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  • Fits true to size – for more relaxed fit, size up one size
  • Best fit on all body types – those with fuller hips may wish to size up
  • Belted at natural waistline
  • Fluid 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 Long

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

The Louisa brings a touch of moxie to the LBD. A tailored bodice and half-sleeves are work-worthy, while the silk embellished v-neck – our nod to tuxedo suiting – provides the amp for an evening out. From the neckline to the belted waist to its slightly-flared hemline, the Louisa dress is replete with figure-flattering details. How about a dash of practical with your glamour? For those moments when hands-free feels right, our designer has given us front pockets to tuck away a cell phone or subway card.

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

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott

About The Louisa

  • Japanese stretch ponte
  • 56% modal rayon, 38% nylon, 6% polyurethane
  • Simple curve-skimming sheath that flares slightly at hem
  • V-neck with satin detail
  • Silky non-compression bust
  • Half sleeves for coverage
  • Natural waistline
  • Tonal figure-flattering belt
  • Comfortable shapewear skirt lining
  • Invisible smooth-action zipper
  • 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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