Cream pleated evening dress inspired by Fortuny

£219.00

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 Cream pleated dress inspired by Fortuny Delphos dress. Fans of Downton Abbey could see it in cobalt blue, worn by Lady Mary herself. Simple chic , so elegant, so Mary.

The Delphos gown was created about 1907 and named after a classical Greek statue, the Charioteer of Delphi. This was based on the ancient Greek chiton, that was a form of underwear and was meant to be worn without anything underneath, and such a gown at the beginning of the 20th century was quite shocking.

The dress is beautiful in it's simplicity. It can be worn with a sash, belt or with nothing at all.
The original Fortuny designs were embellished with glass Murano beads to weigh down the dress.
They were made of lightweight silk to ensure a smooth fit.
My dress is made of pleated polyester satin and it hangs nicely due to the weight of the satin itself, and I used Swarovski crystals to decorate it.

As with all my dresses , everything can be customized, so please feel free to ask me.
The dress can be floor length or shorter - it depends on your preferences.

The standard size dress is 60" -150cm long. Please contact me if you want it shorter or longer .