12 best women's Christmas pyjamas for the 2023 festive season - for comfort and style

The best women's Christmas pyjamas will get you readyfor cosy season (and some are still on sale).

Red, white and blue womens christmas pyjamas on five different models
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It's never too early to start searching for the best women's Christmas pyjamas, even if there are still a couple of months until the festive fever kicks in, and shopping early could help you bag a deal. The Christmas pyjamas for 2023 are already some of the best we've seen over the years and are sure to get you in the festive spirit just add a mug of hot chocolate and some cosy slippers, and you're good to go. 

As soon as November arrives, what we wear for staying in becomes just as important as what we wear for going out, as our wardrobe choices become a sea of Christmas jumpers and Christmas party dresses. But it's women's Christmas pyjamas that always had a special place in our hearts. Christmas pyjamas for 2023 are already proving popular, and the best pyjama brands have released some of their Christmas collections already, and while they might not be promoting them heavily yet, they're there, bubbling in the background. We know it's a little early for some, so we will update this page throughout the season, but just so you know, we've found real gems already (there's a Sleeper set on sale right now).

In the run-up to Christmas, as nights get colder, and all we want to do is snuggle up on the sofa with the best Christmas movies on Netflix and a mulled wine, the best women's Christmas pyjamas are a sure way to add a little extra joy and comfort and get into the festive spirit. If you're wondering what to wear for Christmas, it's almost certain that a pair of Christmas pyjamas is the answer. 

We've scoured the internet for the best women's Christmas pyjamas for 2023 and found a mix of full-on festive fancy and cosy sets that demand the accompaniment of the best Christmas movies. Whether you're after silky styles, the best matching Christmas pyjamas that get the whole family involved, or cute his and hers Christmas pyjamas sets, there's something for every taste, style and budget. 

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12 of the best women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

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In need of Christmas gifts for her or a family Christmas gift? Or maybe it's time to self-gift? The best women's Christmas pyjamas 2023 are sure to raise a smile. These are the sets you'll want to invest in this winter.

Women's Checked Family Christmas Pyjama Set womens christmas pyjamas 2023

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1. Marks & Spencer Checked Family Christmas Pyjama Set

Best classic Christmas pyjamas

Specifications

RRP: £30 / $51.99
Sizes: UK: 6-22 / US: 2-18
Material: 100% cotton
Care: Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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Classic check design
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Elasticated waistband

Reasons to avoid

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Only available in long sleeve

A traditional pair of checked flannel pyjamas is one of the best pyjamas for women that you can turn to year after year for a classic festive feel. Whether you gift them to a friend or as a treat for yourself, you won't regret this cosy investment.

These are one of the cosiest pairs of women's Christmas pyjamas made from soft brushed cotton. In a simple but classic red and navy tartan, all you need is a pair of the best slippers. Just think about how perfect the photos in front of the tree will be in these. M&S have just launched a gorgeous personalised option, too. 


Pour Moi Christmas Fairisle Cotton Jersey Pyjama Set


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2. Pour Moi Christmas Fairisle Cotton Jersey Pyjama Set

Best fairisle Christmas pyjamas for women

Specifications

RRP: £36 (UK only)
Sizes : UK 8-20
Material: 95% cotton 5% elastane
Care : Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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Warm long sleeve design 
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Cotton blend

Reasons to avoid

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Only one colour option available 

As much as we love checked pyjamas for a classic feel, nothing screams festive quite like Fair isle, especially in a red and white mix; you just can't help but feel ready for the season.

For the best women's Christmas pyjamas that are warm and cosy, this traditional fair isle pair will have you covered. Featuring a long-sleeved top and legging bottom with a ribbed cuff for ultimate comfort, they are precisely what we need for binge-watching the best Christmas movies on Netflix. The heart detail makes these a super sweet pyjama set to gift, too, so we're adding these to our basket before they sell out. 


