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This charming gown is made using certain period techniques from 1904, the time J.M. Barrie wrote his timeless novel of a little boy who wouldn't grow up. The style is based on Disney's 1953 animated film of the same name. Peter Pan.
Made of 100% cotton, custom-dyed, pre-washed and pre-shrunk to ensure a perfect fit, this gown is closer to the film's version than others I have see, most notably the wider boat-neck and no sleeve band at the bottom of the sleeves. If you look closer at these details in the film, you'll see that the neck is very wide (to the edge or her shoulders, which is why it looks like this dress is about to fall off my dress-form - it has no shoulders at all!) and sleeve bands are never shown. See the film still above. However I have figured out how to achieve this exact same look without compromising quality or having any raw edges, yet the puff won't fall from the bottom.
For adult gowns, upon request I'll make the neckline narrower as seen in my Facebook album here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.215259881834093.66909.207726889254059&type=1 This is recommended for ladies who much wear a bra and don't want bra straps showing.
The entire gown, including sleeves, are lined, and closes in the back with decorative, but functional, buttons. The default hem length is between 6" and 12" from the floor, depending on your height, though it can be shorter or longer depending on what you'd like. I've included a progress pic taken before hemming so you can see what it looks like floor-length.
I can also make this gown in ANY color, so you aren't limited to blue. The ribbon at the waist is not attached unless requested, and bonus hair bow on a French clip is included. I use a 2" wide ribbon for the bow.
I will need the following measurements to complete your gown in inches or centimeters:
Base of neck to the floor
Shoulder to shoulder across the back
Please allow 4-6 weeks for regular delivery.
Shipping will be by FedEx or UPS, NO EXCEPTIONS. I don't trust USPS half as far as I can throw a mail truck.
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