New FAVORITE Dress
This is my new FAVORITE dress. I got this in 1 color and then fell in love with the dress, so I got it in the other color. I absolutely love this dress. Not sure about travelability of it, but if it doesn't pack well, it will still be ""at home"" favorite.
Big Lake, Tx
Beach House Required!
Ga-ga over this dress. A surprise gift for my fiance that arrived with perfect timing just before we took off for a beach house we rented in Indian Rocks Beach, FL. We spent a few wonderful days in May of this year with close family there, all relaxing and preparing for our toes-in-sand, barefoot, sunset beach wedding beside the Gulf on Cinco de Mayo! Reluctant at first thinking it too casual, my bride-to-be quickly warmed to the comforting caress if its feel and fabric, loose but structured sihlouette, and casual, beach-side look. She loved it! It put in a few appearances, suitable for casual entertaining, strolling along the beach, and lounging round the beach house. Its look and feel are even beyond your impression from either online or catalog views - it does not disapppoint - and btw, can be quite sensual in the sunset's waning glow! A touch pricey, but well worth it the way this dress becomes part of you. Highly recommended!
Mercado Tiered Dress
Love this dress. It's light, easy, and very comfortable! It's just a tad big in the arm holes, but other than that it's a great dress. Good purchase!
Good Summer Dress
I usually wear a Small at Territory Ahead, but in the photo the armholes looked low on this and I didn't want it to gape in the neckline, so I ordered an XS. Glad I did, because it fits perfectly. (If you are bustier, it might not though.) I'm not a huge fan of the worn fabric. It looks like it's been washed about 25 times--wish the color was not already washed out. Overall though, it's a good summer dress. I wore it traveling through Central California and I think it looked pretty good! The coral goes with so many things.
San Diego, CA
barely acceptable ..
A comfortable dress, cute in the vintage wash (agean). However, doesn't really ""look"" the price. I am just over 5'6"" and it is above my knee. Looks great in the photo... but Catalogue photo displays the dress as longer...over the knee. I purchased a size medium (normally wear a sz. 8-10) which fits well over the bust, but the armholes are a bit big. I'm keeping it only because I hate to forfeit $18.00 in shipping/return costs.
St. Louis, MO
Still Deciding to Keep or Return.
I waited a very long time for this dress which was on B/O. After reading others' reviews, I found them all to be spot-on! For instance, the dress hits above the knee-not below as pictured. Second, the bust is snug, and the armholes are low. Since it is 100% cotton, and not the best of fabrics, I think the bust could shrink and be too tight. I would wash it in cold, and NOT put it in the dryer at all.
Wash this dress and you will never wear it again!
Wore this dress twice and felt I should wash it. I washed on gentle cycle in cold water (the blue one). It came out with the color faded in various parts of the dress-almost as though it had been bleached or dyed unevenly. Now this is something in which to sleep or wear to clean the house. Disappointing, to say the least!
not worth the price
This dress is completely overpriced. Armholes are huge, had to fix them using my sewing machine; the fabric is the thinnest T-shirt fabric that obviously won't last long. Overall would be good for everyday wear for half the price. Didn't return it because didn't want to pay both ways shipping.
Perfect travel dress
I purchased this dress in aegean and wore it so often that I purchased the same dress in coral. I took both dresses on a six-month excursion. They were perfect for travel. They packed well and looked great for a variety of occasions. The dresses were cooler and more comfortable than shorts in hot weather and looked great with a sweater and leggings in cooler weather. They were great to throw on as a swimsuit coverup or add some accessories and they became a nicer dress. This versatility was important since my luggage space was limited. The armholes are a bit big and I always wear with an undershirt. The tiered styling is very forgiving and flattering. I loved so much I am considering buying the new batik print.