I think a modern version of multiple bodices and skirt styles from the same fabric would be worth Silk Plaid Civil War Dress and Bodice Brown/Gray/Black. Originally created in the and re-created in the Via
Summer dress ca. Sheer white cotton voile printed with light aqua and brown fuchsias and trimmed with linen bobbin lace. Bodice lined in white linen; Skirt has deep side pocket and small watch pocket at waist.