities including Kendall Jenner and Holly Willoughby, these party pajamas are ideal if you want a break from your stylish Christmas party dresses. And at the end of the night, simply remove the detachable feathered trim and you can roll straight into bed- genius.


Chelsea Peers NYC Stripe Satin Pyjama


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7. Chelsea Peers NYC Stripe Satin Pajamas

Best matching mini me pajamas

Specifications

RRP: From $64 / £38
Sizes: Women: XXS-XL
Sizes: Kids: Age 5-14
Material: 100% Polyester
Care : Unknown

Reasons to buy

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Classic style
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Piped trim for added luxury

Reasons to avoid

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Cream may not be suitable for children

Looking for the best women's Christmas pajamas that have a mini-me version? Chelsea Peers NYC makes some of the best pajamas and has a whole host of pretty sets for women, with coordinating children's sets too. so you can have fun around the festive period and match your looks. They make great Christmas gifts for kids, as well as mums, and are ideal for adding to Christmas Eve boxes so they can match with mom on Christmas Day. The gorgeous self-stripe, cream design will add a serious level of style to the festive period, while the silky fabric will look elegant, even with bed head hair. 


Olivia von Halle Coco Vineyard Silk Pyjamas

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8. Olivia von Halle Coco Vineyard Silk Satin Pajamas

Best luxury pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $620 / £495
Sizes Women: XS-XL
Material: 100% 19 momme silk
Care : Dry clean or hand wash

Reasons to buy

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Luxury silk material
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Perfect for all year round

Reasons to avoid

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Dry clean or hand wash only

Olivia Von Halle is the pajama designer to rely on for premium styles that'll be the ultimate gift for yourself, or a loved one. They may be a splurge but considering how often we wear pajamas, the cost-per-wear will end up being worth it, plus as they're made of 100% silk they feel incredibly luxurious. In a directional green hue and a traditional pajamas silhouette, these classic pajamas will be one of the best Christmas gifts for your wife this year.


Stripe and Stare Cosmos Flowers Pyjamas

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9. Stripe and Cosmos Flower Pajama Set

Best sustainable pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $140 / £95
Sizes : XS-XL
Material: 95% TENCEL™ Micro Modal, 5% Elastane.
Care: Hand wash or machine wash on low heat

Reasons to buy

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Made from sustainable materials
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Can be personalized with name, initials, shape or slogan

Reasons to avoid

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The thick weave may not be suitable for hot sleepers

One of the best indie clothing brands, Stripe and Stare have also injected sustainability into its collections, with these feminine floral print pajamas, made from Tencel, a sustainable material made from wood pulp. Shopping with small businesses, particular in the run up to the festive season, and if you can bag some of the best women's Christmas pajamas 2022 at the same time, then it's a win-win from us. Super soft, they're comfortable and relaxing, helping you get a good nights sleep.


Yolke Cotton Pyjamas in Vine Natural

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10. Yolke Cotton Pajamas in Vine Natural

Best British-born pajama brand

Specifications

RRP: $188 / £155
Sizes : XS-L
Material: 100% Cotton
Care: Wash at 30 degrees

Reasons to buy

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Unique prints
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Too good to just keep for bed, you can also wear this shirt with jeans outside the house

Reasons to avoid

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A splurge buy

If you haven't heard of Yolke then now's a great time to invest. The gorgeous British clothing brand makes some of the best pajamas, with edits of both sleep and day wear that feature stunning exclusive prints. Carefully crafted, each piece has such attention to detail, making these pretty pajamas well worth the splurge.

With traditional pajama silhouettes the mainstay of the collection, many of the tops and shirts are pretty enough to be worn outside of those best loungewear moments, so don't be afraid to half tuck one in to a pair of skinny jeans at the weekend. 


Piglet in bed Midnight Stripe Linen Night Shirt

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11. Piglet in bed Midnight Stripe Linen Night Shirt

Best night shirt

Specifications

RRP: $99 / £75
Sizes : XS-XL
Material : 100% Linen
Care : 40 degree wash

Reasons to buy

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Made from 100% breathable linen
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Stylish relaxed fit

Reasons to avoid

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May need an extra layer on chilly nights

For a stylish take on a night dress, look no further than this striped nightshirt from Piglet in Bed. With a loose, relaxed fit it's perfect for throwing on to lounge on the sofa with a glass of mulled wine before slipping off to bed. 

Plus, if you're on the lookout for the best Christmas bedding, 'Piglet in Bed' also do duvet covers, so you can sleep in style in more ways than one.


Cath Kidston Paisley Ruffle Collar Long PJ Set

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12. Cath Kidston Paisley Ruffle Collar Long Pajama Set

Best elevated Christmas pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $105 / £75
Sizes: XS–XL
Material : 100% Organic Brushed Cotton
Care: Machine wash at 40ºC

Reasons to buy

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Cozy brushed cotton material
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Ruffle trim for added detail

Reasons to avoid

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Cropped trousers may not be suitable for tall heights

Calling all Cath Kidston fans, this cozy brushed cotton set is a must-buy if you're looking for a stylish pair of women's Christmas pajamas that don't compromise on fun or softness. 

Classically cut, with an elasticated waist and cropped leg for optimum comfort, these pattern-pretty pajamas are ideal for those that want to go light on the festive styling, but heavy on the color and print. With a ruffle trim added femininity, these paisley pajamas can be worn for seasons to come. 


