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  • Fits true to size for Eggplant and Navy colors. For Black, we recommend that you take one size down from your usual size
  • Best fit on all body types; flattering on women with larger hips
  • Skirt is less tapered than the Amelia dress
  • Soft and structured exterior fabric with a slight stretch
  • Model is 5' 11'' (180 cm), bust 36" (95 cm), waist 29" (74 cm), hips 41" (104 cm) and is wearing a Size 6

For sizing help, contact us at (888) 866-2007 or support@projectgravitas.com.

A standout in our power collection, the Frances is the perfect sheath letting your gorgeous self speak for itself. With ¾ sleeves, a simple natural waistline, and a flattering boat neck, the Frances is an understated canvas for your inner accessory goddess. But, turn to make your exit, and the Frances reveals its stunning secret, a gold double zipper running from neckline to hemline.

(And don't forget about our Shapewear Secret! Each of our dresses has an invisible high-performance lining that lifts, supports and smoothes your figure without any bunching or tugging.)

"It is there to be done, so I do it." – Frances Perkins

About The Frances

  • Luxuriously soft and structured Japanese stretch ponte exterior
  • Silky non-compression bust
  • Comfortable shapewear lining from shoulder to hem
  • Beautiful gold double zipper, with Gravitas-branded pull on Black and Eggplant styles; chic gunmetal double zipper on Navy style
  • Flattering boat-neck neckline
  • ¾-length sleeves
  • Hem is 39”
  • Dry Clean Recommended
  • Made in USA

We've got a secret. 

It's shapewear. And it's designed specifically for each dress and sewn inside the garment, providing the confidence boost of your favorite control-top hosiery without all the pulling and tugging. Undetectable on the outside, discreet inside — your gentleman caller won't have a clue. 

Project Gravitas shapewear is milled to our exacting criteria for performance and fit:

  • Medium control for superior slimming & smoothing
  • Breathable, cooling, and moisture-wicking, like your favorite yoga pants
  • Precisely fit to the dress — it won't tuck, roll, move or twist — no adjustments necessary
  • Support band sits below bra and keeps shapewear comfortably in place
  • Peekaboo lace trim with silicon grip keeps hemline in place
  • Comfortable day in, day out

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