Best women's Christmas pyjamas for the 2021 festive season

Get cosy in the best women's Christmas pyjamas this Holiday season

three of w&h's women's Christmas pyjamas picks on a beige background
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Our pick of the best women's Christmas pyjamas for 2021 is here to get you set for the festive season - just add a mug of hot chocolate and you're good to go.

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that your usual bobbly, oversized t-shirts or floral sets won’t cut it for cosy nights. Festive sets and matching Christmas pyjamas have become a winter tradition, and these women's Christmas pyjamas are as stylish as they are snuggly. 

Curl up on the couch in front of the best Christmas movies on Netflix in a classic plaid print, or perhaps you’re in the mood for the ultimate treat with a luxury silk set to wear on Christmas morning.

Just like the best Christmas jumpers, festive PJs get a style pass for the season and we can’t get enough of them.

Best women's Christmas pyjamas

Take a look at our pick of the best Christmas pyjamas for women below. For every style, shape and festive fanatic, you're sure to find the perfect Christmas gifts for her (or for yourself) in our guide. 

We’ll be checking in on the best Christmas pyjamas from some of our favourite shops as the run-up to the big day gets closer, but we’ve found some fab sets that you won’t want to miss out on right now...

Woman wearing boux avenue red and black check pjs

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1. Boux Avenue Red and Black Check PJs in a Bag

Best classic Christmas pyjamas

RRP: $48 / £30
Sizes : 6-18
Material: 99% cotton, 1% lurex
Care: Machine wash

A pair of traditional plaid PJs will keep you kitted out every year. This look has the ultimate festive feel while still looking stylish enough for photos in front of the tree. It also comes 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 nighttime outfit, too.

The White Company Silk Stripe-Trim Piped Pyjama Set

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2. The White Company Silk Stripe-Trim Piped Pyjama Set

Best luxury Christmas Pyjamas

RRP: $269 / £189
Sizes : XS-XL
Material: 100% silk
Care : Hand wash

Treat yourself to sumptuous silk nightwear that will elevate your relaxing night in. The vintage pink colour means this set works all year round, but will look especially elegant when having a Christmas cocktail in the kitchen. Not only does it look and feel great, but it’s the secret to getting your beauty sleep, too. The natural properties of silk are thought to replenish hair and skin moisture, helping to keep wrinkles at bay. A must for your Christmas list. 

Land’s end women’s plus plaid flannel pyjamas

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

Best plus-size Christmas pyjamas

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

With many products available in the regular collection, as well as petite and plus ranges, Land’s End has become our go-to for inclusive clothing. Thankfully, it’s festive offering does not disappoint. Printed with seasonal greetings in classic red and white, this PJ top is guaranteed to make Mrs Claus proud. Just add your own bottoms until the site is updated.

Model wearing GAP pyjamas

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4. Gap Adult Truesleep TENCEL Modal Shirt and Shorts

Best Christmas pyjamas with shorts

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

Not all Christmas pyjamas need to be bold, bright and long. Try a classic piped shirt with matching shorts so that you can get in the mood without feeling hot and bothered. Plus, this classy set is made from sustainable fabrics, so you can sleep easy knowing your clothes aren't bad for the planet, too. 

Women's Christmas pyjamas with elf design from Amazon

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

Best novelty Christmas pyjamas

RRP: £30.33 / £21.90
Sizes : 8-18
Material: 100% polyester
Care : Machine wash

Become Santa’s favourite elf in a pair of novelty pjs that are sure to get you on the ‘nice’ list. You might not be the first in the fashion stakes, but Christmas is a time to embrace dressing up and having fun. The fleece fabric is extra warm so this is the perfect 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 Pyjamas Set with Feathers in Red

Best party pyjamas

RRP: $203 / £220
Sizes : XS-XL
Material : 100% viscose, trim 100% feathers
Care : Dry clean

If you need ideas for what to wear on Christmas Day, then this could be it. The trend for co-ord pyjamas as day or partywear is going nowhere and there’s no way we could ignore this statement two-piece. Loved by celebrities including Kendall Jenner and Holly Willoughby, these party pyjamas will ensure you get noticed. With a detachable feathered trim, you can roll straight into bed too. 

A family wearing Christmas pyjamas

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7. Fashion Union Matching Family Christmas Pyjamas

Best matching pyjamas for all the family

RRP: $35 / £25
All Sizes : US: XS-XL / UK: S-XXL
Material: 100% Cotton
Care : Machine wash

Is it really Christmas without getting all the family involved in silly season? Kit out your partner and kids with a range of patterns and slogans that are sure to bring a smile to your face. Candy cane striped bottoms and cute elf themed tops will get even the Scrooge of the family in the festive spirit. 

A couple wearing Christmas pyjamas

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8. Sparks and Daughters Embroidered Couples Christmas Couples Pyjama Set

Best Christmas pyjamas for couples

RRP: $77.97 / £55
All Sizes : S-XXL
Material : 100% Cotton
Care : Machine wash

These classy sets are perfect for a more subtle take on matching pyjamas. With the option to personalise the tops with embroidered names, they also make the perfect present for newlyweds or are great if you're looking for Christmas gifts for parents. Super soft, these checked sets will make great loungewear into the new year, too.

Joely Chilcott

Joely Chilcott is an experienced fashion and features editor having spent over ten years writing, styling and editing for a number of women's lifestyle publications, including Woman & Home, Woman and Woman's Own. 

She caught the style bug as a child and, despite a few sartorially challenging teenage years, chose to pursue fashion journalism after university. Whether dishing out advice on using clothes to boost confidence, staying ahead of the curve with seasonal fashion trends or styling the latest celebrity photoshoot, Joely's passion lies in making women feel their best through their wardrobe. 

She also spent three years as the Woman Editor of a tabloid newspaper in which she was regularly the mouthpiece for female issues while spearheading campaigns which successfully saw laws being changed as a result. A certified shopping expert, Joely is always on the lookout for new and exciting brands that she can champion, while holding the high street close to her heart. She has had work published in Drapers, Women's Health, Fabulous, YOU, The Sun and the Metro, as well as being a regular fashion contributor to TalkRadio. 

You can usually spot her wearing a midi dress and boots...and complaining she has nothing to wear.