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What to wear when you've got work until five, a fancy dinner at six, and you want to look like a timeless style icon all day? This stretchy cotton shirt dress. Nip in the waist with the detachable belt, twirl the full skirt and feel ready for photos. It even has pockets for your lipstick.

  • 98% cotton 2% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Side pockets
  • Full length sleeves with functional cuffs
  • Unlined
  • Functional front placket

Roseland Shirt Dress

$130.00

    …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)

      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)

        The classic shirt dress has had an upgrade, and you need to know about it. We've elevated the relaxed shape with a double-tiered hem and a gathered waist for a flattering yet laid-back look. Flippy three-quarter-length sleeves add an extra feminine feel, even when it's teamed with trainers or boots.

        • 100% viscose
        • Machine washable
        • Oversized shape
        • Length finishes just below knee
        • ¾ length sleeves
        • Unlined
        • Functional front placket

        Relaxed Tiered Hem Shirt Dress

        $130.00

          …like a heroine in a romance novel. The layered, scalloped sleeves and hemline create an elegant shape, topped off with all-over delicate flower embroidery. We added gathers at the waist to flatter, and a flippy skirt for sophisticated swish. Don't be surprised if you never want to take it off.

          • Outer 100% viscose, Lining 100% cotton, Embroidery 100% polyester
          • Machine washable
          • Semi-fitted shape
          • Length finishes at mid calf
          • ¾ length sleeves that flare at the cuffs
          • Functional front placket

          Bronwen Broderie Dress

          $190.00

            …know a secret? This soft cotton jersey dress with a stripy top has a surprise hidden in its sparkly sequin appliqué: just stroke it for some colour-change magic. If that's not enough to inspire envy in the playground, there's ruffle detailing at the waist and the skirt has pockets for stashing…

            • 100% cotton
            • Machine washable

            Sequin Colour-change Dress

            $48.00

              4.6
              (14 reviews)

              Forget a plus one, our ponte dress is the perfect partner for any occasion. We kept the design simple, but – of course – we haven't forgotten the details: a swishy, full skirt, striking colourblock hem and a high-low hem. The structured top with half sleeves is fitted to ensure it's as flattering as…

              • Outer 33% cotton 33% modal 29% polyamide 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
              • Machine washable
              • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
              • Length finishes at mid calf
              • Elbow length sleeves
              • Medium weight ponte jersey
              • Fully lined
              • Dipped back hem
              • Exposed back zip

              Wren Ponte Midi Dress

              $130.00

                Feel like you're floating along the Champs-Élysées (even if you're just walking down the high street) in this chic dress. It features a mock-wrap top for an extra-flattering fit and elegant bell sleeves. We've added signature pops of colour at the hem and cuffs, while the full skirt is a dream…

                • Body 86% viscose 12% polyamide 2% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
                • Machine washable
                • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
                • Length finishes at mid calf
                • Full sleeves gathered into cuff
                • Lightweight ponte jersey
                • Fully lined
                • Concealed back zip

                Magnolia Jersey Midi Dress

                $170.00

                  Less time dressing means more time for fun – that's where this clever slip-on dress comes in. With contrasting colours and playful prints, the design combines a relaxed loopback sweat top with a gathered, drop-waist skirt. There's metallic thread in the stripy ribbed neckline and cuffs for extra…

                  • Top 100% cotton
                  • Skirt 100% cotton
                  • Rib 86% cotton 7% polyester 7% metallised fibre
                  • Machine washable

                  Fun Jersey Woven Dress

                  $66.00

                    …Be sure to pack this swishy dress with its nautical stripy top and bold printed skirt. Whether you choose underwater creatures, fluttery butterflies or another characterful print, the jersey cotton is perfect for climbing the rigging. There's a frill at the waist, functional shoulder buttons and…

                    • 100% cotton
                    • Machine washable

                    Bright Hotchpotch Jersey Dress

                    $42.00

                      4.9
                      (9 reviews)

                      You'll be ready to run around until you drop with these cotton-cord jeans. We've washed them for added softness (yay) and added a hidden adjustable waistband to keep you comfortable. Dress them up with a polo shirt and blazer, or keep things casual with a printed tee.

