Ooh la la! French Gypsy is a 1950s inspired dress, and shes our best seller in her namesake country! Featuring a gathered bust, elastic on or off the shoulder neckline, nipped in raised waist and flattering full skirt, Gypsy now also offers a Summery tie strap option. Take her for a country walk in cottons and prints, or take her to the prom in satin, French Gypsy handles any occasion with savoir faire. The clever pleated bust both enhances smaller busts and flatters larger ones, with the ruched shoulder detail providing a pleasing balance. The panels that make up Gypsy offer a number of tantalising options for customisation and embellishment, and the wide skirt is the perfect canvas for a contrasting fabric or embroidery. Superbly changeable, Gypsy can suit a range of occasions, styles, colours and fabrics: deep hues in dupion silk give her a burlesque aesthetic straight from the Moulin Rouge, whilst ribbon straps and pastel gingham make her the picture of yellow brick road innocence, with the whole spectrum in between! What will you make of her? Please note, the full skirt pattern pieces are included in in the pattern purchase, if you require the free straight skirt add on, please go to www.sewladidavintage.com website to download for free.