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Fifties Halterneck Dress

WH465
(Was $98.00 ) now $19.60

Our new halterneck is a happy homage to Fifties fashion. You’ll love the authentic, full skirt and our charming, vintage-inspired prints add to the nostalgic feeling.

  • Outer 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Lining 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fit and flare shape
  • Sleeveless
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Lined bodice
  • 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 PET2 R4 PET4 R4 L6 PET6 R6 L8 PET
Front length343934¼39½42½34¾39¾39¾35
Chest circumference2622¾27½24½24½29262630¾
Front neck drop000440
Waist circumference25¼2626¾27½27½28¼292930
Hip circumference323233¾33¾33¾35½35½35½37½
Hem circumference848485¾85¾85¾87¾87¾87¾89¾
Sleeve length000000000
 8 R8 L10 PET10 R10 L12 R12 L14 R14 L
Front length404335½40½43¼40¾43¾4144
Chest circumference27½27½32¾29½29½31½31½3434
Front neck drop4404444
Waist circumference30¾30¾3232¾32¾353537¼37¼
Hip circumference37½37½39½39½39½41¾41¾4444
Hem circumference89¾89¾91¾91¾91¾949496½96½
Sleeve length000000000
 16 R16 L18 L
Front length41½44½45
Chest circumference36¼36¼38½
Front neck drop
Waist circumference39½39½42
Hip circumference46½46½48¾
Hem circumference98¾98¾101¼
Sleeve length000

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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3.5

(based on 50 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (24)
  • Great design (24)
  • Well made (19)
  • Practical (13)
  • Durable (10)

Cons

  • Poor fit (17)
  • Bad design (8)

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (38)
  • Night out (26)
  • Special occasions (13)
  • Wear to work (9)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      67% 

      (26 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (25), Casual dresser (14)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (25), Comfort driven (15)

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2.0

Wonky top

By Janiejaneo

from Austin

About Me Casual Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Bad Design

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear

    The pattern is so adorable, but the top is constructed so wonky that I had to return it. I wish more things were produced in that print since I was trying how I could turn the dress into a wearable skirt.

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

    Halter dress

    By Liz

    from Kansas

    About Me Casual Dresser

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Night Out
      • Special Occasions
      • Wear To Work

      So pretty! The bodice lays oddly until you move it around to lay right. Of course my chest is large. It's a little tight on the waist zipping up but okay once on..

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Style Driven
       
      5.0

      Adorable!

      By Phoebe

      from Philly

      About Me Casual Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Design
      • Well Made

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Night Out
        • Special Occasions

        I love this dress! It's so flattering & comfortable. I love the cut!

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

        Love this dress!

        By Mnbijoux

        from Minneapolis, USA

        About Me Casual Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear
          • Special Occasions

          Cute with a cardigan to work! Darling for a shower, lunch or daytime date!

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

          Cute!

          By Joey

          from new york

          About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Great Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear

            Great, comfortable and stylish dress. Back is a bit low, but its for summer, after all!

            • Age:
            • 25-34 yrs old
            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Style Driven
             
            1.0

            Funky cut

            By klb

            from North America

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            Pros

            • Well Made

            Cons

            • Bad Design
            • Poor Fit

            Best Uses

              This dress is cut just....oddly. You'd have to be at least 5'8", or more, to come close to filling up the vertical space between the waist and the halter. If you try to have it altered to accomodate a shorter torso, the pleats at the top of the bodice will not lay well. And as others have mentioned, the back poufs out like a giant balloon. It would cost me a fortune to have this cute dress altered. It's going in a box back to Boden tomorrow.

               
              5.0

              I love this dress!

              By Kate

              from New York, NY

              About Me Classic Dresser

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Great Design
              • Practical
              • Retains Shape
              • Sexy And Classy
              • Well Made
              • Wrinkle Resistant

              Cons

              • Get 1-2 Sizes Larger

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear
              • Wear To Work

              Love this; fits beautfiully at the waist and hits the knee (I'm 5'8, it's difficult to do both). I'm usually a size 4, but size 8 was perfect.

              Love the vintage cartoon print; would wear this to work with a cardigan or during the weekend/running errands.

              Wish I found this place sooner, looking forward to fall!

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

              Fun styling, but hard to fit

              By Cookie Mom

              from Connecticut

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear
                  • Special Occasions
                  • Wear To Work

                  I couldn't wait for this dress to arrive, and ordered it in 2 sizes to cover all my bases, but this dress was not to be for me. Loved the print and the styling, but the top was too bunchy and the halter straps would not lay flat around my breastbone and shoulders. Loved the fact that it minimized my waist and hips, but that didn't matter because all the attention was on the bad-fitting top. It was also about an inch or 2 shorter than I expected; I am only 5'4" and it hit me right above the knee. Wanted to love it, but trying to alter the top would have cost a small fortune.

                  • Age:
                  • 35-44 yrs old

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great summer dress

                  By Emily

                  from Philadelphia

                  About Me Classic Dresser

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                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Great Design
                  • Practical

                  Cons

                  • Zipper Gets Stuck

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear
                  • Night Out

                  I ordered this dress in two different colors because I liked it so much. I'm always been a 4 and a 6 when it comes to dresses, and I decided to go with a 4 in this dress. It zips up, and it's fairly comfortable, but I definitely could've gone with the 6. The zipper on one of the dresses gets stuck at the waist when I unzip it off the hanger and try to zip it up on me, but it does fit. Next time, I'll probably go with the 6 when I order a dress from Boden, but these dresses are still very flattering and perfect for a summer party or a walk around town.

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

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  All wrong!

                  By Richmonder

                  from Richmond, va

                  About Me Classic Dresser

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Bad Design
                    • Poor Fit

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear

                    I should have heeded the advice of previous reviewers! The bodice fit strangely and the back bunched and gathered in a weird way. The waist is fitted to mid hip, so if you have even a hint of a belly it will show. All adds up to not good! Fabric was beautiful, but where was that classic boden fit? Back it goes!

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

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