Hush Nox Henley PJ Set

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13. Hush Nox Henley Pajama Set

Best comfy pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $64 / £55
Sizes : XXS–XL
Material: 96% TENCEL™ Modal, 4% Elastane.
Care: Delicate machine wash at 30°C

Reasons to buy

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Soft fabric for easy wearing
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Loungewear inspired look

Reasons to avoid

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Relaxed fit so you may want to size down

The reason we love the festive period so much, is for the good solid break it can provide and for that, the best loungewear looks are also required. Wearable on the sofa and in bed, this Hush set ticks all our boxes, particularly for those in between Christmas and New Year days when being comfortable is top of our list. Featuring a button down top and loose jogger style bottoms it's a set you can wear for a quick dash to the shops or for endless Netflix watching. 


Desmond & Dempsey pajamas

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14. Desmond and Dempsey Chango monkey-print cotton pyjama set

Best printed pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $180 / £150
Sizes : XS–XL
Material: 100% cotton
Care: Machine wash cold

Reasons to buy

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Comfy mid rise bottoms
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Stand-out colorful print 

Reasons to avoid

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Not for the fashion faint-hearted

Desmond & Dempsey make some of the most Instagram-worthy pajamas around, and these adorable monkey-print pair are no exception. With buttoned cuffs, tonal piping and adorable button fastenings, just add a fluffy robe and you're guaranteed to be the best dressed person on Christmas morning.


Nobody's Child Frill Yoke Harry Stripe Long Leg PJ Set

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15. Nobody's Child Frill Yoke Harry Stripe Long Leg Pajamas Set

Best striped pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $64 / £55
Sizes : US: 2-14 / UK: 6-18
Material: 100% Cotton
Care: Machine Wash

Reasons to buy

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Frill detail collar
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Unique print

Reasons to avoid

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Elasticated sleeves may not be comfortable for all

Striped sleepwear is pretty traditional, but we love the injection of added femininity via the pink tonal hues, directional puffed sleeves and ruffle details. Meaning these fun pajamas are sure to be an instant hit. Not only do they look super cute for wearing to bed but the frill detail shirt paired with black jeans could also be reworked into a day look too. 


Marks & Spencer Pure Cotton Checked Pyjama Set

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16. Marks & Spencer Pure Cotton Checked Pajama Set

Best affordable pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $25.99 / £15
All Sizes: XS-XXL
Material: 100% Cotton
Care: Unknown

Reasons to buy

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Great value for money
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Features StayNew™ technology for a longer-lasting color and finish

Reasons to avoid

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No buttons for easy access

These simple red pajamas are great for fuss-free festive dressing. The classic long sleeve top features a chic 'Joyeux Noel' slogan for an added injection of festive feels, while the checked pants are sure to never go out of style. Buy now and wear for festive seasons for years to come.


Cyber Jammies Violet Forest Print Pyjamas

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17. Cyberjammies Violet Forest Print Pajamas

Best mix and match pajamas

Specifications

RRP: From $28 / £22
Sizes Women: US:4-18 / UK:8-22
Material: Cotton, Modal, Elastane
Care: Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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Mix and match styles to find the fit you love
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Unique prints

Reasons to avoid

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Keep away from fire and flames

Finding the perfect women's Christmas pajamas sets can be tricky, especially if you're a different size on the top and the bottom. Cyberjammies have made it much easier thanks to its clever mix and match shopping service. Alongside buying the traditional long sleeve top and trouser set you can also combine pieces individually and switch out long sleeves for comfy jersey style tops, or, different sizes for top and bottoms. 


Next Supersoft Cosy Pyjamas

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18. Next Supersoft Cosy Pajamas in Grey Foil Star Print

Best tracksuit style pajamas

Specifications

RRP: $48 / £30
Sizes Women: XS-XXL
Material: 100% Polyester
Care: Unknown

Reasons to buy

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Don't save these just for bedtime, they're great for lounging too
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Made from a supersoft fabric 

Reasons to avoid

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You'll never want to take these off

If you're the kinds of person who loves to wear your pajamas all day, particularly during the holiday season - don't worry, we don't blame you - then this tracksuit style set is perfect for you. 

The metallic star print nods to the season but they're also subtle enough that you can pop on some white trainers and head to the shops or to walk the dog in them too making them a stylish Christmas gift for dog lovers.

Joules Dreamley Long Sleeve Jersey Pyjama Set

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19. Joules Dreamley Long Sleeve Jersey Pajama Set

Best pajamas for a Christmas lover

Specifications

RRP: $62.95 / £44.95
Sizes Women: S-XXL
Material: 95% Cotton 5% Elastane
Care: Machine Wash

Reasons to buy

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Stylish Christmas themed print
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Made from soft, lightweight jersey fabric

Reasons to avoid

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Only Scrooge wouldn't love these

Whether you're opening presents round the tree, sipping a hot chocolate by the fire or curling up on the couch to watch the best Christmas movies on Netflix or or the best Christmas movies on Disney+, these Christmas pajamas are the ideal outfit of choice and make a comfy alternative to your best Christmas jumpers. Just add some fluffy slippers and you'll be good to go for all the festive fun.