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Pretty Shift

WH626
(Was $198.00 ) now $138.60

We’ve given this new shift a special twist with a choice of gorgeous jacquard or textured cotton ottoman. Dress it up or down as the mood or moment takes you.

  • BLU and YEL: outer 100% cotton
  • NAV and PCH: outer 95% polyester 5% polyamide
  • BLU and YEL: lining 100% cotton
  • NAV and PCH: lining 100% polyester
  • Fitted shape
  • Sleeveless
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Fully lined
  • Side waist gathering
  • Concealed back zip
  • NAV and PCH: dry clean only
  • BLU and YEL: machine washable
  • 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 circumference32¾34¼34¼35¾35¾37½37½39½39½
Waist circumference27¼28¾28¾30¼30¼32323434
Hem circumference37½39½39½41¼41¼43¼43¼45¼45¼
 12 R12 L14 R14 L16 R16 L18 L
Front length404340½43½41¼44¼44¾
Chest circumference41¼41¼43¾43¾46460
Waist circumference363638½38½40¾00
Hem circumference47½47½505052½52½0

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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3.6

(based on 24 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (16)
  • Great design (13)
  • Well made (13)
  • Durable (7)
  • Practical (7)

Cons

  • Poor fit (7)
  • Bad design (3)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (15)
  • Night out (11)
  • Special occasions (10)
  • Casual wear (7)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      55% 

      (11 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (16), Casual dresser (3)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (14), Style driven (5)

Reviewed by 24 customers

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3.0

Classic

By Raeby79

from Minnesota

About Me Classic Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Well Made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Wear To Work

    I bought several dresses and this was the one my husband picked and likes the best. Totally classic and looks great next to him in a suit. I bought navy. Cuts high in the arm holes and isn't very comfortable for a long period of time.

    • Age:
    • 25-34 yrs old
     
    3.0

    Not a good fit.

    By Vickster

    from Northern California

    About Me Classic Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable

    Cons

    • Poor Fit

    Best Uses

    • Night Out
    • Wear To Work

    This is a very pretty dress but it just didn't fit me right. The bottom half was too big and the gathers at the waist made the dress poof out around the hips. The fabric was beautiful, I loved the design, but the fit was a deal breaker for me.

    • Age:
    • 45-54 yrs old
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too large
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
     
    5.0

    lovely

    By sarah

    from california

    About Me Classic Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Great Design
    • Practical
    • Well Made

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Night Out
      • Special Occasions
      • Wear To Work

      I bought the yellow on and it is such a lovely color, the fit is also great

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

      This dress fit me to a T

      By H

      from South Dakota

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Design
      • Practical

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        I purchased several Boden items in my last order. This dress was the one that was 100% on for fit and glam.

        • Age:
        • 45-54 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Comfort Driven
         
        2.0

        Odd fitting/sizing

        By GirlPosseMom

        from Alexandria, VA

        About Me Classic Dresser

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Well Made

        Cons

        • Bad Design
        • Poor Fit

        Best Uses

        • Night Out
        • Special Occasions

        I rarely return Boden purchases for problems with sizing, which has always been spot-on until this season. I am 5'9", 140lbs, athletic build and ever since I started shopping with Boden (12 years ago when they only had British sizing) I have been a 12UK/8US (L for skirts/dresses). The dress was loose fitting in the bodice, but would have been fine if the skirt didn't appear to be 2 sizes bigger than the top half of the dress--the tiny gathers/tucks didn't help and made the dress poofy around the middle. Worse, I could have taken in the skirt 2-3 inches on each side. As always, the fabric is beautiful, and elegant (I bought tropical peach) and the dress seems well made with Boden's usual attention to detail. Whether it is a sizing or design issue, this dress just didn't work and it is going back.

        • Age:
        • 45-54 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels too large
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Style Driven
         
        5.0

        Great dress

        By Massmom

        from Boston

        About Me Classic Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Great Design

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear
          • Wear To Work

          Beautiful spring dress

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

          Yellow, Turquoise & Fuschia

          By RealBohemianBeauty

          from California

          About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

          See all my reviews

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Day trips
            • Fancier Gatherings

            All day long my husband continued to comment how pretty I looked in this color. The yellow version of this dress is beautiful and vibrant. The pattern is just the right size too. I usually wear a Boden size 6 or 8. I initially held off because many reviewers commented on the this colorway as being muted and that the cut of the dress was overall ill fitting. But, in other pics on the website, you can see that the dress is definitely more lively.I got non stop compliments the first day I wore it. I'm glad I ignored the negative comments on both the color and the shape of this dress. I feel beautiful when I'm wearing it. I definitely recommend this one!

            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Style Driven
             
            2.0

            Not flat across stomach

            By DCLady

            from Washington DC

            About Me Classic Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Well Made

            Cons

            • Bad Design
            • Poor Fit

            Best Uses

            • Wear To Work

            I wanted to love this dress since the print was so cute, but the fit was off. This dress has those weird pleats at the waist that cause a poofy section to form over your tummy. I would have kept it if it had laid flat.

            • Age:
            • Under 25 yrs old
            • Sizing:
            • Feels too large
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Comfort Driven
             
            4.0

            Lovely Spring Dress

            By bodenlover

            from Maryland, USA

            About Me Classic Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Poor Fit

            Best Uses

            • Night Out
            • Special Occasions
            • Wear To Work

            I purchased this dress in the coral and navy colors. They are both lovely and very useful for spring and summer. The fabric is thinner than I had imagined, it is 95% polyester and has a sheen. I think it will be pleasant for summer because of the lightweight nature of the fabric.
            What surprises me is the fit. I usually wear size 14 dress in Boden and this dress is swimming on me. I am large-chested (36DDD) and even the top is loose. I will have to take the waist in an inch on each side to keep it from moving around and looking too loose. I need to wear it this week or I would send for a 12. This is so unusual that I am noting it. I would definitely order a 12 if you usually wear a 14.

            • Age:
            • 45-54 yrs old
            • Sizing:
            • Feels too large
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Style Driven
             
            4.0

            Pretty and feels like a dream

            By Pat the Seamstress

            from New Jersey

            About Me Classic Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Well Made

            Cons

              Best Uses

                So much prettier than it appeared online. The fabric is silky yet textured, the bodice fit like a dream. A very pretty, grown-up dress for a nice occasion, or maybe the office with a jacket. I gave it 4 stars only because my husband thought it obscured my waist.

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

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