25 Best Men’s Pajamas for the Most Comfortable Night’s Sleep
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We found the best men's pajamas from sophisticated to Star Wars and shorts to sweatpants. Sweet dreams are practically guaranteed.
Sweet dreams are practically guaranteed in any of these comfortable men’s PJs
So guys, what are you wearing? To bed that is. Have you been sleeping in the same old ratty t-shirt and boxers for as long as you can remember? Or do you get a pair of pajamas every Christmas and let those suffice until the next holiday rolls around? Sure, not a ton of people actually see you in your pajamas, but did you know a good pair can actually help you sleep better? We spend about one-third of our lives sleeping, so finding the best men’s pajamas is about as big a deal as making sure you’re sleeping on the right mattress.
Finding the best men’s pajamas depends on your lifestyle, the season, and the kind of sleeper you are. So while everyone’s preferences are different, there is one thing that we can all agree on: you want to be comfortable. We looked for pajamas that have a good, comfy fit, breathability, and will keep you from getting too hot or too cold. Then we took into account functionality, style, and value.
So whether you prefer the look of traditional pajamas, a more sophisticated take, or if you really are just a boxers and t-shirt kind of guy, we’ve found the best men’s pajamas online to give you the most comfortable sleep of your life. While you’re upgrading your own sleepwear, don’t forget about the best pajamas for women. And if you really want to score some extra brownie points, add a new robe and slippers too!
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Best all-around pajamas: Second Skin Pocket Tee and Pant Pack from Tommy John
If you want a pair of pajamas that is super soft, stylish, and will hold up wash after wash, then look no further. Tommy John’s Second Skin pajama set is made using silky soft, non-pilling micro modal fabric that has the perfect amount of stretch. You’ll love the relaxed fit and you can rest assured that these pajamas will never lose their shape. They also won’t fade, no matter how many times you wash them. This set comes in three color options, and you can choose different sizes (up to XXL) for the top and bottoms to ensure you get the perfect fit. Need more options? You can order the pants ala carte in short, medium, or long. These really are the perfect lightweight pajamas. We’ve also gone ahead and found the best lightweight comforters that you’ll want on your bed this fall.
Best all-around loungewear set: Ultra-Soft Bamboo Jogger Pants and Pullover Crew from Cozy Earth
Looking for pajamas you can wear day and night? We guarantee that this is one loungewear set you won’t want to take off. Not only are these bamboo joggers insanely soft, but they’re the perfect all-season pant. While other joggers can be paper thin, these have some weight to them. They’ll keep you warm when the weather gets chilly, but they’re also breathable so you won’t get too hot. Need to run out? Along with two side pockets, these pants have a convenient back pocket with a zipper that’s perfect for holding your wallet. Pair these joggers with a coordinating pullover or lounge tee for maximum comfort. And right now, Cozy Earth is offering an exclusive discount just for Reader’s Digest readers. Take 30 percent off this set with code MENSLOUNGE30 through October 15. And while we’re talking cozy, here are 13 ways to make your bed 10 times cozier.
Best silk pajamas: 22 Momme Unique Silk Pajamas Set with Double Row Piping from Lilysilk
Is there anything more luxurious than a pair of silk pajamas? Sleep like a king in these exquisite pajamas which are made using 100 percent mulberry silk. This set is 22 momme, which refers to the weight of the silk. The higher the momme, the more luxurious and durable the silk. And since the average momme count is 19, it’s safe to say that these pajamas are far better than your average pair. These pajamas feature a classic lapel collar, mother-of-pearl buttons, a button fly, and drawstring pants. They’re finished with elegant piping that really gives off that regal vibe. And did you know that silk can actually be beneficial for your hair and skin? Add some of these silk pillowcases to your bed for smoother hair and fewer wrinkles.
Best cooling pajamas: Bamboo Cooling Sleep Set from Bedfellow
Say goodbye to night sweats with this pair of cooling pajamas. These soft and breathable pajamas are made from bamboo fabric that has just the right amount of stretch. You’ll also sleep comfortably thanks to the set’s flat stitch seams and tag-free design. The shorts are equipped with pockets deep enough to hold your phone. If you run hot while you sleep, you’ll also benefit from these cooling bed sheets to help you sleep through the night.
