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Flowershow Dress

WH623
$158.00

Our impossibly pretty new tea dress is inspired by vintage Fifties and Sixties prints and comes in show-stopping cotton sateen to swish you through Summer.

  • Outer 100% cotton
  • Lining 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
  • Cap sleeves
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Fully lined
  • Pleat detail at neckline
  • Side 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 PET2 R4 PET4 R4 L6 PET6 R6 L8 PET
Front length34½37¼34¾37¾40½35384135½
Chest circumference32¾32¾34¼34¼34¼35¾35¾35¾37½
Front neck drop22
Waist circumference27¼27¼28¾28¾28¾30¼30¼30¼32
Hip circumference43¾46¼44474744¾47¾47¾45½
Hem circumference151½151½153½153½153½155½155½155½157½
 8 R8 L10 PET10 R10 L12 R12 L14 R14 L
Front length38½41¼36394239½42½4043
Chest circumference37½37½39½39½39½41¼41¼43¾43¾
Front neck drop
Waist circumference3232343434363638½38½
Hip circumference48½48½46½49½49½50¼50¼51¼51¼
Hem circumference157½157½159½159½159½161¾161¾164¼164¼
 16 R16 L18 L
Front length40½43½44
Chest circumference464648½
Front neck drop
Waist circumference40¾40¾43
Hip circumference52¼52¼50¾
Hem circumference166½166½169

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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3.7

(based on 57 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (35)
  • Well made (31)
  • Great design (30)
  • Retains shape (13)
  • Durable (12)

Cons

  • Poor fit (15)
  • Bad design (6)

Best Uses

  • Special occasions (33)
  • Casual wear (30)
  • Wear to work (28)
  • Night out (26)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      74% 

      (34 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (25), Casual dresser (13), Trendy/stylish dresser (13)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (29), Style driven (17)

Reviewed by 57 customers

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5.0

Gorgeous in Yellow

By Cyn

from Los Angeles

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Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Great Design
  • Retains Shape

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Night Out
    • Special Occasions
    • Wear To Work

    The yellow dot print is gorgeous and bright. I'm 5'7', size 36A and 135 pounds. The dress fits wonderfully, and I got several compliments throughout the day. It fits fine for the smaller endowed. I don't normally like higher necklines but it works on this dress. It's definitely not casual and you couldn't wear with boots, otherwise it's great for work, evenings or out to breakfast. I'm considering ordering it in another color. The only drawback is that it is drip-dry and clearly will need an iron. As a working mom, I sometimes forget that I have an iron, but I'll be willing to pull it out for this dress.

    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
     
    1.0

    Terrible quality

    By tropicsfan

    from Los Angeles, CA

    About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

    See all my reviews

    Pros

      Cons

      • Bad Design
      • Poor Fit
      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

        I have a closet full of Boden dresses, but this one was a huge disappointment. When I received it, the fabric was clearly cheap and the zipper was so badly attached it had already ripped the lining. When I managed to try on the dress, it was too big and too short in my usual size 2 (I'm 5'6, 120 lbs). Boden needs to start offering a size 2 long, as I've returned countless dresses for this same reason. Not everyone who fits a size two is short. They also need to watch their quality control. I've been a loyal customer and this dress was an insult.

        • Age:
        • 45-54 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels too large
         
        3.0

        Cute dress, but way too tight in bust

        By RVB

        from Atlanta

        About Me Classic Dresser

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poor Fit

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear
          • Night Out
          • Wear To Work

          The fabric is very pretty, the skirt has a nice drape, and the waist is well defined. Unfortunately, there was not nearly enough room in the chest. Too bad because the fabric and the rest of the cut makes it very versatile: I could see myself wearing it to work on a Friday, to a nice summer dinner with my husband, or to church or a wedding. I'm rather top heavy (30F), so it would probably work very nicely on someone with a significantly smaller top.

          • Age:
          • 25-34 yrs old
           
          4.0

          Beautiful, sent back for sizing error.

          By Nomadic

          from Georgia

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                I used the sizing guide for this dress. It ended up being 2+ sizes too big for me. However, this was the case for all of the items in my order, so if you already know your size for other items from Boden, this should match that.

                I opted to send it back as an exchange rather than a return because it looks so beautiful. I'm hoping the better size will be a perfect fit for me.

                • Age:
                • 25-34 yrs old
                • Sizing:
                • Feels too large
                 
                5.0

                Love this Dress!

                By Knit Belle

                from Seattle, WA

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Great Design
                • Retains Shape
                • Well Made

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear
                  • Wear To Work

                  I work this to work and received many compliments. It was comfortable all day.

                  • 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

                  Beautiful! Comfortable!

                  By AB

                  from New Mexico

                  About Me Classic Dresser

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Great Design
                  • Retains Shape
                  • Washes Well
                  • Well Made

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear
                    • Special Occasions

                    I ordered this dress in the china blue dotty spot and paired with a yellow cropped cardigan found on this site. It is a stunning dress and I got a few compliments at church when I wore it. It made me feel comfortable, I'm a cotton all the way kind of girl and I love the way it swings. It has become one of my favorite dresses.

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

                    Pretty dress

                    By AnnG

                    from Berkeley

                    About Me Casual Dresser

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Well Made

                    Cons

                    • Poor Fit

                    Best Uses

                    • Special Occasions

                    The dress is quite pretty, although the amount of material in the skirt will make someone with slim hips look much larger. It seemed to run large, especially in the waist. I've exchanged it for a smaller size-- Hopefully, that will solve the problem!

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels too large
                    • Comfort vs Style:
                    • Comfort Driven
                     
                    4.0

                    I would buy this again

                    By Emy3737

                    from Houston

                    About Me Classic Dresser

                    See all my reviews

                    Pros

                    • Great Design
                    • Retains Shape

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Night Out
                      • Special Occasions

                      This dress is perfect for a summer garden party or wedding. It's probably a little fancy for day-to-day, but it is lovely.

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

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Pretty 50s style

                      By A

                      from Boston MA

                      About Me Classic Dresser

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Great Design
                      • Well Made

                      Cons

                      • Poor Fit

                      Best Uses

                      • Casual Wear

                      This dress has great style for a summer day out. Lunch, shopping, garden party etc. My problem is that the bodice just feels a little big in places (chest) although it is a great fit for me in the shoulders.
                      Because there is absolutely no stretch to the fabric, it would have to be perfectly tailored to the body in orer to look perfect and be comfortable. Sadly it is going back. But I do recommend for someone a little more busty than me.
                      The color is great - but quite bright!

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

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      sweet and simple, yet fashionable

                      By Lindsay

                      from Chicago, IL

                      About Me Casual Dresser

                      Pros

                      • Great Design

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Special Occasions

                        I was looking for a dress for one of my bridal showers, and initially, I thought I would wear an all white or ivory dress and play up my bridal side. However, I felt really cheesy and like I was trying too hard in every single all white/ivory dress I tried on. My fiance is really into polka dots, so when I came across this dress, it seemed like a perfect choice. It still gives the white/bridal feel but is a little sweeter and doesn't seem as corny. I might pair it with a belt, and I'm still trying to decide on shoes. Overall, super happy.

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

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