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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 41 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (37)
  • Great design (26)
  • Practical (25)
  • Well made (22)
  • Durable (18)

Cons

  • Poor fit (5)
  • Bad design (3)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (35)
  • Casual wear (12)
  • Night out (12)
  • Special occasions (5)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      84% 

      (31 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (31), Trendy/stylish dresser (8)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (20), Style driven (18)

Reviewed by 41 customers

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5.0

Very Flattering Dress!

By Erin

from Portland, OR

About Me Classic Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Special Occasions
    • Wear To Work

    I ordered this dress in a 6L in the Black/Grey color because the stock of 6R was depleted. The 6L will need to be hemmed, but overall the proportions still work for my frame and the dress is very flattering. It doesn't cling, but hangs well due to the heft of the fabric. I will not need to wear spanx to look good in this dress! 5'4" 145 lbs

    • Age:
    • 35-44 yrs old
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
     
    5.0

    Beautiful! Perfect!

    By Rebekah229

    from Modesto, CA

    About Me Classic Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Wear To Work

      I just received this dress last night; I tried it on and LOVED it! I have it on now, at work, and have already received compliments! It is really cute and true to size (I am 5'4" and 138 lbs.; I ordered a size 8R and it fits me perfect). I ordered it in the magenta and it is a beautiful shade that looks like what is pictured. The collar is super-cute, too...the only thing is, is that it would have been nice if the collar went all the way around the neckline, but it is still really cute and smart looking.

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

      Really cute -- maybe too girlish?

      By MaggieT.

      from Western Mass

      About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

      See all my reviews

      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

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