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Womens Short Sleeve Dress

What if there's a dress you could wear to work AND a cocktail party? One that's super flattering and has pockets. You're about to find out. We've crafted this design from satin-back crepe that feels as good as it looks. The fitted waist and gentle gathers under the bust give a fitted shape which…

  • 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Concealed back zip

Ruth Midi Dress

$170.00

    4
    (17 reviews)

    We've got the hint – you love our shirt dresses. This bestseller is back in bold new prints and versatile colours (but with the same flattering flared skirt and nipped in waist).

    • CHM: 100% cotton
    • Other colours: 97% cotton 3% elastane
    • Machine washable
    • Length finishes at knee
    • Side pockets
    • Short sleeves
    • Unlined
    • Detachable belt
    • Functional front placket

    Sophia Shirt Dress

    $120.00

      4.3
      (68 reviews)

      This notch-neck dress ticks all the boxes: soft, comfortable and versatile. The front panel has a smaller version of the in-house hotchpotch print, and it's gathered at the waist for a flattering fit. Pair this short-sleeved design with wedges on casual days or your favourite courts to bring a touch…

      • Main 52% modal 48% cotton, Lining 100% polyester
      • Machine washable
      • Length finishes at knee
      • Short sleeves
      • Soft cotton blend jersey
      • Lined bodice
      • Soft gathers at waist
      • Notch neck

      Emory Jersey Dress

      $90.00 $63.00

        4
        (41 reviews)

        There's a reason why this dress is a bestseller season after season (with fresh prints, of course). The wrap detail on the bust + the cinched-in waist + the soft A-line shape = a supremely wearable wardrobe classic. It doesn’t get any more flattering than this.

        • 96% cotton 4% elastane
        • Machine washable
        • Semi-fitted shape
        • Length finishes at knee
        • Short sleeves
        • Soft jersey with stretch
        • Unlined
        • Contrast colour trims

        Casual Jersey Dress

        $80.00

          4
          (86 reviews)

          Can you even call it a wardrobe if it doesn’t contain a wrap top? It’s all about expert construction (case in point: a clever fixed wrap) with this dress-up, dress-down staple. The stretch jersey drapes in all the right places, with a touch of subtle front ruching to really flatter.

          • 95% viscose 5% elastane
          • Machine washable
          • Fitted shape
          • Length finishes at low hip
          • Short sleeves
          • Drapey jersey with stretch

          Short Sleeve Wrap Top

          $55.00 $38.50

            4
            (13 reviews)

            When the temperature soars, you can stay cool (in more ways than one) with this no-effort-required shift dress. Breathable cotton linen fabric keeps you comfortable, while the straight shift shape and turn-back sleeves make for thoroughly modern casual dressing.

            • 55% linen 45% cotton
            • Machine washable
            • Semi-fitted shape
            • Length finishes above knee
            • Short sleeves
            • Unlined
            • Functional front placket

            Eleanor Dress

            $95.00

              3.7
              (15 reviews)

              Important meeting at ten but cocktails at six? We've got the dress for that. The hotchpotch spots are cleverly placed for flattering effect, while kimono sleeves will keep you cool and collected. A semi-fitted shape and lined bodice create a smart look, plus the notch neck can be worn open or closed…

              • Outer 100% viscose
              • Machine washable
              • Semi-fitted shape
              • Length finishes at mid calf
              • Short sleeves
              • Concealed side zip

              Esmeralda Dress

              $180.00

                4.1
                (17 reviews)

                …this fuss-free T-shirt dress with your eyes closed and you'll still be ready to face the day. Featuring pretty ruffles at the sleeve and hem, it's made from textured cotton slub for a comfortable jersey feel. With a casual crew neckline and relaxed above-the-knee cut, this dress is the daytime go-to…

                • 100% cotton
                • Machine washable
                • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
                • Length finishes just above knee
                • Short sleeves
                • Self fabric ruffles

                Emily Jersey Dress

                $70.00

                  4.2
                  (22 reviews)

                  We've got warm weather dressing all wrapped up with our retro polka dot dress. This wrap design is made from a crepe fabric that drapes beautifully, and features a flirty peek-a-boo curved leg slit and deep V-neck. Cap sleeves, a waist-cinching belt and full skirt add vintage va-va-voom. Pair it…

                  • 100% viscose
                  • Machine washable
                  • Semi-fitted shape
                  • Length finishes at mid calf
                  • Short sleeves
                  • Functional wrap

                  Antonia Wrap Dress

                  $150.00

                    4.6
                    (9 reviews)

