Royal blue silk and lace fit and flare dress for Victoria
Victoria commissioned this stunning dress in royal blue silk dupion and lace.
The fit and flare dress was lightly boned with ruching from underbust to an asymmetric line under the hip. The fitted bodice had a sweetheart neckline and was covered in scrolling lace which was also used for the three quarter length sleeves.
Above, original design sketch for Victoria’s dress
Below, a picture from the final fitting
Above, the finished dress on the stand
Below, creating the ruching on the stand for Victoria’s skirt.