15 Nightgown Dresses You'll Be Wearing All Day and Night

Your pajamas deserve to see the light of day, too.

Woman wearing floral dress in front of a tree.

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Fashion trends aren’t just for the streets or the boardrooms. In fact, considering how much time we spend in our bed sleeping with our faces smudged against the pillows and trying not to drool (come on, we all do it),  it’s only fitting that we stay on top of what’s new even as we sleep.

You can hang up your robes and fold your two-piece flannel set into the box marked ‘winter storage’ because all we want to do these days is slip into a nightdress. Fortunately, we’ve found the best of the best. We’re certain you’ll find one that you love, maybe so much that you want to wear it outside of the bedroom. Below, 15 nightgown dresses to keep you feeling stylish before, during, and after your head hits the pillow.

The Little House on the Prairie Dress

Our first choice is so affordable, so soft, so true to size, and so very Little House on the Prairie. We love the long sleeves for the colder nights, and the ruffle details add a sophisticated touch. 

Loungewear Dress
Sleeper Loungewear Dress $250.00

The Crowd Favorite

Not only does the  Caroline Nap Dress come with 5 star reviews, but the textured fabric of this nightdress makes it versatile enough to wear while strolling through a farmers market or as a bathing suit cover up.

The Caroline Nap Dress
Hill House Home The Caroline Nap Dress $100.00

The Party Nightie

Sleep is a serious necessity to our happiness and health, but that doesn’t mean you have to dress seriously for the occasion. Keep it fun by wearing this tie-die mini dress for a solo slumber or at the next slumber party you host. We can only hope our dreams are as groovy as its motif.

Sleep Dress
Year of Ours Sleep Dress $88.00

The Soft Jersey

Above all else, sleepwear should be comfortable. Just looking at this H&M calf-length nightgown in soft viscose jersey makes our eyes heavy and ready to slip under the covers.

Calf-length Jersey Nightgown
H&M Calf-length Jersey Nightgown $24.99

The Rihanna-Approved Slip

Anything that gets Rihanna's stamp of approval is good in our book. This sheer night slip is embroidered with vibrant flowers, making it the kind of sexy nightie you'll want to wear even while sleeping solo.

Free Spirit Floral Embroidery Night Slip
Savage X Fenty Free Spirit Floral Embroidery Night Slip $74.95

The Versatile Print

If you feel like you’ve seen this nightgown before, it’s probably because it’s being splashed all over Instagram. This fun floral print midi dress is so beautiful you could easily roll out of bed, smack on some gloss, and hit up your local coffee shop looking effortlessly ready for the day.

Long Sleeve Floral Print Retro V Neck Tassel Bohemian Midi Dresses
R.Vivimos Long Sleeve Floral Print Retro V Neck Tassel Bohemian Midi Dresses $28.99

The Striped Classic

We’ve sung the praises of Pima cotton before, and we’re here to do it again. This casual striped nightgown by Skin is a market pick so wonderfully soft it may be time to rethink how necessary the rest of the pajamas in your closet really are.

Madina Striped Stretch Organic Pima Cotton Nightdress
Skin Madina Striped Stretch Organic Pima Cotton Nightdress $98.00

The Mariah Carey Tribute

Already sweltering from the outside temperatures at night? No need to toss and turn. This Butterfly Picot Tank dress will cover all of the important bits, but not much else. Leaving your bare skin ready to enjoy any sudden and unexpected breeze floating through your open window. 

Butterfly Picot Tank Dress
Pretties Butterfly Picot Tank Dress $95.00

The Glamorous Gown

Is it an Oscar dress or a nightgown? We’re not sure. And that's why we want to be wearing it while we lie in bed and work on our acceptance speeches. You know, just in case. 

Caramel Silk Long Slip
La Perla Caramel Silk Long Slip $209.00 $203.00

The Formal Nighttime Uniform

If your nighttime rituals feel almost ceremonious, then what better way to top off your glamorous de-glamming by wearing one of the most elegant nightgowns on the market?

Ruffle Empire Waist Nightgown
Everyday Ritual Ruffle Empire Waist Nightgown $145.00

The Happy Floral Print

Wearing anything in a cotton-jersey blend is ideal for those warm summer nights. This floral pick from ModCloth come with skinny straps and a delicate lace hem, which means it will keep you cool and feeling cute throughout the night.

Sleep Bright Nightgown
ModCloth Sleep Bright Nightgown $45.00

The Boho Mini

We've mentioned the heat, but we have yet to bring up how humidity has caused us to become even more faithful to the nightgown. Just thinking about soft breathable fabric in this Pour Les Femmes mini makes us ready to embrace the balmy nights.

Bell Sleeve Nightie
Pour Les Femmes Bell Sleeve Nightie $175.00

The Little Black Dress

We’re loving this lace-sleeved black dress by Charter Club for many reasons. It's simple enough to sleep in comfortably, but sophisticated enough to show off on Zoom for that last-minute meeting.

Lace-Sleeve Chemise Nightgown
Charter Club Lace-Sleeve Chemise Nightgown $49.50 $24.75

The Satin Romper

So this isn't a dress, but this romper deserves a mention. Soft and functional, this might just become your new going-out look.

Darla Romper
Elle Reve Darla Romper $98.00

The Upgraded Sleep Shirt

The button-up sleep shirt is a classic, but you'll forget all about the usual striped cotton version once you put on this pink-and-green satin night shirt from Morgan Lane.

Jillian Night Shirt
Morgan Lane Jillian Night Shirt $298.00

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