Sample Sale

overstock - petra midi

Silk Crepe

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Availability: This garment is in stock and will ship when we are able to return to work according to COVID-19 protocols. All Sample Sale garments are final sale. Visit our FAQs.

  • Sample Sale

    **As a reminder, a Sample Sale garment is not safely yours until it has been purchased and the payment has processed!**

    This garment is part of our online Sample Sale and falls into one of two categories:

    • Seconds: This category includes garments that have been lightly worn or have a minor damage that should not compromise the overall integrity of the garment, as well as good condition garments that have been discontinued due to style, pattern, or fabric changes. 
    • Overstock: This category includes unworn customer returns, photo shoot samples, as well as excellent condition garments that have been discontinued due to style, pattern, or fabric changes.

         

        THIS ITEM IS FINAL SALE. Learn more about our online Sample Sale, or visit our FAQs for more information.

        Want this item in a size or color not available here? Visit the original, made-to-order garment here.

      • Description

        A midi-length dress interpretation of our essential Petra Crop. I feel like I've been trying to design this dress for years—we've had the Marlena, the Elise, and everything in between. What I'm after is a strikingly simple, body-skimming-but-completely-comfortable silhouette that is just as at home strolling city streets to a small cafe on a sticky summer night as it is curled up at home on a rainy Saturday morning. Elegant but not overbearing, simple but not plain. Tasteful but not boring. I think we've gotten it right with the high boat neck, slim fit in the chest with bust darts, and how it stands away from the body at the waist. A generous hem provides foundational structure and balance. Carefully cut armholes hit right at the most flattering part of the shoulder— revealing everything you want to show and nothing you don't. Hits around mid-calf for the perfect balance of drama and ease.

        Cut from our luscious, washed silk crepe de Chine that drapes and moves like liquid. Feels like butter with a muted, ultra-soft finish and a barely-there sheen visible only with motion. A touch of elegance, but also a hardworking fabric that can be washed and worn with ease.

        Love this style? It comes in many different fabrics, various lengths, and two different necklines! Check out our full Petra and Polly series here.

      • Material & Care

        Fabric: Silk Crepe

        Fiber Content: 100% Silk

        Description: A washed silk crepe de Chine that drapes and moves like liquid. It has a muted, ultra-soft feel with a barely-there sheen visible only with movement. This is an extremely high quality and medium-weight crepe that was custom developed just for us—meant to be worn, not coddled. All of our silk is garment-washed, so it has a lustrous yet matte finish and is totally machine washable.

        Care: Machine washable. Wash on gentle cycle with cool water. Tumble dry on medium heat. Hems, necklines, and sleeves will wrinkle. Press with steam to shape, and they'll return to crisp edges.

        *Silk is a natural fiber and will fade and wear over time, which we love. If you prefer your garments to not show as much wear, hand wash and do not tumble dry.

        Click here to learn more about our Silk Crepe!

      • Sizing & Fit

        Intended to have a slim, body-skimming fit. Hits around mid-calf. Choose your size based on your bust and hip measurements.

        BODY MEASUREMENTS
        BUST WAIST HIP
        XXS 29" 23" 33"
        XS 30" - 31" 24" - 25" 34" - 35"
        S 32" - 33" 26" - 27" 36" - 37"
        M 34.5" - 36" 28.5" - 30" 38.5" - 40"
        L 37.5" - 39" 31.5" - 33" 41.5" - 43"
        XL 41" - 43" 35" - 37" 45" - 47"
        2XL 45.5" - 48" 39" - 41.5" 49" - 51.5"
        3XL 50.5" - 53" 44" - 46.5" 54" - 56.5"
        4XL 55.5" - 58" 49" - 51.5" 59" - 61.5"

         

        Visit our Sizing Guide for more information on how to measure yourself and how to select your size!

        Sizing discrepancies, minor shrinkage errors, and discontinued patterns are possibilities with a Sample Sale garment, so your garment may not accurately reflect what a current and properly constructed garment will fit like. We also do not recommend basing future orders off of your Sample Sale piece(s)! 

        While we are unable to provide measurements for each garment at this time, feel free to email us at support@elizabethsuzann.com if you have any other questions.

      • Shipping & Returns

        Your ES garment is cut, sewn, washed, dried, and packed up for you all in our Nashville warehouse. We encourage you to read a couple of our favorite blog posts on pricing and Liz’s entrepreneurial story while you wait!

        All Sample Sale garments are final sale and are non-returnable and non-refundable. We encourage you to read about our online Sample Sale to learn why!