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Olivia Dress

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(Was $158.00 ) now $63.20 to $79.00

Versatile enough to whisk you from work to cocktails and flattering enough to make you do a little dance of joy. The fabric covered back buttons add a sweet detail.

  • Outer 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Lining 97% polyester 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • Cap sleeves
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Full body lining
  • Pleat detail at neckline
  • Concealed side zip
  • Non functioning placket at back neck
  • Imported
Garment Measurement  (inches)
 2 PET2 R4 PET4 R4 L6 PET6 R6 L8 PET
Front length34½37¼34¾37¾40½35384135½
Chest circumference34¼34¼35¾35¾35¾37½37½37½39
Front neck drop33
Waist circumference26¾26¾28¼28¼28¼30303031½
Hip circumference34½34½36½36½36½38½38½38½40½
Hem circumference32¾32¾34½34½34½36½36½36½38½
Sleeve length333333
 8 R8 L10 PET10 R10 L12 R12 L14 R14 L
Front length38½41¼36394239½42½4043
Chest circumference3939414141434345¼45¼
Front neck drop333333
Waist circumference31½31½33½33½33½35¾35¾3838
Hip circumference40½40½42½42½42½454547¼47¼
Hem circumference38½38½40½40½40½434345¼45¼
Sleeve length44
 16 R16 L18 L
Front length40½43½44
Chest circumference47½47½50
Front neck drop
Waist circumference40½40½42¾
Hip circumference49½49½52
Hem circumference47½47½50
Sleeve length

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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3.5

(based on 54 reviews)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (30)
  • Well made (30)
  • Comfortable (20)
  • Practical (12)
  • Durable (8)

Cons

  • Poor fit (17)
  • Bad design (10)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (40)
  • Special occasions (31)
  • Night out (20)
  • Casual wear (6)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      65% 

      (28 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (31), Trendy/stylish dresser (12), Casual dresser (9)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (29), Style driven (19)

Reviewed by 54 customers

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4.0

A dress for many occasions

By Begonia

from USA

About Me Classic Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great Design
  • Practical
  • Retains Shape

Cons

    Best Uses

      I find this my go to dress for just about any event. The fit is great, snug in all the right places.

      • Age:
      • 55-64 yrs old
      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Comfort Driven
       
      1.0

      Horrible Fit

      By EnglishRose

      from Chicago

      About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Bad Design
        • Poor Fit

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        I was hoping this would be another Boden staple for work but sadly it's going back. It didn't fit me anywhere. I'm 5'10 and 115lbs. I bought the 2 which is my typical size. It was very tight in some places and incredibly loose in others making it look all bunched up. What a shame.

        • Age:
        • 25-34 yrs old
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Comfort Driven
         
        3.0

        Beautiful dress but may need altering.

        By Mean momma

        from Maryland

        About Me Casual Dresser

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Potential
        • Well Made

        Cons

        • Poor Fit

        Best Uses

        • Night Out
        • Special Occasions

        This dress is meant to be very fitted/tailored. I really like the idea and I think it would have been beautiful if I had been willing to have it altered. I ordered a 6L. I'm 5'5" 125lbs and a 34b. Usually a size 6 in Boden fits me well. Even wearing my most optimistic bra there was too much room in the bust - it poofed out - clearly it wanted a little more to fill it out. Since it was an item I would probably only wear occasionally (I don't dress up that often) I decided that it wasn't worth it to have it altered. But I loved the back buttons and the fabric....

        • Age:
        • 35-44 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Comfort Driven
         
        3.0

        Well made, but too snug in hips

        By Ardy

        from Alaska

        About Me Classic Dresser

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Great Design
        • Practical
        • Wrinkle Resistant

        Cons

        • Poor Fit

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        Beautifully made, but way too tight in the hips. I have 7 Boden dresses, all size 6 and this one was so snug around the hips I took it off after 5 seconds. If you have narrow hips - get it! If you have curves (like me), don't bother. Bummer - I really like the style and the sale price! It's on its way back….

