“Water Flowers” long-sleeved dress
Cotton dress with pleated bodice
“Water Flowers” Dress with Long Sleeves
Cotton dress with pleated bodice
These quiet moments you have with her in the filtered light bring more warmth than any summer. In the stillness of the afternoon, ripples float from under the boat and gently lap against the mossy riverbank, the water dancing in the mottled sunlight. You would give anything to pause time, to grab these fleeting moments and hold them close, to spend an eternity in the protective shade of the willows. Time slips by too easily with her.
Inspired by Elvish imagery and mythology as well as traditional medieval clothing and Art Nouveau, our “Water Flowers” collection is feminine and airy, with flattering silhouettes and wide, beautifully draped skirts. Wearing anything from this collection will make you want to go for a wistful stroll along a mossy riverbank, float in a boat among the waterlilies or bask in the comforting shade of your favorite tree. We wanted to evoke a sense of easy and relaxed romance, the kind of feeling you have when spending time with the one you love.
This dress walks the perfect line of history and fantasy, using all of the best parts of medieval clothing and combining them with a sense of wonder. This dress looks as if it has stepped out of an Arthurian legend and is fit for a queen, priestess, mage, noble-lady, or goddess. An ornately pleated bodice is finished with a wide scooped neckline, leading to sleeves that are fitted at the shoulder but long and flowing at the bottom. Side lacing at the bodice allows you to get the perfect fit across your torso, and the skirt flows to the ground with added multiple gores for volume.
We decided to use a new material for this dress - a high-quality cotton poplin that is wonderfully soft and has great movement to it. Thinner than our usual structured cotton, it allows for a more gentle dress with a nice texture. The trim on this dress is ArmStreet exclusive, meaning we have designed it ourselves and you won’t be able to find it anywhere else! It is inspired by the kind of flowers and shapes you’d find in a water garden, along with motifs common in Art Nouveau.
If you’re a fan of fine details, you’re going to find this dress overwhelming! You will find trim at the neckline, the upper arm, the end of the huge sleeves as well as the bottom of the dress, all expertly attached to sit perfectly. All along with the pleats at the front are tiny little beads accenting the shape. All seams are overlocked and well finished, and lacing rings securely attached.
Please note: this listing is for the dress only and doesn't include a lovely fabric belt made from the same trim as the rest of the dress. However the belt and all the accessories you can spy at the photos are available in our store.
This dress is exceedingly glorious - the wide skirt and long sleeves will make you want to spin and dance to show off its beauty! If you have any questions, please contact us.
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- Hand beaded front bodice;
- Side lacing;
- Wide skirt;
- Long sleeves;
- Pleated front;
- Wide scoop neckline.
- Cotton poplin;
- Lacing rings;
- Synthetic lacing;
This item is part of the “Water Flowers” collectionView collection