Joan Smalls Just Wore A Slinky, Pajama-Inspired Suit — This Is How We’re Recreating It
Who says you can't leave the house in your pajamas? During Paris Fashion Week, Joan Smalls' suit took your favorite silky pajama set and transformed it into the coolest evening look. The model's matching blazer and shorts are the sleepwear-inspired separates you'll want to steal immediately.
Smalls wore a black corduroy jacket by Nina Ricci over a white sequin bandeau at Paris Fashion Week on Weds evening. The cotton-blend blazer has a glossy finish reminiscent of a silky slip, but it's actually quite durable. Featuring a single-button, asymmetrical front and a tailored, longline cut, Small's blazer looked equal parts sophisticated and comfortable. The model paired the jacket with matching Nina Ricci shorts hitting just above the knee and clear, near-invisible Tony Bianco heels.
The Nina Ricci two-piece set defies the usual structured look of most suits. Its soft stretch fabric yields a relaxed and comfortable fit like your best button-up pajama shirt, and its long cut compliments the matching shorts.
Smalls' silky suit, sparkly bandeau, and invisible shoe combo suits her usual edgy style. When she isn't walking the runways of Fila, Roberto Cavalli, and Moschino, the Estée Lauder spokesmodel is usually wearing some effortlessly cool graphic t-shirt under a cropped denim jacket (like she did at New York Fashion Week).
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More celebrities are taking their sleepwear (or, mock sleepwear) to the streets. Selena Gomez, Kate Moss, Sarah Jessica Parker, Chrissy Teigen, and Olivia Munn have all stepped out in cozy-looking matching sets this year. If you're eager but nervous to try the trend, Smalls' suit is the perfect introduction.
While silk and flannel scream pajamas, softer fabrics like cotton and corduroy are much more prevalent and accepted in daytime apparel. The all-black look is also a safer bet than, say, head-to-toe floral. Try this longline cut with a pencil-leg or wide-leg trouser, or be bold like Smalls and pair it with shorts instead. As for shoes, pointed-toe heels are a good way to offset the casualness of the look.
Ready to try out Smalls' look yourself? Ahead, The Zoe Report's favorite sleepwear-inspired sets.