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Cleo Dress in Dijon Georgette Cleo Dress in Dijon Georgette Cleo Dress in Dijon Georgette Cleo Dress in Dijon Georgette Cleo Dress in Dijon Georgette

Cleo Dress in Dijon Georgette

$ 375

This style is made to order and ships in 2-4 weeks.

Story

When looking at the Margu pieces I've collected for myself over the years, there are a few that stand out, a few that I've washed and worn more times than I can count. One of those pieces is the Delphine Top (and corresponding Celeste Dress) from FW16, a simple, flowy shift piece with ruffly sleeves. I figured it was time to bring this style back for FW19, and for the Cleo Dress I took the original Celeste pattern from our archives, updated the neckline and armscye for a better fit, added pockets (naturally!), and last but not least, added an extra layer of ruffle, because there's no such thing as too fancy of a sleeve. Undoubtedly a classic updated for the better!

 

Design Notes

  • Shell: 100% silk
  • Lining: 100% Bemberg rayon
  • Designed, cut, and sewn in NYC
  • Loose-fitting, breezy shift dress
  • Keyhole back with mother-of-pearl button closure
  • Double ruffle-hem sleeves
  • Hidden inseam pockets
  • Fully lined
  • Measures 36" long from shoulder
  • Hand wash cold, line dry, warm iron as needed (learn more about garment care here)

 

Fabric

This dress is made of silk double georgette woven in Korea. With a hand that feels somewhere in between silk crepe and silk chiffon, this fabric has incredible drape and subtle sheen. The color is a warm, mustardy ochre brown that captures the very essence of autumn.

The dress is lined with Bemberg cupro rayon woven in Japan. Cuprammonium rayon is so neat: it has all the benefits of being a natural fiber — breathability, biodegradability, durability — in addition to all the benefits of a super silky lining fabric — anti-static, anti-cling, total opacity. Made from the leftover fibers (known as linter) from the cotton plant after the ginning process, cupro is super-sustainable too (a true zero-waste fiber!).

 

Fit

Take a look at our Size Guide to find your size.

The Cleo Dress is fitted most in the bust, so use that measurement when determining your size. Size up if you're in between sizes.

Aja is wearing a size 4 and is 5'5".

This style is made to order and ships in 2-4 weeks.

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