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The Importance of Nightgowns

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Let’s talk about pants. Do you just about hate them as much as I do?

Whether they are dress pants, jeans, shorts, skirts, capris, you name it, I’m sick of them.

Think of it this way. We spend precious moments of our mornings forcing ourselves into newly washed pants, allowing us to start our days with a negative connotation about our weight. Come lunchtime, we are either pulling up or pulling down those either too tight or too loose pants, making us debate on eating that delicious meal or skipping it for rabbit food. And by the time we get home, those pants have left marks on our waists or rashes in between our legs or muffin tops under our blouses.

I just want to be free.

And honestly, just wearing panties and a t-shirt to bed just isn’t cutting it anymore. Having to cover up in the wee hours of the morning when my only focus is to get to the coffee maker is not the type of start I really want to my day anymore. I know I’m not the only pants-hater out there these days.

So, it’s led me to wonder, what ever happened to nightgowns? What ever happened to these pants-less luxury pajamas ?

Looking back at the beginning of the 20th century, the nightgown ruled as the only appropriate nighttime wear for women because women were seen as ultra feminine. Only men wore pajamas. It was during the 1920s that pajamas began to gain some prominence. The appeal of the pajamas involves a certain amount of comfort and practicality.

Normally, most women prefer nightgowns to pajamas because the chosen fabric can be transparent and reveal more body features, in addition to being both soft and flowing. All of these elements lend themselves to a woman exuding more sex appeal in her environment. With sexy nightgowns, including those long sleeved, women are confident in themselves, making that confidence rub off on their partners. More over, long sleeve nightgowns can be sensuous too, like sexy nightgowns that leave a little more to the imagination. The nightgowns at SNOA are both elegant and affective.

Regardless, nightgowns are great because they are pants free! Being a woman, lying in a nightgown on a chilly night gives just the perfect amount of coverage to keep warm without having to wear pants. Same thing goes for on the warmer nights of the year. Nightgowns allow us to be cool with the freedom to cover up or not.

Now, I really hope I’m not sharing any new information with anyone. Honestly, pants can be good on a needed basis, but come time to get into bed, the feeling of kicking those two-legged things off into the hamper is the second best feeling of the night! Team #nopants; Now go free yourself and buy a nightgown!

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