Violette features a low open back with a sweetheart neckline and a bit of pleating to enhance the bust. The empire waist seam detail highlights the bust and lengthens the body The dramatic mermaid skirt extends into a chapel train of layered ruffles (which bustles beautifully). The Violette bolero is the perfect compliment to the Violette gown. The ruffles frame the face and torso for a functional and dramatic finishing touch. The Violette gown and bolero are shown in a dusty iridescent lilac 100% silk taffeta from Italy. The lining and petticoat are also 100% silk.