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Breeze into summer, with this lightweight custom Chemise top. A custom Chemise dress with a floaty drape and a classic A-line cut. Print all over the chemise with your design or photos. A great look both on the beach and in the bedroom, this comfortable, loose dress is the Choose from light Jersey 3.83 oz or our sheer Florence Net. Available in plus size chemise too. Wholesale discounts available, no minimum orders.
This simple yet stylish Chemise is the perfect light outfit for scorching summer days. Printed with your design, this slip dress will look great on the beach... or in the bedroom. Our custom Chemise dress is available in all sizes from Petite to Plus Size chemise: everything from XS all the way up to 4XL. You choose the fabric: our light, breezy Jersey 130 or sheer, teasing Florence Net. A simple, elegant drape that will flatter all shapes and figures. Hand sewn and printed.
3.83 oz Light Weight Jersey
This soft and light 3.83 oz jersey fabric is a fun and unique fabric for customized clothing for ladies. It has a gentle and elegant drape and is quite stretchy, which makes it easy to wear and an excellent choice for Chemise dresses. It is quite transparent and prints beautifully on the white base color.
1.77 oz Florence Net
This exciting, sheer net fabric is the perfect choice for a sexy negligee chemise. Exceptionally lightweight and stretchy, Florence Net is soft against the skin and hangs with an elegant drape. A chemise made from Florence net would make the perfect nightwear for hot summer nights; or a special surprise for your partner to enjoy! Your print will appear noticeably lighter and transparent on this fine mesh fabric.
Style it with
Our Jersey Chemise dress is just perfect for hot summer days down the beach. Throw it on over your bikini, and accessories with a wide-brimmed sunhat, your favorite sunglasses and a big beach tote to hold all your towels and lotions! Or for a more everyday look, layer it up with some skinny jeans and a cardigan, for a laid-back yet fabulous look. Our Florence Net Chemise is much more revealing, so you most likely won't need much in the way of accessories; but your best black lace underwear will go great with this sheer negligee garment!
Our talented team of 70 makers, customer service staff, marketeers, designers, and developers, love to make things in our production facility. It means everything Contrado produces is in-house with experience that dates back to 2003 overseeing and making custom products promising:
All our products are handmade in-house
Orders are made and dispatched usually within 1-2 days
Made to Order
Every order is made to order with no mass production
We use high quality materials to create bespoke products
In-house customer service offers personal and attentive service
Turn your design talent into business
Create a brand. Create a store. Make a living. Join our vibrant community of online sellers and start earning. Our online marketplace for designers is free to join and allows your designs to reach audiences around the world. Contrado gives you access to our wide range of beautiful, handmade products, all waiting for your prints. We take care of making, printing, shipping and customer service so you can just create.
Traditionally worn as an undergarment to a dress, a Chemise is a thin, loose dress that drapes elegantly from the shoulders. Chemise dresses are perfect for the beach, as they look great worn over a bikini top. They also make great nightwear: smooth, soft, and very breathable.
Is Florence Net see-through?
Our Florence Net option for this dress is very sheer, and Chemises made from this material are great as slinky negligee for your underwear drawer. It could also be used as a sundress with a bikini, at the beach or by the pool, as this fabric will not prevent you from tanning. Prints on this fabric will have a slightly muted, ghostly effect due to the transparency of the net.
How fast can I get my Chemise dress?
We're very quick, and aim to have most orders with you as soon as possible with our fast delivery service. Our customer service team work very hard to make sure your order gets to you as soon as possible: if you have any other questions or special requests, feel free to get in touch with us.
Choose from a selection of chemise designs in our marketplace, while supporting independent artists.
Check your size
Measure around the fullest part.
72 - 80 cm
28 - 31 "
80 - 88 cm
31 - 35 "
88 - 96 cm
35 - 38 "
96 - 104 cm
38 - 41 "
104 - 112 cm
41 - 44 "
112 - 124 cm
44 - 49 "
124 - 136 cm
49 - 54 "
136 - 148 cm
54 - 58 "
Measure around the natural waistline (smallest part)
54 - 62 cm
21 - 24 "
62 - 70 cm
24 - 28 "
70 - 78 cm
28 - 31 "
78 - 86 cm
31 - 34 "
86 - 94 cm
34 - 37 "
94 - 106 cm
37 - 42 "
106 - 118 cm
42 - 46 "
118 - 130 cm
46 - 51 "
Measure around the fullest part (across buttocks).
