She began to cry a little, and wiped her eyes on the sleeve of her peignoir.
Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
She wore a rich peignoir
, and her blond hair was half covered by a lace cap: in her attire she was, as always, an elegant woman, fit to figure in a picture of modern aristocratic life: but I asked myself how that face of hers could ever have seemed to me the face of a woman born of woman, with memories of childhood, capable of pain, needing to be fondled?
The corset under a peignoir
''is something French women did not do,'' she said.
aircraft in WWII) were compared to roles implied by Mimi Smith's 1966 Steel Wool Peignoir
(sheer pink with lace, thickly trimmed in steel wool; see http://spencerart.
I found her dressed in a sort of enormous red peignoir
, her arms bare, and already fully coiffed.
The Indifferent Lover marked Demy's first collaboration with two crew members--production designer Bernard Evein and costumier Jacqueline Moreau--who would be indispensable in carrying out many of his Kool-Aid-colored mise-en-scenes, here evident in cherry-red walls and the spurned chanteuse's emerald-green peignoir
For men, it was a luxurious full-skirted silk coat and for women, it was the diaphonous, floating Peignoir
or robe Volante.
The Mad Men actress wears a sparkly white Wonderbra-type plunge bra, skirt and fur-trimmed peignoir
À la fin de la nuit, un bungalow,/ un peignoir
et un abat-jour/ pour que nous fassions l'amour/ toujours l'amour (5)
in a Light Breeze (1936), a hidden thread holds the gossamer gown in midair, and Munkacsi's nudes are subtle studies of shadow and light.
Sunday Morning" begins with a woman alone on a Sunday morning, lounging in her peignoir
, drinking coffee and eating oranges, while she "dreams a little" and begins to think of that "old catastrophe" in "silent Palestine / Dominion of the blood and sepulcher.