Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet
Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet

Laura Dress in Lavender Velvet

$ 295


This style is made to order and will ship in 3-4 weeks.


Story

Laura stretched her gleaming neck
Like a rush-imbedded swan,
Like a lily from the beck,
Like a moonlit poplar branch,
Like a vessel at the launch
When its last restraint is gone.

– Christina Rossetti, Goblin Market

 

Temptation can be impossible to resist. Unlike her sister Lizzie, Laura is unable to restrain herself. Laura shares a ruffled neckline and a keyhole neckline with her sister, but the similarities between the sisters end at the waistline, with Laura's skirt cascading beneath her knees, ending with a voluminous ruffle. While Lizzie balances opulence and restraint, Laura forgoes restraint, choosing instead extravagance and majesty.

 

Design Details

  • 100% organic cotton velvet milled in India
  • Designed, cut, and sewn in Arkansas, USA
  • Semi-fitted shift dress
  • Ruffled neckline and circle-cut hem
  • Front welt pockets
  • Button-cinched keyhole back
  • Unlined
  • Measures 39" long from shoulder
  • Hand wash cold, line dry, warm iron as needed (learn more about garment care here)

       

      Materials

      This dress is made of organic cotton velvet woven in India. Luxuriously soft with a characteristic velvet pile on one side, this fabric is heavy and substantial. It is dyed a beautiful faded pink.

      In addition to the fabric, this dress uses cotton thread, one vintage mother of pearl button, silk bias binding/pocket lining, cotton interfacing, and satin garment labels.

       

      Fit

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

      The Laura Dress isn't truly fitted anywhere, but it is most fitted in the bust and the hips, so I suggest using both your bust and hip measurements when determining your size. If you fall in between sizes, I recommend sizing up.

      Sarah is wearing a size 4 and is 5'9" with a 33" bust, 24" waist, and 35" hip.

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