79 - 87 cm
31 - 34 "
87 - 95 cm
34 - 37 "
95 - 103 cm
37 - 41 "
103 - 111 cm
41 - 44 "
111 - 119 cm
44 - 47 "
119 - 131 cm
47 - 52 "
131 - 143 cm
52 - 56 "
143 - 155 cm
56 - 61 "
Conversion size chart
Beach Dress Fitting Details
This beach dress is a short tight fit in the Jersey cloth, however the Florence Net cloth has a substantial amount of stretch therefore creating a much looser draped fit. Our model Andrea is 5'9" tall with an 33in bust, 24in waist, 36in hips and wears a size Small in both cloth designs.
What's the best resolution to print in?
We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi; this means that no resizing of your file occurs, preventing any interpolation. Our design interface will have a quality marker next to the design that you have uploaded, this will change color using a traffic light system and display a message. The message will let you know if the resolution is too low or if you have a good quality image.
How will my image scale?
When you upload your design our system will automatically scale it to fit your chosen fabric dimensions. In the ‘Product Image’ tab, the displayed dimensions under ‘Print Size’ will show the dimensions of the piece of fabric that you are ordering. For image/design dimensions you need to see the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab. You can see and edit the dimensions of the image under the quality information next to the thumbnail.
Which color model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?
We advise providing images in the RGB color space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best color results. What does this mean? In your editing software, choose RGB as the working space and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)
For most of our fabrics there is no limit on the length of the fabric that you can order. We have a preview design window set up to 10 yds max to visualize the print, but that's not a print limit. If you'd like to order more, increase the quantity (x2 for 20 yds or x4 for 40 yds for e.g.) and then you can order as much as you'd like, with abuilt in automatic volume discount too. The maximum print width of each fabric can be found on the individual fabric pages or in our design interface.
Do I need to incorporate white space within my design if I want a border or some cutting space?
Yes, that might help you! Always incorporate any extra space or borders into your purchased fabric size. We trim squarely around fabric samples and fabric prints, leaving approximately 0.2" white space. Cutting neatly on the line has an additional fee.
What is crocking and why might it occur?
Crocking, which is fading along the creases, often after washing or heavy use, occurs when you digitally print on natural fabrics - more so when dark or dense colors are used. It can be minimized by using a cool hand wash instead of machine washing as the tumbling of the machine is the main cause of this. To avoid entirely, we would advise using a poly fabric.
Why do the colors appear lighter on organic fabrics?
Our organic fabrics do not have any coatings that the non-organic fabrics have. This means the ink absorbs into the fibers, reducing the color strength slightly (by approx. -40%). For super strong colors we recommend a non-organic natural fabric.
Do you print on fabric a customer supplies?
Unfortunately not; we like to test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation transfer paper to order, and if you have access to a heat press you can press your own fabrics easily.
Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?
For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colors and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.
What is the situation with material shrinkage?
Just like many fabric printing processes, there is the potential for shrinkage. Depending on the fabric, please expect and allow between 2-8% shrinkage which you need to plan for in your dimensions. This percentage can vary from print run to print run and between fabrics, so we would advise to order a little more material than you require for your project.
Can I print on both sides of the fabric?
We do not offer printing on both sides of the fabric, as a lot of our fabrics are semi-transparent. As the customer, you can consider the effect of printing on both sides one of our fabrics and contact us, and we will get back to you if it's feasible.
Can I order labels in another fabric? Will you cut them like you do with the normal fabric labels?
At the moment no, our labels are all printed on the same satin fabric. We may introduce more in the future, but for now, this is the best choice. The labels are all cut the same way. You can order the fabric of your choice and make the labels yourself, but we do not cut different fabric into label format.
How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?
With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colors and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.
Why are there slight color differences between my orders?
