Wearing comfortable clothing during sleep is basic recommendation. The clothing you wear when you sleep might influence your body temperature which in turn affects your sleep quality. Clothing has special skin sensation which might provide comfort for some. Consider clothing as a second skin layer. It protects you from the cold, for example.

The clothes you wear during sleep may affect body temperature. Even mild heat exposure during the nighttime sleep may increase the number of awakenings at night and decrease REM sleep. It is important to coordinate the room temperature with your clothing to achieve a bedding environment that is not too cold or too warm. The recommended room temperature for sleep is the upper 60s to the lower 70s Fahrenheit (about 20 to 24 Celsius). Winter and summer times can determine the material and layers you wear- don’t forget socks. Again, excessively warm clothing might affect the quality of your sleep.

For those with dermatitis, you can find anti-allergic pajamas which are cotton treated fabric. There is also Lyocell which is cellulosic fiber as an alternative to cotton for those who suffer from itching