The stunning "lady vintage" 50s audrey hepburn style dress features full 50s style flared skirts – the skirts are so big, we don’t think you will ever find another dress with a bigger skirt! We have photographed the dress using a 1950s style petticoat, which helps to show the fullness of the skirt. the dress has a high neck at the front and back which creates an extremely classy and elegant look. There is a concealed zip fastening at the back. The dresses are true 1950s length, starting from 43 inches from shoulder to hem in a size 8 (see below). we only use the best quality materials, and this cotton sateen has excellent stretch. material composition: 97% cotton / 3% elastine washing instructions: machine washable at 30 degrees. Do not hand wash, do not soak, do not tumble dry. exact measurements (in inches): size 8: bust 33 / waist 26 / length 43 size 10: bust 35 / waist 29 / length 43 size 12: bust 37 / waist 31 / length 44 size 14: bust 39 / waist 33 / length 45 size 16: bust: 41 / waist 35 / length 45 size 18: bust: 43 / waist 38 / length 46 size 20: bust 46 / waist 40 / length 46 size 22/24: bust 50 / waist 43 / length 46 size 26/28: bust 54 / waist 49 / length 46.5 the measurements provided above are when dress is laid flat, and not stretched.