Patmore Dress

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Rated 3.2 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by elegant, modern, a little sexy I bought this dress for our work holiday party, and it fit the bill perfectly. It is thin and delicate, but that is part of the design. It is two layers - a sheer black under slip that is trimmer in cut, and an overlaying tunic, cut more generous, that is composed of three different types of fabric: sheer black, black slick, and black velvet. You can see in the photo where each of the fabrics are. Where you have sheer-on-sheer, it is slightly sheer, but not too transparent (watch panty lines on the sides). You can wear a normal bra with the dress. It is a bit short - I'm 5'4 and it came mid-thigh. The more generous cut of the tunic tones-down the sexiness and makes it more classic, elegant, and unique; modern art meets classic elegance. I wish the shoulders were a less wide, but it works fine. Fits TTS to slightly large. Looks great with a pair of simple black suede heels. December 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lovely Lady This dress is just perfect. I agree that the material is delicate and feminine, but by no means is it cheap. The entire back over-layer is silk, so it creates an opaque background for the somewhat shear blocking of the front and sides of the over-layer. It drapes beautifully and seems flattering for most body types. It's a great party or date night dress. I enjoy it both with or without tights and a pair of booties. At this price, you would be foolish not to snatch it up. February 11, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Not worth it for the price this item arrived and I was super excited about it for a holiday dress. it is so very cheaply made it is shocking. the material is paper thin. I actually had to go back to the website to ensure that this was meant for wearing out and not a slip. not impressed at all. December 4, 2013
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BLACK Style #:29982725 Named after poet, novelist, and veritable free spirit Hilda Doolittle, HD in Paris embraces the experimental side of chic, using high-quality fabrics and silhouettes that are at home in any era. Nothing complicates the effortless chic of this lightweight silk tunic. We'll throw on black suede pumps for an easy monochromatic ensemble. Patmore Dress