Choosing a Women’s Robe

Without a doubt the women’s robe has become an everyday lingerie must have. Almost all women have at least one robe and quite possibly more hanging in their bathroom or closet. Why is this such a favorite lingerie style? There are several reasons actually. It speaks of comfort, relaxation, fashion, and functionality. And there are so many styles to shop for, with each more fabulous than the previous one.

There are basic silhouettes to choose from. Most women opt for the wrap style that wraps around them with a tie at the waist of robe is the wrap that envelops or wraps the wearer and is [secured|fixed|cinched}d at the waist with a long sash]. Other styles can include a zipper or buttons down the front of the robe depending on the style. Here’s a look at the world of women’s robes.

The Stylish Luxury of Robes

Luxury robes – also called plush robes, these robes have a luxurious feel and appeatance. These make great presents for sweethearts, family and friends alike. Some popular fabrics include velour, waffle cotton, looped terry cloth and luxurious cashmere. Color options include cool and understated white, and neutral shades like sand. Luxury hotels and spas are famous for pampering their guests with these kinds of robes.

Satin robes – satin is a silky smooth and durable polyester fabric with a touch of glamour. Similar to silk for its glossy appearance, satin nightgowns, satin pyjamas and satin chemises are usually sold together with matching robes. Perfect for honeymoon lingerie, Valentine’s Day and anniversary, satin robes are a great gift idea. Keep in mind that there are various types of satin fabrics, and cheaper satin will be rough around the edges, seams, and hem. Keep in mind that luxury satin is soft and creamy dreamy on the skin. If, you are choosing satin lingerie for a gift, be sure to go with a better quality satin.

Flannel robes – flannel is known as a warm, cozy, and soft ladies sleepwear style. Red tartan is the traditional color. Flannel sleepwear is usually quite plain though some designs have lace edging or embellishments to dress them up. These thick and warm robes are popular in cold climates and come in fun patterns that range from pink Poodles to the moon and stars. Flannel robes tend to be more popular during the fall and winter months.

Fleece robes – fleece and its warm wear cousin, chenille are thick and soft robes. These fabrics are very absorbent which makes them a great choice for sitting in front of the fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa, or for lounging around the house and keeping you warm. Which makes them perfect for warding off any nasty winter chills. This womens robe comes in tempting colors that range from the palest colors to the deepest jewel tones.

So, if you are looking to purchase some lingerie and intimate apparel for yourself or as a special gift for someone you love, you cannot go wrong with a beautiful womens robe. Robes are luxury and comfort all rolled into one. Go with a style and fabric that your sweetheart or yourself love, and start enjoying this wonderfully comfortable and attractive lingerie style.

Author Bio: Carmen Petitclerc is a lingerie designer and enthusiast who hails from beautiful Toronto, Canada. Follow her tips on women’s robe and lingerie blog at Love of Lingerie


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