The preachers were picturesque figures in long russet dress down to the heels, who, staff in hand, preached in the mother tongue to the people in churches and graveyards, in squares, streets and houses, in gardens and pleasure grounds, and then talked privately with those who had been impressed.
You can also dress down an all-white affair with a colored runner.
Usually, it is easier to size a dress down than to alter it a size up.
Sleeveless versions dress down the look a bit, enabling you to pair the dress with sandals more easily.
You can dress up for a night of fine dining and dancing or dress down to relax by the pool.