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Shift Dress

If you're into power dressing, step this way. We've taken the iconic structured shift shape and added some modern touches like military-style gold buttons. Now, what's your next mission?

  • Body 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane, Trim 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Front patch pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Unlined
  • Metal buttons

Hermione Ottoman Dress

$110.00 $66.00

    4.3
    (10 reviews)

    This shift dress has got a trick up its sleeve – ruffles. The subtly flared flutter detail adds a contemporary touch to this sleek, elegant style. Made from stretchy Ponte fabric for a comfortable fit, it's simple but oh SO effective.

    • Body 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
    • Machine washable
    • Length finishes just above knee
    • ¾ length sleeves that flare at the cuffs
    • Medium weight ponte jersey
    • Fully lined
    • Back zip fastening

    Lavinia Ponte Dress

    $120.00

      4.7
      (28 reviews)

      No wardrobe is complete without a shift dress, and that's a fact. This semi-fitted design is made from 100% British-milled wool for an authentic look that will last for years. Wear it alone, or layered over a rollneck jumper when it's chilly.

      • Outer 100% wool
      • Lining 100% polyester
      • Dry clean only
      • Flattering fitted shape through bust, waist and hip
      • Length finishes just above knee
      • Fully lined
      • Concealed back zip

      Deborah Tweed Dress

      $220.00

        5
        (1 review)

        No wardrobe can be complete without a quality shift dress and this vintage-inspired design does the trick nicely. With a colourblock trim, it's both classic and quirky at the same time. Team with a pair of zip-up ankle boots for a head-to-toe retro look.

        • 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane
        • Machine washable
        • Length finishes above knee
        • Two front pockets
        • ¾ length sleeves
        • Medium weight ponte jersey
        • Fully lined
        • Concealed back zip
        • Contrast binding around collar and pocket

        Gloria Ponte Dress

        $120.00

          4
          (1 review)

          Can you really call it a wardrobe if it doesn't contain a trusty denim dress? We don't think so. In a classic shift dress shape, we added subtle slide slits for a modern twist. It has an exposed zip with a grosgrain pull because we love those special finishing touches.

          • 99% cotton 1% elastane
          • Machine washable
          • Fitted shape
          • Length finishes above knee
          • Elbow length sleeves
          • Woven denim with stretch
          • Unlined
          • Exposed back zip

          Freya Denim Dress

          $90.00 $54.00

            4.1
            (43 reviews)

            We're going to get straight to the point: the colourblocking design on this classic shift dress is the update your wardrobe's been waiting for.

            • 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
            • Machine washable
            • Semi-fitted shape
            • Length finishes just above knee
            • Textured medium weight jersey
            • Unlined

            Edwina Ottoman Dress

            $95.00 $57.00

              4.5
              (13 reviews)

              Hit all the right notes in this stylish shift dress, complete with bell sleeves. We've given it a flattering fit (of course) and striking stripes along the hem and cuffs. You'll make a sophisticated impression, whether you wear it to work or your next dinner date.

              • 57% viscose 26% polyester 17% polyamide
              • Machine washable
              • Semi-fitted shape
              • Length finishes just above knee
              • ¾ length sleeves

              Matilda Knitted Dress

              $140.00

                4.5
                (2 reviews)

                This classic empire-line dress in soft cotton sateen is designed to flatter and skim your curves in all the right places. Its wide neck is effortlessly elegant and, paired with some heels, it'll shift seamlessly from the 9-to-5 to a night on the tiles.

                • Outer 97% cotton 3% elastane
                • Lining 94% polyester 6% elastane
                • Machine washable
                • Semi-fitted shape
                • Empire line
                • Length finishes above knee
                • Cotton stretch fabric
                • Fully lined
                • Concealed back zip

                Diane Dress

                $130.00 $65.00

                  4.8
                  (4 reviews)

                  Where would your wardrobe be without an effortlessly stylish shift dress that's ready for whatever you've got on the agenda? The patterned jacquard fabric is slightly stretchy for comfort, but holds its flattering shape all day long.

