This dress is so stunning! Soft drapey knit fabric with side slits and has pockets! If you are shorter this dress is for you as it will fit like a maxi! Margaret is 5’1” 147lbs and is wearing a Large. The fit is true to size and Margaret could wear a medium but large fit best at the bust. Pattern placement can vary from garment to garment. 95% polyester, 5% spandex.