                    When the sun (finally) makes an appearance, slip on this beautifully embroidered scoop-neck dress. An empire waist and gentle gathers front and back give it a relaxed shape, while the lightweight linen fabric will keep you cool in the face of rising temperatures (even if that's just on your…

                    • Main 100% linen
                    • Machine washable
                    • Semi-fitted shape
                    • Length finishes above knee
                    • Short sleeves

                    Dora Embroidered Dress

                    $130.00

                      Our relaxed dress was made for lazy days in the sun. Drapey fabric ensures it's comfortable and easy to wear, while ruching at the waist is oh-so flattering. The fitted top, flared skirt and midi length make it smart enough for the office, too.

                      • 95% viscose 5% elastane
                      • Machine washable
                      • Length finishes at low calf
                      • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
                      • Short sleeves
                      • Drapey jersey with stretch
                      • Lined bodice

                      Valerie Jersey Dress

                      $120.00

                        4
                        (21 reviews)

                        When you're rushing to get ready, this dress is easy-peasy to wear, and super-comfortable too. Clever seams give you a flattering shape, while pockets come in handy for storing all your little bits and pieces. It's made from thick cotton fabric that will smooth your silhouette and is printed with…

                        • 100% cotton
                        • Machine washable
                        • Semi-fitted shape
                        • Length finishes at knee
                        • Side pockets
                        • Short sleeves
                        • Soft cotton jersey
                        • Unlined

                        Phoebe Jersey Dress

                        $90.00

                          4.6
                          (142 reviews)

                          This T-shirt dress is the definition of throw-on-and-go style. We've added a few special details to this classic, from the sophisticated boat neck, to the cotton slub with its soft, subtle texture. Perfect for going straight from the beach to lunch with the girls.

                          • 100% cotton
                          • Machine washable
                          • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
                          • Length finishes above knee
                          • Short sleeves
                          • Soft cotton jersey

                          Paulina Jersey Dress

                          $70.00

                            3.5
                            (20 reviews)

                            Days on the go aren’t a problem for our comfortable stretch-cotton denim dress. The versatile design is flattering and stylish, complete with an exposed zip and grosgrain detail. Choose from a beautiful indigo rinse with or without spots or a mid-vintage wash (with wow-factor side-seam detail).

                            • 99% cotton 1% elastane
                            • Machine washable
                            • Semi-fitted shape
                            • Length finishes above knee
                            • Short sleeves
                            • Unlined
                            • Zip detail at back

                            Rhea Denim Dress

                            $95.00

                              3.9
                              (7 reviews)

                              Prairie style gets a Boden makeover with our short-sleeved dress. Standout features include colour-pop tassels, floral embroidery and floaty short sleeves, while the subtle slip pockets are practical. Made from light cotton voile with a slight crinkle, it has a semi-fitted bodice, flowing A-line…

                              • Main 100% cotton, Lining 100% cotton
                              • Machine washable
                              • Relaxed fit gathered in at the waist
                              • Length finishes below knee
                              • Concealed side zip

                              Evelyn Embroidered Dress

                              $150.00

                                This easy-to-wear jersey dress will shoot straight to the top of your holiday packing list. The top half is a relaxed T-shirt style with rolled sleeves and a tie at the waist for a feminine shape. And the wrap skirt is fixed in place for those breezy seaside days.

                                • 95% cotton 5% elastane
                                • Machine washable
                                • Semi-fitted shape
                                • Length finishes at mid calf
                                • Side pockets
                                • Short sleeves
                                • Soft jersey with stretch
                                • Unlined
                                • Belt with retractable belt loops
                                • Elasticated waist

                                Hallie Jersey Dress

                                $90.00

                                  4
                                  (31 reviews)

                                  Yes, you can nail elegance in five seconds flat. We've designed this dress for speedy sophistication – with a fitted waist, full skirt and sharp pleats. The bold print and textured fabric make this feminine piece a little bolder, and we've snuck in some pockets to keep your smaller essentials to…

                                  • Outer 98% cotton 2% elastane, Lining 98% cotton 2% elastane
                                  • Machine washable
                                  • Flattering fit and flare shape
                                  • Length finishes just above knee
                                  • Two front pockets
                                  • Short sleeves
                                  • Concealed back zip

                                  Sierra Textured Dress

                                  $150.00

                                    3.8
                                    (32 reviews)

                                    We don't mean to boast, but this dress is super-flattering. The easy-to-wear ponte fabric means it's super comfortable and wrinkle-free too. The block-colour panels, below-the-knee length, and a nipped in waist give it a classic finish. See, we told you so.

