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Our first ponte shirt dress is fitted and very flattering. Take it from the office to your favourite brasserie by adding heels and a statement necklace.

  • 32% cotton 31% modal 28% polyamide 9% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Medium weight jersey
  • Unlined
  • Button fastening at front
  • 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 PET2 R4 PET4 R4 L6 PET6 R6 L8 PET
Front length3638¾36394236¼39¼42¼36½
Chest circumference32¼32¼34343435½35½35½37
Front neck drop33333333
Waist circumference27¼27¼28¾28¾28¾30¼30¼30¼32
Hip circumference33½33½35½35½35½37½37½37½39½
Hem circumference323234343435¾35¾35¾37¾
Sleeve length16¼17½16½17¾17¾16¾181817
 8 R8 L10 PET10 R10 L12 R12 L14 R14 L
Front length39½42½37404340½43½4144
Chest circumference3737393939414143¼43¼
Front neck drop333
Waist circumference323234343435¾35¾38¼38¼
Hip circumference39½39½41¼41¼41¼43¾43¾4646
Hem circumference37¾37¾39¾39¾39¾424244½44½
Sleeve length181817¼18¼18¼18½18½18¾18¾
 16 R16 L18 L
Front length41½44½45
Chest circumference45¾45¾48
Front neck drop
Waist circumference40½40½43
Hip circumference48½48½50¾
Hem circumference474749¼
Sleeve length191919¼

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.4

(based on 63 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (50)
  • Comfortable (44)
  • Well made (39)
  • Practical (36)
  • Durable (34)

Cons

  • Poor fit (5)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (56)
  • Casual wear (23)
  • Night out (23)
  • Special occasions (7)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      72% 

      (38 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (32), Trendy/stylish dresser (16), Casual dresser (8)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (28), Comfort driven (26)

Reviewed by 63 customers

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4.0

Cute and great for work

By Rhodygirl

from Arlington, VA

About Me Casual Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Practical
  • Well Made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Wear To Work

    Very cute dress on sale. Color is a not quite brown and will brighten it up with colored tights and scarf. Very versatile dress. Good for a casual office environment. Material is very nice and will wear well.

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

    Almost...

    By Lovemesomedresses

    from New York

    About Me Classic Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Practical
    • Well Made

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Wear To Work

      Very well made, promising but just had too much extra fabric in the hips. Sizing down would make the bust too small. Also felt the pointe fabric showed every bump.

      • Age:
      • 25-34 yrs old
      • Sizing:
      • Feels too large
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Style Driven
       
      3.0

      Arm bands much too tight

      By Liz

      from St. Louis, MO

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Pros

      • Great Design
      • Practical

      Cons

      • Poor Fit

      Best Uses

      • Wear To Work

      I am 5'10" and 150 lbs, and ordered my regular size (10), but I found the bands on the 3/4 sleeves of this dress binding and very uncomfortable. Otherwise, the dress fit well, great fabric, nice details. I would have bought a Tall if available - the regular was a bit too short for my taste but would have kept it if not for armbands. Returning.

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

      Perfect

      By Very deliberative shopper

      from Western North Carolina

      About Me Classic Dresser

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Great Design
      • Practical

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        I have been waiting several seasons, searching for the perfect shirt dress. I ordered and hoped for the best. This dress arrived today and it fits like it was made just for me, I will wear this dress for a long time.

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

        i would buy a size up

        By NC Jay

        from Nevada City

        About Me Classic Dresser

        Pros

        • Great Design
        • Well Made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Wear To Work

          I ordered this in a 6R The bodice is small. I am 5'4" and 122 pounds. I would love to try an 8R but sadly they are out of stock.
          The petrol color is beautiful. I have returned the 6R and hope to snag an 8R if someone returns or stock is available.

          • Age:
          • 65 yrs and older
          • Sizing:
          • Feels too small
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Style Driven
           
          2.0

          grreat idea but poor fit

          By javon

          from indiana

          About Me Casual Dresser

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Retains Shape

          Cons

          • Bad Design
          • Poor Fit

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear

          The color is really a blah and the fit pulled in all the wrong places. I think a different color would've made the pulling less noticeable too.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels too small
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Comfort Driven
           
          5.0

          Military sheek

          By happyinMN

          from St Paul, MN

          About Me Casual Dresser

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Great Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear
            • Wear To Work

            What a great, well-made dress. Excellent work attire. Comfortable and form fitting, sleek and stylish. My favorite color to boot (army green). The 2R fits me perfectly and is true to size for me. I'm hoping it doesn't shrink otherwise it might be just a little too tight around my mid-section and the buttons would gap. The 4R was definitely too large for me. Love this dress! Wore it to my last day of work with cream cable knit tights, brown boots, and an orange mid-century scarf from my great-grandmother around the waist. Smashing!

            • Age:
            • 25-34 yrs old
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Comfort Driven
             
            4.0

            Great design, beautiful color

            By plantgirl

            from White Bear Lake, Minnesota

            About Me Classic Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Great Design
            • Practical

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              The fabric is sturdy, and the construction and design are top rate, although since I like a slightly looser fit, I will need to return for one size larger.

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

              Love this dress!

              By JMill

              from Southlake, TX

              About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Great Design
              • Practical
              • Well Made

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Wear To Work

                I LOVE this dress! The seaming is extremely flattering and it has just enough detail on the sleeves, button placket, collar and waist to make it interesting. I hope Boden makes this again, perhaps in a deep purple or in a print. I absolutely love this one! For reference, I am 5'4" with a very curvy frame (size 14) and this is really slimming.

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

                great work dress

                By mkdsf

                from Washington DC

                About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Great Design
                • Practical
                • Well Made

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Wear To Work

                  Very nice fabric, good fit. Will become part of my favored work wear rotation.

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

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