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Chancery Dress

WQ052
(Was $118.00 ) now $70.80

You loved the fuller shape of the Finsbury Wool Dress, so we’ve added a Ponte style with a fitted bodice and a swishy skirt.

  • 41% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
  • Short sleeves
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Unlined
  • Pleat detail at neckline
  • 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 length4040¼4340½43½40¾43¾4144
Chest circumference3132¾32¾34¼34¼35¾35¾37¾37¾
Front neck drop5555555
Waist circumference2627½27½292930¾30¾32¾32¾
Hip circumference45¼47¼47¼49¼49¼51¼51¼5353
Hem circumference100½102½102½104¼104¼106¼106¼108¼108¼
Sleeve length5555
 12 R12 L14 R14 L16 R16 L18 L
Front length41½44½424542¼42¼45¾
Chest circumference39¾39¾424244½44½47
Front neck drop
Waist circumference353537¼37¼39½39½42
Hip circumference55½55½585860¼60¼62½
Hem circumference110½110½113113115½115½117¾
Sleeve length66

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.2

(based on 197 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (176)
  • Practical (125)
  • Great design (122)
  • Well made (119)
  • Durable (89)

Cons

  • Poor fit (20)
  • Bad design (17)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (170)
  • Night out (94)
  • Special occasions (76)
  • Casual wear (67)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      86% 

      (144 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (124), Casual dresser (32), Trendy/stylish dresser (27)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (104), Style driven (62)

Reviewed by 197 customers

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4.0

Flattering and Flirty

By alexette

from Oakland, CA

About Me Classic Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Great Design
  • Practical
  • Well Made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear
    • Wear To Work

    What a wonderful closet staple! The Chancery is a great, neutral canvas to dress up (or down) as one sees fit. I can't imagine the shape being unflattering on anyone. A full, swingy skirt always puts a bounce in my step and this one is no exception. The fabric is pleasantly heavy with good drape and seems quite warm enough for nippy days. My only wish would be that the sleeves were *very slightly* less tight - but I think my arms are larger than normal so it may just be me.

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

    Year-round staple

    By Snickerdoodle

    from Seattle

    About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Night Out
      • Wear To Work

      Timeless style in a lovely mid-weight fabric with a very slight sheen to it.

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

      love it!

      By Blue in NE

      from NE

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Design
      • Well Made

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasions
        • Wear To Work

        Love this dress! Does not disappoint. True to size and design shape. Flattering cut, fun, and flirty

        • Age:
        • 25-34 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Style Driven
         
        2.0

        Cute but too frumpy for me

        By E-town mom

        from Midwest

        About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Practical
        • Well Made
        • Wrinkle Resistant

        Cons

        • Poor Fit
        • Too heavy for summer
        • Waistline Too High

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasions
        • Wear To Work

        I received the dress in the mail in navy and was thrilled with the quality of the workmanship and the flow of the dress. When I put it on, the waist was too high on my 5'8" frame (I have a long torso) and was up around my rib cage. As the skirt is full, the fabric extended out from my rib cage which might be flattering on someone with more to hide but as I have a pretty straight figure, this did nothing for me. Alas, it is going back.

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

        Would get this in every color!

        By GlobalK

        from Washington D.C.

        About Me Classic Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Practical
        • Retains Shape

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear
          • Night Out
          • Wear To Work

          It cute and you can dress it up or down -- for the weekend or for work.

          • Age:
          • 35-44 yrs old
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Comfort Driven
           
          3.0

          Not for me

          By Anne

          from Kansas

          About Me Classic Dresser

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable

          Cons

          • Poor Fit

          Best Uses

          • Wear To Work

          I am shorter in stature, 5 foot 5, and average in weight 130ish. This dress was classic in design but took away what little waist I have making me look very short. It was more an empire fit. It was also too long and went past the knee. Pretty dress, just for a different body type.

          • Age:
          • 25-34 yrs old
          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
           
          5.0

          Pleeeease don't discontinue this item!

          By House with Five Girls

          from Columbia, SC

          About Me Classic Dresser

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Favorite. Dress. Ever! In our household we have this dress for every girl over 15, and all wear them constantly. They dress down for casual wear, and up for evenings out, even black tie affairs. After having had them for over a year, and washing them to death, they still look brand new, no fading, twisting, shrinking, pilling or puckering. Thoughtful but cute design flatters every figure from teen to (rather plump) 40-something. Every time one of us wears ours, we get, "Oh I just LOVE your dress. Where did you find it?" 'Wish we could buy one in every color. I've lost weight, and wanted to buy one in my new size...'Too bad they're now on "last chance" status and gone in my size...)-:

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

            Beautiful, classic, and comfortable

            By Bearwife

            from Seattle

            About Me Classic Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Night Out
              • Wear To Work

              This is a gorgeous dress. I got it in the navy blue, a classic color. It is comfortable and very flattering (I'm 5'2", 130ish, and pear shaped.) I think it would work fine with boots or pumps, and would dress up nicely for an evening out with a wrap and nice jewelry.

              • Age:
              • 55-64 yrs old
              • Comfort vs Style:
              • Style Driven
               
              5.0

              Elegant!

              By SunnySide

              from New York

              See all my reviews

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Special Occasions
                • Wear To Work

                Love it and keeping it. Fits like a glove. Got the gray and it's elegant and versatile. Slightly on the prim side (great for work and PTA type of occasions). Perhaps I can add more spunk with a fun belt or colorful tights.

                • Age:
                • 35-44 yrs old
                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                 
                4.0

                Perfect basic for work

                By M

                from Boston

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Practical
                • Well Made

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Wear To Work

                  This is a perfect staple for work - wear it with a bold necklace, blazer or cardigan. Can be belted as well. Very versatile - can't wait to wear it all spring!

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

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