Gowns can be outerwear including dresses and miniskirts. Lingerie Gowns are designed to be a little more appealing. Usually a long, flowy dress or sleepwear item made of light fabric, Lingerie Gowns are typically floor or ankle length and many come with a matching panty. Robes are long flowing outerwear typically worn with a matching panty or other piece of lingerie. These types of Robes are at times, see-through, and definitely create a tempting sense of desire by leaving just enough to the imagination. Lace and silk are just a few examples of the types of materials that are used to make this type of sexy lingerie.