We work at improving our color profiles all the time. Though rare, it may happen that from one print run to another, and there could be slight color differences, this is normal and part of the process when we are constantly improving. It is extremely unlikely that there will be a huge difference (like orange instead of red for example). Please bear in mind such color variations can be intensified from fabric to fabric due to the varying grains and textures of the fabric. This is due to the construction of the materials as well as the print methods that have to be altered slightly for more delicate, natural textiles.
Sizing For Hemming And Shrinkage
We have a full Cut & Sew service here at Contrado, and are able to hem your fabric prints for a small additional charge. We create a small one- or two-fold hem that typically uses 0.2" to 0.75" (5-20mm) of material, depending on the thickness of the fabric. So, for example, if you want a finished piece of fabric that measures 39.37" x 39.37", you will need to order a size of 39.96" x 39.96" to allow for the hem (on top of that please also allow for shrinkage of min 2%). The thicker the fabric, the bigger the hem will be. You can choose to have your prints hemmed with either Black or White thread. On our silk and other light woven fabrics, one hemmed edge will be straight (vertically down the roll) and the other will be slightly rippled. The hemming material allowances are as follows and you need to make your print bigger to accommodate the hem:
Light Fabrics (0.59oz-2.95oz): For silks and other light fabrics, we use 0.24" - 0.32" / 6mm-8mm in the hem (2 fold), so overall width/height will be minus 0.48"-0.56""/ 12-16mm
Medium Fabrics (2.98oz-5.90oz): For medium-weight fabrics that fray, we use 0.5 - 0.75" / 15-20mm in the hem (2 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 1.4" - 1.6" / 35-40mm
Stiff/Heavy/No-fray fabrics: we use 0.5 - 0.75" / 15-20mm in the hem (1 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 1.5" / 35-40mm
All of these measurements are approximate and can vary. Including with shrinkage, it can mean a fairly significant difference to ordered dimensions, so please plan your print accordingly. Depending on how open the weave is, our fabric can shrink anywhere from 2% to 8% with the average being 2.5%.
How Would you Like the Edge?
We have four finishing options for your fabric order:
As it comes. We cut around your image, leaving a simply scissor cut, perhaps uneven white fabric border.
Hem with thread. We can hem your fabric with a choice of black or white thread. Please allow 1-2 days additional production time. See below for information on how hemming affects the size of your print. We offer an overlock hem, as well as a folded hem (one or two fold depending on the fabric) however not all fabrics are suited to both hem types. If you can see both options, it means both are suitable, and you will be able to choose whichever you prefer.
Cut on the line. We will cut neatly on the edge of your design. This means that if you have a border around your design we will cut around that border, if your design takes the whole space of the fabric, then we will neatly cut around the edge of that image. Please be aware, when we cut along the line, we have to cut against the grain of the fabric. This is the standard procedure for fabric cutting. This means that with some fabrics, for example, Georgette and Mulmul, which have a slight wave in them, some fraying will occur. This is unavoidable, as the cut follows the grain of the textile.
All of our fabrics are cut manually by hand, with the utmost care and attention. If your fabric has a slightly uneven look on the edges or a touch of fraying, this does not indicate a flaw in the textile. It is not always possible to achieve a perfectly straight cut with certain fabrics, so please do bare this in mind when it comes to your design. If you have any queries or would like to know about our cutting methods in more detail, please get in touch and we will be more than happy to discuss them with you.
Please note: As we make everything by hand, all sizes may vary slightly.
For further information about our fabrics see our FAQs.
Delivery time & Costs.
At Contrado, we personally commit to our customer satisfaction with a wide product selection hand-made in our premises, a great quality, dedicated service as well as fast delivery
Ready in 1 - 2 day(s).
We print and make everything in-house
Low shipping fees
Express shipping available
If you need peace of mind or are in a rush, use our tracked 1-2 working day delivery service (after manufacturing time)
Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience
At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. Since 2003, we have printed and hand-made countless personalized products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.
Here is how it works. We first hand-make your item on average within 1-3 days depending on the product manufacturing timeline and quantities. After production time, we ship your order so you can receive it very quickly, subject to the delivery type you select in your basket. You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.