We thought we'd nailed it with our classic nightshirts, but when we started getting letters from customers begging for modest sleepwear and a floor length night shirt, we knew it was time to take action. The Full Length Sleep Shirt was an instant hit, for our cold weather customers wanting to cover up in winter, and our sun loving customers needing something with coverage to wear poolside. Our Blue Oxford Stripe cotton is our most popular fabric and is a very high quality, long lasting Oxford cotton with a classic blue and white stripe
Full length night shirt with knee high slits on the side seams
Semi fitted body with A line skirt
Three quarter length sleeves
Modest feminine sleepwear - feel comfortable wearing this long sleep shirt in front of friends and family
Made in Canada with pride
We describe this fabric as crisp, medium weight, and opaque. See ourFabric Guide belowfor more information.
100% cotton, feels stiff at first touch but will soften beautifully after a few weeks of wear
Cold water wash and hang dry, take care of your shirt and it will last you for years
We know that a picture doesn’t tell the story of a fabric, so we have created this guide to give you more detailed information about our fabrics.
We describe our fabrics with three criteria:
Weight: This is based on the weight of the fabric in grams per metre
Opacity: The opacity determines how sheer the fabric is
Feel: This helps you to understand how the fabric feels when you touch it or hold it. Fabrics can have more than one description of how it feels.
Each product description on our website includes some details about the fabric, in the bullet points. Use the descriptions below to understand what those details mean.
Medium: Our medium weight fabrics are substantial and weighty. Imagine a button-down shirt made with heavy cotton shirting, or the material from a lightweight pair of cotton trousers. We don’t like to use the word heavy, as our medium weight fabrics are way lighter than denim or coat fabrics, but these are our heaviest fabrics. Medium weight fabrics are 130 - 170 g/sqm. Our Short Sleep Shirt in Blue Oxford Stripe and our Lounge Pant in Pink Carnaby Plaid are items made from a medium weight fabric.
Opaque: Our opaque cottons are not at all sheer. If you were wearing black underwear underneath a light coloured nightshirt in an opaque fabric, no one would see it at all. Perfect for wearing at breakfast when you have houseguests or you are visiting your in-laws. You can even wear this down to the hotel breakfast. Our Blue Oxford Stripe fabric falls under this category. Our Slip On Sleep Shirt in Pink Oxford Stripe and our Button Down Sleep Shirt in Grey Flannel are items made from opaque fabrics.
Semi Opaque: Our semi-opaque fabrics are slightly sheer. If you were wearing black underwear underneath a light coloured nightshirt in a semi-opaque fabric, your underwear would be slightly visible in bright light but the details would not. Depending on the colour of this fabric, you may want to put a robe over it at breakfast. Our Short Sleep Cropped Sleep Shirt in White Linen and our Long Sleep Shirt White Double Gauze are items made from semi-opaque fabrics.
Sheer: Our sheer fabrics are the most transparent ones in our collection. If you were wearing black underwear underneath a sheer fabric, your underwear would be visible. We don’t recommend this material in front of in-laws or family, unless you are wearing a robe or a cardigan over top. We definitely do not recommend wearing a sheer nightshirt down to the hotel breakfast or at the table with your in-laws, but it looks great over a swimsuit on the beach. Our Dropped Shoulder Sleep Shirt in Milano Featherweight Blend and our Short Sleep Shirt in White Swiss Dot are items made from sheer fabrics.