The pictures don't do this beautiful dress justice. This is a full length maxi dress that can be worn casually with flip flops/sandles or dressy like to a wedding. It is 100% silk but feels like a light jersey. The background is chocolate brown with aqua blue and paisleys with hot pink accents. The straps are twisted with a moderate V neck in the front. It also has a moderate V neck in the back. This dress must be worn with a strapless bra or a bra with clear straps. I bought this dress from SAKS PLus Size department for $340 (ridiculous I know). I wore it twice. The tag says Dry clean only but I feel it can be gently washed in a front loading washing machine and laid out to dry. Please feel free to email me with questions.