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Modern Pencil

WG522
(Was $88.00 ) now $66.00

You loved this classic pencil last season, so we’re now offering two on-trend geo prints and a timeless denim, plus a new splash of florals and a bright multi-stripe for Summer.

  • MVN: outer 99% cotton 1% elastane
  • Other colours: outer 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Lining 96% polyester 4% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Pencil shape
  • Sits at natural waist
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Fully lined
  • Back vent
  • Grosgrain trim at waistband
  • Concealed back zip
  • MVN: unlined
  • Petite 21½"/54.5cm Regular 23½"/59.5cm Long 26½"/67cm
  • Imported
Body Measurements  (inches)
US24681012141618
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 length21¼23¼21¼23¼26¼21¼23¼26¼21¼
Waist circumference26½26½28282829½29½29½31
Hip circumference34½34½36½36½36½38½38½38½40½
Hem circumference31¼31¼33¼33¼33¼35¼35¼35¼37¼
 8 R8 L10 PET10 R10 L12 R12 L14 R14 L
Front length23¼26¼21¼23¼26¼23¼26¼23¼26¼
Waist circumference313133333335½35½37¾37¾
Hip circumference40½40½42¼42¼42¼44¾44¾4747
Hem circumference37¼37¼39¼39¼39¼41½41½4444
 16 R16 L18 L
Front length23¼26¼26¼
Waist circumference40¼40¼42½
Hip circumference49½49½51¾
Hem circumference46¼46¼48½

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.3

(based on 56 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Well made (42)
  • Great design (40)
  • Comfortable (37)
  • Durable (24)
  • Practical (24)

Cons

  • Poor fit (5)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (50)
  • Casual wear (29)
  • Night out (18)
  • Special occasions (12)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      77% 

      (34 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (31), Casual dresser (12), Trendy/stylish dresser (11)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (28), Style driven (25)

Reviewed by 56 customers

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4.0

Love this skirt

By Cali_Chick

from Pasadena, California

About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear
    • Wear To Work

    I wear this skirt everywhere, and the multi colors make it a good travel option - 1 skirt 3 shirts in a weekend bag

    • Age:
    • 25-34 yrs old
    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
     
    1.0

    A Miss

    By Jen

    from Philly

    About Me Classic Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poor Fit

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Wear To Work

      I was disappointed in this skirt. The colors are great but it was much too small and also unflattering. I wear either a 4 or 6 in a Boden skirt, and I ordered a 6 for this skirt. I could barely get it over my hips. The fabric hugged tight, and I was concerned that the horizontal stripes might be unflattering. They were. Even in a larger size I still think this skirt would have made me look larger than I am. The skirt also had little movement. It looks so great on the model but sadly this skirt went back right away.

      • Age:
      • 45-54 yrs old
      • Sizing:
      • Feels too small
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Style Driven
       
      1.0

      Fit was off

      By katy ds

      from durham, nc

      About Me Classic Dresser

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Bad Design

        Best Uses

          I wanted to love this skirt. The pattern (I got the blue and white) was absolutely gorgeous. Unfortunately, the fit was weird. I usually wear pretty slim fitting things, but this skirt is tiny. It looked terrible on me. I had to send it back.

          • Age:
          • 25-34 yrs old
          • Sizing:
          • Feels too small
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Comfort Driven
           
          5.0

          I love this skirt

          By Kris

          from Maine, USA

          About Me Casual Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear
            • Night Out
            • Wear To Work

            I was hesitant ordering a pencil skirt without knowing if it would be to small but I was very happy when I got the skirt and tried it on and it was beyond perfect, I would love to have it in all the colors. I am planning on ordering another one.

            • Age:
            • 45-54 yrs old
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Comfort Driven
             
            3.0

            Great for the right figure

            By VondelPark

            from Takoma Park, MD

            About Me Casual Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Practical

            Cons

            • Poor Fit

            Best Uses

            • Night Out
            • Special Occasions
            • Wear To Work

            I always order a 4L in Boden skirts because I like the extra length (I'm 5'6"). I ordered this in the Blue and Yellow Floral. This fabric is absolutely gorgeous, but there's something about the cut of the skirt that's off for me. The fabric is lovely and substantial, but it's fitted around the bum and the waist but is somehow looser around the belly area, which is where I depend on a pencil skirt to hold me in. Instead, the particular design (of which I have another) means I can't tuck anything in. It works great if you're wearing a sweater or a shirt over the top so the belly is obscured. I'm sure if I knew of a good tailor, he/she could fix this in a jiffy, but I don't know any. So give this skirt a try -- it might be perfect on your figure! As far as sizing, I take a 4 in Boden, which is a 0 or 2 in most other brands.

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

            LOVE this SKIRT!!!! Ordering More!

            By Jeanne

            from Chicago

            About Me Classic Dresser

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Great Design
            • Well Made

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Wear To Work

              I like classic style with a spark and this pencil skirt is perfect. The cut is just right and the fabric is interesting ~ special. Now all I need is good weather!

              • Age:
              • 45-54 yrs old
              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Comfort vs Style:
              • Comfort Driven
               
              3.0

              Fun pattern

              By Happy in Boden

              from Pennsylvania

              About Me Classic Dresser

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Practical
              • Well Made

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Wear To Work

                I own two of Boden's pencil skirts and was thrilled to see this one in this lovely summer fabric. However, when I tried it on, I found it creased unattractively along one of the stripes around my hips. I then tried on my other two skirts to compare them, and found that they do not crease over my hips. Perhaps this one does because the fabric is lighter than my others, or perhaps the stripes accentuated the crease. In any case, I sadly decided to return it.

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

                Beautiful Skirt

                By Irish Rose in California

                from Southern California

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great Design
                • Well Made

                Cons

                • Difficult To Match Colors

                Best Uses

                • Wear To Work

                This is such a beautifully made and well designed skirt. Love the colors, but they are tough to match with tops I have. The easiest color to match is yellow - the one color I would never wear with my complexion. But I like the skirt and don't intend to give up!!!

                • Age:
                • 55-64 yrs old
                • Sizing:
                • Feels too small
                • Comfort vs Style:
                • Style Driven
                 
                5.0

                Skirts, Skirts, Skirts

                By Curls

                from Texas

                About Me Casual Dresser

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Great Design
                • Practical

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear
                  • Wear To Work

                  This is my third modern pencil and I have no complaints.

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

                  Wonderful!

                  By Becca

                  from Fort Collins, CO

                  About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Dry Clean Only

                  Best Uses

                  • Night Out
                  • Special Occasions
                  • Wear To Work

                  Love the fit of this skirt! Theres just enough elastic that it has the ability to hug in just the right places.

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

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