Best performance loungewear set: Ponto Performance Pant and Crew from Vuori
If a tapered jogger isn’t your style, then opt for these tailored straight-leg sweatpants. Their relaxed fit and buttery soft DreamKnit fabric make these pants perfect for bedtime. Or throw these on for travel, before running errands, or casual Friday at the office. They have three pockets: two in the front and a zippered pocket on the back making it easy to grab your phone, keys, wallet, and go. As the weather starts to get colder, pair these pants with a just as comfy performance crew. The crew is perfect for layering and also has a side zip pocket for added convenience.
Best short pajamas: Second Skin Crew Neck Tee & Lounge Short Pack by Tommy John
Kick back in this luxuriously soft Pima cotton lounge set. These pajamas have a relaxed fit and won’t pill, shrink, fade, or wrinkle. The shorts have two pockets and a drop-crotch gusset for extra comfort and range of movement. What is that, exactly? A triangular piece of fabric is sewn into the crotch area. It creates more space for the seams to meet, giving you a roomier feel.
Best silk knit pajamas: Short Sleeve Silk Knit Pajama Set from Lilysilk
If you love the feel of silk then you’ll love silk knit pajamas. These lightweight pajamas are made from 100 percent mulberry silk and are soft, stretchy, and breathable. They’re also moisture-wicking so even if you run hot at night, you’ll wake up feeling cool and refreshed instead of hot and sticky. As an added bonus, you never have to take these off. If you’re working from home, the top’s regular fit and classic notched collar have a professional look that’s perfect for Zoom meetings.
Best boxer and t-shirt set: Standard Fit Boxer Brief and Runweight V Neck from All Citizens
Sure, there are lots of great pajama sets out there, but if you’re a boxers and t-shirt guy at heart, then treat yourself to a comfy new pair of boxer briefs and lightweight tee. These boxer briefs are made of a super-soft microfiber that won’t bunch or ride up. They have mesh breathe zones and a horizontal fly for added comfort. Sizes go up to 4XL and they come in over two dozen different color or pattern options. The lightweight, V-neck tee is made with a high-performance stretch fabric that won’t wrinkle. It’s moisture-wicking and quick-drying which makes it perfect for hot sleepers.
Best matching pajamas: Company Organic Cotton Matching Family Pajamas from The Company Store
Family movie night just got a whole lot cooler thanks to these matching pajamas. These snug-fitting jammies are made from 100 percent organic Peruvian cotton and are pre-washed for extra softness. The tops have a soft ribbed crewneck and long sleeves while the pants have an encased elastic waistband with soft ribbed banding at the cuff. Choose from four fun prints that your whole family will love. There’s even a pair for your dog!
Best superhero pajamas: Superman Matching Family Pajamas from Hanna Andersson
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Super Dad! Order a set of these organic cotton pajamas for everyone in your family, and be the hero they already know you are. These pajamas are made from super soft, organic, rib-knit cotton and have a snug but comfy fit. Choose from Superman, Batman, Spider Man, and Wonder Woman. Family movie night just got its theme!
Most stylish pajamas: Wild Animals Henley Pajamas from Bedhead Pajamas
Show off your wild side with these stylish pajamas. This set features a pair of organic cotton, stretchy pajama pants adorned with a variety of wild animals including sloths, lemurs, and jaguars. It also comes with a solid, organic cotton henley top to keep you warm and comfortable on chilly nights.
Best cotton pajamas: Pajama Set in Poplin Cotton from J. Crew
If you’re looking to take your sleep style from sloppy to sophisticated, you can’t go wrong with a set of classic cotton poplin pajamas. This slim-fitting, two-piece set is available in sizes up to XXL and contains sustainable materials. These are the pajamas for when you’re ready to take bedtime seriously.
Best modal pajamas: William PJ Set from Eberjey
This incredibly soft pajama set is actually the men’s version of the brand’s best-selling Gisele PJ set. It’s made using 95 percent modal and five percent spandex for just the right amount of stretch. Cozy up in a relaxed button-down top which features a functional chest pocket and ivory piping. The perfectly tailored pant has a button-fly closure, elastic waist, and back patch pocket. Take these pajamas up an extra notch by adding personalization.
Best linen pajamas: Linen Pajama Trouser Set from Piglet
If you thought that linen was rough, scratchy, or tricky to care for, think again. On the contrary, this linen pajama set gets softer and more absorbent with every wear and is surprisingly low maintenance. It can be machine washed on a warm, gentle cycle with mild detergent, and hung to dry. That being said, air-drying linen pajamas can leave them feeling a bit stiff, so feel free to throw them in the dryer for about 10 minutes before hanging them up. Psst…these pajamas are actually unisex, but we won’t tell because if your partner finds out, they’re bound to steal them. They’re that comfy.
