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V. by Vanessa Williams Stretch Knit Cap Sleeved Empire Waist Maxi Dress

Whether you're on vacation sipping a cocktail, basking in the sun reading a book or heading out for a lovely dinner date, this sexy maxi dress is sure to stun. It features wide, tapered straps with gathering that perfectly accentuates the bust line and creates a deep v-neck aesthetic. The empire waist helps conceal those problem areas we all worry about, and the piece has a built-in strapless bandeau for modesty.

Slip on some strappy sandals or heels for a beautiful - and unforgettable - look! Complete the ensemble with a long chain necklace, a stack of glistening bangle bracelets and a glitzy handbag.

Color Choices
  • Black - Jet black with black hook and eye closures.
  • Ivory - Creamy ivory with silver-tone hook and eye closures.
  • Persimmon - Saturated orange with silver-tone hook and eye closures.

  • Fit: Fitted at bust
  • Neckline: Deep V-Neck
  • Hemline: Straight; Lands near the ankles
  • Closure Count/Type: Two adjustable hook and eye closures on bust lining
  • Fabric Content: Main is made of 95% polyester and 5% spandex. Lining is made of 100% polyester.
  • Care Instructions: Machine wash cold gentle cycle separately. Do not bleach. Line dry. Cool iron if needed.
  • Country of Origin: USA

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Please see the Garment Measurements tab for the actual measurements of this garment. Use the above link to find the best size for your figure.

About the Collection
Multi-platinum recording artist, award-winning actress and New York Times best-selling author Vanessa Williams is an entertainment tour-de-force and an icon of impeccable style.

With an eye for elegance and soul for comfort, Vanessa has created a brilliant, drop-dead collection of comfortable, mix-and-match pieces available exclusively at EVINE Live.

V. by Vanessa Williams is an exquisite interpretation of the pieces she loves most from her own wardrobe, with designs featuring a stunning combination of timeless, flowing silhouettes, feminine patterns and sultry fabrics to make you feel fabulous season after season.

guest's name About the Guest
Vanessa Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in entertainment today.

Having sold over 7 million records worldwide, Vanessa has scored numerous #1 and Top 10 hits on various Billboard Album and Singles charts: Pop, Dance, R&B, Her music encompasses adult contemporary, holiday, Latin, gospel and jazz.

Her critically acclaimed work in film, television, music and the Broadway stage has been recognized by every major industry award affiliation including 4 Emmy nominations, 17 Grammy nominations (of which 11 were for her individually), a Tony nomination, 3 SAG award nominations, 7 NAACP Image Awards, 3 Satellite Awards and ultimately a Golden Globe, Grammy and an Oscar for Best Original Song for her platinum single "Colors of the Wind," from the Disney film Pocahontas. She also achieved a career pinnacle with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.

Her autobiography, "You Have No Idea," co-written with her mother Helen Williams, was a New York Times Best Seller in 2012. Vanessa returned to Broadway in the spring of 2014 for a special limited engagement in the musical "After Midnight." She also co-starred with Cicely Tyson and Cuba Gooding, Jr in "Trip to Bountiful," which was the #1 play of the 2013 Broadway season.

Vanessa is the mother of four - Melanie, Jillian, Devin and Sasha. Her charitable endeavors are widespread, supporting such organizations as Special Olympics and many more.

Garment Measurements:

XS: Bust: 28", Center Back Length: 51-1/2", Skirt Length: 39"
Small: Bust: 30", Center Back Length: 52", Skirt Length: 39"
Medium: Bust: 32", Center Back Length: 52-1/2", Skirt Length: 39"
Large: Bust: 35", Center Back Length: 53", Skirt Length: 39"
XL: Bust: 38", Center Back Length: 53-1/2", Skirt Length: 39"

1X: Bust: 40", Center Back Length: 54", Skirt Length: 39-1/2"
2X: Bust: 44", Center Back Length: 54-1/2", Skirt Length: 39-1/2"
3X: Bust: 48", Center Back Length: 55", Skirt Length: 39-1/2"

Please note sizes XS-XL are considered Missy/Standard and sizes 1X-3X are considered Women's/Plus. Each set is graded separately and sizing may overlap.