SLEEPER + NET SUSTAIN feather-trimmed crepe de chine pyjama set women's Christmas pyjamas 2023


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3. Sleeper Party Pajamas Set with Feathers in Pink

Best party pajamas

Specifications

RRP: £325 (now £162.50) / $390 (now $195)
Sizes : UK: XS-XL US: only XS available
Material : 100% viscose
Care : Hand wash or dry clean

Reasons to buy

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Can be glammed up for the perfect dinner and drinks outfit
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Pink is bang on-trend
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On sale right now 

Reasons to avoid

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Dry clean or wash cold

Sleeper's feather trims are iconic, so if you're wondering what to wear on Christmas Day that will be equal measures of style and comfort, you can't go wrong with luxury pyjama brand, Sleeper. Finding these with 50% off feels like a reward for starting our Christmas shopping early. We can't quite believe this find. 

You can wear these beauties at home with a pair of stylish shearling lined slippers before wearing them with heels for a chic night out - great for a work Christmas party outfit idea. Loved by celebrities, including Kendall Jenner and Holly Willoughby, these party pyjamas 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.


OLIVIA VON HALLE Coco silk-satin pajama set women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

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4. Olivia Von Halle Coco Vineyard Silk Satin Pyjamas

Best luxury pyjamas

Specifications

RRP: £495 / $650 (now £312 / $390 )
Sizes Women: UK: medium and large US: large
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
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Breathable

Reasons to avoid

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Dry clean or hand wash only

Olivia Von Halle is the pyjama 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 pyjamas, 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 pyjama silhouette, these classic pyjamas will be one of the best Christmas gifts for your wife this year.

We've lucked out starting early with the festive shopping once again because the light green pair is currently 40% off at Net-A-Porter. Yes, really. The gorgeous light brown option is also currently on sale for half the price at £260 and still available in the full-size range from XS-XL, so if you've had your eye on a pair for a while, now is the time to bag them before they are back to full price. 


Matalan Cream Star Print Pyjama Set women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

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5. Matalan Cream Star Print Pyjama Set

Best women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

Specifications

RRP: £15 (UK only)
Sizes : XS-XL
Material : 95% polyester 5% elastane
Care : Machine washable

Reasons to buy

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Stylish relaxed fit
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Machine washable
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Unique festive feel 

Reasons to avoid

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Not made from cotton 
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UK only

At first glance, these appear to be a classic pair of starry women's Christmas pyjamas. Until you look a little closer to see they have had an upgrade, and the stars are actually made up of a leopard and zebra print pattern, giving a much-needed twist to traditional Christmas pyjamas for 2023. 

A stylish take on the classic pyjama set, the black and cream set is among the most affordable pairs we've found and one of our favourites. The long sleeve and smart collar make the set feel super chic, and if you're on the hunt for the best matching Christmas pyjamas for all your friends, this pair won't break the bank. 


Hush Joey Printed Pyjamas women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

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6. Hush Joey Printed Pyjamas

Best celestial pyjamas

Specifications

RRP: £65 / $89
Sizes : XXS–XL
Material: 96% cotton, 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
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Super comfortable

Reasons to avoid

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No extended sizes

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 essential. 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 at the top of our list. 

A sweater with jogger-style bottoms, this Christmas pyjama set is the epitome of comfort and a set you can wear for a quick dash to the shops or endless Netflix watching. The navy and gold stars are giving us all the festival feels in a chic and understated way, which means we will definitely be wearing them all the way into the new year, too. 


JoJo Maman Bébé Maternity Reindeer Pyjama Set women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

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7. Maternity Reindeer Pyjama Set

Best maternity Christmas pyjamas

Specifications

RRP: £39.50 / $63
Sizes: S-L
Material: 100% cotton
Care: Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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100% cotton
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Festive design

Reasons to avoid

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Small range of size options

Comfort and ultimate cosiness are essential when you're expecting, especially in the lead-up to Christmas. This maternity set offers precisely that. Made from super soft and breathable cotton, the long sleeve and slim fit bottoms provide a comfort perfect for watching Netflix and feeling festive. 

Featuring a festive reindeer right on the bump, these will be a great gift for expecting mothers. The brand has an incredibly festive matching Christmas jumper, too. 


Desmond and Dempsey Chango monkey-print cotton pyjama set women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

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

Best printed pajamas

Specifications

RRP: £170 / $187
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

These may not initially scream festive season, but Desmond & Dempsey make some of the most Instagram-worthy pyjamas 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, and that's all that matters. 

