Men’s pajama pants don’t need to be bland like the pair grandpa used to wear. These days, guys can find comfy PJs in virtually any color or pattern, but that doesn’t mean novelty should be the only consideration when it comes to shopping for men’s sleepwear. Today’s designs take into account the need for not only an exceptional fit, but also fabrics that can perform. From warm summer Sundays to chilly winter nights, these 5 great pairs of men’s pajama pants keep guys feeling comfortable and looking current.
Traditional styling makes Gap’s Chris Striped Pajama Pants an automatic classic. We love the super-soft cotton and loose, easy fit of this pant, and Gap’s modern take on the simple pale blue stripe is clean-cut retro cool. The brushed elastic waistband combined with a drawstring feels relaxed, yet secure, and the front pockets make these pajamas extra functional. Get them at Gap.com and wear them all summer long. Chris Striped PJs come in sizes XS to XXL, and they’re a sleepwear steal at $19.95.
Calvin Klein’s sensual design sense isn’t lost with their Micro Modal Pajamas. Destined to become a favorite for just lounging, these pants are silky, light-as-air and feel fantastic, even when it’s time to hit the sheets. With a t-shirt and a pair of sneakers, the basic black Micro Modal Pant can even take guys out of the house for a few quick errands. Available in sizes S to XL for $42.00 at Freshpair.com.
For a crisper, more refined loungewear look, check out Ralph Lauren’s woven PJs. The subtle black and charcoal pattern of Polo’s Soho Plaid looks sharp, and the lightweight cotton feels fresh and easy during warmer weather. Single-button fly, front pockets and Polo patch logo detailing make these PJs more polished than the usual pair. Order them in sizes S to XL for $42.00 at Freshpair.com and wear them with a plain white t-shirt. For a completely chic set to loaf in, pick up the matching long-sleeve pajama shirt, also $42.00.
Another great option from Ralph Lauren, Polo Knit Thermals are the perfect go-to pajama pants when you’re looking for a little warmth. These soft yet durable PJs are made to last, and they easily make the transition from bed to couch to out-the-door. Choose between Flannel Heather gray and black, $38.00, or pick up a pair of each at Macy’s.com.
Nothing’s cozier during winter than soft, brushed flannel, and Land’s End’s 100% cotton version is exactly what a pajama pant is meant to be. Standard single button closure at the elasticized waist and one-button fly provide easy wear, and these trusty PJs get even softer with age. Pick from Fir Green, Dark Charcoal Heather, Nautical Blue or Classic Navy and Black Plaids. Best of all, they’re a comfortable $29.50 a pair at LandsEnd.com.