James Perse Classic Skinny Dress in Black & White. - size 0 (XXS/XS) (also in 1 (XS/S)) James Perse Classic Skinny Dress in Black & White. - size 0 (XXS/XS) (also in 1 (XS/S)) 94% cotton 6% lycra. Unlined. Shirred side seams. Jersey knit fabric. JAME-WD705. WJE6035. James Perse started out by making the perfect baseball cap; film directors ordered hats for their cast and crew and record labels bought them for tours. In 1994 he launched a t-shirt line that rapidly gained loyal fans looking for a seamless blend of luxe and casual. James personal design philosophy and aesthetic is low maintenance high fashion, emphasizing elegance and comfort, pairing sophistication with simplicity.