shadow dress
shadow dress
shadow dress
shadow dress
shadow dress

shadow dress

$225.00 regular price $480.00
short-sleeved dress with fitted bodice + bias cut 1/2 circle skirt
made in new zealand



short-sleeved dress with fitted bodice + bias cut 1/2 circle skirt
made in new zealand

how it fits

we've noted down a few measurements to give you a more accurate indication of whether or not this garment will fit you like a glove.

so what we've done is measured the actual garment at particular points. we recommend getting out your measuring tape (or string and a ruler) and checking your own measurements against the tables below. bearing in mind we design hoping that you can have your cake and eat it too, ask yourself - if the waist measurement of the garment is 90cm, will it fit me well? will i be able to eat lunch? will i be able to eat dessert? here at twenty-seven names we're all about 'wearability' whilst remaining très chic. as a rough guide - you want your own waist measurement to be 3-4cms smaller than the waist measurement of the garment you're purchasing.  

bust: take your tape measure and string it around your back to the centre front, keeping it level with the fullest part of your bust.
waist: measure around your natural waistline, above your hips and at the bottom of your rib cage. 
hips: measure around the fullest part of your hips/bum. try to keep the tape in a horizontal circle, if it goes on an angle the measurement will be incorrect.

standard twenty-seven names sizing chart (your actual measurement)

size 6       

bust - 77cm      

waist - 63cm    

hip - 86cm

size 8       

bust - 82cm      

waist - 68cm    

hip - 91cm

size 10

bust - 87cm

waist - 73cm    

hip - 96cm     

size 12    

bust - 92cm      

waist - 78cm    

hip - 101cm

size 14     

bust - 97cm      

waist - 83cm    

hip - 106cm  

size 14     

bust - 102cm      

waist - 88cm    

hip - 111cm  

shadow dress sizing chart (actual measurement of the garment) 

size 6       

bust - 79cm      

waist -64cm    

size 8       

bust - 84cm      

waist - 69cm    

size 10

bust - 89cm

waist - 74cm    

size 12    

bust - 94cm      

waist - 79cm    

size 14     

bust - 99cm      

waist - 84cm    

size 16   

bust - 104cm      

waist - 89cm    

some extra measurements of note: 

bodice length (shoulder seam to waist) - size 6: 36.5cm / size 8: 37cm / size 10: 37.5cm / size 12: 38cm / size 14: 38.5cm / size 16: 39cm. 

waistline to hem measurement (skirt) - size 6: 56cm / size 8: 56cm / size 10: 56cm / size 12: 56cm / size 14: 56cm / size 16: 56cm.

full length (shoulder seam to hem) - size 6: 92.5cm / size 8: 93.5cm / size 10: 94.5cm / size 12: 95.5cm / size 14: 96.5cm / size 16: 97.5cm.

sleeve length - size 6: 16.5cm / size 8: 17cm / size 10: 17.5cm / size 12: 18cm / size 14: 18.5cm / size 16: 19cm. 

the fabric

cotton jacquard (37% cotton, 63% polyester)

care instructions

dry clean only

Delivery & Returns

(Includes tracking and insurance)

New Zealand deliveries
1 - 2 business days

Australian deliveries
3 - 10 business days

Rest of the world
3 - 10 business days

Your order will be processed as soon as possible within business hours. Please note that our stated delivery times are estimated within these business hours, and do not include processing time. Once your order has been shipped we will send an email confirmation with a link to tracking details. It is important that you supply us with a physical address where someone will be present to sign for the delivery (9am-5pm weekdays), as well as a phone number. We cannot deliver to PO Boxes.

Remember that you will be responsible for any import fees or duties which may be payable in relation to your order. These are set by the receiving country and are out of our control. For further details on our customs policies, please refer to the ‘Customs Information’ section in our ‘Terms and Conditions’ Twenty-seven names takes no responsibility for delays incurred at receiver's end as this can vary depending on the rules of customs in each country.


If you would like to return your purchase for a refund or an exchange please email within 7 days of purchase with your original order number. Items must be returned via tracked post or tracked courier. Return shipping costs of the refund or exchange are the responsibility of the customer. Twenty-seven names is not responsible for the safety of the item/s in transit. It is the responsibility of the customer to send item/s in an appropriate and safe manner. Please note the item must be sent back within 7 days of the original delivery date.

Once the product has been received it will undergo a quality control check to ensure the product has not been worn, washed, or altered in any way and the tags are still in place. We will let you know when the returned goods have been received and when the refund or exchange has been processed. In the case of an exchange you will not be charged additional delivery fees for the delivery of replacement goods.

Please note that we do not offer returns or exchanges on items purchased on sale, unless the items were faulty at the time of sale or the incorrect item was sent.

Advice & Help

Please leave us a message and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can call one of our stores for assistance. 


04 801 6427


09 360 6127


09 524 7027