Made from 100% black silk crepe. The dress has an in seam side belt that can be tied front to back or back to front & creates an hourglass shape. Side slits, open cut sleeve & a wide boatneck is other characteristics. Easy & flattering to wear. Made with minimal waste, sustainable fabrics, fair trade and locally in New York City by out highly skilled tailors. Model is 5.11 sz 4 and wears a sz S.