25 Coziest Women’s Flannel Pajamas They’ll Want to Stay in All Day
The best flannel pajamas that are soft and comfy, night or day? Check! (And plaid. And stripes. And...)
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Prepare to hibernate
As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, the only thing better than snuggling up in a cozy pair of pajamas is snuggling up in a cozy pair of flannel pajamas—especially with a throw blanket and a selection of holiday movies. And while warm socks, slippers, and bathrobes are great, if you’re looking for the best gifts for her, nothing beats women’s flannel pajamas.
The best flannel pajamas are the ones you’ll want to live in—kind of like silk pajamas or loungewear sets but designed, above all, for a good night’s sleep. You want to look for PJs that are as lightweight or heavy as you prefer, that have enough stretch (especially if you’re a restless sleeper), and that will last through numerous washes.
How we chose the best flannel pajamas for women
To find the best options out there, we first searched reviews. But, because so many of these styles are new—’tis the season, after all—we asked friends and colleagues for their personal recommendations and tested dozens ourselves. Here are our choices for the best flannel pajamas for women, and we’ve even included matching family pajamas for the holidays and beyond!
J.Crew Flannel Long-Sleeve Pajama Set in Blush Tartan
Best overall flannel pajamas
Likely to become your live-in outfit, this soft set is what flannel pajamas are all about. Not only has J.Crew updated its best-selling classic with a slightly higher rise and a more relaxed fit, but they’ve also crafted the pajamas at a Fair Trade Certified factory, so you’re supporting workers as well as responsibly grown cotton. In other words, these pajamas look good, feel good, and do good. Plus, they’re available in a variety of sizes from XXS to 3X. For more cozy goodness every night, you’ll also want to check out this list of our favorite flannel sheets.
- Updated silhouette
- Relaxed fit
- Fair Trade Certified
Anthropologie Alexandra Farmer Secret Garden Flannel Pajama Top and Pants
Most stylish flannel pajamas
This set is so beautiful, it deserves to be called something more elegant than pajamas. Designed exclusively for Anthropologie by artist Alexandra Farmer, the two pieces (which are sold separately for more sizing options) feature her signature bold colors and stunning floral and fantastical illustrations. Made of super comfy cotton/modal, the button-down top has its own patch pocket and the pull-on pants feature a drawstring waist. It’s available in both red and green, and you will definitely want to order both. They also make the perfect stylish gift for your sister-in-law or best friend.
- Gorgeous print designed by an artist
- Drawstring waist
- Can mix and match sizes on the top and bottom
L.L.Bean Scotch Plaid Flannel Pajamas
Best plaid flannel pajamas
For many people, plaid is synonymous with flannel pajamas, and this classic set from L.L.Bean is a good reason why. Made from their exclusive Portuguese cotton flannel, the button-front top and pull-on pants are expertly brushed for exceptional softness and warmth. They’re also yarn-dyed to stay vibrant no matter how often you wash them, though you’ll definitely want to wash them in the correct water temperature.
And customers adore them. “I love the weight and soft fabric of these pajamas,” says Carole B., one of hundreds of five-star reviewers. “The colors are dark and rich. They fit perfectly.” Another fan raves: “I have enjoyed wearing the ones I got last year, so I bought another set this year. These pajamas are are great for stay-at-home days; they are cozy and comforting.” Available in eight plaids, they make winter something to look forward to.
- Super soft brushed cotton
- Eight color options
Garnet Hill Organic-Cotton Classic Flannel Pajamas
Best organic flannel pajamas
Made from snuggly yet breathable German organic-cotton flannel and brushed on both sides for extra softness, these women’s flannel pajamas have a relaxed fit with side vents—and hundreds of five-star reviews. Chelonia, who calls them “always a favorite,” writes, “I look forward to the new designs of these classic flannel pajamas every year. The prints are lovely, and the quality of the PJs is really good.” Reenieque agrees, writing, “These PJs are the softest, comfiest I’ve ever had. I bought four pairs last year. They [are] perfect, with a loose luxurious fit and fabric for sleep and leisurely lounging with a cup of coffee.” Pair them with a coffee lovers’ gift or one of the best new fiction books and you’ve got the perfect package!
