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Isabella Dress

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(Was $148.00 ) now $69.00

Sophisticated black beads make this chic, ponte roma dress a real talking point. The fitted waist and flared skirt are designed to flatter.

  • 32% cotton 31% modal 28% polyamide 9% elastane
  • Hand wash only
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
  • Elbow length sleeves
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Medium weight jersey
  • Unlined
  • Hand applied bead embellishment
  • Concealed side zip
  • Imported
Garment Measurement  (inches)
 2 R4 R4 L6 R6 L8 R8 L10 R10 L
Front length3737¼40¼37½40½37¾40¾38¼41¼
Chest circumference30¾32¼32¼343435½35½37½37½
Front neck drop444444444
Waist circumference25¼26¾26¾28¼28¼30303232
Hip circumference424444464648485050
Hem circumference575959616163636565
Sleeve length13¼13½13½13½13½13¾13¾1414
 12 R12 L14 R14 L16 R16 L18 L
Front length38¾41¾39¼42¼39¾42½43
Chest circumference39½39½41¾41¾444446½
Front neck drop44
Waist circumference343436¼36¼38½38½41
Hip circumference52½52½54¾54¾575759½
Hem circumference67¼67¼69¾69¾727274½
Sleeve length14¼14¼14½14½14¾14¾15

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
 
3.7

(based on 27 reviews)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (18)
  • Great design (15)
  • Well made (15)
  • Retains shape (11)
  • Practical (10)

Cons

  • Poor fit (7)
  • Bad design (5)

Best Uses

  • Night out (16)
  • Wear to work (16)
  • Special occasions (15)
  • Casual wear (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      70% 

      (16 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Trendy/stylish dresser (12), Classic dresser (10)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (16), Comfort driven (8)

Reviewed by 27 customers

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2.0

Too boxy

By Mim79

from Springfield, MO

About Me Classic Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Retains Shape
  • Well Made

Cons

  • Poor Fit

Best Uses

  • Night Out
  • Special Occasions

I wanted this dress to look so good - and it did on the the top half... However, the bottom half sticks out at odd angles and does not lay in a flattering fashion.

  • Age:
  • 35-44 yrs old
  • Sizing:
  • Feels too large
  • Comfort vs Style:
  • Style Driven
 
5.0

Understated Elegance

By Love2Travel

from Southern California

About Me Casual Dresser

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Special Occasions

    My usual Boden 10 fit just right. I got the navy and had the pleasure of wearing it for the first time to a musical concert in Vienna in May. It was perfect for the occasion. The material was substantial enough for the late spring weather in Austria, that I did not have to bring a jacket. Also, I love the design. The black beading in front gave it a simple elegance for the concert venue. Excellent job Boden!

    • Age:
    • 45-54 yrs old
    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
     
    4.0

    Classy and Fun

    By Tishlu

    from Ann Arbor, MI

    About Me Classic Dresser

    Pros

    • Great Design
    • Well Made

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Night Out
      • Special Occasions
      • Wear To Work

      This dress is very classic, almost retro, without being boring. I purchased the navy color and anticipate wearing it often. The fit seems small, as I purchased one size larger than my normal size and it's perfectly fitted. I wish I would've stuck with the regular size, but based on prior reviews I purchased the tall. At 5'5" it's too long for my taste, and will be taken to the tailor. The beading seems secure, and the knit has a lovely hand. Bravo again to Boden for making well made garments with quality fabrics and details.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels too small
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Style Driven
       
      4.0

      Lovely dress; VERY pleased

      By FlexSis

      from DC

      About Me Classic Dresser

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        The dress fits well and flatters my far-less-than-perfect figure. It came through the wash beautifully, too, which is a massive bonus! VERY pleased!

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

        Not a good fit

        By Dress wearer

        from Ohio

        About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Well Made

        Cons

        • Bad Design

        Best Uses

        • Night Out
        • Wear To Work

        This dress is beautiful to look at. The beading is very nicely done. I really wish I could keep it. But like other reviewers said, the fit is not good. I am 5'7, 130lbs, and I never had a problem of size 6 being small. I can sometimes wear size 4. But 6R in this dress is tight around my rib cage. But then, from the high waist, it poofs out. I think this dress is good if you are around 5'4-5'5 and pair shaped. Too bad it didn't fit me!

        • Age:
        • 35-44 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Style Driven
         
        1.0

        Oddly Horrible

        By Plainjane

        from USA

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        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              I adore Boden dresses so was shocked at how totally wrong this one was. It seems mis-sized by one or two sizes. The bodice was way to tight and too high, and utterly unflattering on a large bust. Because of the shrunken aspect to the bodice, the dress poofed out wrong at the rib cage. The sleeves were tight (not just snug, not just "fitted" which I like, but crazy constricting all the way down to the elbow.) I felt like I was trying to fit in to a little girl's party dress. I was so excited to get this, but it went back the very next day.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels too small
               
              5.0

              Stunning!

              By kellyc

              from Tennessee

              About Me Classic Dresser

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              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Special Occasions

                This dress surpassed my expections! It's beautiful and fits fantastic. The beading is subtle and so pretty. The cut is very feminine and hits at all the right spots. I plan on wearing it to an upcoming special dinner - it's too nice to wear to work! I can't believe I caught it on sale!

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

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Beautiful classy dress

                By Maria

                from Brooklyn, NY

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Great Design
                • Practical
                • Retains Shape

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Wear To Work

                  This dress fit as if it were made for me. I love the little bit of stretch in the material and the beading is well done, won't fall off easily! Beautiful!

                  • Age:
                  • 25-34 yrs old
                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Comfort vs Style:
                  • Comfort Driven
                   
                  4.0

                  Adorable for someone witthout hips!

                  By Juliette

                  from United States

                  About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear
                    • Night Out
                    • Wear To Work

                    I love this dress!! But, it accentuates any hips you have. So, it didn't work for me.

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

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    A great Ponte dress!

                    By Texas Girl

                    from Texas

                    About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Great Design
                    • Practical
                    • Well Made

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Wear To Work

                      I love the Ponte dresses--but lately they've been very retro. This one is a more classic cut and really nice. In navy, the bling is understated but classy. This will look great with bright tights and flats or just boots.

                      PS I love the side zips--that's what give it a great fit. I'm 65 inches, 62 kg and fit the size 8.

                      • Age:
                      • 45-54 yrs old
                      • Comfort vs Style:
                      • Style Driven

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