theplaylistfilm: “ “ Maybe I just didn’t have the temperament for stardom. I’ll never forget seeing Bette Davis at the Hilton in Madrid. I went up to her and said, “Miss Davis, I’m Ava Gardner and I’m a great fan of yours.
A peignoir, which originally meant a dressing gown worn when combing the hair, also refers to an outer garment, sometimes sheer. The word is often used interchangeably with negligee. No doubt Hollywood helped spread their popularity.