- Incredibly warm yet breathable
- Elastic waist with drawcord
- Five patterns, from pretty to classic to whimsical
Pottery Barn Black Stewart Flannel Pajamas
Best unisex flannel pajamas
This quintessential plaid is a flannel favorite that works for you, for him, for them—so you can get a pair for everyone. Made of 100 percent polyester flannel, they’re Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX–certified to be safe from harmful substances. They’re also soft and cozy, with a button-down top and elastic waist. If you’re looking for other options for the guy in your life, here are more of the best pajamas for men.
- Yarn-dyed for consistent color
- Certified to be free of 350-plus toxins
- Matching options available for babies and kids
P.J. Salvage Flannel Pajama Set from Bare Necessities
Best print flannel pajamas
P.J. Salvage is beloved for their fun prints featuring everything from dogs to brunch items to mixtapes, and the 100 percent cotton flannel gives them a cozy touch. They’re available in nine prints, all labeled with the brand’s “Snuggle Up. Sleep. Repeat.” philosophy, and they even come with a matching headband. “Such a beautiful and comfy PJ set. I love, love, love it!” writes five-star reviewer Jessica. Another shopper named Alida agrees, adding, “This is my third pair.” Get the ultimate night of sleep by pairing these feel-good PJs with the best pillow for your sleeping style.
- Nine quirky prints
- Embroidered cuff with a fun saying
- Comes with a matching headband
Lands’ End Women’s Pajama Set
Most versatile flannel pajamas
This set is so soft and comfortable, you won’t want to take it off, but what’s best about it is that you never really have to because it can be worn in and out of bed. “The tops are nice enough to wear with slacks for going out in public!” writes one of hundreds of five-star reviewers. Whether you wear the pieces together or separately, you will get lots of use out of these pajamas. Wear them when traveling and they may even make you wish your flight was longer.
- Can add a monogram and/or embroidered design for a personalized gift
- Perfect for hopping on Zoom or running errands
- Sizes XXS to XL18
Serena & Lily Dalton Flannel Pajamas
Best checked flannel pajamas
Every item from Serena & Lily makes a design statement, and this cozy set whispers, “Relax. Stay in bed.” Crafted in Portugal from 100 percent woven cotton flannel, it’s eco-friendly and OEKO-TEX–certified, so you’ll rest easy knowing it’s free of harmful chemicals. Piping along the collar and cuff adds a polished finish, and the button-down top features mother-of-pearl buttons. Heathered for a soft, lived-in look, these women’s flannel pajamas will feel like old favorites right out of the package—and will immediately become new ones. By the way, if you’re concerned about chemicals, make sure you have a non-toxic mattress.
- Made with eco-friendly yarn
- Free of harmful chemicals
- Drawstring waist
PajamaMania Button-Down Pajama Set
Best-rated flannel pajamas on Amazon
With more than 2,600 five-star reviews on everyone’s favorite online retailer, this affordable Amazon best seller is best summed up by 12Junes, who writes, “All that I hoped for: a nice flannel that will stand the test of time, neatly trimmed with coordinated satin, quality stitching, and soft warm comfort for chilly nights…all for a price that doesn’t break the bank. I am very happy.” Choose from dozens of prints, some of which even come with holiday packaging for easy gift-giving.
- Cuffed sleeves and satin piping
- 20-plus color and pattern options
Lauren Ralph Lauren Plus-Size Brushed Twill Flannel Pajama Set
Best plus-size flannel pajamas
This new set is available in four classic plaids. It features pants with a drawstring waist and a button-down top with satin piped trim and a regal embroidered signature logo on the chest pocket that will make you feel like a queen. You will never want to leave your throne of a bed.
- Four plaid options
- Satin piped trim
- Tailored silhouette
L.L.Bean Petite Scotch Plaid Flannel Pajamas
Best petite flannel pajamas
These 100 percent cotton women’s flannel pajamas are proof that good things do come in smaller packages. Perfectly proportioned for petites but definitely not short on style, they come in your choice of four different plaids. The top has a V-cut folded collar neckline and the bottoms have a fitted waistband for a great look, whether you’re cuddled under the covers or lounging about. And, yes, they’re the same pajamas we named the Best Plaid Flannel Pajamas, only in petite size.
