I believe that women struggle in these ways due to a kind of spiritual malnourishment. There are certain qualities that are utterly missing in their lives. I do my best to bring these qualities to every nightie I make.
Some people believe that to focus on clothing for empowerment is too surface, shallow and only serves vanity. I disagree.
I believe that nighties are a sort of medicine that can make your life as a woman better.
Each woman has her own sleep preferences and for many women a nightie is the most comfortable option because it is loose and unrestricting.
For some women there is nothing like a skirt or a dress to make a woman feel sexy. Nighties are the intimate apparel version of skirts and dresses.
There is something very classy and elegant in a nightie, where other options are more casual and unsophisticated.
Some women find pants and shorts too masculine feeling or tomboy, not the image they have of themselves or an image they want others to have.
Nighties can provide modesty (or a tease) that feels more flattering, modest or secure than many lingerie options avialable today.
Like skirts and dresses there is a solid and ancient history of women wearing nightgowns.
Women have different moods sometimes and they want something that feels comfortable while also making them feel beautiful and elegant. They want lingerie that’s made for them to enjoy and relax in, not just a peep show for someone else. (And is it too much to ask that it didn’t choke a sea turtle or enslave a child?)
I believe that what a woman wears to bed and how she feels about it (beautiful, comfortable, elegant, expresses herself) plays a crucial role in setting the stage for her to feel confident and attractive, for her to see the effect and arousal mirrored on her lover’s face and the unmistakable effect she has on him with her being.
Why My Nighties?
My nighties aren’t for everyone. I make them with a particular kind of woman in mind. For those kinds of women, the following six qualities matter a great deal. I work hard to make sure that every nightie I make is…
Only natural materials are used that feel good on the skin for comfort, breathability and peace of mind.
As much as possible ethics are a top priority and incorporated into the design process from the very beginning. The impacts are looked at holistically and with an effort to be more good, not just ‘less bad’.
03. Playful & Inspiring
I want each nightie I make to spark your imagination and a world of possibilities for personal expression, dance and play. Staring at a blank canvas can be intimidating and paralyzing. I make my nighties as a starting place for the imagination.
Each piece is one-of-a-kind because they are all hand made and no two will ever be the same. And very few will be made of a single design.
I strive to achieve the highest skill and craftsmanship in every piece, continuing in the footprints of the master tailors and dressmakers before me.
From the materials, techniques, sources and subject matter, preservation of endangered flora, fauna, crafts and virtues are deeply woven into each design so that each garment is a force for good in the world.
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