Best matching Christmas pyjamas sets for 2021—because we're ready to take family festiveness to the next level

Spend the big day in matching Christmas pyjamas this year—a cosy and fun way to open presents!

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Wearing matching Christmas pyjamas has become one of those fun Christmas traditions we just can’t resist, and this year we predict they will be more popular than ever. 

Whether you want to treat yourself to the best women’s Christmas pyjamas or nail that loved-up festive shot in his and hers Christmas pyjamas, or get the whole family involved, there are heaps of styles to suit everyone. Yes, including the dog!

The best loungewear for the festive season includes everything from novelty sets and classic tartan, to personalized pieces for the extra special touch. Our favourite brands have really taken it up a festive notch this year to help get us all in the spirit. Even Scrooge-like characters will love the chic satin sets, and just like the best Christmas jumpers out there, you can start rocking them well before Christmas Day.

With small brands on Etsy and Not on the High Street already dropping their Christmas ranges, we'll be keeping an eye out for all the big brands from Marks & Spencer to Joules dropping their Christmas pyjamas over the next few weeks and we can't wait to see what they have in store.

Some brands have big selections of matching Christmas PJ ranges and are great places to browse. We recommend:

Best matching Christmas pyjamas for the whole family

Feeling inspired? We’ve found the cutest matching Christmas pyjama designs, but you’ll need to shop quickly. Just like the ever-popular matching Christmas jumpers, these are bound to sell out…

Fashion Union Matching Christmas Pyjamas

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1. Fashion Union Matching Christmas Pyjamas

Best elf matching Christmas pyjamas

Specifications
RRP: $35/£25
All Sizes: S-XXL
Material: 100% Cotton
Care: Machine Wash

It wouldn’t be Christmas without some elves and this adorable set is bound to go down a treat. Featuring three different t-shirt designs—a grumpy elf, a happy elf and a naughty elf for the kids—with matchy red and white striped trousers, it’s fun for all the family. Perfect for snuggling in front of the TV and watching the best Christmas movies on Netflix. Crafted from 100% cotton, the material is soft on the skin too.

Sparks & Daughters Personalised Family Portrait Christmas Pyjamas

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2. Sparks & Daughters Personalised Family Portrait Christmas Pyjamas

Best personalized matching Christmas pyjamas

Specifications
RRP: $42.53/£30
Sizes—Baby: Newborn-12 months
Sizes—Kids: 1-10 years
Sizes—Adult: Unisex sizing S-XXL
Material: 100% Cotton
Care: Machine wash at 30

How cute are these? Featuring adorable portrait illustrations you can customise to suit each family member, these pjs are truly unique and would make a great gift for a loved one. The kids pjs have a traditional fairisle design on the sleeves and bottoms and the adult pjs have check flannel bottoms. There are also baby grows for the littlest ones.

Sugarbee Clothing Matching Family Christmas Pyjamas

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3. Sugarbee Clothing Matching Family Christmas Pyjamas

Best plaid matching Christmas pyjamas

Specifications
RRP: From $39.95/£11.27
Sizes—Kids: Newborn-12 years
Sizes—Adults: XS-3XL
Sizes—Pets: XS-XL
Material: Polyester, Spandex, Embroidery Thread
Care: Machine Wash

If you’re after something more traditional then this classic red and green plaid design is the one for you. Available in button-down pjs, buttflap pjs and ruffle buttlflap pjs there’s a style for everyone—including a coordinating bandana for the family pet. So sweet! With heaps of top reviews from happy customers, they’re a bestseller so you’d better get your order in quick if you want to snap up these beauties.

Mini Lunn Personalised Family Christmas Red Pyjamas

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4. Mini Lunn Personalised Family Christmas Red Pyjamas

Best classic matching Christmas pyjamas

Specifications
RRP: $113.42/£80
Sizes—Kids: 3months—9years
Sizes—Women's: XS-L
Sizes—Men's: S-L
Material: 100% Cotton
Care: Machine wash

For something a bit more pared-back, these matching Christmas pyjamas are made from 100% cotton and are cozy yet breathable. Featuring statement white piping, the shirt can be personalized with your name and the kids style features a cute Santa letter pocket design. Finished off with pearl buttons for an uber luxe touch. If you're wondering what to wear on Christmas Day to be festive yet comfortable, these chic red pyjama sets are a front-runner.

Sunny Boutique Miami Reindeer Print Family Christmas Pyjamas

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5. Sunny Boutique Miami Reindeer Print Family Christmas Pyjamas

The best fairisle matching Christmas pyjamas

Specifications
RRP: From $14.99/£13.56
Sizes—Kids: 3months-10years
Sizes—Adults: S-XL
Material : Unknown
Care: Hand wash only

Snuggle up in style in these matching fairisle design pjs for the family. The set includes a long sleeve top and coordinating trousers and you can also get an all-in-one for young infants. Perfect for curling up by a roaring fire on Christmas Eve, the timeless style is definitely one you can bring out every year.

Shelry Family Matching Pyjamas

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6. Shelry Family Matching Pyjamas

Best novelty matching Christmas pyjamas

Specifications
RRP: From $15.99/£11.94
Sizes—Kids: 1-16years
Sizes—Women's: XS-XXL
Sizes—Men's: S-4XL
Material: 100% Cotton
Care: Machine Wash

Tis the season to indulge, so why not go all out in these super fun Elf pyjamas. Guaranteed to spread the Christmas cheer, kids will love this adorable set with a green long-sleeved Elf top and coordinating stripy trousers. The set can come up slightly small, so size up if you want more of a relaxed fit. 

Fashion Union Matching Family Pyjamas

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7. Fashion Union Matching Family Pyjamas

Best his and hers matching Christmas pyjamas

Specifications
RRP: $35/£25
All sizes: S-XXL
Material: 100% Cotton
Care: Machine Wash

Shake up your color palette and move away from traditional shades of red and white with this chic blue set. With three different designs—Snow Perfect, Snow Funny and Snow Cute for the little ones—the long-sleeve top comes with snowflake printed bottoms in a classy gold design. 100% cotton, they are cool and comfortable to wear too.