                      • Inside adjustable waistband
                      • Slide waist fastening with mock button up to 10 years
                      • Five pocket jeans styling
                      • 100% cotton
                      • Machine washable

                      Slim Cord Jeans

                      $42.00

                        …comfort, whatever your little one gets up to. Ribbed cuffs and a colourful drawstring keep these sueded joggers fitting snugly on even the most energetic wrigglers and the star-shaped back appliqués add an adorable touch. Match with a favourite appliqué T-shirt for easy everyday dressing.

                        • Garment washed for softness
                        • Fully functional drawstring adjusts to your child's waist
                        • 100% cotton
                        • Machine washable

                        Essential Jersey Pants

                        $22.00

                          We're dotty about this stripy tunic dress. Not only is the drop-waist skirt made for twirling, but the full length sleeves and soft cotton fabric keep Mini adventurers so comfortable they might never take it off. The chest pocket with contrasting print keeps those special treasures safe too.

                          • 100% cotton
                          • Machine washable

                          Stripy Pocket Tunic

                          $34.00

                            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 $65.00

                              4.9
                              (13 reviews)

                              Did someone say they love our shirt dresses? We took the hint—this versatile bestseller is back. Its flattering fit-and-flare silhouette and waist-nipping striped tie detail made it pretty famous the first time around. And, once again, it's destined to impress in even more striking prints and…

                              • 97% cotton 3% elastane
                              • Machine washable
                              • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
                              • Length finishes at knee
                              • Concealed side pockets
                              • Cap sleeves
                              • Unlined
                              • Button fastening at front
                              • Detachable self fabric belt

                              Sophia Shirt Dress

                              $120.00 $84.00

                                4.3
                                (61 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)

                                  …sunny days with this boho midi-dress, crafted from luxuriously draping, easy-care polyester fabric. Blouson sleeves, a frill hem and flattering waist belt bring the wow factor. And we couldn't choose just one of our exclusive floral prints, so we combined them to make an eye-catching hotchpotch.

                                  • Main 100% polyester
                                  • Lining 100% polyester
                                  • Machine washable
                                  • Semi-fitted shape
                                  • Length finishes at mid calf
                                  • Button fastening at cuff
                                  • Lined bodice
                                  • Button fastening at front
                                  • Self fabric tie belt at waist

                                  Sybil Shirt Dress

                                  $200.00 $100.00

                                    4.4
                                    (24 reviews)

                                    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 $96.00

                                      4
                                      (21 reviews)

                                      Embrace sunny-weather with this sophisticated maxi dress. The V-shaped neckline and twisted detail draw attention to your waist for a super-flattering shape that skims over any lumps or bumps. It's made of wonderfully drapey fabric, so you can chuck it in the case without worrying about creases.

                                      • 95% viscose 5% elastane
                                      • Machine washable
                                      • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
                                      • Maxi length
                                      • Drapey jersey with stretch
                                      • Front lining in top

                                      Twist Front Jersey Maxi Dress

                                      $150.00 $75.00

                                        4.6
                                        (60 reviews)

                                        Bring out your inner film star in this feminine dress. A modern take on a classic design, it has a flattering wrap top that nips in at the waist and a full skirt (with pockets). Choose prints or solid colour – either way, it's finished with elegant broderie anglaise.

                                        • 100% cotton
                                        • Lining 100% cotton
                                        • Machine washable
                                        • Length finishes below knee
                                        • Fully lined
                                        • Concealed back zip

                                        Vanda Broderie Dress

                                        $210.00 $105.00

                                          4.5
                                          (15 reviews)

                                          Work, weekends, date nights – there is nothing this shirt dress can't do. This Boden favourite features an adjustable waist tie, plus darts along the bodice to create the perfect fitted shape. But to really elevate this classic, we've added a luxurious grosgrain trim on the inside of the cuffs which…

                                          • 100% cotton
                                          • Machine washable
                                          • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
                                          • Length finishes just above knee
                                          • Full length sleeves with functional cuffs
                                          • Unlined
                                          • Detachable self fabric belt
                                          • Functional front placket

