Au Plein Air Dress
Au Plein Air.
You wander through the gardens at Tuileries with thoughts of 18th-century revolutions sharing equal space with a this-century dinner reservation at Le Cherche Midi.
Artists every hundred yards or so try to capture the light. One calls out to you.
Stop. There. (One second later) S'il vous plaît.
Something about his look, his voice—an earnest, confident, any-century way about him—holds you there.
You’re half turned toward him, half away, mind made up and yet not. The roses on your yellow dress decide for you as they lift and turn in the breeze.
Twenty minutes later, he’s writing a date and the name of a gallery on a torn piece of paper.
Will you show up on the 24th? Sure, play it coy.
The Au Plein Air Dress (No. 5958). 100% silk georgette in gold with a canvas-worthy floral print. Short flutter sleeves. Point collar. Trocas shell buttons down the center front. Outer layer falls to the upper-calf. Removable slip lining in yellow jersey knit. Adjustable straps on slip. French seam finishes. Bust darts. Waistline seam with slight gathers below. Shaping darts at back bodice. Imported.
- • 100% silk georgette
- • Short flutter sleeves
- • Point collar
- • Trocas shell buttons down the center front
- • Outer layer falls to the upper-calf
- • Removable slip lining in yellow jersey knit
- • Adjustable straps on slip
- • French seam finishes
- • Bust darts
- • Shaping darts at back bodice