- Perfectly proportioned for smaller frames
- V-cut folded collar
- Four colors
Garnet Hill Organic Pima Cotton Flannel Joggers
Best flannel jogger pants
These brand-new flannel joggers from Garnet Hill are made from Peruvian organic cotton flannel and are already making dreams come true. “Love these!” writes one five-star reviewer. “I wear them around the house when I just want to stay in and hang out. Will order another pair.” Another says, “They are soft and warm! I love how they don’t ride up your leg when sleeping.” They come in five different prints and have a relaxed fit with an elastic waist, a twill-tape drawcord, pockets, and a slightly tapered leg. They just may give your favorite fleece-lined leggings a run for their money.
- Five fun prints
- Tapered leg
- Angled pockets
Stars Above Perfectly Cozy Plaid Flannel Pajama Set
Best striped flannel pajamas
With its peppermint-stick stripes, these $30 cotton flannel pajamas are designed for sweet dreams. The notch collar button-down sleep shirt features a chest pocket, and the elastic drawstring waist is adjustable in case you’re inspired to treat yourself to a candy cane or two. Five-star reviewer Ree raves, “They’re very soft and comfortable. They look and feel like more expensive pajamas!”
- Elastic drawstring waist
- Sizes XS to XXL
Noble Mount Flannel Pajama Pants
Best flannel drawstring pants
These versatile flannel drawstring pants let you BYOT (bring your own top) to fit the occasion, whether you’re sleeping or lounging. Made of 100 percent cotton, they are double brushed for optimum softness and the elastic waist with drawstring gives you lots of breathing room. “I have bought several different pairs in different colors and sizes, and I love them all,” raves a happy Amazon customer, one of more than 900 five-star reviewers. Another calls them “a find,” and Beth writes, “As Martha Stewart would say, ‘Perfect.'”
- Shrinkage-controlled cotton
- 22 colors and patterns
- Sizes S to 3XL
Lanz of Salzburg Cotton Flannel Pajama Set
Best classic flannel pajamas
Lanz of Salzburg has been making traditional cotton flannel sleepwear for more than 60 years and they’ve definitely perfected it. This classic set is everything you’d expect from a pair of flannel pajamas: It’s soft and comfortable with a notch-collar, button-down top and a drawstring elastic waist—plus, it has pockets and comes in five cozy prints, including two plaids. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your mom, your search is over!
- Quality construction
- Five flannel prints
- Sizes XS to XL
Charter Club V-Neck T-Shirt and Flannel Pants
Best loungewear flannel pajamas
With its solid cotton/polyester V-neck top and printed cotton flannel pants, this best-selling set, created especially for Macy’s, is equally at home in bed, on the couch, or even taking the dog out for a walk. There are eight different combinations available, and they can be worn as separates, too.
- Solid top with patterned pants
- Elastic waist
- Eight patterns and color combos
Hanna Andersson Print Flannel PJ Set
Best matching flannel pajamas for the whole family
Hanna Andersson may be best known for comfy kids’ clothes, but the company understands that Mom could use a little love, too. Matching pajamas for the whole family will put a smile on her face—and provide the perfect look for those treasured holiday-morning photos. The brushed-cotton flannel pajamas for women are soft and roomy and come in a handful of holiday-themed prints like this peaceful Tannenbaum set featuring beautiful green trees on a pristine, white-as-snow background. “These are my favorite PJs ever,” raves five-star reviewer Mary R. “I got matching PJs for my kids, too. We can’t wait for the holidays to be cozy in these in front of a fire.” While you’re shopping, don’t forget to buy your family some ugly Christmas sweaters for a different kind of fun!
- Adjustable drawcord
- OEKO-TEX–certified for chemical safety
- Matching options for babies and older kids
Just Love Long Sleeve Flannel Pajama Set
Best budget flannel pajamas
What’s black and white and cozy all over? These warm and wonderful women’s flannel pajamas from the aptly named brand Just Love. They’re available in a dozen other prints as well, and at $24.99, you may want to treat yourself to a second pair. They also have more than 1,700 five-star reviews praising their softness, weight, and the fact that they don’t shrink in the wash.
