So I struggled with my choice. It doesn't, to be honest, look very straightforward. But my instincts were screaming: "JUST. DO. IT!!! It doesn't need adjustments! Muslin? Pshaw!!"
So I did. Or more properly, since it's not finished, I am ... making ... this:
It's From the September, 2014 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.
It reminds me of Art Deco.
The interesting seams are easy enough to sew in the beefy and stretchy crepe fabric I'm using. And a quick try on has vindicated my choice. All I needed to do to refine the fit was to raise the front slightly at the neck edge (there was some rippling along the vertical edges of the front neckline to show it was too long for me) and reshape and take in the side seams.
Bob's your uncle. Stay tuned for more.