While there may be some confusion about the difference between a negligee and a nightgown because both can be described as a short or long gown, those who prefer ladies negligees are opting for form as well as function.
However, if you are wearing your sheer bodysuit after hours, it may be appropriate to indulge yourself with coordinating accessories, such as a sheer and flirty robe or negligee, or even a pair of thigh high stockings.
The word "camisole" derives from Latin, French and Italian and originally referred to a negligee jacket or a garment worn under a transparent top to conceal what back then would have been a corset.
In fact, there are a few daring designs that feature open tips, and they can be found online, at costume and negligee shops, and at stores that stock French or British lingerie.
The maid of honor and/or bridesmaids often give a special wedding night negligee, teddy, or baby doll or camisole and panty set to the bride-to-be for her wedding night.