Rated 4 out of 5Â by wheelingalong24 Amazingly cut, quality item
Okay, so the dress is a little darker than it looks in the picture & it's a little shorter that it appears in the image, particularly on me - I am 5ft 9. However it is cut beautifully, the colour is even nicer than it is in the image & you can't tell how short it is when I'm in my wheelchair. Plus, the details are incredible, the stitching is teal & the lace has this amazing vintage-y feel plus the trim is stunning! This dress would go with anything!
Not especially good for busty girls (quite tight in the chest area) but you can wear it part open over a camisole or a vest top so it's not really a problem :)
Rated 5 out of 5Â by janefish fantastic "anytime" dress!
I got this dress in the black color in the store downtown and yeah! It's definitely one I can throw on and wear anytime, any where. I can easily belt it for a more fitted look but most of the time i like to let it swing and let out my innner 'flower child'! I pair it up with some colored tights or leggings for this cold weather with my boots. I can't wait till it warms up so i can wear it with sandals and wedges!
The photos don't do it justice. The fabric is very free flowing and the colors are slightly more muted #not in a bad way# than pictured. I'm 5'3" 112lbs so the hem falls just a couple inches above my knees. I tried both the SM and XS sizes. The only difference in fit was across the chest. I wear a 32D bra and the XS was just right but the SM would have been just fine as the sleeve length was just about right on both sizes.
Rated 1 out of 5Â by Birds Awful
I hate to leave the first negative review but, in my case at least, this dress was just awful in person. The colour was not at all as pictured - I ordered the "tea" and it was a drab flesh-toned brown colour. The dress itself was entirely shapeless and unflattering, and the skirt was heavy and bulky. Too many unfinished edges as well. As soon as I got it out of the packaging, I knew it would be returned. I've never been so disappointed with a Free People purchase. I ordered four items; two I've returned and one I'm making do with.
I guess I just got unlucky.
Rated 3 out of 5Â by andrea_senior Can not be an xs!
I just got the dress and tried it on. It's pretty beautiful but there is no WAY it is true to size. I'm normally a size s in dresses, but the size xs was the only size available at the time. In this dress I need to push back the sleeves, it is pretty loose on my chest and its quite a lot longer than it appears on the model. I am pretty petite but I would definitely consider this extra small dress a size small - medium. I'm keeping it but I'm probably going to add some ribbon to the sides so I can tie it up at the back for a smaller fit and may have to alter the sleeves! :( so glad I didn't get the s.
Rated 4 out of 5Â by Louu Unusual beauty
This dress has beautiful detail and is well made. I like to wear this shirt dress by itself and also with jeans like a tunic. I purchased the Tea color because I really like the distinctive details and the unusual colors.
The lining in the dress, for me was quite cumbersome and created a rather shapeless silhouette. In the end I chose to cut it out and now I feel like the dress fits exactly as I was hoping it would fit in the first place.
The fit is NOT at all as form fitting as the appears in the images, for the Tea color. But it is lovely just the same.
Rated 5 out of 5Â by lisaizzykate Fantastic !!!
So today i received this dress and the Shayanti Smocked Robe ( which i will wear as a dress) and i am so happy . These are by far two of my favorite FP purchases ever and i have a very difficult time finding a dress i like that i think looks good on me . I agree w/ the 2 other reviewers on this one . It is small in the bust and i don't think it could work on a full busted woman tho it does slim one in the hip area. It is a beauty, well made , hangs so well and is a nice cotton w/ pretty color trim which pops the whole dress. It swings nicely, has fun lace and some raw edges which really work well on this piece. I just can't say enough good about this - it is everything it says it is and is true to the pic. LUV IT !
Rated 5 out of 5Â by roxanne303 Lovely and unique dress
This dress is lovely, unique, and well-made. I have extremely wide shoulders so the M is a little tight but I will wear it open with a tank underneath. I think it runs larger, especially with the fabric around the waist. I love the lace detail and the multicolor embroidery. It's very romantic yet understated, a good thing. I also love the unique sleeves and the length is great, as I am only 5'3". I just received it so have yet to wear it, but expect to enjoy it from winter well into spring!