Speaking of pjs

Should a headmistress somewhere send a reprimanding letter to designers? Or is this clever? Beautiful? A provocative social statement? An example of how rules aren't for the wealthy?

I'd have tried it as a teen - but I also went out into the cold with wet hair...


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  • Bijou replied 7 years ago

    If these are PJ's then they are very nice ones, she looks great.  It just goes to prove that fashion rules are meant to be broken from time to time.

  • jenanded replied 7 years ago

    I just bought a suit in that very same fabric... not shorts though. I hope it doesn't come off as pj-ish because it is heavy jacquard.... Who said you can wear shorts and heels as city/workwear but that might be me showing my age....

  • Style Fan replied 7 years ago

    I think she looks great.  Her pjs are certainly nicer than mine. 

  • Helena replied 7 years ago

    Well, I have to admit I didn't quite realize they were pjs at first, but in the context of the other thread about parent dress codes, what's good for the goose is good for the gander ... or rather what's good for the rich goose is what's good for the middle-class/poor goose ... jammies are jammies; I hereby declare this a fail by those rules! :D

    Imagine a school, or any institution, saying, you can't wear yoga pants ... unless they are Lululemon, then it's fashionable so okay ...

  • replied 7 years ago

    Looks fine to me, even though that's not what I'd wear.

    One of my DDs was given a pair of cow footie pajamas for her birthday. She actually wore them to Chic-Fil-A one day so she could get a free meal. The requirement for getting a free meal was to come dressed as a cow. LOL

    I do have a sense of humor. I just scratch my head in amazement when I see women showing up at restaurants like Olive Garden and Red Lobster in pajamas. That's not something I'd ever do! Like I said, I wouldn't even walk to the end of my driveway dressed like that.

  • Angie replied 7 years ago

    It's like a romper. I like it!

  • LaPed replied 7 years ago

    Yeah, I don't love that. It still just looks silly to me. Especially with the overcoat. Bloomers and an overcoat? Huh? And heels? I guess in the context of fashion week it can maaaybe read as elegant or creative, but if this was me on the street, in Anywhere, USA, wearing a mass-market version from Target or JCPenney, I bet I'd get the stink eye. Or at least the what-a-weirdo eye. 

  • Laura (rhubarbgirl) replied 7 years ago

    Ann Taylor has a matching print blouse and loose pants in store right now. It's supposed to be a version of the 'coords' idea but I admit all my eye sees is pjs.

    The pic, though - I didn't immediately think pjs, maybe because of the subtle print or the stiffer fabric, or the waistband feature which pjs don't usually have.

  • rabbit replied 7 years ago

    The runway looks I've seen recently contain full-on, can't be mistaken for anything else negligees and jammies as clothes.  I'm waiting to see the first street style literal interpretation with the designer versions.

    Or do some folks pay the designer prices and then wear them as nightwear? They were gorgeous.

  • catgirl replied 7 years ago

    What's silly to me is the heavy coat (if that's what it is).  What season is it, exactly?

  • replied 7 years ago

    CA-UTE! I never would have thought these were pj's so if someone gets her in trouble... they have problems...

  • rachylou replied 7 years ago

    Hehe, wear your coat to bed! Then let's see what everybody says about that! Lol.

    Ok I have to tell y'all about Red Lobster here. In my area, McDonald's is Michelin star in comparison. I had no idea it was nice in other places until I started meeting peeps from Ohio who kept wanting to go for a 'nice' dinner at Red Lobster. Lol! Thought they were mad.

  • texstyle replied 7 years ago

    rachylou - I know what you mean about Red Lobster. Although the one in Daytona Beach wasn't bad, the ones in Texas I'd say to simply avoid at all costs.

  • replied 7 years ago

    My DH and I eat at Red Lobster. We went there for Valentine's Day. It's good and there's usually a long wait. We went on Monday, the day after Valentine's Day, and got a table right away. The waitress told us that the wait on Saturday and Sunday was 1.5 hours.

  • rachylou replied 7 years ago

    Wow! There's never a wait at ours. It always looks like it's been cleared by the police after a food fight.

    I do like the cheddar bay biscuits. Good stuff that :)

  • rabbit replied 7 years ago

    Beyonce just made going to Red Lobster a meme in her song Formation, and now I can't drop that association lol.  You need to check the lyrics if you haven't yet seen the video (which has some great fashion), um, not worksafe. ;)


  • Gaylene replied 7 years ago

    Nope, jammies aren't jammies. The runway/style blogger/fashionista versions are worlds away from the pajama "looks" I saw in some of my classes. Washed out, threadbare, and wrinkled pajama bottoms worn with stained Ts and unbrushed hair is anti-fashion--more "I can't be bothered" than creative or interesting.

  • rachylou replied 7 years ago

    Haha! That Beyoncé is too much. Guess Red Lobster is the place to be! :)

  • Gigi replied 7 years ago

    I like this outfit. It doesn't look like pjs to me, because the fabric seems dressy. It just looks like a romper to me (and I like rompers).

    I've only been to Red Lobster once in my life. Maybe the gal in the pic is going to Red Lobster? ;)

  • anne replied 7 years ago

    I agree. Not pjs

  • replied 7 years ago

    J'aime cette tenue ce n'est pas un pyjamas mais une belle chemise avec un beau manteau merci rachylou pour ces belles photos vintage

  • Barbara Diane replied 7 years ago

    The tailoring and fabric seem much nicer than pj's to me. But maybe I have never seem really expensive pj's.
    I bought a kimono styled short cotton robe to wear "for real" at the Nordstrom anniversary sale. I asked the salesperson about wearing it outside and she pointed to someone in the store who already was.

  • Deborah replied 7 years ago

    It's a lovely outfit.  I am not convinced that they are actually pj's tho.

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