This dress has never been altered however this dress was a store sample. Montecarlo is a ball gown style of Taffeta with lace applications, slim cap sleeves, layered skirt and a pleated underskirt. Bust 40″, Waist 31.5″, Hips 42.5″. This dress is in very good condition. Dress retailed for $1625. Email for actual salon photos and history of this dress.