Zendaya Makes A Case For Wearing PJs On The Red Carpet

Zendaya at the Teen Choice Awards 2017

by Katie Rosseinsky |
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Pyjamas have officially made the leap from lazy Sunday attire to red carpet dressing, if Zendaya’s statement-making Teen Choice Awards outfit is anything to go by.

Zendaya at the Teen Choice Awards 2017
Zendaya at the Teen Choice Awards 2017 ©Getty Images

Thanks to brands like Olivia Von Halle and Yolke, silky pyjama separates are now firmly established amongst the most sophisticated of off-duty looks. In eschewing the heavily embellished, cut-out laden dresses and one-pieces worn by her peers in favour of a sequinned and striped menswear set from Ashish’s latest runway collection, Spiderman: Homecoming star Zendaya has made an appealing case for PJs as eveningwear. Dressed down yet put-together, the balance between luxe and laid-back appears effortlessly well-judged: look a little closer and you’ll note that the Working Girl-esque pinstripes are wrought from row upon row of tiny sequins.

Zendaya at Variety's Power of Young Hollywood party
Zendaya at Variety's Power of Young Hollywood party ©Getty Images

This isn’t the first time that the actress has opted to wear an elevated pyjama style for a high-profile occasion. For Variety’s Young Hollywood party, which saw Zendaya honoured by the film industry bible alongside fellow up-and comers John Boyega and Chloe Grace Moretz, she chose sequinned separates again: this time, a more tailored style by Vivetta in a gradual fade from pink to red, sharpened up with millennial pink turn-ups.

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With fellow millenial tastemakers Selena Gomez and Gigi and Bella Hadid all early adopters of the luxe pyjama set, it appears this is a trend with (wide) legs, albeit one that might prove, for us mere mortals, both winningly cosy and perilously soporific on the taxi or tube ride home...

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