Style Guide Dresses

Scroll down to see our Essaye and Theadora Jones core designs for our Australian-made dresses. Our dresses are designed to suit a range of body shapes and personal styles. See which dresses are right for you and we have put the sizing for the actual garments in with the product images

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Wilma Dress

  • Fitted-style dress
  • Empire line – flares to an A-line from below bust/ribs
  • Boat neck
  • Bust darts
  • Shows off bust
  • Shows arms
  • Skims waist
  • Body shape: suits most apart from small bust
  • Occasion: dressy
  • Fabric: woven cotton/elastane

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Lauren Dress

  • A-line dress
  • Back opening with button
  • Sleeveless
  • Bust darts
  • Fitted at top and flares to an A-line
  • Finishes at knees
  • Skims waist/tummy
  • Body shape: suits most
  • Occasion: casual or dressy
  • Fabric: 100% linen or woven cotton/elastane sateen
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Tunic Dress

  • Fitted-style dress
  • Bust darts and shaping darts through waist
  • Shows arms
  • Covers knees
  • Body shape: shows off figure – waist, bust, hips
  • Occasion: dressy
  • Fabric: 100% woven cotton
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Olivette Dress

  • A-line dress
  • Slightly fitted at top and flares to an A-line
  • Bust darts
  • Short sleeves
  • Shows arms
  • Skims waist/tummy
  • Finishes just above the knee
  • Body shape: suits most
  • Occasion: casual or dressy
  • Fabric: 100% woven cotton
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Wrap Dress

  • Bust darts
  • Shows waist
  • Fitted top
  • Covers arms
  • Flares to hem
  • Finishes at knees
  • Body shape: suits most
  • Occasion: casual or dressy
  • Fabric: knitted cotton/elastane
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Penny Dress

  • Fitted-style dress
  • Bust darts and shaping darts through waist
  • Seam at waist
  • Short sleeves
  • Shows arms
  • Covers knees
  • Body shape: shows off figure – waist, bust, hips
  • Occasion: dressy
  • Fabric: 100% woven cotton

 

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Bobby Dress

  • Not fitted
  • No bust darts
  • Covers shoulders
  • Shows off arms
  • Skims waist
  • Gently comes in at waist and flares to hem
  • Body shape: suits most
  • Occasion: casual
  • Fabric: knitted cotton jersey or knitted cotton/elastane
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Zoe Dress

  • Fitted-style dress
  • Bust darts and shaping darts through waist
  • Shows arms
  • Covers knees
  • Body shape: shows off figure – waist, bust, hips
  • Occasion: dressy
  • Fabric: 100% woven cotton
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Grace Dress Jersey

  • A-line dress
  • Pull on shape
  • Bust darts
  • Elbow-length sleeves
  • Fitted at top and flares to an A-line
  • Finishes at knees
  • Skims waist/tummy
  • Body shape: suits most
  • Occasion: casual or dressy
  • Fabric: 100% cotton jersey
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Grace Dress Woven

  • A-line dress
  • Back opening with button
  • Bust darts
  • Elbow-length sleeves
  • Fitted at top and flares to an A-line
  • Finishes at knees
  • Skims waist/tummy
  • Body shape: suits most
  • Occasion: casual or dressy
  • Fabric: 100% woven cotton or woven cotton/elastane
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Daisy Dress

  • Pinafore-style dress
  • Fitted at top and flares to an A-line
  • Shows arms
  • Covers knees
  • Skims waist/tummy
  • Body shape: suits most
  • Occasion: casual or dressy
  • Fabric: 100% woven cotton or woven cotton/elastane

 

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Yvonne Dress

  • Fitted-style dress
  • Bust darts and shaping darts through waist
  • Short sleeves
  • Shows arms
  • Covers knees
  • Body shape: shows off figure – waist, bust, hips
  • Occasion: dressy
  • Fabric: 100% woven cotton/ woven cotton/elastane