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Maxi Bubble Dress | Trunk Show

Size: 1
Color: Black Brazil
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  • NOW in these limited edition prints. Add a bit of whimsy to your wardrobe! This bustle hem dress melds mid-century femininity with a modern twist. A designer gown that transforms from a dress to a skirt by using adjustable snaps creating different hemlines and functional straps for changing necklines. A must-have for destination formal events. Available in our Brazil fabric and comes with a detailed style guide featuring photos and words explaining in clear, simple steps how to achieve each look.  Originally designed for destination weddings and formal events but can easily be worn for everyday adventures. A timeless piece that you will enjoy forever!  Our models are wearing size 1/small  in the print image and size 3/large in the black image.

    “It’s our signature snaps (unique to only the Diane Kroe brand) that make this dress so different from other convertible formal dresses.  Allowing easy transformation for both long and short lengths."

    Try the Matching Sash to create even more looks. 
  • The Brazilian Travel Knit is designed to be soft, beautiful, and comfortable to wear! It's perfect for travel as it's incredibly versatile, easy, and doesn't wrinkle. It's 92% Poly and 8% Spandex with the perfect weight of 6.5 oz so it's not too heavy but also not too light that it's see-through. This fabric can be worn to the beach as it's lightweight and quick-dry yet can also be dressy enough for a night out or a day at the office. It drapes beautifully and has a matt finish giving it a luxe understated look.

    Washing Instructions:
    Diane Kroe's goal is to make your life easier by using fabrics that are beautiful yet stress-free. Simply place your garment in a mesh laundry bag and into your washing machine on the delicate cycle in cold water. After washing, hang or lay flat to dry. Your pieces will remain as good as new for a long time. Our quality and workmanship are designed to last. All Diane Kroe designs are proudly and ethically made in Toronto Canada. 
  • Refunds: At Diane Kroe every garment is made to order, just for you, in our Toronto studio. For this reason, purchases are non-refundable as we pay our workers by piece. Happy customers are our main priority and we will make the necessary adjustments to ensure your Diane Kroe design meets your expectations.

    Exchanges: Simply follow the details here.

    Exception: We try our best to keep our shopping cart current, though sometimes we may unexpectedly sell out of fabric. We will be happy to send you a full refund if there is no other option to your liking.

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Create a feminine halter neckline by tying the straps around your neck and pulling them forward to wrap around your waist.
Snaps inside the dress will create a bustle effect to create unique hemlines.
For dancing a secure keyhole neckline is easy to achieve with this dress.
Simply tie a knot to join the halter panel together. and tie behind your neck.

For this look we unsnapped all of the snaps to create a maxi dress.
Create this strapless look by tying a bow to attach the halter panels together.

For this look we snapped the lower row of snaps and released the upper snaps in the back and side panels.


A romantic bustle skirt style is a classic look to achieve in the Maxi Bubble Dress! Simply take the strapless version and pull it down to your waist and voilà!

Adjust snaps to hem it and create the perfect length.

Create this elegant look by adding a matching sash to accentuate your waistline. Wrap the sash around your waist and tie a bow to create an elongated line to add height and shape to this design.
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One of the best features of this dress is that it is has an adjustable bustle hem!

Tiny snaps are strategically placed in 2 rows to create so many unique hemlines both long and knee length. These magical snaps are unique only to the Diane Kroe brand and are designed to easily adjust without fussing with ties and drawstrings.

The Maxi Bubble Dress has been a Diane Kroe original design since 2000 and offered in limited edition prints.