Thursday, August 10, 2017

PJ party: styling a pyjama top with a distressed denim skirt, ankle-strap sandals, and a newsboy cap

Well I've gone and done it, dear readers...I've become a pyjama-dressing convert!!

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - styling a pyjama top with a denim skirt, ankle-strap sandals, and a baker boy cap

This blue-on-blue floral "shirt" I'm wearing is a genuine pyjama top; purchased with full-length bottoms as a matching set...and purchased without the intention of ever wearing either piece for anything as clichรฉd as sleeping.  ๐Ÿ˜‰

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - blue floral pyjama top, baker boy cap, House of Harlow 1960 sunglasses

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - baker boy cap, House of Harlow 1960 sunglasses

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - styling a pyjama top with a denim skirt, ankle-strap sandals, and a baker boy cap

What brought on my change of opinion about this particular trend...yet another I said I'd never do??  Having been on the lookout for a new summer jumpsuit (possibly the easy-breeziest hot weather outfit option ever!) I started thinking about how much more versatile two separate pieces would surely be.  Worn with the top tucked into the elastic-waisted bottoms, you'd be hard-pressed to guess that I wasn't wearing a onesie.  But I can also do the pj pants with a camisole top, for example; or the top with, say, a denim skirt...like I did today!!

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration -distressed denim skirt, block-heeled ankle-strap sandals, Forever 21 cross-body bag

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - styling a pyjama top with a denim skirt, ankle-strap sandals, and a baker boy cap

So now you're likely wondering if I've "for reals" worn both the top and bottom of my pyjama set together for that aforementioned jumpsuit look.  And the answer is yes - I certainly have!!  Robin and I accepted a last-minute invitation to a Sunday evening barbecue a few weeks ago; so I paired my pj's with some strappy heels and dangly earrings, and off we went.  When the hostess complimented how dressed up I was, I didn't have the heart to tell her that I was actually already dressed for bed!!  ๐Ÿ˜Š

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - blue floral pyjama top, distressed denim skirt, baker boy cap, House of Harlow 1960 sunglasses
   


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  1. Cool outfit and great sandals!

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  2. Whaaaaa!๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ And why don t we see pictures of that outfit??? I would love to, because of anyone van make a pyama stylish it s you!

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  3. That is hilarious. All dressed up in your pajamas. Love it. I never would have known that wasn't a regular blouse if you hadn't said anything. It's really pretty. It looks great with the skirt.

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  4. Love the skirt and the pj top. Please show us the whole set someday soon!

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  5. Thanks for linking up to the Top of the World Style linkup party. Great styling. The hat is the icing on the cake in this look! I love it!

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  6. Haha .. adore you, Monika! And now I have to try the PJ trend! Too bad you don't live closer and we could do a girly pajama party! :D.

    Thanks so much for linking up with Fun Fashion Friday!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.com

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