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Downton Abbey Tea Party Gown 40163 in Ivory by Nataya

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Downton Abbey Tea Party Gown in Ivory by Nataya

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Description

  • Tulle
  • Scoop Neckline
  • 3/4 Sleeve Length
  • Tea Length

More info

3/4 Sleeve Length: Three quarter length sleeves stop halfway between the wrist and elbow, a stylish mix of both long and short sleeves. They are ideal for special occasions and give off a classy vibe, especially for more mature women.

Scoop Neck: Scoop necks form parabolic necklines for clothing, accentuating the wearer's collarbones and shoulder lines in chic manner. Scoop necks can be stylishly worn for many occasions, from casual to formal.

Tea Length: Tea length dresses stop a few inches above the ankles, perfect for any sophisticated, modern woman who wants to show off the right amount of leg. They're not overly formal, but still effortlessly elegant, perfect for casual weddings and get-togethers.

Empire Waist: The empire waist emerged as a part of neoclassical fashion in an attempt to emulate the looks from Greco-Roman art during the late 18th century. Today, it is one of the most flattering fits for dresses, as it not only creates an hourglass form for the body, but also elongates legs.

Victorian Period: The Victorian Period reigned from 1837 to 1901. Due to the industrial revolution at that time, clothing was made quicker and cheaper than ever, which allowed for lace and floral designs to become common. These dresses had visibly distinct bodices, similar to the empire waist fit today, and low necklines for formal occasions. Skirts were also cut narrower to produce a slim frame. A reproduction dress from that period needs to incorporate the above features.

1920's Period: The flapper style is iconic of the 1920s. Flapper dresses were straight cut and loose, they did not hug the curvature of the body. They also had lower waistlines to promote a "boyish" look. Dresses usually stopped at the calf, similar to tea length dresses. A reproduction of a dress from that period would need to encompass the features named above.

Downton Abbey: Downton Abbey is a British period drama set at the end of the Edwardian Era, the early 1900s. The show focuses on an aristocratic family during the reign of King George V. At this period of time, waistlines were raised to an empire fit. Embroidery was also very prevalent in designs. Layering the skirts of dresses with embroidered or lace fabrics also grew into fashion. Put together, these elements would make a dress that accurately represents the late Edwardian Era.

Detail Specs

Sleeve Length3/4
Neckline TypeScoop
LengthTea Length
FabricTulle
Dress StyleVictorian
Dress StyleEdwardian
Dress StyleTitanic
Dress Style1920s
Dress StyleDownton Abbey

Reviews

Grade 
2018-11-14 16:52:24
Pretty dress

I ordered this as my wedding dress. It arrived quickly. The slip with the tulle petticoat border is quite long. If you're 5' 6" it would probably be floor length. I'm not, so it needs hemming, but that's a quick fix. The embroidered tulle overlay is dainty and pretty. The two layers will not conceal all your secrets, so an additional slip will be necessary. I love this dress, as a wedding gown and as a vintage dress to be worn again.

    Grade 
    2018-02-07 21:20:29
    Cynthia

    Lovely dress. Super speedy delivery. Thank you very much

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      2017-10-14 17:56:18
      Ms

      Arrived 2 weeks after ordering, quick service. Have to find something to wear under it as pretty see through. Beautiful dress

      • 2 out of 2 people found this review useful.
      Grade 
      2017-08-19 08:25:16
      Exactly what I ordered

      Sizing perfect and high quality. Will order again in the future.

      • 1 out of 1 people found this review useful.
      Grade 
      2017-08-08 08:45:15
      Rose

      Beautiful dress but so sheer! What to wear underneath?

      • 1 out of 1 people found this review useful.
      Grade 
      2017-07-28 10:18:15
      Not worth the money

      Beautiful dress but not worth 213 Euros plus carrier taxes of 30 Euros. If I'd have made it myself the material would have cost me 30
      Euros. I would have been much happier paying 70 -90 Euros for this item

        Grade 
        2017-06-25 13:25:51
        Downton abbey tea dress

        Beautiful dress fitted perfectly can't wait to wear it for my second wedding.

        • 1 out of 1 people found this review useful.
        Grade 
        2017-04-07 07:17:18
        Dawn

        This is a beautiful dress, very elegant and classic. It fits beautifully and I love wearing it.

        • 2 out of 2 people found this review useful.
        Grade 
        2016-07-18 06:32:02
        Fabulous

        Really pretty dress and perfect for my visit to Highclere.

        • 2 out of 2 people found this review useful.

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        Downton Abbey Tea Party Gown in Ivory by Nataya

        Downton Abbey Tea Party Gown in Ivory by Nataya

        • Tulle
        • Scoop Neckline
        • 3/4 Sleeve Length
        • Tea Length