White Cotton Nightgown
The Romantic Mystique of a White Cotton Nightgown
If you are looking for a nightgown that is both super-feminine and romantic, a white cotton gown has a feminine mystique that is hard to beat. Many men find the seduction of white cotton and lace hard to resist.
While the white nightgown is wildly romantic, it is also cool, comfortable and practical. Cotton is a breathable fabric, keeping you cool on hot, summer nights. It is easy to launder whether by machine or by hand, and dries quickly.
White cotton is basic and pure, old fashioned and simply beautiful. A nightgown made from this fabric is sexy in an understated way. It would be hard to find any sleepwear more romantic than a white cotton nightie!
Find the sleepwear of your dreams! Whether you are looking for the perfect, basic cotton gown or a Victorian nightgown covered with lace, I have gathered my favorite ones on this page to make your shopping easy!
Handmade White Nightgown - With Tatted Lace
This nightie has been the most popular one with my readers since the time I first posted it here. It is a very special nightgown that will quickly become your favorite! It is handmade and embellished with tatted lace.
Long Nightgown - With Pintucks and Pique Lace Trim
This long scoop-neck nightgown has 3/4-length sleeves. Check the beautiful detail on the bodice and gathered sleeves!
The gown is 44 inches long. It is made of preshrunk 100% cotton fabric.
Beautiful Nightgown with Eyelet Trim
I love this nightgown with eyelet trim. I had one very similar to this many years ago and it was my favorite. It was so cool and comfortable, and also very pretty!
For many centuries, women slept in white cotton chemise gowns, often embellished with lace, embroidery, smocking and openwork. Young women would sew these garments carefully by hand to prepare them for their bridal trousseau.
Here are some links to historical garments that have been preserved in museums for educational purposes.
- White Cotton Nightgown | collections.mohistory.org
A nightgown from 1890.
- Nightgown | The Little Compton Historical Society
An elaborate nightgown of unspecified date.
- Nightgowns | FIDM Museum & Galleries
A look at a nightgown from the 1860s, along with description of the history of nightclothes.
The Beautiful Thea Poinciana
Could a nightgown be more beautiful than this? This may be the perfect one for summer!
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White Nightgown with Short Sleeves & Hand Embroidery
Pretty dotted swiss fabric, accentuated with a pintuck bodice trimmed in lace. So pretty!
Long, Dotted Swiss Gown
This nightgown is lightweight to be comfortable year around! It is a wonderfully simple design made in pretty dotted swiss cotton fabric.
Another Knee-length Gown - With Tatted Lace
So pretty! The v-neck bodice on this white nightgown is trimmed with tatted lace.
While the description says "long", I do believe this is a knee-length nightgown.
Beautiful Thea Tatiana Nightgown - Lovely for Winter!
This is a truly elegant nightgown by Thea. The pleated, button yoke and banded collar are trimmed in scalloped lace.
A Sweet Victorian Nightgown by Madame Barocle
I enjoyed watching this video of Madame Barocle sewing her Victorian nightgown. It reminds me of watching my grandmother sew for me when I was a little girl. It always fascinates me to watch anyone make a garment without a pattern. I really think it is wonderful!
Dreams & Co. Nightgown - Beautiful Plus Size Nightie
Short Cotton Nightie
Short and Sweet for Summer!
I am loving this short and feminine nightie for summer! This is the length I like to wear to bed. The eyelet bodice detail is so beautiful!
Just imagine slipping into this on a hot night, after a cool shower. It is hard to imagine anything more lovely and fresh!
This gown is available in sizes small to extra-large, and also comes in a dainty print.
Sweet Babydoll Nightgown
If you like your nighties short and sweet, you will love this babydoll style in cool, white cotton!
Eileen West Gowns
I have always loved Eileen West products. They cannot be beat for quality and design! I have always been very pleased with any sleepwear I have purchased from this manufacturer.
The gowns are feminine and well-made. They often have pretty robes available to match them too!
A beautiful gown for the lady who likes short nighties.
Long flannel gown, with beautiful bodice detail and deep bottom ruffle.
More White Cotton Nightgowns at eBay
Find a bargain on your white cotton nightgown at eBay! Some of these are going fast. Don't let your favorite slip away!
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Where to Buy White Cotton Nightgowns in the UK
For my friends in the UK who may not be able to order from Amazon, here is a British company that sells white cotton nightgowns. Check the video advertisement and then click the link below to visit their website.
- Star Dreamer
British company selling white cotton nighties
More Websites for White Cotton Nightgowns!
If you did not find the nightgown you were looking for, check these links for more white cotton gowns!
- The White Cotton Gown
Browse their catalog of beautiful white cotton gowns for women and girls.
- The Vermont Country Store
Our women’s nightgowns are the best you can buy. From our cozy flannel nightgowns to our breathable cotton nightgowns, we only sell high quality nightgowns for women that are designed for ultimate year-round comfort.
- Her Room
Plus size white cotton nightgowns