Best flannel pajamas: Classic Flannel Pajama Set from Petite Plume
Curl up in front of the fire this winter while wearing these relaxed-fit, flannel pajamas. This set, which has a button-up top and drawstring pants, runs true to size and will keep you warm and cozy all season long. Want to kick the coziness up a notch? Add a pair of nice, warm socks.
Warmest loungewear set: Bushwick Pant and Classon Sweatshirt from Brooklinen
If you’re always cold, then a good set of fleece loungewear is all you need this winter. These pants, which are made from soft, cozy fleece, have an easy fit so you can slip right into them on those extra chilly days. Pair them with a matching fleece sweatshirt before hunkering down under the covers.
Best unisex pajamas: Long Jambys and JamTee from Jambys
Whether you willingly share your pajamas with your better half or not, these unisex pajamas will fit you both comfortably. Both the pants and the tee are crafted using buttery soft micromodal plus a little bit of spandex to give them some stretch, all of which is knitted into Jambys’ signature French Terry. The pants and shirt are available in 14 different color combinations. We highly recommend grabbing more than one since there’s a really good chance that once your partner tries these on, you won’t be getting them back.
Funniest pajamas: Send Noods Modal PJ Set from MeUndies
Let everyone know what you really want with these punny pjs. After all, is there anyone who doesn’t love a steaming bowl of noodles on a cold day? Made from super soft and breathable micromodal fabric, these pajamas are sure to get a rise out of everyone who sees them. These jammies are also available in four other prints, including classic plaids that are perfect for the holidays.
Best fleece-lined pajama pants: Fleece-Lined Flannel Fireside Lounge Pants from LL Bean
Reader, these are the pajama pants you will never, and I mean never, want to take off. LL Bean took their ever-popular fleece pajama pants, which are brushed for extra softness, and lined them with lightweight but oh so cozy fleece. These pants, which have an elastic waistband and drawstring closure, sit lower on your waist and are straight through the hip and thigh. If you’re always cold, consider adding one of these electric blankets to your bed.
Best flannel pants: Scotch Plaid Flannel Sleep Pants from LL Bean
If fleece-lined pants are too warm for your liking, then go for a pair of LL Bean’s trusty flannel pajama pants. These classic fit pants will keep you warm all winter long without causing you to overheat. They’re brushed eight times on both sides for incredible softness and are available in a wide range of sizes.
Best value pajama shorts: 2-Pack Woven Pajama Short from Hanes
You don’t have to spend a ton of money to get a comfortable night’s sleep. This Hanes value pack comes with two pairs of lightweight cotton pajama shorts that will keep you cool and comfy whether you’re sleeping or lounging.
Best value pajama pants: 2-Pack Jersey Knit Sleep Pants from Fruit of the Loom
Sometimes it’s best to just stick with the basics, and you can never go wrong with a good pair of jersey knit pajama pants. Soft, comfortable, and affordable, it’s no wonder that over 19,000 people have given these pants a five-star rating. The best part is that they come in packs of two. So when one pair is dirty, you have a backup.
Best sleep tees: Stay Tucked Crew T-Shirt from Fruit of the Loom
If you’re in the habit of wearing the same t-shirt to bed every night, chances are that shirt gets a little, well, funky by the end of the week. With this 6-pack of white cotton t-shirts, you can wear a clean shirt every night and still only do laundry once a week. Plus, these shirts are perfect for layering under a sweater or button-down.
Best thermal pajamas: Glover Thermal Knit Pajama Pants from UGG
Remember the long underwear your mom made you wear under your snow pants when you were a kid? They just got a major upgrade. These thermal knit pajama pants will keep you warm and toasty while you sleep. Or take a tip from Mom and wear them under your snow gear during your next ski trip.
Best character pajamas: Star Wars Baby Yoda Mandalorian Lounge Pants
The force is strong with these cotton lounge pants. The ultra-soft pants have a relaxed fit, elastic waistband, and convenient side pockets. Plus, they’re covered in adorable images of Baby Yoda and remind us of what is most important: naps and snacks. Speaking of snacks, here are 16 bedtime snacks that will help you sleep better.
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