The 18th-century French aristocracy discovered a wonderful remedy for that heavy, dull, stuffy feeling we all get now and then.
"Toile de Jouy," they called it, or "twahl" for short.
Light, airy printed fabric with scenes of pastoral life, mythology,exotic travel, flora, and fauna—verging sometimes on the whimsical.
It provides a gentle uplift to a person's imagination.
Marie Antoinette, weary of thick ornate brocades, couldn't get enough toile. Made her feel like she could breathe again.
I think it will have a similar effect on you.
Toile Print Dress (No. 2320). Cool brushed cotton with floral sprays and birds.
Sleeveless, scoop-necked dress has full low-calf sweep. Shaping princess seams. Thirteen button front. Self-tie belt. Goes from casual to chic with no visible effort.
Women's sizes: 0 through 20.
Colors: Hot Coral and White, Teal and White.
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Fabric Content: 100% Cotton
Care Instructions: Dry Clean Recommended.
Length: Ranges from 49” to 52”. Varies by size.