                  • Main 78% cotton 22% polyester, Lining 100% polyester
                  • Machine washable
                  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
                  • Length finishes just above knee
                  • Full length sleeves
                  • Textured jacquard jersey
                  • Fully lined
                  • Concealed back zip

                  Guinevere Jacquard Dress

                  $140.00

                    4
                    (2 reviews)

                    Ponte is the most magical of fabrics – it has enough weight to keep you warm, enough structure to flatter your figure and enough soft stretch to keep you comfortable. All. Day. Long. Add a luxurious velvet trim and this is pretty much the gold standard of day-to-night dresses.

                    • Main 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Trim 100% polyester, Lining 100% polyester
                    • Machine washable
                    • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
                    • Length finishes above knee
                    • Full length sleeves
                    • Medium weight ponte jersey
                    • Fully lined
                    • Concealed back zip
                    • Velvet trims

                    Ingrid Ponte Dress

                    $130.00

                      …is made of two of our favourite things: stripes (on the inside) and spots (on the outside). We've turned up the cuffs and created a collar to show them both off side by side. With an easy-to-wear shift shape and practical pockets, this dress will bring a touch of fun to whatever you have planned.

                      • 80% polyester 20% cotton
                      • Machine washable
                      • Length finishes above knee
                      • Two front pockets
                      • ¾ length sleeves
                      • Double-faced jacquard jersey
                      • Unlined
                      • Exposed back zip

                      Justine Jacquard Dress

                      $95.00

                        3.4
                        (5 reviews)

                        Time to refresh your accessories collection? Start with this versatile necklace. It features two chains for a layered effect, as well as delicate metal discs. The long length means it’s the perfect companion for shift dresses or cosy jumpers, proof that everyday chic can be easy (who knew?).

                        • Chain and trims metal
                        • 85cm/33½" total chain length, with 6cm/2¼" extender chain
                        • Lobster clasp
                        • Comes in a Boden box

                        Thomasina Necklace

                        $45.00

                          3.8
                          (4 reviews)

                          You'll be heading straight in the right direction with this textured shift dress. Vertical and horizontal ottoman stripes meet in the middle on this oh-so-chic design, made from light, structured fabric. Team with some sheer tights and flat boots for a fail-proof look.

                          • 72% cotton 28% polyester
                          • Machine washable
                          • Relaxed fit
                          • Length finishes just above knee
                          • Elbow length sleeves
                          • Textured medium weight jersey with drape
                          • Unlined

                          Hattie Shift

                          $108.00 $54.00

                            3.9
                            (36 reviews)

                            You just can’t go wrong with a tweed shift dress crafted from 100% pure wool, sourced from Yorkshire's historic Abraham Moon & Sons mill. It may look simple at first glance, but this clever little number is working hard behind the scenes to flatter your shape. Layer with a rollneck and tights to…

                            • Outer 100% wool
                            • Lining 100% polyester
                            • Dry clean only
                            • Easy fitted shape
                            • Length finishes above knee
                            • Two front pockets
                            • Sleeveless
                            • Fully lined
                            • Concealed back zip

                            Heather Tweed Dress

                            $208.00 $83.20

                              4.4
                              (9 reviews)

                              Go from am to pm without batting an eyelid in this easy-to-wear shift dress. Side panels and a waistband create a flattering line while the hotchpotch print will turn heads. The textured fabric keeps shape, no matter how hectic your day.

                              • 98% cotton 2% elastane
                              • Machine washable
                              • Flattering fitted shape through bust, waist and hip
                              • Length finishes above knee
                              • Short sleeves
                              • Unlined
                              • Concealed back zip

                              Isla Dress

                              $120.00 $48.00

                                3.1
                                (34 reviews)

                                No wardrobe can be complete without a quality shift dress and this vintage-inspired design does the trick nicely. With a colourblock trim, it's both classic and quirky at the same time. Team with a pair of zip-up ankle boots for a head-to-toe retro look.

