15 Pretty Slips To Sleep In

On most nights, you can find me comfortably sleeping in a tattered T-shirt and a pair of oversized shorts. But on those rare and special nights when I don’t feel like looking like I stole my imaginary boyfriend’s gym clothes, I opt for pretty slips to sleep in.

It wasn’t until I saw Elizabeth Taylor's lingerie in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof that I realized how special pretty slips to sleep in were. She spent most of the movie in one and looked the perfect image of effortless glamour. But, glamour aside, sleeping in slips is also so comfortable. Really! It may seem like nothing can compare to the bedtime uniform of cotton tees and shorts, but a slip’s light, silky fabric takes comfort to a whole new level. This is especially true during hot, miserable months — slips to sleep in during summer are a lifesaver.

Besides, just like with most things in life, it’s nice to break out of your usual routine and treat yourself to something special. I don’t think I’ll ever give up sleeping in old T-shirts, but they just don’t feel quite as special as a satiny slip or a chemise nightdress.

1. A Pretty Lace & Ruffle Chemise

In Bloom by Jonquil Women's Ingenue Chemise (M-XL), $21-$65, Amazon

This is the ruffle front sleeping slip looks effortlessly elegant, with just the right amount of lace-up detailing in back.

2. A Comfy, No Fuss Slip

Calvin Klein Essentials V-Neck Chemise Nightgown (S-L), $31-$42, Amazon

All slips don't have to be super frilly — I really love this understated style. Plus, it's safe to toss it into the wash, too.

3. A Classic Satiny Slip

iCollection Plus-Size Satin Chemise (1X-6X Plus), $15-$50, Amazon

If lace and frills are not your bag, a simple satin chemise will do just fine for a hot, summer night.

4. A Lace Detailed Baby Doll Slip

Ekouaer Sleepwear Sexy Nightgown Lace Lingerie Dress Slip Chemise (S-2XL), $13-$17, Amazon

This length is a bit more modest, but there is a perfect amount of lace, so it still feels special.

5. A Satin & Lace Chemise With A Daring Detail

Ekouaer Sexy Lingerie Sleepwear Satin Lace Chemise Nightgown (XS-2XL), $12-$17, Amazon

This may look like a classic slip, but with a subtle side split, it's anything but. If you love the combination of lace and bow detailing with the silky dress, you can grab the look in 12 different color ways.

6. A Flirty Washed Satin Slip

Betsey Johnson Flirty Washed Satin Slip (XS-L), $25, Amazon

The delicate lace lining and cutout back make this satin slip feel much fancier than an old black T-shirt.

7. A Slinky Slip With An All-Lace Midriff

Danyer Nightshirt Sexy Lingerie Slip Silky Nightdress Sleepwear (M-XL), $13, Amazon

This slip provides just enough coverage, while still leaving some peek-a-boo detailing with the lacy midriff.

8. A Casual Striped Slip To Sleep In

Suntasty Cotton Spaghetti Strap Camisole (S-XL), $16-$22, Amazon

Stripes are a girl's best friend, so opt for this comfy casual sleeping slip.

9. Two Piece Slip Set That's Safe For The Wash

Cinema Etoile Plus Size Satin Spaghetti Strap Top (1X-3X Plus), $18-$29, AmazonIf you want the look and feel of a slip with less chance of mid-sleep wardrobe malfunctions, a two piece slip set is a great option. This one is available in black, red, turquoise, and pink, and reviewers are saying the set hangs just right — not too tight, not too lose. Plus, the shorts have pockets.

10. A Cozy Slip With A Hint of Lace

Vansiter Sexy Cotton Sleepwear Lace Neck Chemise (S-2XL), $16, Amazon

Who says cotton has to be boring? This chemise has dainty lace trimming and a side split, so it feels more special.

11. A Silky Set To Wear To Bed

Seven Til Midnight Women's Enchanting Two-Piece Cami Set (S-XL), $7-$38, Amazon

Like the two-piece silk set look? This one features contrast lace detailing in eight different styles. Plus, reviewers say the style fits true to size.

12. A Lounge Dress For Catching Z's

Ekouaer Sleepwear Chemise Nightgown Full Slip Dress (XS-2XL), $15-$17, Amazon

This baby doll lounge dress just might be the one to get you to ditch that old T-shirt after all.

13. A Simple Slip With A Surprise Back

Ekouaer Sleepwear Chemise Dress Nightgown Slip (S-2XL), $15, Amazon

This slip is far from basic with its cross back lace detailing, and reviewers can't stop lauding the comfiness of the look.

14. A Semi-Sheer Slip For When You're Feeling Bold

Honeydew Intimates Women's Lucy Baby Doll (S-XL), $8-$65, Amazon

This slip has lace, a caged bra, cut outs and it's semi-sheer — yeah, it's a stunner.

15. A Playful Ruffled Sleeping Slip

Betsey Johnson Rayon Knit Satin Ruffle Slip (XS-L), $6-$44, Amazon

Slips don't always have to be serious and sexy, and this one is a sweet one with ruffle details all over.

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