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A loose fitting slip hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist. Typically with a short hemline. They are designed to flatter any figure. It falls within the category of negligees, which also includes babydolls and nightgowns, and are designed as comfortable night attire for sleeping. The chemise is a mid-length sleepwear gown and typically falls between the mid-thigh and the knee.

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