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Colette Dress

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(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®

by PowerReviews
 
4.3

(based on 79 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (67)
  • Great design (57)
  • Well made (50)
  • Practical (28)
  • Durable (26)

Cons

  • Poor fit (7)
  • Bad design (6)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (62)
  • Night out (29)
  • Special occasions (25)
  • Casual wear (22)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      87% 

      (54 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (47), Trendy/stylish dresser (14), Casual dresser (13)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (38), Comfort driven (32)

Reviewed by 79 customers

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5.0

Super cute!

By Babs

from Seattle

About Me Casual Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Great Design
  • Well Made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear
    • Wear To Work

    I wear this dress to work and get compliments every time! It is super cute and comfortable. Love the fabric.

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

    Darling Dress but A Bit Short

    By Classy yet Comfortable

    from SLC, UT

    About Me Classic Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Great Design
    • Practical
    • Retains Shape

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Night Out
      • Special Occasions
      • Wear To Work

      I loved the dress but had to send it back because it was a bit too short.

      • Age:
      • 35-44 yrs old
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Style Driven
       
      5.0

      Classy and comfortable!

      By Waterfront28

      from central Illinois

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Design
      • Well Made

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasions
        • Wear To Work

        This was my first purchase and will certainly not be my last from Boden. My sister shared your company with me and boy, am I happy. This dress is made very well and the fabric weight is excellent. I'm in love!

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Disappointed

        By DCAmy

        from Washington, DC

        About Me Classic Dresser

        See all my reviews

        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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        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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                  Verified Buyer

                  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!

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