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Drop Waist Dress

WH487
(Was $148.00 ) now $74.00

Our sexiest knitted dress has a beautiful, relaxed top with a dropped waist and a slinky fitted skirt. Drop dead gorgeous.

  • 100% merino wool
  • Lining 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Semi fitted shape
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Separate lining
  • 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 length33¼3633½36¼39¼34¾36½39½34
Chest circumference3939½40½41414242½42½43¾
Front neck drop
Hem circumference26¾28¾28¾30¾30¾30¾32¾32¾32¾
Sleeve length12¼12¼12¼12¼12¼12¼12¼12¼12¼
 8 R8 L10 PET10 R10 L12 R12 L14 R14 L
Front length36½39½34½37¼40¼37¾038½41¼
Chest circumference444445¾4646484850½50½
Front neck drop
Hem circumference34½34½34½36½36½393941¼41¼
Sleeve length12¼12¼12¼12¼12¼12¼12¼11¾11¾
 16 R16 L18 L
Front length394242½
Chest circumference52¾52¾55
Front neck drop
Hem circumference43¾43¾46
Sleeve length11¾11¾11½

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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3.9

(based on 29 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (25)
  • Practical (17)
  • Great design (14)
  • Well made (14)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

  • Bad design (5)
  • Poor fit (5)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (21)
  • Casual wear (16)
  • Night out (10)
  • Special occasions (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (19 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (17), Trendy/stylish dresser (6)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (14), Comfort driven (7)

Reviewed by 29 customers

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3.0

great fabric, less great fit

By baseball fan

from Minnesota Metro

About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

See all my reviews

Pros

  • Comfortable

Cons

  • Bad Design

Best Uses

    the knit is wonderfully soft so I ended up keeping the dress even though the fit was a little odd and not like the pictures. The top of the dress above the line of the drop waist just kind of sticks out - not enough to be blousy but not straight like in all the pictures.

    • Age:
    • 45-54 yrs old
    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
     
    4.0

    Great dress

    By Mem

    from New Jersey

    About Me Classic Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Special Occasions

      This is a great dress. Very flattering and great for all body shapes and sizes. Runs very true to size. I plan on wearing it on Christmas

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

      Too boxy on top

      By Britfan

      from Newburyport

      About Me Classic Dresser

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Practical

      Cons

      • Bad Design
      • Poor Fit

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear

      Thought this would be a great go to dress but the top is cut much too big in comparison to the bottom and makes for an unflattering fit. I had to return the dress.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels too large
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Style Driven
       
      3.0

      Not for short people

      By Collie Mom

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Design
      • Practical

      Cons

      • Poor Fit

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Wear To Work

      I really liked the dress style in the catalog and thought it would be great for me since I am rather straight up and down. Unfortunately, the dress was not offered in petite sizes and the top of the dress was too long for my torso and left a strange wrinkle above the fitted skirt. I am 5'1". More petite options would be welcome.

      • Age:
      • 65 yrs and older
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Style Driven

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Bad fit

      By cpc

      from Albany NY

      About Me Classic Dresser

      See all my reviews

      Pros

        Cons

        • Poor Fit

        Best Uses

        • Night Out
        • Wear To Work

        The dropped waist style of this dress seemed like it would be great, but the skirt of the dress is so snug that the bodice sort of billowed out and looked blousy. I was hoping for a more streamlined look! Also, the slip that comes with the dress, which I thought was a very nice touch, is at least 2 inches longer than the dress! Too bad, because the wool is very soft and seems like nice quality. Not sure sizing up would have helped with the fit or the issue with the slip. Returned.

        • Age:
        • 45-54 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels too small

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfect

        By TLC

        from New York

        About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear
          • Night Out
          • Wear To Work

          Day to night...very comfortable

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

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          delicious fabric, style didn't work

          By Shel

          from San Francisco

          About Me Classic Dresser

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Well Made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Night Out
            • Wear To Work

            Bought this one hoping it would be my go-to dress for work travel. The fabric is sublimely soft merino wool and it comes with a gorgeous little wool camisole. Unfortunately, the cut didn't work for my frame--hit my legs in just the wrong place and made my middle look wide. :(

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

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Super Comfy Dress!

            By AB

            from Atlanta, GA

            About Me Classic Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Great Design
            • Practical

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear
              • Wear To Work

              Purchased in black... This dress should flatter all shapes! Really comfortable and looks terrific with Boden tights and a vibrant scarf. It comes with a separate, thin jersey slip with spaghetti straps in the same color and fabric. The drop waist is concealing, meaning that you do not have to have a slim waistline or flat stomach to wear it. LOVE IT!!!

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

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              detail and quality is second to none!

              By su

              from napa, ca

              About Me Classic Dresser

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Night Out
                • Wear To Work

                A compliment to J. Boden for their attention to detail on every item I order. The packaging properly assures no wrinkles on the clothing or damage to shoes. They are very mindful. The brilliant customer service they provide to me is outstanding! I am always getting compliments of the clothing I wear. I buy a lot of the items on sale, and refer ppl to Boden. Thank you for your focus of doing the right thing. Providing the best that a lot of companies can't do. Gorgeous, comfortable. I travel a lot. It is hard to find the right fit with some of the clothing, but when I find the right garment it is worth it.

                This outfit flows nicely on me. My husband likes it, too. I have a curvy body. Size 12. Hort lines don't suit me. This dress compliments with the vertical stitching. The full length under garment knit slip is a beautiful compliment to the flow of the dress

                • Age:
                • 45-54 yrs old
                • Comfort vs Style:
                • Style Driven

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Not for Me

                By Karen

                from Missouri

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable

                Cons

                • Just Not For Me

                Best Uses

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

                For someone with a different shape, this dress would be a great work to evening dress! The fabric and construction are both great. It just went in too far at the knees for me.

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

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