Primadonna, Italian for "first lady": leading female singer in an opera company.
Primadonna Assoluta: the absolute star of the opera company.
Singers have often featured prominently in fantastic stories. Young
Antonia in the Tales of Hoffmann dies from singing. The Greek Sirens
lure sailors by their singing and let them drown. It is a singer who
redeems the mad genius Erik who haunts the Parisian opera house.
This outfit was inspired by this story, "The Phantom of the Opera" by Gaston Leroux.
It is a classical evening dress similar to styles which were worn around
1900, but it's modern enough for contemporary renders, too. The add-on turns the simple elegant dress into a grand robe.