From qianlong dynasty ceramics to an olivetti lettera 35 typewriter, the array of subjects that inspire each mary katrantzou dress is as vast as the history of fashion itself. It's what makes this intensely printed dress a conversation starter and turns complimenting strangers into new friends. Based off look 18 of the mary katrantzou fall 2012 runway. Woven heavy crepe adorned with typewriter, scroll, and crystal print. Crew neckline. Long sleeves. Seamed natural waist. Formfitting though hip, skirt falls straight. Hem hits just above the knee. Silk; acetate/spandex lining. Made in uk.