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Top 10 Sleep Shirts

Once You Try One Of These Chic Sleep Shirts, You'll Never Go Back

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It’s a well-known fact that we spend a third of our lives asleep, but when was the last time you invested in your nighttime routine? If your version of winding down involves donning a holey t-shirt that you’ve had for years, you should know that there’s a whole world of cute, soft pajamas for women out there that will make you wonder why you didn’t invest in a sleep dress for yourself long ago.

Between soft nightgowns and cool cotton shirt dresses, today’s sleepwear designers are offering an abundance of stunning, comfortable pajama options worthy of attending the Pink Ladies’ slumber party in Grease. So, if you’re ready to channel your inner Holly Golightly in the form of a fabulous new nightly uniform, then we’ve got some good news for you: we’ve found the 10 best sleep shirts and dresses money can buy.

How We Found The Best Sleep Shirts

We’ve all laid down for the night in an outfit that’s not meant to be slept in, only to jolt back up after a few failed attempts to nod off. Going through this experience will make one thing very apparent: certain fabrics are simply not meant to be slept in.

Fortunately, we have a way of knowing whether the sleep shirts below stand up to the shut-eye test: our data-powered algorithm. Taking information from best-seller lists, user reviews, and editorial mentions into consideration, this tool finds and ranks the best products in a given category. So, without further adieu, keep scrolling to find out which PJs earned their spot at the top.

Next up, check out the 10 Best Pajamas For Women.

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July 26, 2023

Written By:Sierra Rogers

Product Expert:Georgia Jones

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Hanro Deluxe Cotton Sleepshirt

Overall Score

4.05

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Hanro Deluxe Cotton Sleepshirt

4.56

55 User Reviews

2.4

Best Seller

0

Industry Recognition

0

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

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Best Luxury Sleep Shirt

WHY IT MADE THE LIST
Hanro has a reputation for creating sleepwear that feels like pure luxury on the skin, and this sleep shirt is no different. The Deluxe Cotton Sleepshirt is crafted from mercerized cotton, the highest quality of cotton that remains silky and soft even after multiple wears. 

ADDITIONAL THINGS TO KNOW
Since the Hanro Deluxe Cotton Sleepshirt fits true to size, reviewers suggest sizing up if you want a looser fit.

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Reveal Modal Sleep Shirt

Overall Score

4.1

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Reveal Modal Sleep Shirt

4.8

24 User Reviews

2.3

Best Seller

0

Industry Recognition

0

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

Best Modal Sleep Shirt

WHY PEOPLE LOVE IT
Reveal's Sleep Shirt is made from buttery, soft modal, so it's not hard to see why reviewers are raving over it. The comfortable, stretchy fabric is just a part of its appeal. The notch collar and front button-down design adds a stylish edge to the sleepwear staple. Plus, it comes in sizes ranging from XS to 3XL so just about everyone can experience peak comfort.

ADDITIONAL THINGS TO KNOW
"My new favorite pj line!! The material is perfect comfort and coziness and they wash so well!!! Much better quality than designer companies that I’ve paid double the price for similar items. Love love love!"

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Skims Cotton Poplin Sleep Button Up Dress

Overall Score

4.25

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Skims Cotton Poplin Sleep Button Up Dress

4.67

6 User Reviews

2.1

Best Seller

0

Industry Recognition

3

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

Best Poplin Sleep Shirt

WHY PEOPLE LOVE IT
This one has everything we love about the button-up—a curved shirttail hem, cuffs, a collar, and a front pocket—all wrapped up into a super comfortable lightweight sleep dress. 

ADDITIONAL THINGS TO KNOW
It's made of 100% cotton and comes in seven different colors.

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Athleta Nighttime Bliss Sleep CYA Tee

Overall Score

4.3

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Athleta Nighttime Bliss Sleep CYA Tee

4.7

267 User Reviews

2.7

Best Seller

3

Industry Recognition

0

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

Best V-Neck Sleep Tee

WHAT TO KNOW
Imagine that your favorite V-neck was transformed into women’s sleepwear. That’s what Athleta’s Nighttime Bliss Sleep CYA Tee is all about—providing you with a nightly uniform that’s buttery soft and drapes just right.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
As much as we love a sleep shirt, sometimes you need a little extra coverage (like when you’re on vacation with your family). For just such occasions, Athleta’s matching sleep shorts are there for you.


