My obsession with classic movies is mostly focused on movies starring Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, and Lana Turner. When I was asked to make this gown from the film “Little Foxes” staring Bette Davis, I was rather ignorant of the subject.
I still haven’t seen the whole movie, but I need to see if Netflix has it or something.
The gown is made of a really nice velvet. A bustle was requested, which stumped me for a while. I ended up making a detachable bustle/train. I am still stumped about how to make a bustle.
I had bought the beaded trim years ago with no purpose in mind, except that I liked it. I was delighted to find it in my lace stash, I love how it worked out.
The tulle wrap is also detachable.
This gown is already sold and I am out of beaded trim (wish I had bought more).