                                          Modern Shirt Dress

                                          $120.00 $84.00

                                            4.4
                                            (5 reviews)

                                            From peering in rock pools to making the world's tallest sandcastle, our supersoft jersey dress with its playful bobble trim is great for busy, sunny days. This stripy T-shirt style has a brightly coloured drawstring waistband and handy pockets too – just the thing to hold coins while chasing after…

                                            • 100% cotton
                                            • Machine washable

                                            Tie-waist Jersey Dress

                                            $38.00 $26.60

                                              1
                                              (1 review)

                                              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 $54.00

                                                4
                                                (31 reviews)

                                                In silky, lightweight viscose, this easy-to-wear dress will take you from desk to after-work mojitos. The feminine wrap top is offset by a figure-flattering skirt, and if that's not enough, there's the tie waist to add extra definition.

                                                • 95% viscose 5% elastane
                                                • Machine washable
                                                • Semi-fitted shape
                                                • Length finishes at knee
                                                • Cap sleeves
                                                • Drapey jersey with stretch
                                                • Lined bodice
                                                • Functional wrap

                                                Summer Wrap Dress

                                                $130.00 $104.00

                                                  4.2
                                                  (18 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 $49.00

                                                    3.5
                                                    (20 reviews)

                                                    Get ready to meet your new, wear-it-absolutely-anywhere dress. It's crafted from soft and stretchy fabric in a flatteringly feminine shape, with a fitted top and full skirt that's perfect for swooshing. And let's not forget that striking sailor-inspired boat neckline.

                                                    • 95% viscose 5% elastane
                                                    • Machine washable
                                                    • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
                                                    • Length finishes at knee
                                                    • Drapey jersey with stretch
                                                    • Lined in body only
                                                    • Pleat detail on skirt

                                                    Marina Jersey Dress

                                                    $120.00 $84.00

                                                      4.7
                                                      (48 reviews)

                                                      …Be sure to pack this swishy dress with its nautical stripy top and bold printed skirt. Whether you choose underwater creatures, fluttery butterflies or another characterful print, the jersey cotton is perfect for climbing the rigging. There's a frill at the waist, functional shoulder buttons and…

                                                      • 100% cotton
                                                      • Machine washable

                                                      Bright Hotchpotch Jersey Dress

                                                      $42.00 $25.20

                                                        4.9
                                                        (9 reviews)

                                                        Be excited. Be very excited. A silk chiffon blouse and palazzo trousers come together in a style that knows how to get you ALL the attention. The top half: our Boden-exclusive ditsy floral print, a daring plunge V neckline, delicate eyelash ruffle trim, sheer sleeves and a keyhole opening at the…

                                                        • Bodice 100% polyester, Bottoms 64% viscose 36% silk, Lining 100% polyester
                                                        • Dry clean only
                                                        • Fitted through waist and hip with a wide leg
                                                        • Ankle length
                                                        • Side pockets
                                                        • Concealed back zip

                                                        Melody Jumpsuit

                                                        $250.00 $125.00

                                                          …supersoft lining and sweet flutter sleeves, this play set is as pretty as it is comfortable. Choose between a striped seersucker top (featuring appliqué bunnies) and corduroy bloomers or a floral poplin smock with chambray bottoms. Elasticated cuffs and buttons down the back make dressing easy.

                                                          • Fully functional drawstring adjusts to your child's waist
                                                          • Back button placket opening
                                                          • 100% cotton
                                                          • Machine washable

                                                          Pretty Woven Play Set

                                                          $52.00 $26.00

                                                            3.6
                                                            (8 reviews)

                                                            …supersoft lining and sweet flutter sleeves, this play set is as pretty as it is comfortable. Choose between a striped seersucker top (featuring appliqué bunnies) and corduroy bloomers or a floral poplin smock with chambray bottoms. Elasticated cuffs and buttons down the back make dressing easy.

                                                            • Fully functional drawstring adjusts to your child's waist
                                                            • Back button placket opening
                                                            • 100% cotton
                                                            • Machine washable

                                                            Pretty Woven Play Set

                                                            $52.00 $26.00

                                                              3.6
                                                              (8 reviews)
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