Darkbloom Dress

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Rated 5 out of 5 by 7 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by stunning dress, fits like a glove! I had my eyes on this dress ever since it appeared on the website but without a real need for such a rather special occasion dress I waited for sale, and as soon as it got markdown I rushed to the local store to get it. I was glad it was in stock there, and not on-line exclusive as it states on the website, because i read varied reviews on several blogs as far as sizing goes... I'm between size 2 and 4 in dresses, 34B, bigger on bottom, 27" waist and size 2 fit me like a glove. I mean I was in LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT after i zipped up the dress, it was that stunning! i should have also tried a size 4 just to compare but I simply was having a dressgasm LOL i'm 5;9" and the waist hits a little above my natural waist but not too high to look off. the skirt isn't too tight, the bodice is tighter for sure, i don't have loose fabric there like the model, mine is fitted and i prefer that way, the back looks amazing as well. What I especially love is that there is no excess loose fabric above my bum, that i often have in dresses (i have a butt on me), it is such a tailored fit. the lace is great quality. the fabric feels great and is substantial and delicate at the same time. what a very special dress when i was paying for the dress, another woman was paying for hers and we were both in awe of the dress btw, i think this model is rather petite because i'm 5'9" and the dress is shorter on me (attaching a picture) May 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very creative elements The designer of this dress has done a nice job putting favorite textures & colors together into one winning combination. I'm always a fan of the dress that looks like a skirt/blouse, but so much neater and put together. Fiber content is 77% cotton and 23% silk-- very good quality, and it's lined as well. The only two things that kept me from springing for this lovely dress were (a# the cost, and #b# the fit. I am pear-shaped, and this skirt is pencil, so I would need to take it a tailor to bring in the waist if the skirt fit #which would have to be a size 8-- for reference, I am 5'8", 135 lbs, 34-B). Also, the dress that I tried on seemed to have a shorter hem-line than the one above (I am assuming that the model is taller than I am)-- the hem was 3-4 inches above my knee. But it's lovely for sure, and I certainly recommend the quality. April 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dress for my bridal shower I bought this dress for my bridal shower and it was perfect. I tried on (and bought and returned) many dresses for the occasion, but stopped after finding this one. Couldn't have been more perfect for a spring shower. I made it into a mini dress by having the tailor take about 6 inches off the bottom. That made it extra cute and chic. The dress fit like a glove and I felt special all day. I got a million compliments on how gorgeous the dress was. Definitely a winner! I am usually a size 2 or 4 in dresses. I bought this in a 2 and it was perfect. April 11, 2013
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BLACK MOTIF Style #:26899815 What happens when two of our favorite designers come together over a shared love of vintage couture? Mirror of Venus, the new collaboration between Linda Trau of Sparrow and Beth Bowley of Tabitha. Combining classic, structured silhouettes with modern styling and unexpected details, they have every occasion covered, from the uber-fancy to the just-because. Case in point: this dark lace and hot-hued floral dress. Darkbloom Dress