Women's Long Sleeve Print Flannel Nightshirt
Too Narrow Through The Hips
I purchased this item in October based on the existing reviews. My Mom is short so the reviewer complaints about the short length actually were a selling point. I wish I'd waited until December because three November reviewers described the same problem with the fit that we encountered. The shoulders, arms and chest all fit but it was too constricting through the hips. Mom is not a large person (5'0" and 131 lbs) and I purchased size L (14-16) just to be sure it would be comfortable. I have to return it.
December 2, 2013
I found the flannel to be excellent quality and the shirt to be put together quite well, but none of this matters if the basic cut is so far off! This really is cut for grandpas, not for women. It has plenty of room in the chest and shoulders, which is fine with me as I'm a little busty, but then there is no room at all in the hips. I usually wear a size medium in all my Lands End clothing, including the other nightgowns, so I ordered this in a medium. I pulled it over my head and found it would only barely go down over my hips with zero wiggle room. I had intended to wear it with a matching red pair of sport knit pants I bought in a medium also (on sale) to make pajamas out of the set, but although the pants fit almost too loose for pajamas, the nightshirt fit tighter than I would wear any of my day clothes and certainly too tight to sleep in. I'm afraid even a size large might not have enough wiggle room. I'm so disappointed!
November 29, 2013
Made for a full-breasted, narrow-hipped figure
The fabric is soft and comfortable, the colors pretty; however, the breast area is really full, and the hip area is really slender. My body is just the opposite. I'm returning it.
November 19, 2013
Long Sleeves + Knee Length = Great Combination
I was excited to see this new product from Lands End. I am always looking for long sleeves and knee length. The reason being that my arms get cold with short sleeve night shirts, but I don't want all of that extra fabric of a calve or ankle length pajama. What I have found is some great short sleeve knee length night shirts, but my arms would be cold. Or, there would be nice long sleeves, but only with an ankle or calve length which was unwieldily because my legs would get tangled in the long night gown fabric and bedsheets.
At last Land's End offered the perfect combination, long sleeves, shorter length to the thigh. The only reason I didn't go with the 5 ships rating is that I found this particular fabric very constraining, very little give, and cut much narrower then other Lands End pajamas. So I would have liked the same sleeve and knee lengths, in a slightly more forgiving cut (we are sleeping in it) and a more flexible, giving fabric (pima cotton with some give). Still? happy to have this combination and I would encourage Lands End to keep going in this direction.
November 18, 2013
Recommended but with reservations
This night shirt is good, but not great primarily because the material is awfully thin for flannel. It's warm enough when I'm in bed under a blanket, but leaves my chilly otherwise. I also wonder if the unsubstantial (for flannel) material will wear well. Another quibble is that I wish the cuffs were closed with buttons. I found the length to be fine, but I am a petite, so it may be too short for taller women.
November 16, 2013
I Love the Length of this Flannel Nightshirt -works for more than one season!!!
I Love the Length of this Flannel Nightshirt - it works for more than one season!!!
I agree with 2 of the other reviewers - this length is perfect. Long nightgowns are hard to sleep in as they get all wrapped around one's body when turning in bed while sleeping. The knee length on the nightshirt works perfect and avoids becoming tangled in the length of the gown. In Fall and Spring the length is perfect by itself. In the Winter when it is really cold it is easy to add a pair of long underwear or leggings to ward off any chills.
The Flannel is very soft and cozy; washes and wears well. I like these nightshirts so much I have purchased 4 in different colors and patterns!!! I also have a flannel nightshirt that I purchased from Lands' End over 6 years ago and it is still holding up beautifully (thus why I bought 4 more before they stop making them!).
Thumbs Up to Lands' End for making these wonderful flannel nightshirts in cute and fun patterns!!!
Please keep making these flannel nightshirts in this length!!!
November 10, 2013
I love nightshirts.
I soooo love shorter nightshirts vs. long nightgowns as the long ones tend to twist around and wake me during the night as I'm an active sleeper.
November 9, 2013
I purchased this nightshirt last year. I love the length and fit and will purchase another one.
I purchased it in Large, which is what I usually wear in LE clothing. It fits perfectly. The quality of the flannel (last year's) is excellent -- not too light and not too heavy. Very soft. I do not agree with the reviewers who prefer a longer nightshirt. I will add pajama bottoms if it's extremely cold. For me a longer length would not be comfortable for sleeping. I plan on purchasing at least one more nightshirt this year.
November 9, 2013
Unlike other reviewers I like this length. I add leggings or pants if I want more warmth. I am older and have a bad back and find it hard to put a pillow in-between my legs with a long gown wrapping around me.
November 5, 2013
Please make the winter nightshirts longer...or offer long gowns to match holiday flannel pjs
Another vote for LONGER nightshirts or offer long gowns to match holiday flannel PJs!
If the nightshirt were longer, this item would definitely earn 5 stars ;-) I purchase matching Land's End holiday sleepwear for my Grandchildren, sons, daughter-in-laws, my husband, myself & any other unsuspecting guest in the house at Christmas. For those of us that prefer nightshirts/nightgowns, it would be nice to have the options of longer flannel nightshirts/gowns that match the other holiday sleepwear. The flannel is great quality and it is nice to have a variety of flannel holiday prints to choose from each year...and to be able to get flannel sleepwear for the guys and the girls to match for the holidays. My husband loves the fact that the men's flannel PJ pants have elastic waist, button fly & pockets. I've been a Land's End customer for years and plan to continue this tradition for years to come.
October 25, 2013