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V. by Vanessa Williams Stretch Knit Sleeveless Surplice Neck Blouson Midi Dress

Go ahead and flaunt this billowing look with all of the confidence you have! This breathtaking midi-length dress has a blouson surplice-style neckline that has an attached underlying tank for modesty. A large slit graces the upper back to give the piece movement, as the elasticized waist flatters your figure and the layered skirt drapes with perfection. Pleated tucks accentuate the bust, completing this elegant look.

You deserve a night out. We're talking drinks, dancing and plenty of great food. So why don't you wear this captivating dress and take it for a twirl? Slip into some strappy heels and grab a glamorous cocktail ring to complete your show-stopping ensemble!

Color Choices

  • Goldenrod - Deep goldenrod/rich mustard yellow
  • Royal - Deep royal blue
  • White - True white


  • Fit: Form-fits at bust
  • Neckline: Surplice with attached underlying scoop neck layer
  • Sleeve Length: Sleeveless
  • Hemline: Straight; lands near mid-calf
  • Model Notes: Model in Goldenrod is 5'8" with a 34" bust and 28" waist; wearing size Medium
  • Size Guide: View the Size Chart to determine your size and how to measure


  • Closure Count/Type: Two snaps (back of neckline)
  • Fabric Content: Made of 95% polyester and 5% spandex
  • Care Instructions: Machine wash cold separately, gentle cycle. Do not bleach. Tumble dry low. Cool iron if needed.
  • Country of Origin: USA

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.

Please Note: Attached tank top-like layer cannot be removed. It is sewn-in at the waist.

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: 33-1/2", Back Length: 49-1/2"
Small: Bust: 35-1/2", Back Length: 50"
Medium: Bust: 37-1/2", Back Length: 50-1/2"
Large: Bust: 41-1/2", Back Length: 51"
XL: Bust: 44-1/2", Back Length: 51-1/2"

1X: Bust: 46-1/2", Back Length: 52"
2X: Bust: 50-1/2", Back Length: 52-1/2"
3X: Bust: 54-1/2", Back Length: 53"

How We Measure:
  • The Back Length is measured from the high point of the shoulder to the hem of the garment.
  • 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.