Dress of dark purple blue silk net and crochet. Completely covered with tiny iridescent paillettes, which are sewn onto the yarn strands. V-shaped neckline with fold-over collar, which trails down the back of the dress. Can be tied like a scarf. Proper left side zipper. Flared, ankle-length skirt. Belt (b) of matching crocheted fabric with paillettes, to be worn at natural waist.
Chanel helped launch the quintessential 1920s flapper style of short skirts and straight silhouettes. But she was also one of the first to change direction in the 1930s, dropping hemlines and emphasizing a more form-fitting style.