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Chiswell Shift

BQ028
(Was $208.00 ) now $145.60

We felt this new Sixties style would make breadwinning a more beautiful business. Choose from two spot jacquards or classic Black with stab stitching detail.

  • BLK: outer 97% wool 3% elastane
  • NAV and BUR: outer 51% cotton 49% polyester
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Sleeveless
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Self fabric centre front panel
  • BLK: contrast stab stitch detailing on front panel
  • 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 length35¼35½38½3638¾36¼39¼36¾39¾
Chest circumference3435½35½373738½38½40½40½
Waist circumference30½323233½33½35¼35¼37¼37¼
Hip circumference36¼38¼38¼40¼40¼42424444
Hem circumference39¾41¾41¾43¾43¾45¾45¾47½47½
 12 R12 L14 R14 L16 R16 L18 L
Front length37¼40¼3840¾38½41½42
Chest circumference42½42½454547¼47¼49½
Waist circumference39½39½41¾41¾444446½
Hip circumference46½46½48¾48¾51¼51¼53½
Hem circumference505052½52½54¾54¾57

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.1

(based on 14 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (9)
  • Great design (8)
  • Practical (7)
  • Well made (6)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

  • Poor fit (4)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (14)
  • Night out (6)
  • Casual wear (4)
  • Special occasions (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      58% 

      (7 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (7), Trendy/stylish dresser (5)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (8), Comfort driven (6)

Reviewed by 14 customers

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5.0

Adorable!

By BodenDressFan

from Virginia

About Me Classic Dresser

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Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Wear To Work

      This is adorable! Can't wait to wear it. I am normally a 6 long in Boden dresses but I got the 6 regular in this because the throwback shift look is cuter a bit shorter.

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

      very cute and comfortable

      By K

      from boston

      About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Design
      • Practical

      Cons

      • Dry Clean Only
      • Poor Fit

      Best Uses

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

      It runs very large. I am generally size 6 dress, but a size 4 would have been better. I chose to keep it, however, because it still looks great loose.
      It can be worn for a casual look with tall boots and no tights, or it can be dressed up with heels. I love the lining which makes it feel so comfortable. I feel pretty in this dress!

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

      Cute shift dress

      By Brooke

      from New York

      About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Design
      • Practical
      • Well Made

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear
        • Night Out
        • Wear To Work

        Cute dress, time now to wear it with a cardigan.

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

        Great dress!

        By PB Mom of 3

        from San Diego, CA

        About Me Casual Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Practical
        • Well Made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Night Out
          • Wear To Work

          Classic dress. Good for work and possibly also for dinner. Seems to run a little bit big, not too big though, but if you are in doubt, size down. I am 5 feet 5 inches and between a 6 and 8 and the 6 is great, even roomy. I can picture this with either a jacket for work or a cardigan. Love it. Very nice and comfortable.

          • Age:
          • 45-54 yrs old
          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Comfort Driven
           
          4.0

          fun and yet respectable

          By McGeorge

          from DC

          About Me Classic Dresser

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Great Design
          • Retains Shape
          • Well Made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Wear To Work

            Love this shift. Bought it in the beetroot/orchid colorway and bought the jacket that matches and wear it as a suit, but also can wear the pieces separately.Feel it is true to size, and fits as a shift should, ie no defined waist.

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

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Missized

            By elizkcmo

            from KC, MO

            About Me Casual Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Practical

            Cons

            • Poor Fit

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear
            • Wear To Work

            I hoped this would be my new fall/winter wardrobe work horse, comfortable yet stylish. My regular size (10L) was so big that I wondered if it had been mismarked. I'm sending it back and hoping the 8 will work. The fabric was substantial and seems durable. It could be a great piece, if only it fit.

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

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Cute for work or play

            By Audrey

            from Michigan

            About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Design
            • Retains Shape

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Night Out
              • Wear To Work

              This is a very nice dress. The material is more dressy than I expected for being listed as a work dress--it is a bit shiny and thinner than it looks in the photos. This isn't bad, just not the thicker wool that I was somehow expecting. The fit is not too boxy as others have written--it is a shift, so it is not supposed to have a defined waistline! I am 5'4" and 120 lbs and the size 4 fit perfectly.

              • Age:
              • 35-44 yrs old
              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Comfort vs Style:
              • Style Driven
               
              3.0

              love the color and shape

              By shweb

              from San Francisco

              About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Practical
              • Well Made

              Cons

              • Poor Fit

              Best Uses

              • Wear To Work

              perfect in everyway except for the poof in the middle making my tummy look larger than it is. bummer. probably great looking on someone else!

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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Cute but so so stiff

              By Patty

              from NYC

              About Me Classic Dresser

              See all my reviews

              Pros

              • Beautiful design
              • Durable
              • Well Made

              Cons

              • Like Wearing Cardboard
              • Poor Fit

              Best Uses

              • Special Occasions
              • Wear To Work

              Thought this looked beautiful on the site. And the navy and black is a beautiful pattern, but the dress was crazy stiff and somehow ended up being very unflattering in the middle, even with the A line shape. Very sad but I am returning this!

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

              Can you say "Adorable"?

              By Emily the Closet Fashion Lover

              from Washington, DC

              About Me Classic Dresser

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Great Design
              • Wrinkle Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Night Out
                • Wear To Work

                This dress somehow manages to be both totally professional and playful all at once. I wish I had ten of them in awesomely varied patterns.

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

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