A fabulous new party dress for this season - heavily influenced by 1940s hollywood glamour...peplum, net neckline and applique. A modern interpretation.
This beautifully simple 1940s design takes influence from Hollywood and wartime styles where fabric use was restricted and designers had to get creative... We start with a beautifully simple bodice shape and straight skirt as a base (a classic 1940s simple style) in a black stretch crepe. We add a peplum skirt to enhance the hip and flatter the waistline. We cut away the neckline and insert spot net...cheeky! Then we hand stitch the beaded applique onto one side for a sumptuous addition.
Very film noir...elegant and demure.
We love how this dress flatters the figure and enhances the waist through the over peplum - a very common feature in the 1940s due to restrictions in fabric. The peplum was a great way of using a smaller amount of fabric to create shape.
We've made this version in our comfort stretch crepe - making this dress even more versatile.
Key Features Include:-
- fitted bodice with grown on sleeves
- net insert into neckline
- applique feature
- peplum over pencil skirt
- back zip
Proudly made in the UK
Fabric: Polyester, viscose and elastene - net is nylon
Washing instructions: dry clean only
Length from natural waist: approx 27 inches
Fit Class - Fitted
Fits close to the body. When garment is measured, it will measure close/slightly below the body measurements in order to fit.
This version of this dress has comfort stretch.
We suggest you use waist measurements as your main size choice guide.
Feedback tells us that this style suits most shapes.
For more information on fit and sizing please visit our size guide. The measurements refer to 'your' body not the garment itself. Please choose the size that most reflects your measurements.
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