Midi dress - Lanky


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Midi dress - Lanky
Midi dress - Lanky
Midi dress - Lanky
  • Sleeveless, long a-line shift style dress
  • Knee / below knee length
  • Optional waist tie
  • Pockets
  • Key hole button clasp at back of neck
  • Cream and lilac print on navy tencel/linen
  • Designed by Dominica Williams Kalumburu WA 
  • Hand screen printed
  • Dress made ethically in Sydney

Artist: Dominica Williams

Dominica Williams is a young Kwini and Gaambera woman from Kalumburu community. 

“My family is from Kalumburu - my grandmother is Wunambal Gaambera, and my great great grandmother is Kwini. I grew up here in Kalumburu but I move around, between Broome, Derby and Kalumburu. 

I like coming to the Strong Women’s Centre - I like to do things like sewing, making earrings and jewellery.”

Art story: Lanky

“I did the lanky design for Magpie Goose in 2018, it’s a brolga that became a part of our community. Sylvester found him in the bush when he was a little chick - and he grew him up here in the community. Since then, he was always around, he never left the community. Lanky was part of the community - he was part of us. He was like the next person. The kids loved to play with him. He was a community friend. He would even come to the discos! The dogs chased him a lot. He had a family too of his own. He had a few chicks - with his girlfriend. He would go down to the billabong and wait for his family to come visit him.

When his owner (Sylvester) passed away; after everyone left the grave, he stuck around. He came and sat down at the grave. I think he knew: his dad had passed on. He still came round visiting with his little family. A lot of people fed him. He was OK in everybody's houses. People here were used to him. He was around for three or four years - when I was a teenager.”  

“I reckon Lanky will look good on clothes - people would be proud of him on clothes.”

Size and fit

 Measurement is of the garment, in cms.

Sharnie wears size 12 (bust: 93cm, waist: 83cm, hips: 91cm, height: 176cm) 

6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
bust 88 93 98 103 108 114 119 125 130
Across shoulder 32 34 35 36.5 37.5 39 40 41.5 43
hips 111 116 121 126 131 136.5 142 147.5 153
hem circ 153 158 163 168 173 178.5 184 189 195
front length 98 99 99.5 100.5 101.5 102.5 103.5 104.5 106
arm hole circ 43.5 46 48 50 52 54.5 56.5 59 61


Treat me right

Design is printed on tencel/linen with quality inks and then heat-set; designs are colourfast. Each metre of fabric is hand-printed and is unique - fabulous variations often occur!

Please treat your wearable art with love and care – we recommend cold hand wash, dry in shade, and reverse iron.


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Express Australia Post: AUD $11 (approx 1 - 2 business days)

NZ standard post: $13

NZ express post: $20

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Express International Post: AUD $25

Free standard shipping Australia-wide for all orders over $500

All orders are packed and dispatched from Brisbane (Postcode 4101 if you would like to get an estimate from Aus Post). Orders made before 2pm will be posted that day, and after 2pm will be posted next business day. 

Our guarantee: returns and exchanges

We want you to be happy with your Magpie Goose item + for it to fit well. We will exchange, provide a store credit, or provide a refund if your item does not fit or if the piece is not right for you! Full returns policy here.

Midi dress - Lanky
Midi dress - Lanky
Midi dress - Lanky
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Lanky midi is absolutely perfect

The Lanky midi dress is one of the best dresses I've purchased in recent times. The fabric is soft, and has a flattering drape whether it is tied at the waist or not. She's gorgeous with white brogues or sneakers, or brown boots, and is super cute under a denim jacket. Her pockets are discreet, and she is so comfortable. I reckon she'll be great in winter with tights, a long sleeved undershirt and oversized cardi.

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Cool and Easy

I love this dress - it's great for hot summer days. I receive compliments when I wear it & the print is gorgeous!

Jessica W.
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Lanky box top

beautiful quality I have had lots of compliments on this top love the print, colour and quality that I am now going to buy the dress.

samantha f.
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Very flattering, lovely fabric

Got so many compliments the first time I wore this. Loving the tencel fabric! Size 10 is true to size.

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