Because I spent so much of my time adjusting Simplicity 1877 for my body it was only rational to create both views. View B has a pleated and gathered skirt in lieu of the flounced skirt, but the same bodice.
This crazy print fabric is also a crepe de chine.
Per the pattern directions I left this dress version unlined, which yielded an incredibly lightweight breezy dress. My seam allowances were overlocked for a clean finish.
The neckline was finished with a self- fabric bias strip.
Inner neckline finishing: