32 Dreamy Nightgowns That Bring Old Hollywood Romance to Your Sleep Wardrobe

Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady"<p>Photo: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images</p>
Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady"

Photo: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

Welcome to Sleep Week! We're dedicating five days of content to one of our absolute favorite activities, and the products that make catching zzz's that much more enjoyable. Get ready to sleep tight. 

As I'm sure is true for many of us, my lounge- and sleep-wear wardrobe has expanded quite a bit since the pandemic, and while I love a classic matching pajama set, I've developed something of an obsession with nightgowns.

Despite being one of the earliest forms of sleepwear (for both men and women), the nightgown has gone under-appreciated for many years. To me, there's something romantic and almost cinematic about them. They recall iconic moments in film and television, from Grace Kelly in "Rear Window," Sharon Tate in "Valley of the Dolls" and Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady" to the Lisbon sisters in "Virgin Suicides" and the ladies of "Sex and the City."

Breezy, lightweight and uncomplicated, they're also wonderful to sleep in. From silk slips that double as daywear to vintage-inspired gauze-y sleep dresses, find 32 of our favorite nightgowns below.

Araks Cadel Slip, $385, available here (sizes XS-XXL)

Celestine Monica-2 Ruched Lace-Trim Cotton Nightgown, $305, available here (one size)

Clementine Sleepwear Organic Silk T-Shirt Dress, $275, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Deiji Studios Tie-Detailed Organic Cotton-Poplin Midi Dress, $178, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Desmond & Dempsey Open-Back Printed Organic Cotton-Voile Nightdress, $195, available here (sizes S-L)

Dôen Talani Nightgown, $228, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Eberjey Flora Tencel Modal Chemise, $128, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Eileen West Ballet Nightgown, $72, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Etam Polly Sleeveless Pointelle Knit Nightdress, $34.95, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Everyday Ritual Sloan T-Back Midi Nightgown, $143-$175, available here (sizes XS-XXL)

Gap Modal Essential Pajama Slip Dress, $39.95, available here (sizes XXS-XXL)

Hanifa Kyli Maxi Dress, $79, available here (sizes XS-3XL)

Hanro Juliet Long Chemise, $180, available here (sizes XS-L)

Idle The Long Slip, $128, available here (sizes XS-3X)

If Only If Clover Nightdress, $111, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Kye Intimates Overlay Slip Dress, $156, available here (sizes 1-4)

Lake Pima Ruffle Midi Nightgown in White, $98, available here (sizes XXS-XXL)

Lily Silk Contrast Piping Midi Strap Nightgown, $139, available here (sizes XS-XXL)

Lunya Washable Silk Tank Dress, $228, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Only Hearts Organic Cotton Lace Trimmed Gown, $115, available here (sizes S-L)

Open Edit Cutout Lace Nightgown, $39 $23-27, available here (sizes 1X-4X)

Petite Plume Women's Gauze Serene Nightdress, $118, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Rya Collection Chemise, $125, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Salter House Jodie Nightdress, $74, available here (one size, fits US 4-14)

Savage X Fenty Cotton Essentials Slip, $40, available here (sizes XS-4X)

Skims Lace Long Dress, $108, available here (sizes XXS-4X)

Skin Organic Pima Cotton-Jersey Nightdress, $75, available here (sizes XS-XL)

Sleeper Cha-Cha Linen Maxi Dress in Blue Vichy, $320, available here (sizes XXS-XL)

State of Day Ribbed Modal Blend Tank Nightgown, $50, available here (sizes XS-3X)

The Great Eyelet Ruffle Tank Night Dress, $175, available here (sizes XS-L)

Universal Standard UltimateS Meko Nightie, $68, available here (sizes 4XS-4XL)

Hill House Home Caroline Nap Dress, $150 $90, available here (sizes XXS-2XL)

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