great fit, beautiful pattern and flattering cut. I'm tall with a long torso so dresses often fit too high on my waist but not this style. Partial lining to knee is nice.
1 month ago
Lovely and versatile
This is a great dress, similar to many of the maxis Maeve has been making lately. I am 5 feet 11 inches tall and curvy, and this dress is the perfect length and flows forgivingly for an elegant silhouette. A nice pick for day-into-night.
1 month ago
stunning dress but too long
I saw this dress on a sales associate in my local Anthro store and fell in love with it. I'm petite, usually size 4 or S, and tried the XSP and SP. I'm 5' tall so I expect maxi dresses to be a bit long, even in petite sizes, but this one is too long even in 4" heels. Both dresses fit, but the XS was too low cut and did not have enough coverage in the bust area. I'm a 32DD, so that may not be the case for a smaller bust size. I did not find the waist to be too small in either size, and I don't
... read more have a small waist. The XS was just a bit too long, about half an inch, but the S drags the floor in front and back, The length can be adjusted by adjusting the waistband, pulling it up to make an empire waist, but the reason I loved this dress so much is that it fits at the natural waist, which is much more flattering on me. And the fit is very flattering. The print is much more lovely in person than in the website photo, and in spite of being large, does not overwhelm a petite figure. The colors work for any season, so this dress is just as cute with a jacket and boots in fall as it is with sandals in summer. The skirt is lined to the knee and has pockets, and the pockets do not add bulk at the hips. This dress is almost perfect except for the length. Tall ladies, rejoice - this is great dress for you. If you're average height and want a dress to wear with flats, consider trying a petite size. If you're petite, you'll probably need a shoe wit at least some heel, especially if you're as short as I am, or plan to have the dress hemmed. That's probably want I will do, since I love it so much.
To reiterate what other reviewers mentioned, this dress looks much better on. I originally tried on an xs-regular but found it to be very long on my 5'6" frame so I ordered an xs-petite. I was concerned the length would be right but the fit would be too snug, however, because it is made out of a very soft knit that wasn't the case. This dress fit perfect and is so soft and comfortable. While the high/low wrap design is quite stylish, it can be problematic on windy days. The opening of the wrap
... read more allows the breeze to shoot right through catching the skirt and causing the back part to balloon out and act like a sail. This eventually causes the front flap to fly open to release the wind. Be sure to pin or tack the wrap down and wear something underneath to cover you because it will (and did several times on me) fly open! As for myself, I just wont wear it on breezy days.
1 month ago
Wanted to like it!
SO great on the model - but made me look frumpy on...the built in drawstring doesn't allow you to adjust for short/long torso.
1 month ago
Soft and Comfy BUT...
I love that this dress is so soft and comfortable, and hides lumps and bumps. I wear either small or x-small and had to buy x-small. The cowl neck is very modest and the bra straps don't show. HOWEVER, as another review noted, the wrap skirt DOES fall open to reveal more than I like when I sit down. It also flew open when I was walking in the wind. The two times I've worn it, I wore a short half slip underneath to prevent indecent exposure. I have also tried taking a needle and thread and
... read more stitching the hem right where it crosses each other in the inverted V shape, but then when I sit down, it tugs and lays in a funny way. Too bad the skirt portion couldn't have wrapped around a bit more... then it would have been PERFECT!
Beautiful dress just didn't work with my body type
This dress is beautiful in the pics. It's quite lightweight and somewhat sheer in person. It doesn't have a liner in it. My body is more curvy with a smaller waist and rounder hips. 5'4" with bust and hips. This didn't fit me correctly. It was cut looser in the waist and tight in the butt and hips. I'm exchanging it for something else. I wish it fit me better because it really is quite lovely. I think it would look best on someone taller with less curves.
2 weeks ago
beautiful dress for all occasions
I ordered this dress to wear to an outdoor Fall wedding and it was perfect. It is silk and very light weight. It is actually much more faded and a lighter version of what is pictured on the website so I was a bit surprised as my dress is not as vibrant in color as the dress on the website. Having said that, it flows beautifully with a slit up to the knees on the side and it has a drawstring that you can leave relaxed loosely as pictured here. I would say it has a bohemian feel to it. I loved it.
This is a beautiful dress. It is light and airy and perfect for dinner and the theater on a warm summer night. I am 5'10", my measurements are 36-30-40 and the size 10 fits me PERFECTLY! The length is lovely. I received the dress 3 days after I ordered it! What a surprise! Thank you Anthropologie for the great service!!
2 months ago
lovely dress, just not for me
this is a classy, beautiful dress that i was very sad to have to send back. the fabric is very nice and would be great for a variety of occasions. the detail around the shoulders is very unique and pretty. unfortunately, the fit was not the best on my curvy figure. the slip underneath was a bit tight in the hips and the waist a bit large. however, I'm sure someone with a straighter figure would look gorgeous in it. i wish it would have worked.
2 weeks ago
Beautiful but runs big...
This dress is very very pretty, but it looked like a sack on me! I'm 5'5", 111 pounds, curvy but very small-boned, and I almost always wear a 2 in Anthro dresses - VERY rarely a 0 - but I do wish I'd ordered this one in a 0. Not sure even then it wouldn't look matronly on me. If it were much more fitted I'd adore it. On a different body I think it'd be stunning!
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