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Colette Dress

WH534
(Was $148.00 ) now $88.80 to $111.00

Fabric covered beads are complemented by Boden bobble trims on either side of this striking, structured ponte dress. A peter pan collar adds feminine charm.

  • 32% cotton 31% modal 28% polyamide 9% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Elbow length sleeves
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Medium weight jersey
  • Hand applied bead embellishment
  • Concealed back zip
  • Imported
Body Measurements  (inches)
US24681012141618
Bustup to 3232-33½34-35½36-3737½-3939½-4141½-4343½-45½46-48
Waistup to 2525-26½27-2828½-3030½-3232½-3434½-36½37-3939½-41
Hipup to 33½33½-3535½-3737½-3939½-4141½-4343½-45½46-4848½-51
Garment Measurement  (inches)
 2 R4 R4 L6 R6 L8 R8 L10 R10 L
Front length35¾363936¼39¼36½39½3740
Chest circumference3233½33½353536½36½38½38½
Front neck drop444444
Empire26¾28¼28¼303031½31½33½33½
Hip circumference353737393941414343
Hem circumference434545474748¾48¾50¾50¾
Sleeve length10½10¾10¾111111¼11¼11½11½
 12 R12 L14 R14 L16 R16 L18 L
Front length37½40½384138½41½42
Chest circumference40½40½434345¼45¼47½
Front neck drop44
Empire35½35½37¾37¾40¼40¼42½
Hip circumference45¼45¼47½47½505052½
Hem circumference535355½55½585860¼
Sleeve length11¾11¾121212¼12¼12½

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.3

(based on 76 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (64)
  • Great design (54)
  • Well made (48)
  • Practical (27)
  • Durable (25)

Cons

  • Poor fit (7)
  • Bad design (6)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (59)
  • Night out (28)
  • Special occasions (23)
  • Casual wear (21)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      87% 

      (52 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (45), Trendy/stylish dresser (14), Casual dresser (12)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (36), Comfort driven (31)

Reviewed by 76 customers

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2.0

Disappointed

By DCAmy

from Washington, DC

About Me Classic Dresser

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Pros

  • Retains Shape
  • Wrinkle Resistant

Cons

  • Bad Design

Best Uses

  • Wear To Work

I love the dress on the model, but it's all wrong on me (5'6" 145 lbs.) The arms and shoulders are way too big, and the hips are too small. Plus the stitching makes it look like my breasts are pointy. Definitely going back.

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

Consider a smaller size

By ClassicStyle

from US

About Me Classic Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        This dress is very cute on the model pic. I ordered the size I generally do and found that this dress is cut large. I considered re-ordering one size down but ultimately decided the dress style looks a bit too "old-fashioned" on me. It is probably the collar.

        • Age:
        • 35-44 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels too large
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Style Driven
         
        4.0

        Absolutely gorgeous dress but no for me!

        By Eight Was Not Enough

        from USA

        About Me Casual Dresser

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Well Made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Night Out
          • Special Occasions
          • Wear To Work

          This dress is so beautiful in the box...great fabric and beautiful collar. The bodice fit me well (36 DD) but the bottom of the dress swamped me in my normal Boden 12L. I couldn't have taken any size smaller in the top part of the dress. I think this would be lovely, just lovely, on someone with a straighter figure like the model in the photo.

          • Age:
          • 45-54 yrs old
          • Sizing:
          • Feels too large
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Style Driven
           
          5.0

          Darling dress

          By NYCgirl

          from New York

          About Me Casual Dresser

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Great Design
          • Well Made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Night Out
            • Wear To Work

            This is a completely charming dress. Some of Boden's vintage-look dresses border on frumpy, but this one is just vintage-y enough. The fit is comfortable but still flattering on my apple shape--it's not baggy, but it doesn't highlight any bumps or bulges either. Looking forward to wearing it when the weather warms up just a little.

            • Age:
            • 45-54 yrs old
            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Style Driven
             
            3.0

            very pretty, but not right for me

            By FSOJ

            from Decatur, GA

            About Me Classic Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Well Made

            Cons

            • Poor Fit

            Best Uses

            • Wear To Work

            I purchased the red, and the color was gorgeous. The dress fit well on top, but the skirt was too full, so that it looked kind of frumpy all together. I think it's because I'm large on top, and that meant I needed a larger size. I really hoped it would work out. I think it would have been very versatile, and like most Boden items, distinctive compared to what others are wearing. I love most of my Boden dresses!

            • Age:
            • 45-54 yrs old
            • Sizing:
            • Feels too large
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Comfort Driven
             
            4.0

            So cute

            By cgusa

            from United States

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            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Great Design
            • Practical
            • Retains Shape
            • Well Made

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear
              • Night Out
              • Special Occasions
              • Wear To Work

              This dress is super cute. I am pear shaped and it fit very well. I am 5'4" so I had to get it hemmed just a bit, but I like my dresses a few inches above the knee. I cannot wait to wear it out and about.

              • Age:
              • 35-44 yrs old
              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
               
              5.0

              Love it!

              By Guava

              from Vancouver, Canada

              About Me Classic Dresser

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Great Design

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Night Out
                • Wear To Work

                Love at first sight! It is comfortable and looks great. The detail of the collar and buttons are fabulous!

                 
                5.0

                Favorite Dress - a must have!

                By Tsar Mom

                from USA

                About Me Classic Dresser

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Night Out
                  • Wear To Work

                  This is the most beautiful dress. The detailing is amazing. I went ahead and ordered a long as I wanted a little more coverage. That was a great choice as it covers up the not so great areas but doesn't feel long. I am 5'7" and it comes about knee lenght if that helps. You can't miss on this one.

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

                  beautiful color and interesting dress

                  By proper4

                  from Chicago

                  About Me Casual Dresser

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Night Out
                    • Wear To Work

                    This dress can take you to work, and then out to dinner. It has nice details and fits well. I actually have the navy and I loved the burgandy color, but not sure about the purple collar, but once I saw in person , I was hooked.

                    • Age:
                    • 35-44 yrs old
                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Comfort vs Style:
                    • Comfort Driven
                     
                    4.0

                    Very cute dress!

                    By UberMom

                    from Los Angeles

                    About Me Classic Dresser

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Great Design
                    • Well Made

                    Cons

                    • Poor Fit

                    Best Uses

                    • Night Out
                    • Special Occasions

                    I bought this dress in a 6R (I am usually a 4-6 U.S.) but it is just too loose. Tried to order a smaller size but they're out of stock. Too bad.

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

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