Fashion, Outfits

How to Wear Your Pajamas at Work

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Facetime with Chriselle

For this look, I wanted to look sleeker, polished and put together.  I did a natural smoky eye with brown shadowssome blush to give myself some color and a gorgeous mauve lipstick to complete the look!

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Okay… So these aren’t actually my pajamas. But I don’t think it’s possible to open a magazine nowadays and not see a sleepwear inspired look. From slip dresses, to lace camisoles, to actual silk pajamas – the pajama trend is all over the runways and the streets! I found this sleepwear inspired trousers and trench  to be great as individual statement pieces, but I love wearing them together! This trend might seem daunting at first, but I swear you can totally wear it in your everyday life…even to work! I know, I know, but trust me- here are my tips for nailing the pajama chic trend at work.

1. Don’t Actually Sleep in Them

Whether they’re your actual pajamas or pajama-inspired pieces, making sure the fabric isn’t wrinkled can go a long way. Having everything is pressed and proper makes all the difference! Is ironing not your thing? Don’t worry, it’s not mine either. Hand steamers are miraculous (this one is only $20!) to get those pesky wrinkles out in 10 minutes or less. Don’t have time to pull out your steamer? Pro-tip: use your hair straightener to get smaller wrinkles pressed.

2. Keep Your Hair & Makeup Sleek and Polished

If you work in a corporate setting, I’d suggest keeping your hair and makeup as sleek and polished as possible. Almost as a way to counter-act the laissez-faire nature of the sleepwear inspired pieces. My go-to is a sleek ponytail, strong brows, and a clean, mauve lip.

3. Keep your Accessories Chic and Strong

Wearing a matching set like I did might be a bit much at times. So wearing one piece like this pant or this top might be an easier way to incorporate this trend into your wardrobe. Also, adding chic and strong accessories like a watch, some sleek heels and a tote (check out this one for under $50!) can instantly transform your look from lounge-wear to workwear.

Check out my pajama dressing picks below! Will you be rocking this look at work? Let me know in the comments below!

P.S:  If you’ve been following me on Snap (👻: @chrisellelim),  I’m putting myself to the challenge of wearing this jacket for the next 5 days straight, Watch the video below to see how I styled it!

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43 Comments
  • Sofie Biondo says:

    Can we just have a second to appreciate Drew’s photography skills? They’re really on point!
    Lovely looks Chriselle, like always!

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  • Such a great outfit, Chriselle! We’ve shared it on our fashion forum as best street style looks of the month https://goo.gl/LTkCzW. Thanks for the inspo!

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  • What an amazing pyjama ensemble Chriselle! You wear it to perfection and your tips are so on point! So you think we can also wear our actual pyjamas like this and not only a pyjama inspired ensemble? That’s amazing new, as I always wanted to live in a pair of elegant silk pyjamas and I am so on board with the trend!
    Thanks so much for sharing and have an amazing week ahead!
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    Love,
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  • sanssouci says:

    Absolutely love what you’re wearing!
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  • Rubi says:

    Love this pastel pink look! Super chic,

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  • love Love LOVED the post! thanks for sharing 😀

  • Joyflower says:

    I love the classic color combination, nude with black piping is perfect and very chic accessories and styling 🙂

  • Natalie says:

    Love this combo and I think the pale pink with black lining just works so well! I think this trend is definitely one that will be popular!

    Thank you for sharing!

  • Kit says:

    Only you would be able to pull off such a sleek yet lounge-y look! Very chic!

    xo,
    Kit | THINGS SHE LOVES

  • Daniela says:

    Great styling tips! I love especially the colour of your pajamas!

    Daniela

    http://www.smellofjasmine.com/

  • Alisha says:

    Love this look, so effortless and chic. I wish I could pull that off!

    xo, Alisha Ricki | Life(Style), Travel, & Culture

  • Xin says:

    “Pyjamas” are so in trend now, great tips, I was hesitating how to work it!

    xx
    Xin

    http://xincerely.blogspot.com

  • Alyssa says:

    I love to how you styled PJs!! So chic! xx

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  • Luz says:

    Those shoes…. hahahaha

  • Elizabeth says:

    If only we can wear our pajamas to work everyday! 😀 Hahah loving the styling tips so much, Chriselle, and your trench and trousers are so pretty! I love the material, and the color is simply gorgeous!

    XO, Elizabeth
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  • Jada Nicola says:

    I love the way this outfit looks! It looks comfy and so chic at the same time!

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  • Patricia says:

    Looks so confortable and chic love this pijamas trend!

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  • Margaret says:

    That’s the comfyest clothes to work! You look so nice!

    xx Margaret
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  • Love this comfy, casual yet stylish look. This is best work attire inspiration post! Love your chic look as always!

  • I wished my PJ’s were this chic 😅 You always look amazing in anything you were!
    Love,
    Thays

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  • Mireia says:

    Absolutely love it!

    Mireia from TGL
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  • Sharon Wu says:

    I didn’t know it was possible to look so stylish with PJs! You are killing this look! xo, sharon

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  • Sofia Him says:

    That’s probably thhe most comfortable (and stylish) trend ever !
    Please do a blog post about your favorite beauty sets to gift during the holidays
    Big love

  • Jenni says:

    I really like the pajama inspired look. It looks so comfy and stylish!

  • pia says:

    what a beautiful matching suit! SO chic and unique!
    Fash ‘n’ fudge
    Fash ‘n’ fudge

  • Sabina says:

    I love how polished this outfit looks! The neutral colors, as well as the makeup and hair, add up to a gorgeous, stylish look! Love the inspiration!

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  • TERESA says:

    This Pyjama look is winning. Love it.

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  • Eryn says:

    I love this look very much. I never really dare to wear a pajamas out. Thank you very much for the advise, maybe I should try it out some time 🙂

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  • Keri says:

    Such a chic outfit. What a brilliant way to look cute and be comfy <3

    Enclothed Cognition

  • manuela says:

    Hi Chriselle I love this outfit! this new pajamas trend is abso gorgeous!
    you are always adorable!
    enjoy the week end
    xoxo M.

  • Darina says:

    I really love this outfit!

  • kytsia says:

    Beautiful!! 😉

  • Sophie says:

    This is stunning, love the powder pink shade!
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  • La Bijoux Bella | by mia says:

    Beautifully styled pajama inspired look! 🙂

    La Bijoux Bella | by mia

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