Bodice is waistcoat style, is allover purple velvet. Has panel down the front that is gold horizontal stripes. Collar, cuffs, and shoulder inserts match the front panel. Collar is classic convertible style, many gold buttons fastening the centre front. Sleeves are leg-o-mutton style with inserts at the sleeve cap, fold up cuffs at the wrist. Back has small purple velvet peplum.