The charlotte 50s dress is new to lady v for the british summer 2015! With a scoop neckline at the front and v neckline at the back, the charlotte dress is an authentic 1950s inspired design, with a flared skirt, fitted bodice and as we all love, concealed pockets! Perfect for both formal and informal wear, lady vintage dresses are extremely elegant and well made. The charlotte dress is designed to sit below the knee, the size 22 measuring 37 inches from underarm to hem. It is best suited to wearing a 27 inch petticoat with this dress, sold separately in store. There’s a long hidden zipper in the back, and a wide waist panel. Included is a matching fabric waist sash - wear with or without the dress or tie as you choose, our recommendation is to tie at the back, as pictured. In a gorgeous vivid purple poppy print on a black base, the new charlotte dress will really make you stand out in the crowd! Made in london, this elegant piece is sure to be a favourite in your wardrobe for time to come. Size chart: size bust waist uk18 44 inches 38 inches uk20 46 inches 40 inches uk22 48-50 inches 44 inches 97% cotton / 3% elastine dress is unlined. Care: machine washable at 30 degrees (delicate wash). Do not hand wash, do not soak, do not tumble dry.