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Vanessa Dress

WH589
(Was $148.00 ) now $59.20 to $88.80

We’ve updated this classic Boden shape this season and the pretty pleats at the neckline accentuate the feminine feeling.

  • Outer 63% viscose 37% silk
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Cap sleeves
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Fully lined
  • Pleat detail at neckline
  • Soft gathers at front
  • Concealed side zip
  • Button and loop at centre back neck
  • 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 length3838¼41¼38½41½394239½42½
Chest circumference3435½35½373738½38½40½40½
Front neck drop44444444
Waist circumference26½282829½29½31313333
Hip circumference35¾37¾37¾39¾39¾41¾41¾43¾43¾
Hem circumference32¾34½34½36½36½38½38½40½40½
 12 R12 L14 R14 L16 R16 L18 L
Front length42½4340½43½41¼44¼44¾
Chest circumference42½42½454515¾15¾49½
Front neck drop
Waist circumference35¼35¼37½37½404042½
Hip circumference464648½48½50¾50¾53
Hem circumference434345¼45¼47½47½50

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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3.7

(based on 54 reviews)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (29)
  • Comfortable (28)
  • Well made (28)
  • Practical (13)
  • Retains shape (12)

Cons

  • Poor fit (16)
  • Bad design (10)

Best Uses

  • Special occasions (38)
  • Night out (34)
  • Wear to work (32)
  • Casual wear (8)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      67% 

      (31 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (38), Trendy/stylish dresser (9), Casual dresser (5)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (30), Style driven (18)

Reviewed by 54 customers

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2.0

Picture does it too much justice

By Practical and classic

from Washington DC

About Me Casual Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Practical

Cons

  • Bad Design
  • Poor Fit
  • Poor Quality

Best Uses

  • Special Occasions
  • Wear To Work

Waist hits too high, and I have an abnormally short torso so that's saying something. B cup and below need not apply for this dress unless you want a baggy bosom. Fabric is thin and lower quality than I thought. Print is fantastic though, its one redeeming grace

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

Bodice Fits Well, Skirt Too Tight

By Corinne

from Iowa

About Me Classic Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Great Design
  • Retains Shape
  • Well Made

Cons

  • Poor Fit

Best Uses

  • Night Out
  • Special Occasions
  • Wear To Work

The dress is so pretty with lovely construction and classic design. Unfortunately, the skirt, being more of a pencil shape, is far too tight for me. This would work perfectly on a slim-hipped woman. I'm afraid if I order up a size, the bodice would then be too roomy.

  • Age:
  • 25-34 yrs old
  • Sizing:
  • Feels too small
  • Comfort vs Style:
  • Style Driven
 
5.0

Retro, girly, AND professional?!

By Smash, Esq.

from Washington, DC

About Me Classic Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Special Occasions
    • Wear To Work

    I knew I had to have this dress the moment I saw it, and as soon as I saw myself in it, I was in love. The slightly-higher waist is so flattering, and the details like the tucks along the collar, and the ribbon at the waist make this dress look adorable, yet chic, and office-appropriate. I have wide hips, so it did feel a little close there, but the fit should be excellent for those with a more "normal" figure.

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

    Feminine Plus Fit

    By OSusannaB

    from Virginia

    About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Great Design
    • Retains Shape

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Wear To Work

      Pattern, color, detailing, fit all make this a very flattering and comfortable feminine dress.

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

      Love the Dress

      By Carolyn

      from Massachusetts

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Design
      • Well Made

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        The dress is beautiful and classic. Love the colors and the fit.

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

        Loved this sassy dress!

        By Rebex

        from Los Angeles

        About Me Casual Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Great Design

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasions

        Bought this dress in the sale, and just received it this morning. I am very pleased with it - it has a kind of retro '50s feel with the design and big red roses. Great for the spring/summer. I bought the 14, and would say that it is a very flattering dress for a lady with a curvy figure.

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

        Lady-like dress

        By SoJo

        from Pennsylvania

        About Me Classic Dresser

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Comfortable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Special Occasions

          I've been on the fence about buying this dress. I'm glad I finally did. It's beautifully made. Great comfortable material. Perfect dress to wear to a baby or bridal shower. Looks great in the red floral. I like that you can wear it with a cardigan or without and it still looks put together. Can't wait to wear it!

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

          Super Pretty

          By Cynthia

          from Seattle

          About Me Casual Dresser

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Great Design
          • Well Made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Night Out
            • Special Occasions

            I got the red. The color is beautiful! While I understand what other reviewers have said about the top, it fits me great. The only negative is that the lining peeks out one side of the kick pleat in the back. I will tack it up myself.

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

            Just perfect!

            By Morena

            from Minnesota, US

            About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Great Design
            • Practical

            Cons

            • Must Hand Wash

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear
            • Special Occasions
            • Wear To Work

            My best buy until now. A really great dress, the color is just like in the picture.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Comfort Driven
             
            3.0

            great fabric

            By swim-mom

            from minneapolis

            About Me Classic Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Night Out
                • Wear To Work

                This dress is cut smaller than other Boden items - very slim cut below the empire waist. Based on other reviews I may have gone up a size but it was no longer available. The cut of the top was full, which would have been fine on me in the proper size. If you have a straight lower body and full chest this is a great choice - beautiful fabric.

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

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