Glossary of Terms
Chemise: A short straight nightie cut on the bias of the fabric to flatter and slim the body. This can be sheer or satin.
Negligee: A loose, usually sheer nightie similar to a chemise
Peignoir Set: A negligee that includes a matching sheer gown
Baby Doll: A short nightie that is fitted around the bust and flares out toward the hemline
Pyjamas: Pant and top, originally styled after men's pyjamas
Teddy: An unstructured one-piece style, similar to a boydsuit
Camisole: A sleeveless top (usually thin straps) that can be paired with matching panty, thong or french knickers
French knicker: A very short short made usually of silk
Culotte: A very fitted sexy short, usually made of stretch lace.
Brazilian: Similar to a brief but with less fabric in the back, usually fitted to minimise panty lines
G-String: Similar to a brazilian but skimpier with a thin strap in the back