Bestest Christmas Gift Guide – the vintage nightie
**Note to self. Don’t tell the daughter she’s modelling her nightie. This was the best shot I got after 5 minutes and 30 photographs. *mutters*
We love pyjamas as much as the next parent, but sometimes, there’s something really incredibly charming about a pretty nightie, isn’t there? And I know my daughter often reaches past the pj’s for the prettiness of a floaty nightie in her drawer.
And if you’re looking for one, you can’t go wrong with Ella James Living, who carry a whole range of traditional nighties in gloriously vintage styles and fabrics.
A personal favourite of mine is this retro ‘Children at Play’ – It’s 100% cotton of course and a simple machine wash; the smocked bodice is so pretty with it’s covered buttons, and the 3/4 sleeves are trimmed with white crochet.
And if you happen to be thinking of it as a gift, you can also add a matching rag doll to maker a set So sweet!
The retro Children At Play nightie by Powell Craft is available from Ella James Living in ages 1-9yrs for £20. Sizing is very generous – they really won’t grow out of these in a hurry!