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Limited Edition Pieces

only 70 of each made



£60.00 GBP £120.00 GBP
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The Lara chain back maxi is crafted in this season’s most on-trend fabric, plissé. With a delicate pleat effect, in a matte shine finish, this premium quality fabric feels luxurious & comfortable too.

That beautiful open, low V shape back is the ‘piece de resistance’ detail in this statement dress. With gold chunky rounded chain straps across the back of the shoulders; the rest of the back is completely open! Featuring a keyhole neckline at the front, it’s chic & understated - a timeless, sexy yet elegant dress.

Style with this season’s hottest emerald green accessories, or keep it classic with gold. All it needs is some amazing heels!!

Model is 5ft 9 & wears UK size 8. 

The fit is generous with good stretch, if in between sizes we recommend to go smaller.

Dress fastens at the centre back neck with a gold ‘necklace’ fastener & is adjustable with several loop options to make looser or tighter.

Chains can be removed for washing. Please follow instructions inside the garment.


UK (including Northern Ireland)
Standard 1-2 working days £3.99


Republic of Ireland 
Standard 2-3 working days £5.95

**NO CUSTOMS FEES** - for our Irish customers there will be no extra customs fees to pay, we worked very hard to ensure this post Brexit! 


Channel Islands 
Standard 2-3 working days £12.00


Europe Mainland
Standard 2-3 working days £15.95


No customs fees as we are sending from Northern Ireland 


Fully tracked & signed: 3-5 working days £20.00


Fully tracked & signed: 5-7 working days £35.00


Rest of World International 
Fully tracked & signed: 5-7 working days £35.00


Orders are processed Monday to Friday. If you order before 12pm GMT on Monday-Friday your order will be dispatched same day.

If you order after 12pm it will be processed the next dispatch day i.e. if you order at 5pm on a Monday your order will be dispatched on the next dispatch day, which is Tuesday. 

All orders from Saturday or Sunday are processed on a Monday (excluding bank holidays).

The 8th Sign aim to deliver all goods within the mentioned time frame, however sometimes during sale times and other busy periods deliveries may take longer. Should you not receive your order within 6 working days please contact us at

Deliveries to the Highlands may take longer.

Deliveries to all international destinations are sent on a Tracked and Signed service.



Not happy with the size? Exchange any outfit, FREE of charge.



We are happy to refund or exchange any item that is unworn within 14 days of receipt.

Customers must ensure that all items returned are in the condition in which they were received with their original packaging and tags intact. We have the right to refuse refunds on items not returned in original condition.

We recommend use a secure tracked delivery service (such as Royal Mail Signed for or equivalent), as The 8th Sign cannot accept liability for any items not received. Please note that all return postage costs are the responsibility of the customer. The 8th Sign will also not be held responsible for any duty or import fees on international returns.

We will be able to issue your refund within 14 days of receipt back to us.

For any damages or faulty goods please contact us within two days of receipt of goods at and our customer services team will be happy to deal with your query. Please ensure that you check and try your item as soon as you receive it, as we will not be responsible for faults found when items are only tried on some time later before an event. In this case we may only offer an exchange as a goodwill gesture. Any faults must be reported within two days of receipt & then be authorised to return back for QC checks. If found to be a product fault a refund or credit note will be issued at our discretion, if a customer fault from excessive wear item will be returned to customer. 
If items are returned with marks, such as make up, we will charge a 10% cleaning fee deducted from the refund, unless deemed to be irreparable.


Returns Address:

The 8th Sign Returns

Unit 26 Kilwee Business Park

Upper Dunmurry Lane




Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ciara D. (Cavan, IE)
Beautiful dress

Dress is stunning. I had to bring it to a dressmaker though to get a lot cut off the bottom as I am only 5ft 2 but that is no fault of the 8th sign.

Eloise H. (Wakefield, GB)
I cannot recommend more.

I bought another dress intending to wear to a charity ball, however it just didn’t fit right, even after alterations and I wanted a different one last minute. I messaged on Instagram to find out about the fit and received great advice to choose the size which fit me perfectly.

This dress is slinky and fitted in all the right places, whilst not clinging around the tummy area. It’s great quality and lined inside. I felt a million dollars wearing this and think it’s an absolutely steal at the price.

Cannot recommend more. 👌🏻