Silk Chemise Dress “The Accolade”
Exclusive wedding underdress. We designed this chemise especially for our wedding collection "Accolade". On the original painting, which was our source of inspiration, only a little fragment of chemise is visible through the deep decollete cut, therefore, in our design we had to rely on the other sources - floating light under-dresses from the paintings of Botticelli and Edward Burne-Jones (few words about Pre-Raphaelites). These chemises are made from light, airy, fluid cloth, often has very high waistline and, some times, with an elegant golden decoration. For the heavy non-lustre velvet dress with rich draping we decided that the best match would be a chemise of the fine silk with a modest satin sheen.
The general silhouette of the chemise – high waistline, draped chest and flowing down folds of the light cloth reminding you of the Antique statues. This is the very silhouette which was so desirable for the beauties of the Renaissance time.
V-shaped cut, elegantly embroiled with small beads, creates an accent for the neckline and makes it look longer. Lush puffed sleeves are held in place with the drawstring tie above the elbow. They are passing into the narrow tall cuffs decorated with the golden inkle with the Celtic ornament connecting the design of the chemise with the overall theme of the collection.
Under the chest the chemise is affixed with another drawstring tie which allows you to achieve an ideal fit and a favorable contrast to the wide skirt.
Long and wide sun-skirt (about 30' of hemline lengths) is floating with the light folds accenting the figure lines and creating a slim but feminine silhouette.This is a special order item, it is made to order and will take 8-10 weeks to make before it ships.
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