I love this 'baby doll' design. Very flattering for those of us who do not possess a flat, wash board abdomen! This dress is costing me only $72.00AUD which is a steal for a custom made dress.
The baby doll design was huge in the sixties and into the seventies. I remember the 'smocks' of the seventies well with dear Ma making me quite a few on her trusty Singer machine.
The baby doll designs featured a yolk either beginning under the bust, on the bust line or above the bust line with a full, A - line and sometime gathered skirt falling from it. A few examples below: