Worn by the Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) in January 2020 for a reception held at Buckingham Palace. The reception was for the UK-Africa Investment Summit.
NEEDLE & THREAD EXCLUSIVE | The Aurora Ballerina Dress in Cherry Red. This light catching ankle-length dress is decorated with red shimmering sequins inspired by vintage lace tablecloth. The Aurora Ballerina is a long sleeve dress with pretty floral elements, engineered to flatter the A-line silhouette. There is delicate frill lace detailing around the neck and arm for further intrigue. Style yours with an on-trend hair ribbon for the perfect look.Needle & Thread
- Tulle adorned with tonal sequins
- 100% Polyester shell and lining
- Bodice partially lined. Skirt fully lined
- Concealed zip at centre back
- Made in India
The dress was originally from Needle & Thread’s spring/summer 2020 “Love Hearts” Collection. The brand re-released it for autumn/winter 2020.
How the brand originally described the dress:
A mix of lightweight tulle and heavy embellishment. Inspired by Victorian style – the sequins on this ‘Aurora’ gown are specially placed to resemble the intricate patterns of vintage lace. The slim silhouette is finished with ruffle trims along the neckline and shoulders.