Yes, the bikini top is done in a daringly bold animal print, plunges down to there, and then suggestively ties in the front with just a fluff of string, but the bottom of this bikini is downright girlish!
Incorporating girlish designs in women's clothes was nothing new, but it was only in this form of sleepwear that girlishness could be combined with womanliness in a way that was infinitely sexy.
This simplicity with a touch of girlish glee makes Rachel Weissman designs very popular for young girls, from infants to toddlers to older girls interested in simple but beautiful hair clips.
The part would require her to age throughout the film from 16 to 36, and Beyoncé was already 25 years old by the time the movie was released; she had definitely lost her "girlish figure."
They were simply called short nightgowns or nighties until the 1956 film Baby Doll, where the child-like title character sported a very girlish one and they became hugely popular.