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The Strand Dress

BQ025
(Was $148.00 ) now $133.20

This new, panelled Ponte style has a pretty Peter Pan collar with contrast tipping. The gentle A-line skirt makes it easy to wear to work.

  • Outer 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fit and flare shape
  • Cap sleeves
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Full body lining
  • Concealed back 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 length37½37¾40¾384138¼4138½41¼
Chest circumference3435½35½37¼37¼38¾38¾40¾40¾
Waist circumference2728½28½303031¾31¾33¾33¾
Hip circumference4545¾45¾46½46½47¼47¼48¼48¼
Hem circumference50½52½52½54¼54¼56¼56¼58¼58¼
Sleeve length5555
 12 R12 L14 R14 L16 R16 L18 L
Front length38½41½38¾41¾394242
Chest circumference42¾42¾454547½47½49¾
Waist circumference363638¼38¼40½40½43
Hip circumference49495050515152
Hem circumference60½60½636365½65½67¾
Sleeve length6

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4.3

(based on 39 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (35)
  • Great design (24)
  • Practical (23)
  • Well made (20)
  • Durable (16)

Cons

  • Poor fit (5)
  • Bad design (3)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (33)
  • Casual wear (12)
  • Night out (12)
  • Special occasions (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (30 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (29), Trendy/stylish dresser (8)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (19), Style driven (17)

Reviewed by 39 customers

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4.0

Really cute -- maybe too girlish?

By MaggieT.

from Western Mass

About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Great Design

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Wear To Work

    This dress is really cute. I like the shape (it's flattering), the little under-bust seam in front is a nice touch, and the piped collar is adorable. But I have to say: I thought the A-line shape plus the piped collar would look pretty and a little sophisticated, but somehow they end up looking a little bit girlish in a non-good way. So I ended up returning it, even though I did like the dress! Maybe if the skirt were a little straighter? Anyway, it's cute and seems like it would wear well. And it runs true to size.

    • Age:
    • 45-54 yrs old
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style Driven
     
    5.0

    Perfect Dress

    By Jen121314

    from Long Island, New York

    About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Great Design
    • Practical

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Night Out
      • Wear To Work

      This is an absolutely gorgeous dress! The pink color is beautiful, especially with the blue piping. The tighter bodice and A-line skirt creates a flattering shape. The only concern I have is that the back zipper comes down far, creating a a tiny bulge where it ends near my bottom. That tends to happen to me with anything that has a long zipper, so maybe it's just me. However, the rest of the dress is so perfect, I will not hesitate to keep it. I'm so glad I didn't pass this one up. For reference, I'm about 5'2" and 110 lbs; the 2R fits like a glove.

      • Age:
      • 35-44 yrs old
      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Style Driven
       
      4.0

      Pretty and feminine

      By Mom in law

      from Houston

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Design
      • Practical
      • Well Made

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        I was afraid this dress would look dowdy, but it's not. It's a very flattering cut and makes the waist look small, and the material is nice and drapey. I bought the navy and grey and I preferred the navy-- without a contrasting color on the collar, the grey seemed a little too severe.

        • Age:
        • 35-44 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Style Driven
         
        4.0

        Cute and comfortable!

        By Tracey

        from Milwaukee WI

        About Me Classic Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Practical
        • Well Made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Wear To Work

          This is a cute dress to wear to work - the collar is what makes it really stand out. Also, the skirt flares a little more than I generally wear but not much and looks nice.

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

          Love, Love, Love

          By Savannah Sarah

          from Georgia, USA

          About Me Classic Dresser

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear
            • Wear To Work

            This is the best dress. I loved it so much I ordered the navy blue and then ordered another one in pink. The fit is perfect. The length is perfect. I am average height. I ordered a size 14R. It would work great with a sweater or blazer on chilly days and the fabric is not clingy. Also, the dress is lined so that was an extra bonus. I love lined dresses. Wonderful quality. Love you Boden!!!

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

            Great for work

            By Georgie

            from Washington, DC

            About Me Classic Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Practical
            • Well Made

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Wear To Work

              This is a perfect dress for my work - can wear it in my casual office and it the offices of clients that have more conservative dress code. Love the collar - it's a great detail without being to "cutesy". The shape is great, and the weight is perfect for multi-season wear.

              • Age:
              • 35-44 yrs old
              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Comfort vs Style:
              • Comfort Driven
               
              4.0

              Stylish Versatile Dress

              By MSW/CCLS

              from Philadelphia, PA

              About Me Classic Dresser

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              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Night Out
                • Wear To Work

                I really like this Boden Dress as it combines style with comfort and has a unique peter pan collar design. I will wear it for work, church and possible for evening events.

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

                Wierd fit

                By Gail

                from Minneapolis, MN

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Practical

                Cons

                • Bad Design
                • Poor Fit

                Best Uses

                  Looked so cute in the pictures. The top of the dress did not fit at all--managed to be too tight under the arms and too baggy in the front. Didn't work for me.

                  • Age:
                  • 35-44 yrs old
                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                   
                  3.0

                  Well-made but did not suit

                  By Grace

                  from Boston

                  About Me Classic Dresser

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • Practical

                  Cons

                  • Poor Fit

                  Best Uses

                  • Night Out
                  • Wear To Work

                  I love everything with a peter pan collar, so was incredibly excited to order this dress. When it arrived, I was disappointing that it did not flatter my body type (slim, strait). It was the correct size in terms of the bust/torso but bagged out a bit too much below my waist. Looked more matronly than I would like for a 27-year-old. That said, it is well made (LOVED the thick material) and would likely look better on someone with more curves and smaller calves (my calves are muscular and this length just did not flatter).

                  • Age:
                  • 25-34 yrs old
                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Comfort vs Style:
                  • Comfort Driven
                   
                  4.0

                  New Favorite!

                  By Red

                  from NYC

                  About Me Casual Dresser

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • Practical
                  • Washes Well

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear
                    • Night Out
                    • Wear To Work

                    It's classy and comfy!

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

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