If there is a bit of scrouge in you, then these are the anti-Christmas pyjamas you have been searching for and make the ultimate Christmas gift for a pair of pyjamas that you'll wear all year round, so they are worth the splurge. Because Christmas is a time to treat yourself. 


Nobody's Child Red Collared Pyjama Trouser Set women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

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9. Nobody's Child Red Collared Pyjama Trouser Set

Best red pyjamas

Specifications

RRP: £69 / $118
Sizes : XS - L
Material: 100% LENZING™ ECOVERO™ Viscose
Care: Machine Wash

Reasons to buy

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Classic collared set
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Button up front 

Reasons to avoid

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No extended sizing

When searching for women's Christmas pyjamas, you can't go wrong with a bright red. This Nobody's Child set is dreamy, with super cute contrasting trims. The button-up front and collar give elegance while offering comfort with an elasticated waist. 

Although they look and feel super silky, they are actually made from sustainable LENZING™ ECOVERO™ Viscose and one of our favourite sustainable fashion brands. The deep red hue is already getting us excited for Santa-filled days while we lounge with mince pies, looking totally chic in all red.


Joanie Ernie Zodiac Print Pyjamas women's Christmas pyjamas 2023


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10. Joanie Ernie Zodiac Print Pyjamas

Best Christmas pyjamas for the astrology lover

Specifications

RRP: £65 / $85
All Sizes: UK: 8 - 22 US: 4-18
Material: 100% cotton
Care: Gentle wash at 30

Reasons to buy

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Made from natural fibres and 100% organic cotton
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Classic and stylish fit
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Elasticated waistband
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Can wear beyond the festive season

Reasons to avoid

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Gentle wash only

If you want to gift the best women's Christmas pyjamas this year, you can't go wrong with Joanie Clothing. They have something for everyone, but this chic pair is perfect for the astrology lover in your life (and as a gift to yourself). 

In the weeks leading up to Christmas and the big day itself, comfort is critical, and equally as important is being photo-ready at any moment. This set is all you need: a chic shirt with a front pocket and classic piping paired with matching trousers with an elasticated waistband. We're obsessed with this set. You'll want to wear these all year round, made from 100% organic cotton and featuring a stunning print with every star sign. 


Personalised Christmas Stocking Womens Pyjamas by Dollymix women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

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11. Personalised Christmas Stocking Womens Pyjamas

Best personalised women's Christmas pyjamas 2023

Specifications

RRP: £30 (UK only)
Sizes Women: XS - XL
Material: Cotton
Care: Unknown

Reasons to buy

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Fun festive style 
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Matching styles available for babies, children and men 

Reasons to avoid

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Short sleeve may not be the cosiest (but they are cute)

Finding the best women's Christmas pyjama sets can be tricky, but not when you can add your own touch. This is why Next is one of our go-to places for Christmas pyjamas for 2023. Featuring a Christmas stocking on a short-sleeved navy tee, you can personalise it (for free) with a name of up to 13 letters and an initial on the stocking, too. 

Paired with red and white striped trousers, we're excited for Christmas Eve already just looking at these. They have matching sets available for the whole family, from six months to 12 years–the perfect matching Christmas pyjama set.  


Chelsea Peers Christmas Tree Stripe Short Set womens christmas pyjamas 2023

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12. Chelsea Peers Christmas Tree Stripe Short Set

Best short women's Christmas pyjamas

Specifications

RRP: £30 / $49
Sizes Women: XXS - M
Material: 100% Cotton
Care: Machine wash

Reasons to buy

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Fun and festive style
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Short sleeve top and bottoms

Reasons to avoid

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Only a small range of sizes still available 

See why Next has become one of our favourite places to shop women's Christmas pyjamas for 2023? They have everything we could want when it comes to the best women's Christmas pyjamas. 

This short set is perfect for Christmas morning or when cooking in the kitchen gets hot. Featuring festive Christmas trees in classic red and green colours, you can't go wrong with this set to wish everyone season greetings on the big day. They make a great Christmas gift, too, but be quick, as sizes are already selling out (yep, it's not just us getting ready for the festive season in September).