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06 Oct

The Ultimate Guide to More Sustainable and Ethical Pyjamas and Sleepwear

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Haven’t bought a pair of pyjamas in forever? Old ones getting a little stretched or holey? Poke around our guide to the best brands making more ethical sleepwear and sustainable pyjamas around to seriously up your dream game.

Dreamy more 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 more sustainable pyjamas from one of your favourite responsible 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 some of the best sleepwear brands to give you sweet dreams. These “Good” and “Great” brands have everything you need to have a good and peaceful night, including luxurious silky matching sets, bamboo based jams, and loungewear-esque sleepwear for day and night.

So, before we put you to sleep with more words, check out our guide below.

Aiayu

Rated: Good
Someone in organic poplin pyjamas 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.

Find the set in EU sizes XS-L at the time of writing.

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Underprotection

Rated: Good

Fie Pyjama Shirt – Ships internationally from Denmark

Underprotection is a Danish brand combining ethics and aesthetics, creating underwear, loungewear, and swimwear from lower-impact 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.”

Made from TENCEL, the Fie 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 shirt in most sizes XS-XL at the time of writing.

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The Ethical Silk Company

Rated: Good
Some ethical silk pyjamas by the Ethical Silk Company.

Mulberry Silk Pyjamas – Ships internationally from Ireland

The Ethical Silk Company produces scarves, wraps, and loungewear that are responsibly-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 block-printing.

Find the PJs in sizes XS-XL at the time of writing.

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Sustain by Kat

Rated: Good
Someone in undyed, organic PJ cami by Sustain by Kat.

Undyed Organic PJ Cami – Ships internationally from the US

Sustain produces timeless organic sleepwear, dyed with plants. The brand uses better materials, including GOTS-certified organic cotton, and uses only lower-impact, non-toxic plant based dyes, or none at all, like in this cute pyjama camisole.

Find the cami in sizes XS-XL at the time of writing.

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Komodo

Rated: Good
Someone in brushed organic cotton PJs by Komodo.

JIM JAM Men’s Pyjama Bottoms – Ships internationally from the UK

UK brand Komodo puts people and the planet first with its more ethically-sourced and lower-impact range of menswear and womenswear. The label uses more responsible materials including GOTS-certified cotton and hemp, and ensures that most of its suppliers pay a living wage to their workers.

These organic menswear pyjama bottoms are an absolute classic, available in three fun patterns to suit your taste.

Find them in sizes S-XL at the time of writing.

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Shop Komodo.

Shop Komodo @ Staiy.

Shop Komodo @ Immaculate Vegan.

Bhumi

Rated: Good
Someone in organic pjs by Bhumi.

Sateen Short Sleeve PJ Set – Ships internationally from Australia

Bhumi creates 100% Fairtrade, organic, and vegan basics. The brand traces all of its supply chain, choosing more responsible sources and production.

This sateen short sleeve set is the perfect addition to your pyjama drawer, featuring Bhumi’s signature buttery soft, organic sateen for extra comfort and temperature regulation.

Find piece in sizes XS-XL at the time of writing.

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TAMGA Designs

Rated: Good
Someone in colourful Lenzing pjs by Tamga Designs.

Zahara Lounge Set – Ships internationally from Canada

TAMGA Designs is out to prove how colourful and exciting responsible fashion can be, serving up gorgeous, flowy designs that will glide you into warmer weather with poise and grace.

TAMGA offers a range of tops, skirts, dresses, and accessories made from lower-impact fabrics like TENCEL and ECOVERO, including this playful lounge set. This lovely set, made with lower-impact dyes, is soft and breathable with a loose fitting short-sleeve top and matching shorts with pockets.

You can find the set in sizes XS-L at the time of writing.

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The Very Good Bra

Rated: Good

Always Decent Tee-Dress – Ships internationally from Australia

Offers

Two Female presenting persons in underwear by the brand The Very Good Bra

The Very Good Bra – Site-wide (EU)

Discover The Very Good Bra's range of plastic-free bras, briefs and sleepwear that can be composted at the end of life. Exclusive 15% off with code TVGB15 (Available in Europe only) (Ends: 19 JUN)

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The Very Good Bra is an Australian womenswear label that houses lingerie and other basics for the modern woman, like this cosy tee dress perfect for sleep or lounging on a hot day.

Find the dress in S-L at the time of writing.

