Dress not only for success but also for comfort while working from home. If you’re one of the millions of Americans who are still enjoying the comforts of working from home, then you’re also probably exploring all the different ways you can get dressed for comfort, confidence, and productivity. As working from home becomes the new normal, many people find that changing out of pajamas can be quite a difficult task, and we are here to normalize that!
Working remotely can have its challenges, but it definitely has its perks, too. One is that you can basically show up to work in your pajamas. Unless you’re going to spend the day on a video conference call, then you can really wear whatever kinds of pajamas you’d like.
But, even if you’re going to be on-screen, some styles of pajamas can still make the cut of what is work-appropriate. This is because working from home has become less about what you look like and more about how you feel. These are some of our top picks of men’s and women’s pajamas that can also double as work-from-home wear.
Pajama pants and sweatpants are the new work uniform. Comfortable, casual, easy to wear, and not seen on screen, your favorite pajama pants can now double as your favorite work pants as well. Depending also on the pajamas, some pajama pants can even feel a little dressier to help you get in a comfortable yet productive work mood.
Choosing pajamas that are silky, fall, and flow nicely or are made from high-quality cotton can make great choices for work-from-home pajamas. These can be great for relaxing yet still dressy enough to wear at your desk. Then, take it to the next level and choose pajama pants that have great prints or embroidery to balance comfort with style. For men, a pair of modal sweatpants or pajama pants can give you the ultimate comfort and ease you need to get your work done.
Flannel pajama pants are one of those things that are really hard to take off in the winter. The good news is, you don’t have to! Roll right out of your flannel sheets, into your flannel robe, and to your computer in your flannel pajamas — no need to change for work! Stay cozy as temperatures drop by sticking to your flannel pajama pants while working from home during the colder months. Feel free to rock your whole flannel pajama set to your home office, or, if you're on a video conference call, simply change up the top while keeping on the flannel pajama bottoms.
Depending on what your office considers professional attire, you can even explore wearing your flannel pajama shirt to video calls. Seeing as flannel shirts are all the rage these days, simply put on a white T-shirt or black tank top underneath. Style your flannel pajama shirt, so it’s partially open and looks good on camera. No one will know you’re still in your jammies!
Just about any type of shirt with buttons looks professional enough for the screen, including your button-down sleep shirts. Wearing button-down cotton sleep shirts makes it easy to turn your sleepwear into your workwear. Simply throw on a pair of sweats, grab your coffee, brush your hair, and show up for your video meetings. No one will even be able to tell that you’re actually in your pajamas.
You can even put on a blazer or cardigan for good measure. If you’re not showing up to work on video calls, then all the better. Cotton sleep shirts are often some of the coziest, comfiest, and softest things to wear and will make you feel great while working from home.
Hear us out on this one! While some nightgowns are too lacy, revealing, or frumpy to work in from home, there are nightgowns that do make perfect sleepwear and doubles as workwear. Nightgowns that appear like laidback dresses you might wear to grab a coffee are perfect work-from-home nightgowns that will have you feeling and even looking like you’re ready for work. Whether you’re on or off video, nightgowns that are a slip style or have thicker straps are the perfect sleepwear to turn into workwear.
Pajama sets make cute and comfortable sleepwear that also double as perfect work-from-home wear. Coming in so many different styles, cuts, designs, and fabrics, you can definitely find the perfect pajama set that suits all your comfort and productivity needs while working from home. Pajama sets are great comfy work-from-home clothes , whether you like shorts, pants, long sleeves, short sleeves, or any other style. Find what works best for you and enjoy doing business while staying comfortable.
Sleepwear that doubles as work-from-home clothing is the perfect way to blend comfort with professionalism. Check out some of these sleepwear styles to see what’s best for your work-from-home style.