The Flower Slip - Ivory

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1930s style bias cut slip dress in Italian silk with placement print. 

A freshly opened poppy celebrates new possibilities with surreal flair in this Common Hours garment: a gutsy dose of dissent within an otherwise classic shape. 

This silk gown features a loosely cowled neckline, a plunging V back and gently twisted straps. The fluted hemline allows for ample drape and movement, all the while ‘Forbidden Fruit’, an 1896 poem by Emily Dickinson, is discreetly scribbled amongst the belt ties. Fasten tightly to reveal a nipped-in waist and to accentuate the hourglass silhouette. 


Flower photograph (on garment) shot by Georges Antoni in Australia. Manipulated in-house by the C.H. team. Poem, ‘Forbidden Fruit’, by Emily Dickinson, 1896. Poem artwork designed in-house by the C.H. team.


100% double silk satin sourced from a Como based fabric and print specialist who have realised iconic prints for Dries Van Noten, Versace and Alexander McQueen.


Made in Australia

Bias cut dress
Ivory with lilac flower
Heavy weight Italian double silk satin
Custom-designed placement print
Exaggerated fluted hemline and train
Controlled cowl neck
Narrow French seams and fine double roll hem
Twisted strap detail
Deeply curved low-cut back
Corset panelling detail at back waist
Invisible zip back closure
Thread-covered hook and eye
Accentuate the waist with printed back ties

Our fabrics

Crafted from decadent double silk satin sourced from a Como-based fabric and print specialist, who have realised iconic prints for several luxury houses.

Limited-edition, luxury garments designed for the common hours.