Shona Joy

Maddalena High Neck Midi


$395 retail

or 4 payments of $30 with Info


Style Notes

This midi pencil dress by Shona Joy features a classic silhouette resulting in a stunning dress appropriate for a range of events. The demure midi length and halter neckline are offset by a sexy lace-up back, while the structured, form-fitting silhouette flatters a variety of body types. 

  • Slim fit
  • High neckline
  • Exposed zip fastenings on the cut-out back

We love the details in this midi dress by Shona Joy. Rent this for your next cocktail event and keep it simple and chic with a nude heel and clutch. Dress it up for the Melbourne Cup with a sleek updo and hire a stunning fascinator from our millinery collection. For more fashion-forward dresses, take a look at our full range of midi length dresses. Read our 'What To Wear To The Races' style guide for more outfit inspiration. 

Main Fabric: Polyester

About the designer

Founded in 2000, the Melbourne born Shona Joy started her career in the fashion industry working as a design assistant for Charlie Brown and later freelancing for Marcs. Inspired by her fine arts background, and her passion for art and textiles, the Shona Joy label was born. The label was worn and embraced by many celebrities across the globe.

Size & Fit

BUST: This dress fits true to size and should be suitable for most bust sizes. 
WAIST: Fitted. 
HIPS: Fitted - consider sizing up for fuller hips. 
LENGTH: This dress hits at mid-calf. Please note that our model is 5'9. 

UNDERGARMENTS: We recommend wearing nude shapewear to minimise lines, and a strapless bra. 
FABRIC: The fabric has a small amount of stretch, and is fully lined with a nude lining. 
GREAT FOR: Narrow, tall, athletic, straight body types. 


   AU6 (cm)     AU8 (cm) AU10 (cm) AU12 (cm) AU14 (cm)
Bust  81.5 84 89 94 99
Waist 63.5 66 71 76 81
Hips 91.5 94 99 104 109


Australia    AU6 (0) AU8 (1) AU10 (2) AU12 (3) AU14 (4)
International  XXS XS S M M/L
UK  6 8 10 12 14
US  2 4 6 8 10
EU 34 36 38 40 42
Delivery & Return


Estimated standard delivery time is 1-2 business days - depending on your location & the time you submitted your order.
We recommend you select your delivery date 1-2 days before your event to make sure everything’s perfect.
Same-day delivery is available in Sydney Metro area.
If you place an order on a weekend or public holiday, your order will be processed on the next business day.
Standard delivery fee is $9.95 for all rentals except Try On orders. Try On orders are free of shipping cost.


Returning your rental item is very simple and free. Simply place your item in the pre-paid return bag provided by GC, and drop it at your nearest Post Office or the yellow Express Postal Box.
If your rental period ends on a Sunday or a public holiday, just drop your item in the nearest yellow Express Postal Box on the return date. It will be shipped back to us in the next business day.
We take care of dry-cleaning too so you don't have to worry about it.

Late returns

In the unlikely event that you returned your rental item back late, you will incur late fees.
Please see FAQs for more details.

Try On

You can book up to two dresses to try on within the convenience of your home for $30. For more information on our Try On service, please visit this link

Try On service is only available for dresses. Please note that we are unable to hold dresses for your actual event date until a booking order is placed.