Bedtime doesn’t mean your fashion sense has to take a nap. Amp up your after-hours with designer robes and ‘his and hers’ night wear
Wipe off the make up, discard that starched collar and kick off those high heels—but keep your style quotient on as you get ready to call it a night. With Brooks Brothers’ velvet slippers to keep your feet warm, Title A smoking jackets to lounge in and Masaba night suits to slip into, we’ve got you mostly covered. For more recommendations, read on.
This one’s quite the versatile one. Inspired by traditional gentlemen’s styles, Title A’s velvet smoking dress jacket for women is lined with satin—just perfect to shrug into before you pick up that best seller off your bedside table. However, for the adventurous, the label also recommends it as an interesting coverup for an evening out.Rs.45,780.
For your eyes only
Before you hit the sack, we recommend that you pamper your peepers with DreamTime’s Inner Peace Eye Pillow. Filled with a signature blend of flax, lavender, chamomile and orange granules, it claims to give gentle acupressure to tired eyes and facial muscles. Rs.2,452. Details: snapdeal.com
There is nothing more decadent than velvet for your feet. Channel the old-school movie stars of the 40s and 50s in these velvet slippers by Brooks Brothers. With a buffed leather sole and fabric lining, it’s also great for a quick run up the street for a late night chocolate fix. Rs.15,105. Details: 30083587
Here’s something you can check off your list of bedroom essentials. Cut from cool cotton poplin, and tied at the waist with a coordinating sash, Burberry’s raspberry robe with oversized checks is short, lightweight and smart. Just perfect to sass up any ratty old nightdress. Rs.15,222. Details: 28464135
There’s not much that can beat between-the-covers style than this navy Derek Rose Lombard Jacquard pyjama set. Made with incredibly fine cotton, it promises sleep deprived males comfort and natural breathability. The set, with its jacquard pattern, comprises of a buttoned top and relaxed trousers. Rs.25,170. Details: mrporter.com
Masaba is not just about saris and dresses. As part of Masaba Lite—an affordable line aimed at youngsters—the designer has come out with a new line of night wear. We especially like this nightsuit featuring a green satin top, with door print pockets, and matching pants. Rs.7,875 . Details: 022 65298694
Beat the blues
One of the things that caught our eye in Nishka Lulla’s Summer/Resort 2014 collection was this sky blue cotton twill tank top and high-waist pyjama pants with window print. Part of the designer’s ‘Flyaway’ series, it can move seamlessly from casual outdoor wear to stylish-yet-comfortable night wear. Rs.9,500. Details: 022 24455096
You don’t need to get all bundled up to catch up on your sleep. Mango’s contrast trim shorts and pyjama top will keep you comfotable, while giving you room to breathe. Made of polyester, the set comes with a notched collar,
button fastenings, a patch pocket and long sleeves. Rs.3,490. Details: 28464535
Text: Surya Praphulla Kumar