A loosely hanging item of nightwear, also popular as nightdress or nightgown that is exclusively made for women is called a Nighty. It is a type of clothing generally worn while sleeping and is therefore also referred as a sleepwear.
Nighties are manufactured with materials that provide absolute comfort. Silk, satin, chiffon, cotton, nylon, etc. are the used fabrics. They are available in wide range of designs and patterns. Nighties may have several types of sleeves or can be sleeveless as well. Some nighties have a built-in underwire bra or other support systems which discards the need of wearing a bra additionally. They also are of varying lengths. Nighties are often manufactured with an outer jacket that is commonly made of net. They are also embroidered with variety of adorable stuffs such as lace, ruffles, appliqués, marabou fur, bows, ribbons and even spaghetti straps at the bust and hem to impart an altogether sensual look. The shoulder and back designs of nighties also show a great variety. Ladies often team up nighties with matching set of thongs, G-strings or panties along with brassieres. Many of its designs also acquire formed cups called brallete for cleavage. The vibrant colors used in nighties leave the buyers flabbergasted.