The Best In Victorian Nightgowns
The appeal of these charming nightgowns and sleepwear have increased dramatically recently, mostly due to the enormous fascination of such lush period films as Pride and Prejudice, and the idyllic novels of Jane Austen.
Previously only available through expensive vintage clothing collectors and specialty boutiques, Victorian style night gowns and romantic lingerie undergarment panties and bras have not only become stylish once again, but are also more affordable than ever.
Cool crisp fresh white 100% cotton is the fabric of choice for cotton nightgowns as well as pajamas and loungewear.
Traditionalists favor this cotton nightgown made of natural cotton fibers, and scorn sleepwear made from heavy man made materials that don't breathe.
And, really who can blame them? Nothing feels quite as yummy as soft crisp cotton nightgowns against one's skin.
Victorian long nightgowns and sleepwear are commonly available in white cotton batiste, and a polyester cotton blend fabric that is easy to care for and extremely durable.
This traditional womens sleepwear style is empire waist, floor length; though they are available in shorter lengths that are great for warmer climates and hot summers.
This traditional white nightgown tends to be gathered to a yoke in front and back with a ruffled bodice and wide flounce at the hem.
Exaggerated ruffled detailing can be found at the sleeves, shoulders, and collar. Buttons close at the front.
Victorian women sleepwear nightgowns usually have long sleeves with slip over cuffs ruffles. Lace accents and satin bows are often used throughout the garment to accentuate its femininity.
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