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Luxury Nightwear

April 14, 2014
With the welcome wisps of balmy air finally seeping back into the northern hemisphere, and the extra bedding, heaters and winter accessories (link) packed away for yet another year, the time is at last nigh to peel off those layers and get playful in the season’s most sought-after nightwear. Whether romance, style or comfort is your MO, we’ve got the garment and linens to get you bed ready. On your marks, get set… Zzzzzz.

For Her – Carine Gilson lingerie

Having launched her first couture lingerie collection some 20 years ago, fine arts-trained Belgian Carine Gilson has developed a deft hand for working with the most sumptuous Lyon silk and delicate Chantilly lace. Her feather-light, fluid collections span slips, robes, negligees and more, and though there really isn’t a bad choice amongst the range we’re especially fond of the lace-trimmed silk-satin camisole and shorts set in soft eau de nil. The garments are hand stitched in the designer’s Brussels atelier, but if you don’t find yourself in the area for a pop in, fret not. Select pieces are available on, ready to be shipped straight to your door. Sweet dreams!

For Him – Derek Rose cashmere dressing gown
With 3 generations worth of design expertise to the heritage brand’s credit, it’s little surprise Derek Rose’s covetable pieces have been donned by some of the most high profile royals, film stars and musicians of the last century. Renowned for quality craftsmanship and the finest cashmeres, wools, silks and cottons, Derek Rose’s classic satin strip pyjama sets may have been what put the brand on the map, but it’s the made-to-order navy cashmere ‘Duke I’ dressing gown that has us cooing. The herringbone stripe, worsted spun Italian cashmere is lined with silk, and comes with custom detail options including embroidered initials on the breast pocket. Style meets comfort!

For Kids – Catiouche London
Nothing is more precious than your child, but aren't they that much more lovable when they’ve had a blissful, uninterrupted sleep (and you have too!)? Comfort is key where the wee ones are concerned, and no one knows this better than Catiouche London. Taking her own daughter as inspiration, designer Lana Berglas created the eco-friendly boys’ and girls’ PJs from top of the range, 100% organic cotton grown without any synthetic chemicals, and free from artificial dyes and agents. The playfully illustrated, cream coloured sets are as chic as they are soft and durable, so bedtime becomes that much more enjoyable for them and for you.
For Everyone – Au Lit Fine Linens
With your sleepwear ensemble sorted, it’s time to get the bedding to match, and Montreal-born brand Au Lit Fine Linens is hard to beat for its European-sourced linens and consummately stylish bed set designs. With a range of thread counts and patterns, and a soft palette of subtle tones and neutrals, there’s an Au Lit set to suit every room and family member.