Beyond Yoga Featherweight Hit Snooze Sleep Tee

Overall Score

4.3

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Beyond Yoga Featherweight Hit Snooze Sleep Tee

4.8

61 User Reviews

2.4

Best Seller

3

Industry Recognition

0

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

Best Oversized Sleep Tee

WHY PEOPLE LOVE IT
An oversized sleep shirt with that borrowed-from-the-boys look and feel; this oversized sleep tee checks all the boxes. It's roomy, comfortable, and provides just the right amount of coverage.

ADDITIONAL THINGS TO KNOW
Beyond Yoga's Sleep Tee is made from the brand's Featherweight Spacedye material, a lightweight version of their best-selling Spacedye fabric without the compressive feel.

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Lake Pima Nightgown

Overall Score

4.3

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Lake Pima Nightgown

4.8

61 User Reviews

5

Best Seller

0

Industry Recognition

0

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

Best Sleep Nightgown

WHAT TO KNOW
Lake’s Pima Nightgown is made from their best-selling 100% Peruvian Pima cotton, a silky-smooth fabric known as the “cashmere of cotton.” Which really makes us wonder: Are we at the end of our journey to find the softest women’s pajamas around?

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
If you put these on and think, “I’ve never been more comfortable in my life,” then we have some good news: There are nine color varieties of this style available, so you can sleep in silky heaven for a week and a half straight before running out of options.

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Lauren Ralph Lauren Cotton Jersey Sleep Shirt

Overall Score

4.45

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Lauren Ralph Lauren Cotton Jersey Sleep Shirt

4.65

133 User Reviews

2.6

Best Seller

3

Industry Recognition

3

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

Best Boyfriend Sleep Shirt

WHAT TO KNOW
If you’ve ever imagined yourself pulling off the borrowed-dress-shirt-as-a-nightgown look, now is your time to shine, because Ralph Lauren has created these super-soft pajamas for women who like a style inspired by the boys.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Baby pink or blue paisley? It’s up to you, but just know you can’t go wrong, especially because this nightgown is made from a cool 100% cotton fabric.

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Amazon Essentials Piped Nightshirt

Overall Score

4.45

03

Amazon Essentials Piped Nightshirt

4.6

3020 User Reviews

3.3

Best Seller

3

Industry Recognition

3

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

Best Sleep Shirt On Amazon

WHAT TO KNOW
Topping our list of the best pajamas for women, this Piped Nightshirt has an impressive 1,300+ five-star reviews. But if that’s not enough to convince you these pajamas are worth their $20 price tag, then maybe the fact that they’re made from a silky-smooth, lightweight jersey knit is.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
We’re thrilled to report that this nightshirt is available in sizes up to 6XL, and there are also nearly 20 different colors in this style to choose from.

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Eberjey Gisele Sleep Shirt

Overall Score

4.5

02

Eberjey Gisele Sleep Shirt

4.9

37 User Reviews

2.3

Best Seller

3

Industry Recognition

3

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

Best Stretch Sleep Shirt

WHAT TO KNOW
Eberjay’s Gisele Pajamas might be the label’s greatest accomplishment. They feature a button-down front, chest pocket, and sorbet pink contrast piping, and they’re made from a modal-spandex blend for a stretchy and cozy fit.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Let’s get real: $98 is a lot to spend on women’s sleepwear. In order to avoid an expensive tragedy, make sure you’re following Eberjay’s suggestion and hand-washing this style.

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Stars Above Beautifully Soft Notch Collar Nightgown

Overall Score

4.5

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Stars Above Beautifully Soft Notch Collar Nightgown

4.4

1387 User Reviews

3.1

Best Seller

3

Industry Recognition

4

Social Buzz

About Our Scoring System

In order for any product to be featured on Rank & Style, it must first meet the requirements set by our algorithm—a vetting process that allocates points based on consumer and industry data to score and rank products within a given category.

Best Sleep Shirt Overall

WHAT TO KNOW
As we said earlier, Target is leading the way for cute pajama sets, and this classy nightgown is our second piece of evidence. With contrasting trim and a preppy collar, this sleep dress deserves a debut that involves breakfast in bed.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Available in standard and plus sizes (as well as five different colors), at $19.99, this is one of the most affordable styles on our list.

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