                                • Main 67% viscose 28% polyamide 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                                • Machine washable
                                • Semi-fitted shape
                                • Length finishes above knee
                                • Two front pockets
                                • ¾ length sleeves
                                • Smooth medium weight jersey
                                • Fully lined
                                • Concealed back zip
                                • Contrast binding around collar and pocket

                                Gloria Ponte Dress

                                $120.00 $72.00

                                  4.1
                                  (16 reviews)

                                  Simple and flattering, smart and casual – this easy-going shift dress is a proper all-rounder. The contrast stitching adds a dash of colour and is cleverly positioned in figure-flattering places.

                                  • Outer 100% cotton
                                  • Lining 96% polyester 4% elastane
                                  • Dry clean only
                                  • Length finishes just above knee
                                  • Front pockets
                                  • Short sleeves
                                  • Concealed back zip

                                  Tilda Dress

                                  $170.00 $136.00

                                    3.6
                                    (7 reviews)

                                    Add a striking touch to your wardrobe with this vibrantly printed jacket. Pink fringing brings an extra pop of colour, while the inner seam detailing keeps you comfortable. Wear with jeans and flats to run around town, or slip on with a shift dress and heels for evening drinks.

                                    • Outer 100% cotton
                                    • Lining 100% cotton
                                    • Filling 100% polyester
                                    • Dry clean only
                                    • Boxy fit
                                    • Length finishes at mid hip
                                    • Side pockets
                                    • ¾ length sleeves
                                    • Quilted lining

                                    Ariana Jacket

                                    $150.00 $60.00

                                      4
                                      (1 review)

                                      This showstopper is made from intricate, multi-coloured lace inspired by a print that was hand-drawn here at Boden HQ. The streamlined pencil shape and nipped-in waist make for a seriously flattering silhouette.

                                      • Outer 100% polyester
                                      • Lining 100% cotton
                                      • Dry clean only
                                      • Fitted shape
                                      • Fully lined
                                      • Concealed back zip

                                      Greta Shift Dress

                                      $450.00 $270.00

                                        Dressing for your 9-to-5 gets a whole lot easier with this simple shift. But don’t let its clean lines confuse you. The clever hourglass seams on the front and back were designed to flatter, while the textured fabric (with a touch of stretch) is luxuriously wearable, wherever you're going. We're…

                                        • DEN: 93% cotton 7% elastane
                                        • Other colours: 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
                                        • Machine washable
                                        • DEN: denim look cotton blend
                                        • Other colours: textured medium weight jersey
                                        • Semi-fitted shape
                                        • Length finishes above knee
                                        • Side pockets
                                        • ¾ length sleeves
                                        • DEN: garment shade may vary due to washing, no two garments are alike

                                        Seam Detail Dress

                                        $110.00 $77.00

                                          4.1
                                          (71 reviews)

                                          This bright dress has a retro feel with panel styling. The vintage-inspired seams on our classic shift design makes it extra flattering, and the pockets lay flat so they won’t add any bulk. Look out for the contrast jacquard fabric and grosgrain zip detail at the back.

                                          • Main 60% cotton 38% polyester 2% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                                          • Machine washable
                                          • Semi-fitted shape
                                          • Length finishes just above knee
                                          • Two front pockets
                                          • ¾ length sleeves
                                          • Textured medium weight jersey
                                          • Fully lined
                                          • Zip detail at back

                                          Riva Jacquard Dress

                                          $140.00 $98.00

                                            4.6
                                            (21 reviews)

                                            We pride ourselves on creating bright, bold prints that you won't find anywhere else – and this one is a real stunner. With 3/4 sleeves and a shift shape for a retro feel, it's easy to wear but makes a big statement.

