In the French, word chemise translate to shirt. Many women's believe that word chemise was originally originated from Europe, and modern day shirt has transformed from chemise over centuries. Many women still wear chemise as first layer under their long formal clothing or long nightdress to protect outer clothing from contaminating by body oil. In addition, chemise is also wore by womens as loungewear, nightwear and sleepwear. Chemise is shorter in length than nightgown, and hangs straight from the shoulders and fits loosely at the waist. Often, chemise is sleeveless and may come with thin or wide adjustable straps. Studio Europe offers wide variety of chemise and chemise and Boxer / French Knicker Set: including silk, satin, cotton, sheer and lace.