                                    • Body 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                                    • Machine washable
                                    • Semi-fitted shape
                                    • Length finishes below knee
                                    • Side pockets
                                    • Short sleeves
                                    • Medium weight ottoman jersey
                                    • Fully lined
                                    • Exposed back zip

                                    Joan Ponte Dress

                                    $130.00

                                      4.6
                                      (23 reviews)

                                      Get a shift on with our whenever-wherever dress. It's crafted from textured ottoman fabric for a flattering, smooth look that won't crease, however busy you are. The statement colourblock design works just as well for morning meetings as it does for after-work drinks, while the grosgrain zip tape…

                                      • 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
                                      • Machine washable
                                      • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
                                      • Length finishes just above knee
                                      • Short sleeves
                                      • Textured medium weight jersey
                                      • Zip detail at back

                                      Jeanette Ottoman Dress

                                      $110.00

                                        4.4
                                        (8 reviews)

                                        Presenting our unique twist on the classic shirt dress. This versatile design stars a midi length, flattering side splits and stitch detailing on the placket, belt and pockets. The linen-and-cotton fabric will keep you cool and comfortable, no matter what your busy day brings. Tie up the fabric belt…

                                        • 55% linen 45% cotton
                                        • Machine washable
                                        • Semi-fitted shape
                                        • Length finishes at mid calf
                                        • Two front pockets
                                        • Short sleeves
                                        • Unlined
                                        • Button fastening at front
                                        • Self fabric tie belt at waist

                                        Tie Waist Shirt Dress

                                        $130.00

                                          4.9
                                          (13 reviews)

                                          Embrace your inner romantic with this ankle-length dress. The deep V-neck and gathered waist create a classic shape, while pleats front and back make a voluminous skirt. Experience the soft, drapey fabric for yourself and we guarantee it'll be love at first wear.

                                          • 95% viscose 5% elastane
                                          • Machine washable
                                          • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
                                          • Length finishes at mid calf
                                          • Short sleeves
                                          • Drapey jersey with stretch
                                          • Soft gathers at waist

                                          Lily Jersey Dress

                                          $150.00

                                            3.4
                                            (9 reviews)

                                            We've added pleats to the front of this supersoft top, making it smart and simple enough for dashing out of the door on busy mornings. A jersey back keeps things comfortable. The easy-to-wear style can dress up skinny jeans or complement a pencil skirt, while short sleeves keep you cool.

                                            • Main 55% modal 45% cotton, Front panel 100% polyester
                                            • Machine washable
                                            • Semi-fitted shape
                                            • Length finishes at low hip
                                            • Cap sleeves
                                            • Front lightweight woven fabric
                                            • Soft cotton blend jersey
                                            • Pleat detail

                                            Dakota Jersey Top

                                            $60.00

                                              4.8
                                              (17 reviews)

                                              Garden party, meet English rose. This fit-and-flare dress, crafted from our own 100% cotton lace, is pretty enough to put the flowers in the shade at even the fanciest occasion. Scalloped edges with a flattering round neck and a V-back are just the icing on the cake.

                                              • Main 100% cotton
                                              • Lining 100% cotton
                                              • Hand wash only
                                              • Flattering fit and flare shape
                                              • Length finishes at mid calf
                                              • Short sleeves
                                              • Fully lined
                                              • Deep V-neckline at back
                                              • Concealed back zip

                                              Julieta Lace Dress

                                              $250.00 $125.00

                                                4.6
                                                (9 reviews)

                                                We've got the hint – you love our shirt dresses. This bestseller is back in bold new prints and versatile colours (but with the same flattering flared skirt and nipped in waist).

                                                • CHM: 100% cotton
                                                • Other colours: 97% cotton 3% elastane
                                                • Machine washable
                                                • Length finishes at knee
                                                • Side pockets
                                                • Short sleeves
                                                • Unlined
                                                • Detachable belt
                                                • Functional front placket

                                                Sophia Shirt Dress

                                                $120.00 $72.00

                                                  4.3
                                                  (68 reviews)

                                                  Our classic day dress is so comfortable and easy to wear, you'll want to buy it in both beautiful prints. It's made from soft and stretchy cotton with a nipped-in waist for an extra-flattering fit. The exposed zip with grosgrain puller means you don't even need help slipping into it. Result.