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Boody

Rated: Good
woman wearing dark grey sleepwear top by boody

Goodnight Sleep Tee – Ships internationally from Australia

Offers

Boody – Sleepwear

Make every night a great night’s sleep with this luxurious range of bamboo pyjamas and loungewear so comfy you'll never want to get out of bed. Exclusive 15% off loungewear and sleepwear with code GOOD15. (Available in Australia, New Zealand, and Europe only) (Ends: 15 APR)

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Founded in Australia by two best friends, Boody is a clothing brand with comfort, style, and health at its core. It creates comfortable, thoughtfully-made everyday essentials made from organically grown bamboo. It reduces waste through lower-waste cutting techniques and using a closed-loop system in its supply chain, supporting the green and ethical movement.

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 tee in sizes XS-XL at the time of writing.

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Shop Boody @ Immaculate Vegan.

Orbasics

Rated: Great
person in white long-sleeved top and bottoms and person sitting with child in matching purple set by Orbasics

All Season Pyjamas – Ships internationally from Germany

Always 100% organic, treat yourself to a heavenly sleep throughout the year with these breathable all-season pyjamas by Orbasics. Super soft to the touch in a classic loose fit, long sleeve top and matching bottoms set made in GOTS-certified organic cotton jersey, you can wind down in conscious comfort.

Find it in sizes XS-XL at the time of writing.

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Yes And

Rated: Good
A woman in dip-dye organic lounge shorts by YesAnd.

Organic Dip Dye Lounge Shorts – Ships internationally from the US

Yes And aims to banish the stigma that responsible fashion has to sacrifice style, quality, fit, colour, comfort, or price. With this US-based brand you can actually have it all, and more: it is certified organic, lower-impact dyed, and responsibly-made.

The brand’s dip-dye shorts are the more responsible alternative to your favourite lounge shorts.

You can find them in most sizes XS-XL at the time of writing.

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MATE the Label

Rated: Good
Someone in TENCEL sleep tank by MATE the label.

Tencel Sleep Tank – Ships internationally from the US

MATE the Label creates more eco-friendly sleepwear and basics, made with GOTS-certified organic fabrics and lower-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.

Find the tank in sizes XS-3XL at the time of writing.

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Noctu

Rated: Good
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 better 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.

Find the shirt in sizes S-XL at the time of writing.

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CasaGIN

Rated: Good
Someone in natural fabric pyjamas by Casagin.

Natural Fabric Pyjamas – Ships internationally from Italy

CasaGIN is a positive place, designed for those looking for a more sustainable and conscious lifestyle where you can find products made for wellbeing and harmony.

Made with the brand’s softest fabric, these soft pyjamas guarantee freedom of movement so you don’t feel constricted. The beech fibre is lower-impact, vegan, and quick-drying.

Find the pyjamas in sizes S-M at the time of writing.

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Harvest & Mill

Rated: Great
Menswear natural hue cotton tee and shorts sleep set by Harvest & Mill.

Men’s Organic Natural Pack Shorts and Tee – Ships internationally from the US

Harvest & Mill pieces are grown, milled, and sewn exclusively in the US, supporting American organic cotton farmers and local sewing communities. The brand makes basics for everyone, always ensuring they are not dyed or bleached, greatly reducing the use of water, energy, and dye materials. Even better, by cultivating different varieties of cotton, the brand is able to bolster biodiversity, which is essential for ensuring healthy ecosystems and keeping our planet resilient in the face of climate change.

This natural cotton tee and shorts menswear set is great for active pursuits, lounging, or sleep.

Shop the set in sizes S-XL at time of writing.

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Pop My Way

Rated: Good
A baby in a zippered sleepsuit in sky blue by more responsible brand Pop My Way.

Zippered Sleepsuit – Ships internationally from the UK

Pop My Way is a GOTS-certified brand that features mix and match baby essentials that are designed to “pop” onto the garment. This UK brand’s modular and versatile designs take the stress out of getting your little one dressed with mix and match elements you can switch in and out for ease or occasion.

We love the Zippered Sleepsuit in sky blue as a starting point for bub’s night time ‘fit.

The suit is available for 3-18 months old at the time of writing.

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Conscious Step

Rated: Good
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 more responsible socks by Conscious Step that raise money for LGBTQ+ charities, or any of the other cosy socks by the brand.

This responsible brand creates premium fair trade, organic, vegan socks that 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 more sustainable materials.

The socks come in S-L sizes at the time of writing.

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Shop Conscious Step.

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Editor's note

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