Dress in a beautiful renaissance style velvet gown just like the ladies of the country side of France. This cotton velveteen dress is professionally tailored in the USA . half lined with satin . and has gorgeous sleeves with tie-on ribbons. If you dressing up on a hot day . think about removing the sleeves or wear the gown with new sleeves . entirely up to you! The bodice slims you down at the waist and lifts the bosom just like a corset. You may order any of our chemises separately with the Journe gown and look and feel wonderful! This is a custom made item.