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Lydia Dress

WH540
(Was $138.00 ) now $55.20 to $103.50

This new Boden office favourite in luxurious lyocell fabric has a hem that dips lower at the front.

  • 100% Tencel® lyocell
  • Machine washable
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Elbow length sleeves
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Soft drapey jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Graduated hem detail
  • Cowl neck
  • Concealed side 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 length3939¼42¼39½42½39¾42¾40¼43¼
Chest circumference27½292930¾30¾32¼32¼34¼34¼
Front neck drop
Waist circumference22¾24½24½262627½27½29½29½
Hip circumference353737393941414343
Hem circumference47½49½49½51½51½53½53½55½55½
Sleeve length12½12½12½12¾12¾131313¼13¼
 12 R12 L14 R14 L16 R16 L18 L
Front length40¾43¾41¼4441¾44½42
Chest circumference36¼36¼38½38½414143¼
Front neck drop6666
Waist circumference31½31½343436¼36¼38½
Hip circumference45¼45¼47½47½505052½
Hem circumference585860¼60¼62½62½65
Sleeve length13½13½13¾13¾141414¼

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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3.7

(based on 84 reviews)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (75)
  • Great design (42)
  • Practical (34)
  • Well made (34)
  • Wrinkle resistant (33)

Cons

  • Bad design (15)
  • Poor fit (15)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (64)
  • Night out (41)
  • Special occasions (25)
  • Casual wear (21)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      82% 

      (60 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (52), Trendy/stylish dresser (14), Casual dresser (12)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (44), Style driven (32)

Reviewed by 84 customers

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3.0

Ok

By Mom of 1

from USA

About Me Classic Dresser

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Well Made

Cons

  • Bad Design

Best Uses

    Just didn't love it. I bought it in the blue print and felt like an old lady in it.

    • Age:
    • 35-44 yrs old
    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
     
    2.0

    a miss

    By Emily

    from New Jersey

    About Me Classic Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable

    Cons

    • Bad Design
    • Poor Quality

    Best Uses

    • Night Out
    • Wear To Work

    Very thin fabric, and the uneven hem just doesn't suit my style.

    • Age:
    • 25-34 yrs old
    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
     
    5.0

    I would buy this again

    By mc89

    from NY

    About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Great Design
    • Retains Shape
    • Well Made

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Special Occasions
      • Wear To Work

      It's beautiful and it fits great.

      • Age:
      • 45-54 yrs old
      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Comfort Driven
       
      5.0

      Most flattering dress I have ever put on

      By Gal with a pooch

      from Tennessee

      About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Design
      • Practical
      • Retains Shape

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasions
        • Wear To Work

        The only reason I got two of these is because it seemed ridiculous to get three. I kept the black and the animal print, although the navy print was cute, too. The animal print looks like it's black/white in the pictures, but it's really more of an oatmeal/black. The draping action in the front does a beautiful job of hiding my tummy pooch. I sometimes fall asleep in my work clothes when I'm putting my toddler to bed; I can sleep comfortably until morning in this very soft and forgiving dress.

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

        Lovely & Easy to Wear

        By Sarah

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Classic Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Wear To Work

          This beautiful dress is easy to wear all day! It's easy to dress up for the office, but so comfortable I don't feel like I'm wearing "dressy" clothes.

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

          Very elegant

          By Stephanie

          from Albuquerque

          About Me Casual Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Night Out
            • Special Occasions
            • Wear To Work

            The waist is a bit odd and needs to be fussed with, but it is a very nice dress. Great sleeve length and slimming. I am 5'9 and a bit pear shaped and I weigh 142. This works well for me.

            • Age:
            • 45-54 yrs old
            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Comfort Driven
             
            5.0

            Flattering, well-made, fabulous

            By FeminineChic

            from Texas

            About Me Classic Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Great Design
            • Practical
            • Well Made

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Wear To Work

              I wasn't sure about how this would work, but it's divine. I got the Raven Abstract Animal print, which is more of a charcoal (with a touch of green to it) and less like an animal print than it looked online. It is incredibly comfortable, and the detailing in front hangs perfectly to highlight the smallest part of my waist while providing enough camouflage over the belly (I just had baby #2) that I don't need to suck it in. The lining is light, but just right to help the dress skim rather than cling. The neckline is low enough to be flattering but high enough to be modest, and the extra drape of fabric in front has a lovely feminine swish when you walk. I don't know yet how it will hold up to washing, but this is really the perfect easy throw-it-on-and-look-fabulous dress. All it needs is a good shoe and earrings and you're done!

              Btw, for anyone concerned about ironing the front detail, as mentioned by some of the reviewers. There's really no need if you have a dryer - just pop it in there for a few minutes with a damp washcloth and it steams into perfect shape.

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

              Stylish & comfortable

              By KCM524

              from San Diego, CA

              About Me Classic Dresser

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Night Out
                • Wear To Work

                This dress is very versatile. Simply by changing your accessories it can go from office to evening. I pair it with a belt around the waist, and it is so adorable. I am looking forward to purchasing another one in a different color. My only complaint is the asymmetric hemline. It is not a drastic asymmetry. Just enough for a little flair, however, I think I would still prefer an even hemline. This little style "hiccup" in no way prevents me from loving this dress.

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

                Flattering Design

                By Southern Shopper

                from Fayetteville, Arkansas

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great Design
                • Well Made
                • Wrinkle Resistant

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Night Out
                  • Wear To Work

                  This dress is very flattering for curvy body types. I wore it to work and then changed shoes for an evening event and it transitioned very well. The gathering in the front and the draped neckline both work very well to minimize the tummy and emphasize the chest in a classy way.

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

                  An all-occasion dress with a style

                  By A Boden fan

                  from Upstate NY

                  About Me Casual Dresser

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    A great addition to my closet.

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

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