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Fancy Embroidered A-Line

WG529
$138.00

Vibrant colour and punchy pattern are perfect antidotes to any dull day. Our beautiful embroidery skirt has bucket loads of both.

  • Outer 100% cotton
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • RED: embroidery 100% cotton
  • Other colours: embroidery 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Sits at natural waist
  • Flattering A-line shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Side pockets
  • Contrast embroidery detail
  • Petite 18"/46cm Regular 20"/51.5cm Long 23"/59cm
  • Imported
Garment Measurement  (inches)
 2 PET2 R4 PET4 R4 L6 PET6 R6 L8 PET
Front length18¾20¾18¾20¾23½18¾20¾23½18¾
Waist circumference26½26½28282829½29½29½31
Hip circumference35½35½37½37½37½39½39½39½41¼
Hem circumference43¾45¼45¾47¼50½47½49¼52½49½
 8 R8 L10 PET10 R10 L12 R12 L14 R14 L
Front length20¾23½18¾20¾23½20¾23½20¾23½
Waist circumference313133333335½35½37¾37¾
Hip circumference41¼41¼43¼43¼43¼45¾45¾4848
Hem circumference51¼54¼51½5356¼55½58¾5861
 16 R16 L18 L
Front length20¾23½23½
Waist circumference40¼40¼42½
Hip circumference50½50½52¾
Hem circumference60¼63½65¾

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4.1

(based on 42 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (32)
  • Well made (28)
  • Comfortable (26)
  • Durable (18)
  • Practical (12)

Cons

  • Poor fit (5)
  • Bad design (3)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (29)
  • Casual wear (27)
  • Night out (23)
  • Special occasions (22)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      89% 

      (33 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (18), Trendy/stylish dresser (12), Casual dresser (11)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (20), Comfort driven (19)

Reviewed by 42 customers

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5.0

Great Skirt!

By Jen

from Philly

About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Great Design
  • Well Made

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    This skirt is one of my favorite Boden purchases of all time and I have a closet full of Boden. It's my favorite line of clothing. I love many things about this skirt. First, the embroidery makes the skirt unique. The stitching is so pretty and the color pink is vivid. It has the potential to be very dressy because of the stitching, but the skirt fabric is slightly taupe/linen in color. I was surprised by that. The color and the fabric are casual, contrasting with the stitching; the combination of the silky tapestry stitching and the cotton fabric mean I can dress up the skirt or dress it down. I'm saving it for my daughter's high school graduation party ... something special for a special day. I also love the fit. Sometimes the A-line skirts can be frumpy b/c they go to the middle of the knee or just below it. This skirt falls just above the knee so it's not frumpy at all. The A-line is flattering, and there are even pockets! Pockets can make a skirt bulge in the wrong spots but not with this skirt, probably b/c the fabric is heavy enough that everything lies in a flattering well. I absolutely recommend this skirt ... as long as you don't live near me b/c I can't wait to be the only one to wear it. :)

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

    Didn't Love It

    By SuzyQ

    from Longmont, CO

    About Me Classic Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Great Design

    Cons

    • Bulky

    Best Uses

    • Wear To Work

    This skirt is beautifully made and I wanted to love it. I'm a US size 14 and ordered the 12R which always fits perfectly, this was no exception, but the fabric is heavy and the pockets just aren't great. The skirt would just be more flattering without them and perhaps if made with a little lighter fabric. It's weighty for summer wear. I sent it back but really wanted to keep it, might work best on a very tall, thin woman. Please Boden, skip the side pockets going forward!

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

    Total gorgeousness!

    By VondelPark

    from Takoma Park, MD

    About Me Casual Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Nothing beats a Boden a-line skirt! This one is particularly special, although I agree with a previous reviewer that the material is quite heavy. I ordered the pink diamonds, and it's on a beige/natural background rather than white or cream, which it appears to be in the pictures. It's still a knockout, though. It's luxurious and unique, and it even has pockets -- perfect! It fits true to my Boden size -- I always order 4L because I prefer the extra length (I'm 5'6"). A Boden 4 is equivalent to 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

      Amazing quality!

      By Casual Wear

      from United States- Wisconsin

      About Me Casual Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        I wear this skirt for work and casual. You can pair it with a different top to make the look appear more casual or dressy. The skirt is high quality and lined. Very comfortable and fun! I also bought the turquoise top it is pictured with and it really looks cute together. All clothes I have ordered from Boden are high quality, unique, long lasting pieces of clothing that make a great addition to your wardrobe!

        • Age:
        • 35-44 yrs old
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Comfort Driven
         
        4.0

        Beautiful quality

        By VP and Mom

        from cleveland

        About Me Classic Dresser

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Great Design
        • Well Made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear
          • Wear To Work

          Beautiful comfortable skirt. The pinks are great but the cream is more of an oatmeal than shown on computer

          • Age:
          • 35-44 yrs old
          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
           
          4.0

          Super cute and great quality fabric!

          By ellaanne

          from boston

          About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Design
          • Practical
          • Well Made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear
            • Night Out
            • Special Occasions

            Just like it a little larger size to fall onto hips and lower on thighs!

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

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love this skirt...bought 3!

            By JacquelineNY

            from New York

            About Me Casual Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Dry Clean Only

            Best Uses

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

            I have this skirt now in all but the yellow. It's great for work, I've gotten many compliments. The length is great, the colors are vibrant and the cool thing about the pink and the red colors are that the background is more of a khaki than a white so you can weart it more through the seasons. The navy is my favorite one!

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

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Dissapointment

            By Stars4erin

            from Washington DC

            About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

            See all my reviews

            Pros

              Cons

              • Bad Design
              • Poor Fit

              Best Uses

                This skirt is super stiff. The fabric is hard and doesn't lay well. It's a very exaggerated A-line so it bells out. And the pockets are right on the hip and pooch out. SOOOO Not attractive. I'm a curvy girl and this skirt put all the emphasis on the hips. I'm super sad because it looks cute in the picture.

                • Age:
                • 25-34 yrs old
                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Comfort vs Style:
                • Style Driven
                 
                5.0

                Boughtt 2!

                By wicki

                from ohio

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Durable
                • Great Design
                • Practical

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Wear To Work

                  I love this skirt. The pockets make it extra special! it has style in a simple and classic way. Have not yet washed it but the fabric quality is nice and I don't foresee any issue....

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

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I LOVE THIS SKIRT!

                  By JacquelineNY

                  from New York

                  About Me Casual Dresser

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Dry Clean Only

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear
                  • Special Occasions
                  • Wear To Work

                  This skirt is gorgeous! I love it. The color of the base is more of a khaki color than a white and the embroidery really pops, I got the red one but I just came back online to order the pink and black!! They are great in length and they are really good solid quality. I think they are great for work and going out as well. The fit is exactly what I usually order from Boden so I'm more than pleased!!

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

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