it is quite a loose dress with lots of design ease, so air can easily circulate around the body. I had a cheerful cotton poplin (from Spotlight) in this bright pattern - as the dominant colours are blue and aqua, I thought it was just right for hot days. If you want a fitted dress, this pattern is not right - it has no front darts so is loose over the tummy. Just what I want in the heat...
Now the pictures: