The skirts of the Romantic period got larg again after the slim, loose Directoire gowns. The black top is transparent, like many shawls or coverings from the era, and reveals a low neckline beneath. Oscar de la Renta SS 2012 Ready-to-Wear.
Chanel: I love this look on the model because she is able to work this dress with her slender figure. The draping of the bottom allows it to work for a younger age group and I think the rock necklace adds a nick bit of spunk to the outfit.