The dress features a full 1950s style flared skirt, with a flattering sweetheart neckline and small capped sleeves. There is a concealed zip fastening at the back. The dresses are true 1950s length (approximately 43 inches from shoulder to hem in a Size 16). We have photographed the dress using a 1950s style 27" petticoat, which helps to show the fullness of the skirt. Although not essential to wear with one, they really do create an extremely Vintage look. We only use the best quality materials in our dresses, and this Cotton Sateen has excellent stretch. This dress is not lined. Made in London. Material Composition: 97% Cotton / 3% Elastine Washing Instructions: Machine washable at...