                                            • 100% polyester
                                            • Machine washable
                                            • Relaxed fit
                                            • Length finishes above knee
                                            • Concealed front pockets
                                            • ¾ length sleeves
                                            • Concealed back zip

                                            Isabelle Dress

                                            $110.00 $66.00

                                              3.6
                                              (19 reviews)

                                              We crafted cotton chino fabric into a classic shift to make this versatile dress. Our striking prints have been cleverly placed to give you a wonderfully flattering shape. Wear alone when the sun's shining, or add a long-sleeved tee to beat the chill.

                                              • 97% cotton 3% elastane
                                              • Machine washable
                                              • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
                                              • Length finishes above knee
                                              • Concealed side pockets
                                              • Sleeveless
                                              • Unlined

                                              Porto Stripe Shift Dress

                                              $110.00 $66.00

                                                3.7
                                                (19 reviews)

                                                Our cotton shift dress is perfect for warmer days. This comfortable design is oh-so-easy to wear with an extra-flattering cut. We've worked some clever wizardry with our seams to create a slimming effect, with hidden pockets for a perfectly sleek finish.

                                                • 100% cotton
                                                • Machine washable
                                                • Semi-fitted shape
                                                • Length finishes just above knee
                                                • Two front pockets
                                                • ¾ length sleeves
                                                • Textured slub jersey
                                                • Unlined

                                                Sorrento Jersey Shift Dress

                                                $90.00 $63.00

                                                  4.7
                                                  (29 reviews)

                                                  Did someone say florals? This flowery shift dress will take you from work to weekend brunch with a simple change of shoes. We've used a textured fabric and added some princess seams to nip in the waist, giving this classic design a slinky twist.

                                                  • Outer 71% cotton 26% viscose 3% elastane
                                                  • Lining 100% cotton
                                                  • Machine washable
                                                  • Flattering fitted shape through bust, waist and hip
                                                  • Length finishes just above knee
                                                  • Fully lined
                                                  • Concealed back zip

                                                  Vivienne Dress

                                                  $150.00 $60.00

                                                    4.7
                                                    (14 reviews)

                                                    This dress will whisk you away to Paris in the Sixties (note: no time machine included). The above-the-knee cut and shift shape create the iconic outline, while the drapey satin-back crepe, roll collar and elegant keyhole detail keep you very much "à la mode".

                                                    • 100% viscose
                                                    • Machine washable
                                                    • Relaxed straight fit
                                                    • Length finishes just above knee
                                                    • Sleeveless
                                                    • Drapey viscose fabric
                                                    • Unlined
                                                    • Roll collar
                                                    • Keyhole and button fastening at back neck

                                                    Esme Dress

                                                    $138.00 $55.20

                                                      3.3
                                                      (4 reviews)

                                                      …a little bit nostalgic with this pretty Fifties-inspired cardigan. Made from a supersoft blend of cotton and silk, it has a flattering fitted shape and a cropped cut on the hem and sleeves. Wear with simple shift dresses or a blouse and pencil skirt: either way, you'll look Madison Avenue-worthy.

                                                      • 70% cotton 20% nylon 10% silk
                                                      • Machine washable
                                                      • Fitted shape
                                                      • Cropped length
                                                      • Elbow length sleeves
                                                      • Button fastening at front

                                                      Fifties Cardigan

                                                      $74.50 $37.25

                                                        4.4
                                                        (133 reviews)

                                                        This striking link belt makes outfits stand out with a touch of texture. The overlapping woven leather pieces add sophistication to your favourite jeans and make a statement feature on a shift dress. For coordinated perfection, match with our elegant woven heels.

                                                        • ROS: Mirror foil coated leather
                                                        • Other colours: Leather
                                                        • 3cm/1" wide
                                                        • Buckle fastening

                                                        Eleana Woven Belt

                                                        $60.00 $30.00

                                                          5
                                                          (2 reviews)
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