The dress has been restored and preserved by Madame Paulette NYC. It is in perfect condition. The dress is a two in one peice. Perfect for formal ceremonies and comfortable for late evening receptions. The dress is very light and easy to carry. The top layer comes off, leaving you with a blush strapless dress filled with transparent secuence that bring up an slide but elegant shine to the dress. The top layer will be from the neck to the train. Flowers and see thru secuence have been sawn one by one on the top layer as well.