Pajamas: Antidote to Angst

Sleepy Jones Henry Pajama in tent stripe navy/white
Sleepy Jones Henry Pajama in tent stripe navy/white

This past holiday weekend was filled with family, great food and staying put. Each morning everyone emerged from their respective rooms in pajamas and because there was no program to follow and no place any of us had to be, we stayed in them all day and all night.

Sleepy Jones Henry Pajama shirt
Sleepy Jones Henry Pajama shirt

My sweetest sister (from another mother) blogger Jolain Muller whose PrimaDarling.com blog is the smartest thing on the internet beat me to the punch with a story on pajamas. It got me thinking about how integral pajamas are to the whole concept of peaceful, worry-free respite. It sent me in search for some great pajamas we men can stock up on.

Sleepy Jones Henry striped Pajama shirt and pants
Sleepy Jones Henry striped Pajama shirt and pants

A comfortable pajama set and robe demand that one slow down, find that inner zen stillness and shed all thoughts that stress and strain our already overwrought brains. Sleepy Jones was my big discovery. They make great pajamas in lots of different patterns, solids and stripes. Here are a few ideas you might consider.

Sleepy Jones Henry Paisley Pajama set
Sleepy Jones Henry Paisley Pajama set
Sleepy Jones/John Derian Pajama collaboration
Sleepy Jones/John Derian Pajama collaboration

If you feel like taking a little leap you can always go with Paul Smith’s iconic striped robe and pajamas. I’ve had them for a few years and they never fail to put me in that happy space.

Paul Smith iconic striped bathrobe
Paul Smith iconic striped bathrobe
Paul Smith striped pajama set
Paul Smith striped pajama set

With Christmas coming and non-stop holiday madness, it’s a really good idea to change your combat gear for an R&R uniform. Trust me, it’s a perfect antidote to angst!

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