                                                  • 97% cotton 3% elastane
                                                  • Machine washable
                                                  • Semi-fitted shape
                                                  • Length finishes above knee
                                                  • Short sleeves
                                                  • Unlined
                                                  • Exposed back zip

                                                  Carina Dress

                                                  $110.00 $44.00

                                                    3.8
                                                    (60 reviews)

                                                    Spotted: your future favourite dress. It's made from a sumptuous Italian wool-blend fabric and is ultra flattering, thanks to large velvety flocked spots down the front and smaller ones along the sides (cleverly placed to create a sleek shape). Oh, and did we mention it's got pockets?

                                                    • Main 70% wool 30% polyester
                                                    • Lining 100% polyester
                                                    • Dry clean only
                                                    • Two front pockets
                                                    • Short sleeves
                                                    • Fully lined
                                                    • Concealed back zip

                                                    Kathryn Dress

                                                    $200.00 $120.00

                                                      4.3
                                                      (9 reviews)

                                                      …to power dressing, you can't beat tweed. We've sourced ours from the historic Abraham Moon & Sons mill in Yorkshire, where they've been making outstanding-quality fabrics since 1837. With flattering colourblock panels on the waist, and a sophisticated below-the-knee length, this dress is perfect…

                                                      • Main 100% wool
                                                      • Lining 100% polyester
                                                      • Dry clean only
                                                      • Fitted shape
                                                      • Length finishes below knee
                                                      • Short sleeves
                                                      • Fully lined
                                                      • Concealed back zip

                                                      Olivia Wool Dress

                                                      $210.00 $126.00

                                                        3.9
                                                        (18 reviews)

                                                        Five minutes to get out the door and still make an impact? This dress makes pulling an outfit together easy, with its simple shape and statement print. Seam detailing down the body give a flattering fit. Throw on with ankle boots or court shoes and go.

                                                        • Main 100% cotton
                                                        • Lining 100% cotton
                                                        • Machine washable
                                                        • Semi-fitted shape
                                                        • Length finishes above knee
                                                        • Two front pockets
                                                        • Short sleeves
                                                        • Fully lined
                                                        • Concealed back zip

                                                        Angela Textured Dress

                                                        $120.00 $60.00

                                                          3.7
                                                          (16 reviews)

                                                          Think of this as the cool, sophisticated cousin of the Aurelia Dress. We kept the soft, figure-skimming fabric and flattering cut you’ve been shouting about, but added capped sleeves and a low scoop back. It’s that subtle hint of sexy that turns heads.

                                                          • Body 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                                                          • Machine washable
                                                          • Fitted shape
                                                          • Length finishes below knee
                                                          • Short sleeves
                                                          • Textured medium weight jersey
                                                          • Fully lined
                                                          • Vent at centre back hem
                                                          • Back zip fastening

                                                          Elsa Ottoman Dress

                                                          $140.00 $84.00

                                                            4.6
                                                            (66 reviews)

                                                            In bright colours and soft Ponte fabric, this fit-and-flare V-neck dress is just the ticket for special days out. The A-line skirt and ruching on the side give it a flattering fit that'll keep you comfortable too.

                                                            • Outer 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                                                            • Machine washable
                                                            • Length finishes at knee
                                                            • Short sleeves
                                                            • Medium weight ponte jersey
                                                            • Fully lined
                                                            • Pleat detail at waist
                                                            • Concealed back zip

                                                            Alicia Ponte Dress

                                                            $140.00 $56.00

                                                              3.9
                                                              (25 reviews)

                                                              Our party dress may look innocent but a word of warning: the scallop detailing and spot embroidery could receive more than a few jealous looks. This feminine full skirt is perfect for twirling – don't be surprised if you can't stop.

                                                              • Main 69% cotton 27% viscose 4% polyester, Lining 100% cotton
                                                              • Machine washable
                                                              • Flattering fit and flare shape
                                                              • Length finishes at mid calf
                                                              • Short sleeves
                                                              • Fully lined
                                                              • Flattering pleat detail on front and back waist
                                                              • Keyhole and button fastening at back neck

                                                              Kimberly Embroidered Dress

                                                              $270.00 $189.00

                                                                4.6
                                                                (12 reviews)

                                                                This versatile jersey dress is all about '60s elegance. From the turned-over collar to the stitch detailing on the seams and the flattering pencil skirt, this fitted design is full of classic details. The ottoman fabric is structured yet easy to care for. We've cinched in the waist with tabs and…

                                                                • Body 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                                                                • Machine washable
                                                                • Semi-fitted shape
                                                                • Length finishes at knee
                                                                • Short sleeves
                                                                • Textured medium weight jersey
                                                                • Fully lined
                                                                • Concealed back zip

                                                                Betty Ottoman Dress

                                                                $130.00 $91.00

                                                                  4.6
                                                                  (32 reviews)

                                                                  Look no further for a fresh update to your workday wardrobe. This structured dress is made from an easy-to-wear cotton fabric, and it's nipped in at the waist with an A-line skirt for an uber-flattering finish. The contrast piping keeps it smart.

