Rated 4 out of 5Â by HM006 Beautiful dress
The color of the dress is definitely more of a bright orange than red, which was exactly what I was looking for. I wore it during the Christmas season and got a ton of compliments on it. The jersey material is very comfortable and double-lined to prevent show-through. I'm not a huge fan of the unfinished edges but I can live with it. The ruched basketry detail is gorgeous. My one quibble is that I have a long torso, so the waist hits me about 2 inches above my natural waist, making this dress more of an empire style on me. It's also pretty low-cut, which isn't a problem for me, since I have a small bust, but might mean large amounts of cleavage/spillage for others.
December 31, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5Â by jennac Great design, finishing falls short
Beautiful rust color. Fit is perfect and design is great. It's fitted in the sleeves and bodice and flowy in the lined skirt. Not clingy or saggy on the butt like most knit dresses.
My one complaint is the finishing both the sleeves and hem are lasercut, not hemmed. I'll be hemming it before I wear it.
November 14, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5Â by Wanderleg On the fence
I'm mostly in agreement with other reviewers, so am mainly throwing in my two cents in order to note that the blue color, at least on my monitor, is misleading. I actually thought the blue depicted online was quite pretty (sort of a vibrant denim) but in person it's much more of a gray-navy, and rather lifeless. At 5'6, 125ish, I went with the XS. It's a tad tight up top, but should be fine if it doesn't shrink, though I think in the end this isn't a particularly flattering dress for the small-chested (like me). Also, the basket-weave waist hits higher than ideal for me. I don't think other reviewers have mentioned that there is a nice double-layer of fabric that lines the skirt, which really helps with the visible-underwear issue.
I bought this for 30% off the already lowered $99 price tag, but am still on the fence about keeping it. I was hoping for cute and fun, but it seems more dull, though comfortable. Not a bad work item, and could be jazzed up with pretty jewelry, layers, boots, etc., but just doesn't have much appeal on its own.
January 4, 2013