Brrr! Long, cold, wintry nights mean soft, warm, breathable pajamas are a must. It’s time to step up your baby PJ game. If you’re looking for seasonal styles, or options for easy diaper changes and temperature control, then you’ve come to the right place. Here are 15 pairs of pajamas for your sleeping beauty.
Snowman Baby & Toddler Bamboo Viscose Zippy from Little Sleepies
This may be the most versatile sleeper we’ve seen. It’s made with soft and stretchy fabric that helps little ones regulate body temperature and is easy on sensitive skin. The PJs are designed with a double zipper for easy diaper changes and fold-over hand and foot cuffs for keeping babes warm and cozy (and free from scratches!). Plus, the sizing is super flexible given extra long arms and legs. A portion of each sale is donated to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer.
Sizes: Newborn-9T and adult S-XXL
Available at littlesleepies.com, $29.99.
Royal Blue Polka Dot Footie from Pineapple Sunshine
Made with 100% Peruvian Pima cotton, this ultra-soft footie by Pineapple Sunshine is like a ray of warm sunshine on any cold winter day. The zip-front styles all come in custom prints, many with a contrast hand crochet trim like the beautiful royal blue polka dot style. And it wouldn’t look out of place at a fancy restaurant or family gathering.
Available at Little Birdies Boutique, $58.
ergoPouch Sleep Suit Bag
Here's how your baby can sleep seamlessly from car seat to stroller to crib all winter long. The ergoPouch converts from sleep bag to sleep suit with a smart four-way zipper. Made with 100% organic cotton filling, stretchy side panels, long jersey cotton sleeves with fold-down mitts, and grip pads on the feet, this can be worn in place of traditional jammies until spring thaw!
Available at ergopouch.com, $69.99.
Inverse Parsnip Pajama Set from Lewis
A deep, lovely mauve with a winter harvest design, the Inverse Parsnip pajamas epitomize timeless sleep style. The top and bottom pair are made with 100% organic interlocking knit cotton, which is soft for both slumber and play. These PJs are pretty enough to eat, and perhaps you’ll inspire an interest in root veggies!
Available at lewisishome.com, $48.
Knotted Gowns from Orchid Babywear
Your baby will look like a holiday gift warmly wrapped up in this knotted gown. It’s made with a rayon-spandex blend so baby can stretch and grow and breathe while the gown design keeps them semi-swaddled. Simply untie the bottom for quick diaper changes and fold over the wrist cuffs to protect baby’s hands when needed. A matching cap and bow are perfect for photo opps too!
Sizes: Newborn-3M; fits approximately 5-15 lbs.
Available at orchidbabywear, $24.99.
Lost in Space Organic Cotton Sleeper from Zutano
The brand that makes those amazing fleece baby booties also has some pretty great pajama options. The new Lost in Space sleeper is made with GOTS-certified 100% organic cotton and comes in a great color palette for hiding breakfast spills and stains! Rib cuffs on the arms and legs and a zip up the front mean this style is practical and comfortable too.
Available at zutano.com, $32.
Thicket Waffle Set from Lake
Babies and tots will find comfort in a set of feathery Pima cotton pajamas with tons of color options to choose from. The color "thicket" feels particularly festive and evergreen. Best of all, the PJs come in men’s and women’s sizes too, so you can all cuddle up with coordinating styles.
Available at lakepajmas.com, $58.
MerinoSilk Infant Loungewear Set from Nui Organics
Invest in a merino silk sleep set for your baby and you may be paid back in restful nights. This crew and leggings combo helps little ones regulate body temperature while staying breathable against their delicate skin all night long. Throw a sweater, maybe some pants, and some socks on the next morning for ultra-warm layering as winter gets underway!
Available at nuiorganics.com, $61.
Ski Memories Onesie + Hat from Petidoux
Can’t you just smell the pine trees and freshly fallen snow? The retro vibe of this ski-inspired PJ is perfect for baby’s first winter. Made with 100% Peruvian Pima cotton, the onesie is pre-washed and pre-shrunk so you can be sure it will last all season.
Available at petidoux.com, $65.
Happy Holly Organic Sleep & Play Pajamas from Burt's Bees Baby
Not only does Burt’s Bees have the best skincare products, but Burt's Bees Baby makes wonderful pajamas too. The Happy Holly Organic Sleep & Play Pajamas are just roomy enough to take your babe from crib to playroom floor, and for every little wiggle in between! The footie has no-slip grips for safe cruising and convertible mitts with fold-over cuff for the littlest ones. The PJs are made with 100% organic, GOTS-certified cotton.
Available at burtsbeesbaby.com, $13.95.
Pajamas from Finn + Emma
Finn + Emma is known for its heirloom quality clothing, which is why these tree-print pajamas are an easy choice for long winter nights. Made with 100% organic cotton, the PJs have a wide elastic waistband for fitting around growing tummies. And the goods are GOTS-certified and ethically made in India with non-toxic, eco-friendly dyes.
Available in November at finnandemma.com, $34.
Rainbow Star Zip Footie from Primary
If you shop Primary for basics, then you’ll appreciate this rainbow star pajama that also comes in solids. Zip up your kiddo in this multicolored wonder, sing a few verses of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,” and send them sweetly to dreamland in 100% combed cotton rib.
Available at primary.com, $19.50.
Spiral Loungewear from nununu
If you’re looking for something beyond traditional baby jammies, look to nununu. The spiral loungewear is utterly unisex and great for families who lean edgy. With a soft waistband and shell fabric cuffs, this long-sleeve-and-leggings combo is made out of 100% cotton and comfortable enough to spend an entire winter vacation lounging around in.
Available at nununuworld.com, starting at $77.
Footie from Kyte BABY
The magic in this footie is the silky, soft bamboo rayon. Babies can sleep soundly because the fabric stretches and breathes as well as comforts all night long. We love the teal hue, along with the coordinating sleep bag for cold nights, but babies will be happy in any of the earthy-bold color options.
Available at kytebaby.com, $29.99.
Certified Organic 2-Way Zip Sleep & Play from Carter's
Didn't think innovation in PJs was possible? Think again. Carter's just released a new two-way, inverted zip sleeper that zips up or down to keep baby's body covered during diaper changes. The 100% organic cotton rib style is simple, cozy and the most affordable option we've seen. Sizes: Preemie-9M Available at carters.com, $12.
Holiday Safari Pajama Set from Sammy + Nat
The more your baby wears these PJs, the comfier they get! Made out of 100% Pima cotton, the two-piece pajama set is hypo-allergenic and a solid choice when the weather starts to cool. Each time they go through the wash, they'll further soften, like snow in the morning sunshine!
Available at sammyandnat.com, $49.
—Whitney C. Harris