- Shrink-resistant material
- Available in ten colors and prints
Pottery Barn Kids Adult Heritage Santa Flannel Pajamas
Best holiday-themed flannel pajamas
Ho ho ho! Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, you’ll love these Christmasy pajamas made from polyester flannel and available for every family member. They have a button-down top and elastic-waist pants, and, best of all, you can choose a white Santa or a Black Santa.
- Wrinkle resistant
- Matching options for the whole family
- Inclusive style
Little Blue House by Hatley Woofing Plaid Flannel Pajama Set
Best lightweight flannel pajamas
With its cute pup print and cheery red-and-white checks, this soft cotton set is sure to become a favorite, especially if you’re buying for a dog lover. The button-down top has a lapel collar and front patch pocket, and the pull-on pants feature a drawstring. Piping adds a pretty touch, and the whole look gives off a “life is a picnic” vibe.
- Drawstring waist
- Subtle fun print
- Cuffed sleeves and straight hemline
Petite Plume Red Flannel Pajama Set
Best menswear-inspired flannel pajamas
This sophisticated pajama set features a classic silhouette inspired by menswear tailoring that’s taken up a level with a rich red. The contrasting piping and curved lapels add a touch of elegance. Made of 100 percent cotton flannel, these soft PJs have a minimalist aesthetic and are simply heavenly. Stock up on more PJs with these luxurious silk pajamas.
- Stylish white piping
- 100 percent cotton
BP. Plaid Flannel Shortie Pajamas
Best flannel pajamas with shorts
Even if you prefer sleeping in shorts, you can still wrap yourself in flannel, thanks to this pretty plaid PJ set. Made of a lightweight cotton-blend flannel, the long-sleeved, button-down top has a spread collar and chest patch pocket, and the shorts feature a drawstring waist. Available in three colors, from a pink plaid to a dark blue and green one, this set is short and sweet. For hot sleepers, these cooling sheets and lightweight comforters will also come in handy.
- Drawstring waist
- Sizes XXS to XXL
Silver Lilly Oh Deer Buffalo Flannel One-Piece Pajamas
Best one-piece flannel pajamas
“This is the absolute best one-piece on the market,” writes verified Amazon reviewer Katie. “Mainly [because] the trap door in the bottom allows you to go to the restroom without having to take it off your shoulders. So comfortable, and no riding up or down or twisting.” Hundreds of other five-star reviewers agree. Made of 100 percent cotton, this onesie has a flattering, slim-fit silhouette and even features side seam pockets. It’s perfect for snuggly winter mornings, whether you’re vacationing in a cozy cabin or staying put at home.
- Reindeer design on the rear
- Bottom flap, secured with buttons
SelineLounge Monogrammed Flannel Pajamas
Best personalized flannel pajamas
They may be called “Christmas” pajamas, but these flannel beauties are perfect for any time. Because you don’t want anyone “accidentally” walking off with yours, you can personalize them with a name, monogram, or clever phrase. Choose from a variety of plaids and styles (long sleeves, short sleeves, long pants, or shorts), all of which are handmade and can be custom sized. Buy them for the whole family, your bridesmaids, or whomever else you want to get matchy-matchy with!
- Available in long or short sleeves, as well as pants or shorts
- Fifteen flannel options
- Can also order a matching pet bandana
The Company Store Company Cotton Classic Pajama Set
Softest flannel pajamas
These ultra-soft flannel favorites are available in seven new prints, they’re made of 100 percent cotton flannel, and they’re roomy enough for any activity. “They are a perfect fit,” writes five-star reviewer Michelle. “The flannel is heavy enough and will keep you warm during many cold Maine winters. My old pair lasted seven years. Same quality, and I am pleased to say that they wash well.” They also come in sizes for every member of the family. Next, check out the best down comforters for an even snugglier night’s sleep.
- Matching family options
- Seven seasonal prints
- Can be personalized
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