A Welsh outlet of Tesco, the UK mega-grocer, has instituted a no-pyjamas policy for its shoppers. A year ago, I may have applauded, but that was before I got a wicked set of checked flannel PJs and dipped my toe in the PJs-in-public waters by taking them with to wear on long flights. Now, I say bring on the jammies! They have as much sartorial juju as jeans and sneakers!
A spokesman said Tesco did not have a strict dress code but it does not want people shopping in their nightwear in case it offends other customers…
[The signs] read: "To avoid causing offence or embarrassment to others we ask that our customers are appropriately dressed when visiting our store (footwear must be worn at all times and no nightwear is permitted)."
"I think it's stupid really not being allowed in the supermarket with pyjamas on.
"It's not as if they're going to fall down or anything like that. They should be happy because you're going to spend all that money."
(Image: Spencer in Pajamas, a Creative Commons Attribution photo from sociotard's photostream)