I'm embarrassed to say it, but this dress was left hanging in the Future Sewing Projects area of my closet for many months before I realized that I was mistaken for putting it there, and it didn't need any work.
1950's Gossamer Circle Dress: Vintage via Ebay
Driving Gloves: vintage via Decades
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell
Purse: vintage via the Getup
Cafe Moto Jacket: vintage via...don't remember
It reminds me a little bit of the dress Zoey Deschanel wears during the Ikea scene in 500 Days of Summer.
Although weirdly enough, with my jacket on over it, I ended up going for Debbie Harry instead.
As a side note: the next time you're watching a sexy burlesque dancer elegantly remove her gloves, be sure to give it up for her skills, because that shit is harder than it looks.