        • Age:
        • 35-44 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels too small
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Comfort Driven
         
        3.0

        Gorgeous but too snug on bottom

        By Bronwen

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Classic Dresser

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Design
        • Well Made

        Cons

        • Poor Fit

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasions
        • Wear To Work

        This is a gorgeous dress but I had to return it. My typical size 10R fit perfectly on top but was way too tight on the bottom. It bunched up when I walked and wasn't flattering. It was perfect on top though, and I was heartbroken to have to return such a knockout dress.

        • Age:
        • 25-34 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels too small
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Comfort Driven
         
        5.0

        Gorgeous Dress

        By Gwennie

        from Massachusetts

        About Me Casual Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Design
        • Well Made

        Cons

        • Poor Fit

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        I ordered this dress to wear to work. It's very well made and the print is beautiful...the pictures on the site don't do it justice. I did return however, because while the top fit well the skirt was too snug on me. I do intend to reorder in a larger size.

        • Age:
        • 35-44 yrs old
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Comfort Driven
         
        2.0

        Something's Off

        By Hdf311

        from Savage, Mn

        About Me Classic Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Well Made

        Cons

        • Bad Design

        Best Uses

        • Night Out
        • Special Occasions

        Beautiful dress on the hanger. On me...not so much. Something's off with regard to the bust. The fabric puffed out in an awkward way. I wanted so badly for this to be that perfect summer dress. It wasn't.

        • Age:
        • 35-44 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Comfort Driven
         
        5.0

        Just beautiful

        By brit

        from usa

        About Me Classic Dresser

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Great Design
        • Practical

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Night Out
          • Special Occasions
          • Wear To Work

          As is soon as I took this dress out of the bag I knew that I was going to keep it. The quality of this dress is wonderful. Im a bit hippy and ordered my usual size and the fit is great. This dress has many uses. LOVE IT

          • Age:
          • 55-64 yrs old
          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
           
          3.0

          Fit is a little tight

          By Liz

          from Michigan

          About Me Casual Dresser

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Well Made

          Cons

          • Poor Fit

          Best Uses

          • Wear To Work

          This dress is well made and a very pretty color and pattern. Unfortunately, the fit is fairly snug, especially in the hips. I have many Boden clothes and dresses and have always ordered US size 4 (5'6" 120 lbs) with good fit. While the chest fit well, the dress was too tight through the hips and I had to return it.

          • Age:
          • 25-34 yrs old
          • Sizing:
          • Feels too small
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Comfort Driven

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Sophistication that Shimmers

          By Susie

          from Sunnyvale, California

          About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

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          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Great Design
          • Practical
          • Retains Shape
          • Well Made
          • Wrinkle Resistant

          Cons

          • Side zipper

          Best Uses

          • Church
          • Special Occasions
          • Wear To Work

          I absolutely love this dress and think it's one of the secret gems of the season. (Do not understand the lower ratings) Firstly, the fabric is substantial and thick enough to smooth beautifully over any bulges...seriously. The lining is also substantial, making a slip or spanx unnecessary. It's a gorgeous cotton sateen that subtly shimmers. It's so beautifully constructed - the faux covered buttons down the back are exquisitely done. The side zipper makes it a bit of a squeeze to get on/off, but the fabric resists wrinkling and it all smooths out perfectly once on. The sleeves are JUST right - summery, yet modest.

          I have it in the green and cream print, and pair it with the Leaf Cropped Cardigan for air-conditioned rooms. I wear long pearls and pearl earrings - and it's dressy and sophisticated. The quality of fabric (and that shimmer) would make this an easy go-to for weddings.

          Seriously - if you go with the measurement guide and can deal with the side zipper, I don't see how you would regret giving this dress a try. Worth it.

          • Age:
          • 55-64 yrs old
          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Style Driven

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