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Kate Dress

WH583
(Was $198.00 ) now $79.20

Our full, flippy skirt bestseller is back in three brand new jacquard spot colours. Wouldn’t it be madness not to make another purchase this Winter?

  • Outer 65% wool 35% viscose
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Side pockets
  • 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 length38½3941¾39¼42¼39½42½4043
Chest circumference3334½34½36¼36¼37¾37¾39¾39¾
Front neck drop5
Waist circumference26½27¼27¼282828¾28¾29½29½
Hip circumference40½424243¾43¾45¼45¼4747
Hem circumference100¾102½102½104104105½105½107107
Sleeve length17¼17½17½17¾17¾18181818
 12 R12 L14 R14 L16 R16 L18 L
Front length40¾43½41¼44¼41¾44¾45¼
Chest circumference424244½44½474749¼
Front neck drop6666
Waist circumference30¼30¼3131323242½
Hip circumference48½48½505051½51½53
Hem circumference108¾108¾110¼110¼111¾111¾122½
Sleeve length18½18½18½18½191919¼

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.0

(based on 148 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Well made (110)
  • Comfortable (94)
  • Great design (94)
  • Durable (75)
  • Practical (66)

Cons

  • Poor fit (29)
  • Dry clean only (21)
  • Bad design (8)
  • Itchy (3)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (118)
  • Night out (57)
  • Special occasions (51)
  • Casual wear (17)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      75% 

      (95 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (94), Casual dresser (22), Trendy/stylish dresser (17)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (79), Style driven (46)

Reviewed by 148 customers

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4.0

Top-notch quality, great style

By Jess

from Minneapolis

About Me Classic Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Dry Clean Only

Best Uses

  • Night Out
  • Wear To Work

From the description, I didn't realize how substantial this dress would be. The fabric is beautiful and really high quality wool blend. The dress is lined and although the description says it's poly it feels and looks like silk. Very soft and when I put the dress on I didn't feel any bit of scratchiness (I'm not super sensitive to that though).

The style is exactly what I wanted and great for the woman with substantial hips. It's a wee bit snug in the arms, but I have enormous arms and I doubt that'd be a problem for most (and it often is for me, especially on tailored items).

Then overall length is great and work- and age-appropriate for me. I'm keeping this and look forward to wearing it to work this winter!

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

They couldn't get this one quite right.

By Heather

from Kentucky, United States

About Me Classic Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Well Made

Cons

  • Sizing Was Off

Best Uses

  • Special Occasions
  • Wear To Work

The size 14 was way too big. The size 12 was big in some ways, but small in others. It just didn't fit quite right.

  • Age:
  • 25-34 yrs old
  • Sizing:
  • Feels too large
  • Comfort vs Style:
  • Comfort Driven
 
4.0

Perfect for a fall/winter day

By iraser

from Washington, DC

About Me Classic Dresser

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Special Occasions
    • Wear To Work

    Great for a range of ages - my 15 year old niece actually stole it from me! felt terrific on, looked great and was very comfortable sitting and standing.

    One slight con - the sleeves were a little baggier then they looked in the picture.

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

    I would recommend

    By Chiquita

    from Vermont

    About Me Classic Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Great Design
    • Practical

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Wear To Work

      I haven't worn it much yet, but this dress seems well made and fits well.

      • 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

      Works for petite hourglass

      By tworedsox

      from SC

      About Me Classic Dresser

      See all my reviews

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        This dress works perfectly for me. I'm shortwaisted (5'2") 115# but got the 4L. If you have an hourglass shape, the bust and waist will fit you on this dress because the waist is very fitted. The full skirt makes up for the hip area that is usually too tight for me on Boden (rectangle shape!) dresses. The length hits just below my knees. It is warm and heavy, but the lining is very silky. I bought two and they are my first wool dresses--I'm sold!

        • Age:
        • 25-34 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
         
        2.0

        Much too small

        By Fillleigh

        from NC

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        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Loved the dress and the sale price but it was much too small for me in the torso :(
              Also, it would be difficult to zip up without assistance.

              • Age:
              • 55-64 yrs old
              • Sizing:
              • Feels too small
               
              4.0

              I Love Love this dress!

              By nanasmom

              from northwest

              About Me Casual Dresser

              See all my reviews

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Great Design
              • Practical

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Night Out
                • Special Occasions
                • Wear To Work

                I love everything about this dress, it is perfect for a petite person. I don't know how the waist would fit for a regular size as it is high. It is classic and love the pockets :)

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

                Mary Poppins look

                By M_E_N

                from Cambridge, MA, USA

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Retains Shape
                • Well Made

                Cons

                • Dry Clean Only

                Best Uses

                • Wear To Work

                This dress is a bit too retro and schoolmarmish for my husband, but it makes me feel like Mary Poppins!

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Cute but big in shoulders

                By Lil

                from Virginia

                About Me Casual Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Great Design

                Cons

                • Dry Clean Only
                • Poor Fit

                Best Uses

                • Night Out
                • Special Occasions

                So I got a 2R for my 5'3" 100lb frame. It was too tight in the waist and big in the shoulders. I really wanted to like it, but there was too much room in the top for me. It was also itchy in the sleeves, but had a liner for the rest of the dress.

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

                Professional but a bit stuffy up top

                By Nicole

                from NJ

                About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Retains Shape
                • Well Made

                Cons

                • Dry Clean Only

                Best Uses

                • Wear To Work

                I like this as a conservative dress with a fun full skirt, but the fit on top is a bit stiff and matronly. I also found it really difficult to get the zipper all the way up on my own. It does seem very well made, and a good canvas for belts and statement necklaces.

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

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