Turn every head when you enter the party in this amazing off-the-shoulder bustier dress of black velvet with widow's peak waistline in front, and crinolined skirt of crisp black and white and sparkling gold plaid taffeta! Incredible!
Labeled a size 9/10 by Brittany Nicole this measures:
17" across the back under the arms plus 21" across the front up and over the bodice boning for an approximate 38" (plus) bust
8.25" from underarm seam to waistline.
40" from underarm seam to hem ~ often called ballerina length.
The velvet is an acetate nylon blend (65% 35%), while the taffeta is acetate, and the crinoline petticoat is all nylon.
This also has wonderful detailing of bias cut taffeta to trim the sweetheart off shoulder neckline with piping all around.
There are 3/8" elasticized bands which can be worn over the shoulders to stabilize the dress, if you wish, or the boning actually holds the dress up nicely without, if you prefer.
Again, this does have an attached crinoline to add swishy wonderful fullness; another could be added if you wish. (We did photograph it with an extra crinoline.)
This is utterly beautiful on; if it were ever worn, it was ever so gently as we can find no issues with this.
Dramatic holiday party dress, or perfection for that winter wedding you need to attend this year ~ Styling reminiscent of Princess Diana, and "When Harry Met Sally" (from 1989).
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