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Ladies Nightwear - at the end of a long hard day, there’s nothing nicer than slipping into your favorite sleepwear - whether it’s a nightgown, chemise, sleep shirt, or even a luxurious pair of pajamas, nothing compares to comfortable nightwear as you relax before heading off to sweet dreams.
From a behind the scenes look at sleepwear sizing and styles to the magic of stretch fabric, we take a closer look at the tips and tricks that will give you a great fit every night.
Women often find themselves frustrated with nightgowns that aren’t long enough, and it’s a common belief that opting for the next size will result in a longer fit.
The truth is, sizing up typically makes clothing and ladies nightwear gradually bigger, but it really doesn’t add much in the way of length.
When it comes to ladies sleepwear that looks and feels great, one of the most challenging areas is the bust, particularly for larger busted women.
Often overlooked but critical to a great fit, it’s important to pay attention to how a nightgown sits along the bustline.
While the bodice and sleeves of a nighty tend to offer more room, a comfortable fit along the bust can be a trickier bet.
If it’s too tight or too loose and doesn't fit comfortably, the chances are greater that sleepwear will end up forgotten at the back of your intimate apparel drawer.
Nightgowns, pajamas, and ladies nightwear in tightly woven fabrics like silk, satin, or cotton offer no stretch and are much less forgiving fit-wise than popular knit fabrics like microfiber, jersey, and cotton blended sleepwear.
Much like a stretchy t-shirt that’s easier to wear than a tailored blouse with no give, women’s nightgowns in stretchy fabrics move with your body and offer a better fit.
If you prefer nightgowns with spaghetti straps, acing an ideal fit is much easier when you can adjust the elements of your nightwear, making it look like it’s tailor-made for your silhouette.