The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Pyjamas and Ethical Sleepwear - Good On You
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26 Oct
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The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Pyjamas and Ethical Sleepwear

What is the best feeling in the world? We think jumping into your pyjamas after a long day of work and snuggling into bed with a good book is pretty high up there. And do you know what would be even better? Yep, you guessed it, jumping into your sustainable pyjamas from one of your favourite ethical sleepwear brands and sleeping soundly knowing you’re doing good for people, the planet, and animals. Now that’s what we’re talking about!

Lucky for you, the Good On You team has put together the best ethical sleepwear brands to give you sweet dreams! These ‘Good’ and ‘Great’ brands have everything you need to have a good and peaceful night, including sustainable pyjamas, eco-friendly nighties, ethical loungewear, lyocell shirts, and organic cotton pyjama sets.

Sustainable pyjamas

AIAYU @ Rêve En Vert

Rated: Good
sustainable pyjama by aiayu

Organic Cotton Pyjama Set – Ships internationally from Denmark

AIAYU is a Danish brand rooted in quality and love. Proudly participating in the #whomadeyourclothes campaign, everything is made at origin in Bolivia, India, and Nepal. This classic lounge pant is no exception. Made from crisp organic cotton poplin, this AIAYU pyjama set is soft and breathable with a light shirt and pants. The perfect combination of casual and comfortable for lounging at home.

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Underprotection

Rated: Good
woman wearing green pyjama shirt by underprotection

Jane Pyjama Shirt – Ships internationally from Denmark

Underprotection is a Danish brand combining ethics and aesthetics, creating underwear, loungewear, and swimwear from sustainable materials like recycled polyester and organic cotton. All of its packaging, paper, and polybags are either recycled or biodegradable, and it only works with certified factories as it believes “fair working conditions and fair wages are human rights”. Underprotection exists to celebrate women of all kinds and sizes, and its goal is to make them feel as beautiful and comfortable as possible. Made from TENCEL, the Jane Shirt is a modern interpretation of the classic pyjama shirt, just as chic out and about as it is worn at home. You can find the full range in XS-XL.

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The Ethical Silk Company

Rated: Good
ethical green pyjama by ethical silk company

Mulberry Silk Pyjamas – Ships internationally from Ireland

The Ethical Silk Company produces scarves, wraps, and loungewear that are 100% ethically made from 100% mulberry silk. For the ultimate sleep, indulge in a pair of their mulberry silk pyjamas, printed by hand using the traditional craft of blockprinting.

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Sustain

Rated: Good
woman wearing light blue sleep tank top

Lavender & Chamomile Dyed PJ Set – Ships internationally from the US

Sustain produces timeless organic women’s sleepwear, dyed with plants. This is a brand that really cares about the environment! It uses eco-friendly materials including GOTS certified organic cotton, and uses only low impact, non-toxic plant based dyes, like in this cute pyjama set, dyed with lavender and chamomile.

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Amour Vert

Rated: Good
woman wearing dark green sustainable pyjama pants by amour vert

Sakura Pyjama Pants – Ships internationally from the US

Amour Vert creates beautiful sustainable staples in San Francisco, California. Its final stage of production is done in the US and it works closely with suppliers in all of its supply chain. The brand also uses only eco-friendly materials and promotes a zero-waste strategy. These wide legged pyjama pants are made from modal from sustainably harvested beechwood in a carbon neutral process.

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Ethical sleepwear

Boody

Rated: Good
woman wearing dark grey sleepwear top by boody

Goodnight Sleep Tee – Ships internationally from Australia

Made from organically grown bamboo, Boody is a clothing brand that supports the trend for all things green and ethical. The brand creates beautifully soft and sustainable sleepwear designed to deliver pure comfort. We love the Goodnight Sleep Tee, featuring a softly-curved neckline with a wide band and curved hem, and made from Boody’s signature bamboo fabric. Just what dreams are made of. Find the range in sizes XS-XL.

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MATE the Label

Rated: Great
woman wearing brown sustainable tank top by MATE the label

Tencel Sleep Tank – Ships internationally from the US

MATE the label creates eco-friendly sleepwear and basics, made with GOTS certified organic fabrics and low-impact dyes. It also manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. This relaxed fit layering tank, made from TENCEL, is perfect for those hot summer nights.

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LA Relaxed

Rated: Good
woman wearing light grey sleep crop top by LA Relaxed

Evie Printed Crop Tee – Ships internationally from the US

‘Simplicity, sustainability, style’ is the LA Relaxed motto. The brand reduces its climate impact by using renewable energy in its supply chain. It also uses some eco-friendly materials, including organic cotton, TENCEL, or modal, like in this sustainable crop top, great for lounging in.

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Thought

Rated: Good
man wearing dark blue sustainable joggers by thought

Paolo Bamboo Joggers – Ships internationally from the UK

We love Thought’s thoughtfully-designed (see what we did here?) and easy to wear womenswear and menswear, designed with organic fabrics, bamboo and hemp. Their bamboo joggers are a casual, easy-to-wear style. Featuring practical pockets, cuffed ankles, and a comfortable elasticated waist, we love these cosy sweatpants.

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Noctu

Rated: Great
man wearing white ethical night shirt by noctu

Mayar Button Down Night Shirt – Ships internationally from the UK

Noctu offers a collection of night and loungewear, with minimalist styles made from luxuriously soft organic cotton, so simplicity and function meet comfort. This sustainable night shirt is perfect for those looking for comfort in sleep and loungewear. If you’re on the hunt for organic sleepwear, this is your brand!

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People Tree

Rated: Great
woman wearing light pink sustainable pyjama set by people tree

Cat Print Pyjama Shorts – Ships internationally from the UK

Sustainable fashion pioneer and leader People Tree is a ‘Great’ ethical brand and one of our favourites. The brand uses eco-friendly materials and addresses labour risks by adopting the Fairtrade International – Small Producers Organisations Code of Conduct. Featuring an elasticated waist with drawstring ribbon tie and a pocket at the back on the right side, these organic pyjama shorts can be paired with matching pyjama camisole or tee, perfect for lounging or sleeping.

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Conscious Step

Rated: Great
grey ethical socks by conscious step

Socks That Save LGBTQ+ Lives – Ships internationally from the US

And for those of us who might get cold feet at night, we recommend going for these cool and sustainable socks by Conscious Step. This sustainable brand creates premium fair trade, organic, vegan socks which support great charities. It’s committed to lasting social and environmental change and every step it takes in its production process supports farms and factories with fair wages, safe facilities, and sustainable materials. The socks come in S-M sizes.

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Sustainable and ethical bedding

Bhumi

Rated: Great
white sustainable duvet cover by bhumi

Percale Plain Quilt Cover Set – Ships internationally from Australia

Bhumi is a frontrunner when it comes to ethical sleepwear. It makes 100% Fairtrade, organic, and vegan casual wear and basics for women, men, and children. This quilt cover set, made from GOTS certified organic cotton, is perfect all year round.

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ettitude @ ourCommonplace

Rated: Good
white ethical duvet cover by ettitude

Bamboo Twill Duvet Cover – Ships internationally from Australia

Sleepwear and bedding made with innovative CleanBamboo™ fabric, engineered for comfort. ettitude’s signature bamboo lyocell duvet cover is durable, soft, breathable, and comforting: it’s perfect for every season.

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Editor's note

Feature image via The Ethical Silk Company. All other images via brands mentioned. Good On You publishes the world’s most comprehensive ratings of fashion brands’ impact on people, the planet and animals. Use our Directory to search more than 2,500 brands. We may earn a commission on sales made using our offer codes or affiliate links.

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