This dress is great for play or work. It has the Cape Code stripes around the neck and at the hem. The dress is linen and the lining is cotton which gives it that crisp clean look. The dress is white but it has silver stripes in it. The neon colors of orange, pink and turquoise give that extra look to the dress. It can be machine washed in cold water inside out. Lay flat to dry and a warm iron. They can also be dry cleaned.