                                                                  • Main 100% cotton
                                                                  • Lining 96% polyester 4% elastane
                                                                  • Dry clean only
                                                                  • Semi-fitted shape
                                                                  • Length finishes just above knee
                                                                  • Two front pockets
                                                                  • Short sleeves
                                                                  • Fully lined
                                                                  • Concealed back zip

                                                                  Jane Textured Dress

                                                                  $170.00 $85.00

                                                                    4.4
                                                                    (17 reviews)

                                                                    This lace dress packs a lot of punches (while staying ladylike, obviously). With a full skirt that's great for dancing and flattering trim details around the waist. It's partially lined to show just the right amount of skin, and the midi length looks extra elegant.

                                                                    • Outer 100% cotton
                                                                    • Lining 100% cotton
                                                                    • Hand wash or dry clean
                                                                    • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
                                                                    • Length finishes at mid calf
                                                                    • Short sleeves
                                                                    • Fully lined
                                                                    • Concealed back zip
                                                                    • Keyhole and button fastening at back neck

                                                                    Althea Lace Dress

                                                                    $250.00 $150.00

                                                                      4.4
                                                                      (20 reviews)

                                                                      It's all about the contrast trims with this smart, short-sleeved dress. It's made with luxurious fabric, sourced from an Italian mill. Clever stitching and a wide waistband give it a flattering shape, and it's fully lined for a luxurious feel. Last but not least we've added pockets – perfect for…

                                                                      • Main 53% cotton 23% polyester 22% wool 2% elastane
                                                                      • Lining 100% polyester
                                                                      • Dry clean only
                                                                      • Flattering fitted shape through bust, waist and hip
                                                                      • Length finishes just above knee
                                                                      • Two front pockets
                                                                      • Short sleeves
                                                                      • Fully lined
                                                                      • Concealed back zip
                                                                      • Grosgrain tape trims

                                                                      Edith Trim Detail Dress

                                                                      $220.00 $110.00

                                                                        4.1
                                                                        (18 reviews)

                                                                        Looking great 9-to-5 just got easier in this figure-skimming Ponte dress. It's fitted in all the right places with a longline shape, while eye-catching contrast piping on the body and cuffs adds a flattering, structured finish.

                                                                        • Body 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                                                                        • Machine washable
                                                                        • Contrast piping detail
                                                                        • Fitted shape
                                                                        • Length finishes below knee
                                                                        • Short sleeves
                                                                        • Medium weight ponte jersey
                                                                        • Fully lined
                                                                        • Vent at centre back hem
                                                                        • Exposed back zip

                                                                        Marianna Ponte Dress

                                                                        $140.00 $42.00

                                                                          3.5
                                                                          (15 reviews)

                                                                          Say hello to slinky sophistication with this classic fitted dress. It's slim-fitting and ruched on one side for instant va-va-voom, with a flattering empire waist and scooped V-neck. Wear with a statement necklace and stacked heels for a look that will take you from desk to dinner (to ill-advised…

                                                                          • Body 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                                                                          • Machine washable
                                                                          • Fitted shape
                                                                          • Length finishes below knee
                                                                          • Short sleeves
                                                                          • Medium weight ponte jersey
                                                                          • Fully lined
                                                                          • Front pleat detail under waistband
                                                                          • Zip detail at back

                                                                          Honor Ponte Dress

                                                                          $120.00 $84.00

                                                                            4.6
                                                                            (84 reviews)

                                                                            We’ve gone a little nautical with this classic dress. The A-line design, in textured ottoman fabric, has tab details on the waist with maritime-inspired anchor buttons. This smart style is perfect for meetings during the week or sipping wine by the harbour at weekends.

                                                                            • Body 60% cotton 39% polyester 1% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                                                                            • Machine washable
                                                                            • Length finishes just above knee
                                                                            • Short sleeves
                                                                            • Textured medium weight jersey
                                                                            • Fully lined
                                                                            • Concealed back zip
                                                                            • Metal buttons

                                                                            Cordelia Ottoman Dress

                                                                            $120.00 $60.00

                                                                              4.4
                                                                              (30 reviews)
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